1st-2nd Grade

June 24-August 30, weekly

Camps for kids going into 1st or 2nd grade in fall 2019.

From our signature camps to specialty camps run by our amazing partners (Pacific Science Center, Smart with Art, and artist Ellen Hochberg), J Camp offers a variety of options to keep your kids active, engaged, and laughing all summer long!

If you have questions, contact Camp Director Shoshanah Horne or call 206-388-0830.

Become a member of the J and get member prices on camp and other great benefits!

 

 

  • Register by March 8 and save 10% on all camps.
  • Save 15% when you sign up for four or more weeks of Katan, Kef, Magniv, or Sports camps.

Kef

1st-6th grade
June 24-August 23, weekly
Members $330 | Guests $370

“Kef” means fun in Hebrew and that’s exactly the kind of summer you’ll have! Active group games, energetic song sessions, messy science experiments and creative art projects with our specialists. Gear up for a weekly field trip and open choice Thursdays where only Kef gets to choose their entire afternoon! We group kids according to grade to activities are age-appropriate. We all come together for field trips and special only Kef activities!

We group kids according to grade, so activities are age-appropriate. We all come together for field trips and other activities during the week.

Magniv

1st-5th grade
July 1-August 9, weekly
Members $330 | Guests $370
Experience camp through the lens of Israel and Israeli culture. Not only will you enjoy our traditional camp programs, your counselors — all native Hebrew speakers — lead you on explorations of the art, food and atmosphere of Israel, all in Hebrew! Camp Magniv also performs at our weekly all camp Shabbat!

The majority of this camp will be conducted in Hebrew, and almost all of the participants are native Hebrew speakers. This camp is best-suited to kids who already speak Hebrew fluently.

Sports Camp

1st-5th grade
June 24-August 23, weekly
Members $330 | Guests $370
An action packed camp for athletes of all kinds. Through scrimmages and drills that emphasize sportsmanship and teamwork, you will learn new skills  and new sports! There is something for every sill level and sports vary by the week. We group kids according to grades, so all activities are age appropriate. We come together for field trips and special all-Sports Camp games!

Performing Arts Camp

1st-6th grade
June 24-August 23, three-week sessions
Members $820 | Guests $900
Love to dance, sing, and act? Then this is the camp for you! Express yourself, hone theater skills and problem solve as you create a show for friends, family and campers. Play imaginative theater games, explore new dance styles, sing showtunes, and get comfortable being on stage! Offstage you will swim, go on field trips and more!

 

Minecraft

June 24-28
Members $380 | Guests $420
Control your world with command blocks and redstone as you create, explore, and put your problem solving skills to the test by building an adventure map and resource packs at this tech-focused camp. Many schools – even universities- use the Minecraft platform to help with reading, writing, math and science. You’ll learn critical skills while having a blast!

Art camp powered by Smart with Art

NEW! Swim Camp

June 24-28
Members $380 | Guests $420
Does your camper love the pool at the J? This is a great way to get your swimmers a little extra swim time by working on their basic strokes of front and back crawl. Swimmer will also gain confidence and have fun while learning.

Superheroes Art Camp

July 1-5 (no camp July 4)
Members $304 | Guests $336

Amp up your superpowers in this exciting cartooning camp. We will design our own characters and comic strip! Create your Manga/Anime/Superhero character while building drawing skills.  We will work with clay, paint, printmaking and more.  The creativity is endless as we design stories that will come to life through art.  Join us for this comical creative camp!

Art camp powered by Smart with Art

Giddy Up Art Camp

July 8-12
Members $380 | Guests $420
Let’s head out to the ranch as we discover horses, cowboys and western life! Watch out for those bandits as we explore a variety of projects and incorporate pastels, printing, painting and more. Develop your drawing skills and painting skills in this unique look at the wild, wild west. This camp is a horse lover’s dream!

