Registration for our 2022 JCA Summer Camp is now open!

 

For the first time in JCA Summer Camp history, we will be opening registration online. Click here to create your profile or to register your camper! For more information on creating your profile visit here.

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Camp Gan Yeladim – Ages 2 to 4
Young children flourish in our safe, fun and fully accredited program!

KinderCamp – Entering Kindergarten
KinderCamp helps campers make the transition from preschool to kindergarten with ease and enthusiasm!

Sababa Theatre Camp – Entering grades 1 to 9
JCA Theatre Camp is a perfect haven for creative campers with a love for the performing arts.

Camp Sabra – Entering grades 1 to 3
Camp Sabra provides campers with a variety of fun, age-specific activities through professional instruction with JCA staff, American Red Cross swim instructors and other local organizations.

Camp Habonim – Entering grades 4 to 6
Camp Habonim provides a summer camp experience tailor-made for your unique child.

Camp Yalla – Entering grades 7 to 9
Join Camp Yalla for an experience like no other. Each week has a different theme, and all specialties are offsite.

Adventure Days – Entering grades K to 8
Adventure Days gives campers a week jam-packed with a wide range of activities.

Camp Kaytana – One Week Programs – Ages 6 to 16
Back for a second year, allow your camper to focus on one subject of special interest. Each week is designed with the goal of acquiring new knowledge and skills in a concentrated time frame while having fun!
Please browse below for more details about each program in Camp Kaytana.

No need to pack a bag or passport, but get ready for an adventure as we travel to Israel! Join us to experience Israeli food, music, dance, crafts and games! This fun, week-long camp with our community Shaliach Stav is in partnership with the Jewish Federation of Northeast Florida.

Art instructor Marie Escribe teaches children how to plant, grow and propagate. Campers will create artful garden containers and a variety of décor to create an enchanted garden!

Presented by Kids Can Code, campers will create and design their very own video games using the Bloxels game creation platform. Bloxels is a “hands-on platform for children to build, collaborate and tell stories through video game creation.” Campers download the Bloxels app before the first day of camp and bring their own device so they can easily share creations. Loaner devices are available upon request.

The Knight School Chess Camp is a fun, high-energy experience where kids celebrate new chess tactics with silly videos, music-driven puzzlers, colorful Tactixbands, chess movies and clock slapping tournaments! Laughter, fun competition and compelling teaching make this camp a summer highlight. All skill levels are welcome in this stress-free and fun learning environment.

Creative writing instructor Liz Flaisig helps children power their brains in this enchanting writing workshop that focuses on building new characters inspired by favorites like Harry Potter and Katniss Everdeen. Throughout the week, children build characters and the world their characters inhabit through imagination and self-expression.

Presented by Kids Can Code, campers gain experience with computer programming using Scratch, a program designed to code, create and share projects. Using a custom block-based, drag and drop programming language that is easy to understand, campers develop their own amazing animation projects. Campers should bring their own devices with Scratch downloaded; loaner devices are available upon request.

Even the smallest hands can learn to sew! Offered in partnership with Fashion Workshops LLC, this fun dollhouse themed week will have campers create a stackable doll house, pillows, rugs, carpet, clothing items and furniture. Campers will learn to hand sew while making various items for the dollhouse and create their own dollhouse story.

What’s it like to be a real fashion designer? Offered in partnership with Fashion Workshops LLC, campers spend the week experiencing various tasks of a real fashion designer! Campers will learn how to use a sewing machine while they learn techniques to discover design inspiration and create their own unique designs.

JCA Personal Trainers are offering this potpourri of fitness fun which teaches the rewards of being physically fit. Join the fun and prepare your camper to sweat! Regular physical activity helps children learn to meet the physical and emotional challenges they face every day. Staying fit can help improve focus, build confidence, increase energy and decrease risks associated with serious illnesses.

Fencers of all skill levels are invited to train with Bill Becker to learn the art of fencing while they gain confidence through games, footwork, coordination, fencing drills and bouts. Coach Becker has been coaching for over 30 years and is a world champion fencing team member.

What child isn’t enthralled by magic? Julius Csizmazia of Julius Magic Magician captivates as he teaches children popular magic tricks with balls, silks, ropes and cards. Campers will perform their own show at the end of each week.

Be creative with Ms. Marie and help save the earth! Learn to create art with all kinds of recycled materials while exploring printmaking, 3D art, collage, painting and more while reinforcing respect and gratitude for our planet.

Presented by Kids Can Code. In this camp your children will start creating in Minecraft instead of just playing it! Campers will learn Minecraft modding with Tynker and computer coding challenges through interactive coding worlds. Minecraft Education Edition accounts are included in the registration fee for this camp. All campers should bring their own devices, however loaner devices will be available upon request.

If your kids love making their own content for TikTok, YouTube or Twitch, then this is the camp for them! Presented by Bach2Rock, America’s Music School, campers will unlock the creativity of making music without knowing how to play an instrument. Campers will utilize BandLab for Education throughout the camp, which is a free online music production platform. Campers should bring their own laptops; there is no musical experience required.

Campers will learn and retain basic sewing techniques with Fashion Workshops LLC as they spend the week learning how to sew pillows, stuffed animals, doll clothes, pajama shorts and more. This is a fun camp for both girls and boys to learn about sewing and how to make items on a sewing machine.

In partnership with Fashion Workshops, LLC, all campers will learn beginner sewing techniques in this camp, then sew a matching superhero cape, pillow, shorts, stuffed toy and even make their own superhero themed accessories!

Small group training sessions, personal instruction and match play opportunities are included for beginner and intermediate tennis players in this week-long camp. Campers learn directly from coaches who have played and coached tennis at the highest levels.

Awareness of being environmentally friendly has never been more important than it is now. Give objects a new purpose and be eco-conscious at the same time. Campers will create do it yourself (DIY) style projects using discarded materials with art instructor Marie Escribe.

Coach Will Holloman’s basketball clinic allows campers to reach their full potential in a fun-filled environment that challenges personal limits and optimizes the intangibles provided by the game of basketball.