Art camp powered by Smart with Art

NEW! Musicians of the Sun

July 15 – July 20
Members $380 | Guests $420

Create your own puppets and scenery based on the ancient Aztec legend, “musicians of the sun.” This interactive puppet show will be performed at our all-camp Friday Shabbat to show off the amazing creativity of its campers!

Art camp powered by Ellen Hochberg

NEW! Star Wars Movie Making

July 22-26
Members $380 | Guests $420
From a galaxy far, far away, Star Wars comes to life! Work on a stop-motion animated LEGO Star Wars movie. Star Wars action figures, LEGOs, and backdrops will be available for filming in class. Handle all the technical details, including using a digital movie camera, filming scenes, doing stop-motion animation and digital editing, and adding finishing touches like special effects and transitions to the movie. In this exciting, hands-on class, our instructors will take your student through the entire digital filmmaking process from start to finish using the Frames Software. Student groups’ final projects will be emailed to parents, or students may bring a USB jump drive on the last day for instant access.

Technology camp powered by Tech Academy

NEW! Battlebots

July 29- August 2
Members $380 | Guests $420

Completely New Builds! Let the battles begin! Designed by the experts at MIT, LEGO Wedo Robotics’ unique system teaches students about simple machines, engineering, programming and so much more. In this camp, students may construct a Catapult, Ninja Star, Tank, Battle Axe, Crossbow and more!

Technology camp powered by Tech Academy

NEW! Out of this World

August 5-9
Members $380 | Guests $420
What does it take to be an astronaut? How do you create a flight plan that will take you to the depths of the galaxy? First, build a telescope to map the stars and investigate the universe beyond Earth’s own atmosphere. Then, design and launch a rocket that will take you there. Be inspired by NASA’s next steps in spaceflight with the Orion spacecraft and Curiosity’s mission on Mars.

Pokemon Art Camp

August 5-9
Grades 1-4
Members $380 | Guests $420
In this new twist on Pokemon Plus campers will go from Pokemon maker to stop motion movie guru! Campers will design their own characters and them to life. They will then create stop motion movies and Pokemon cards to trade with their friends.

Art Camp powered by Ellen Hochberg

Teddy's Grand Adventure

August 12-16
Members $380 | Guests $420

Teddy’s packing for an adventure to find out what scientists do. Embark on a journey with your new stuffed friend, Teddy, and explore the world of science careers. Each evening, Teddy will venture out to make a new discovery. Help Teddy recover from tumbles, care for animals at the zoo, and design an airplane to fly around the world. At the end of the week, Teddy will be ready to join you at home.

Science camp powered by Pacific Science Center

NEW! Under the Sea

August 12-16
Grades 1-4
Members $380 | Guests $420

Create all types of undersea creatures in different mediums with this fun art camp. Campers will enjoy a trip to the aquarium for inspiration as they dive deep below the ocean for fun!

Art Camp powered by Ellen Hochberg

Smartest Artists

August 19-23
Members $380 | Guests $420
Color! Sparkle! Dazzling light! Explore the excitement of science and the beauty of nature to uncover your inner creative genius. Discover the science behind your work as you produce unique pieces of art. Make a kaleidoscope to reveal the mysteries of reflection and refraction. Experiment with paints and dyes and explore a variety of textures. Experience science from a whole new perspective.

Science camp powered by Pacific Science Center

NEW! Castles and Dragons

August 19-23
Grades 1-6

Members $380 | Guests $420
We will draw and create our own castles and dragons both in 2D and sculptures. Explore your medieval mind as we use imagination to create our own world.

Art camp powered by Ellen Hochberg

 

J Camp After Party

August 26-30
K-5th
Member $330 | Guests $370
The best of  J Camp is the after party!We’ll have special guests every day, plus all your favorite camp activities like arts and crafts, bingo, water sports, drama, dance, cooking, music, sports, giant games, gaga, and more! Limited spots available for this camper-driven after party experience!

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