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Summer is amazing at jcc camps

Each summer, hundreds of campers enjoy extraordinary experiences of fun, friendship and learning at JCC day and overnight camps. JCC Camps support children and teens on a journey of self-discovery as they develop new skills and confidence.

At JCC Day and Overnight Camps, we provide experiences that prepare children and teens for life’s journeys through connections, values, growth and fun. Our camp experiences provide acres of outrageous fun, meaningful friendships and newfound confidence that last a lifetime. Be a part of our welcoming community and experience our skill-building, innovative programming, enthusiastic and caring staff, American Red Cross swim lessons, and so much more.

JCC Camp programs

J&R’s traditional day camp, for children ages 4 to grade 5, provides the opportunity for children to experience emotional growth and independence and gain self-confidence.

Located on a beautiful 100-acre site, J&R creates opportunities for each child to grow through adventurous, safe and fun experiences while becoming part of the inclusive, welcoming J&R Day Camp community.

Before-and after-camp care is available for all of our day camps. Our flexible Pre-and Post-Camp J Days bridge schedules so the fun lasts all summer!

Transportation to and from Monroeville site, lunch and snacks provided. As always, the top priority for J&R Day Camp is the health and safety of our campers, staff and their families.

Activities for Everyone

  • Team building challenges on our low and high ropes adventure course
  • Putting practice on our nine-hole miniature golf course
  • Bow and arrow instruction in our archery pit
  • Lunchtime cookouts in the woods
  • Creek hikes
  • Swimming
  • Sports
  • Cooking
  • Biking and skateboarding
  • Challah baking
  • Water games
  • Gardening
  • Woodworking
  • Gymnastics
  • Yoga
  • Theater
  • Dance
  • Jewelry-making

Contact:
Rachel Speck
Division Director for Children, Youth & Family and JCC Day Camps
Main Phone: 412-697-3537
Summer Phone: 412-829-7707

2024 Dates and Registration

Summer 2024
June 24-August 16, 2024

Want to Learn More? Visit our JCC Day Camps website!

South Hills Day Camp is more than a place, it’s a feeling. Campers are encouraged by enthusiastic staff to explore new interests, cultivate skills and find new opportunities to engage, create and have fun.

When we think of camp we think of the Connections, Values, Growth, Fun, and the feeling of Family at South Hills Day Camp. Your child will grow in a caring community that encourages lasting relationships. With sports, aquatics, arts & crafts and nature, campers enjoy a well-rounded experience in a safe environment.

Traditional Day Camps or children entering K-grade 6.

For teens, we offer SIT Leadership for grades 7-10.

After-camp care is available.

Contact:
Emma Litwak

Director Children, Youth and Family Services- South Hills Branch
Phone: 412-278-1782
Email: [email protected]

2024 Dates and Registration

Summer Dates: June 17-August 16, 2024

Want to Learn More? Visit our JCC Day Camps website!

Nestled on 200 acres along Cheat Lake near Morgantown, West Virginia, campers age 8-16 can enjoy exciting and challenging activities with our (7) 3-4 -week sessions, or a 1-week option for first-time or specialty campers.

Children participate in outdoor sports arts & crafts and adventure activities.

Nestled on 200 acres along Cheat Lake near Morgantown, West Virginia, campers age 8-16 can enjoy exciting and challenging activities with our (7) 3-4 -week sessions, or a 1-week option for first-time or specialty campers.

Children participate in outdoor sports arts & crafts and adventure activities.

Contact:
Aaron Cantor
Emma Kaufmann Camp Director
Phone: 412-697-3539
Email: [email protected]

Activities for Everyone

  • Ropes Courses
  • Kayaking
  • Mtn/BMX Biking
  • Athletics
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Canoeing
  • Tubing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Singing
  • Drama
  • Arts & Crafts

Major funding for Emma Kaufmann Camp is provided by grants from the Philip Chosky Charitable & Educational Foundation, Massey Charitable Trust, the Morris & Fannie Skilken Family Foundation and The Edith L. Trees Charitable Trust with additional funding from the Ricky Lebovitz EKC Scholarship Fund, S.J. Noven Memorial Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation, Harry Pearle Memorial Fund, Irving A. Jaffe and Judith Jaffe Pollock EKC Scholarship Fund, Claire and Vern Reingold EKC Scholarship Fund, Sally and Fred Rock Family Fund, Melanie Scheinberg EKC Scholarship Fund, Beatrice Schutte Foundation, Gladys & Abraham Shore Endowment Camp Fund, Kenny Silverblatt Memorial Fund for EKC, B.C. Weiner and Marjorie Ash Weiner Memorial Fund and the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh.

The Cornerstone Fellowship is a program of the Foundation for Jewish Camp made possible by the generosity of the AVI CHAI Foundation, the Crown Family Philanthropies and the Morning Star Foundation.

Want to Learn More? Visit the EKC website!

Nestled on 200 acres along Cheat Lake near Morgantown, West Virginia, campers age 8-16 can enjoy exciting and challenging activities with our (7) 3-4 -week sessions, or a 1-week option for first-time or specialty campers.

Children participate in outdoor sports arts & crafts and adventure activities.

Campers explore special interests for a week at a time. Camps take place at the JCC in Squirrel Hill or at Family Park in Monroeville.

Specialty camps are divided into 4 categories: Creative Arts, Sports, STEM, and Miscellaneous Adventures.

  • Focus on specific skill development
  • Trained experts and coaches
  • Kosher lunch and snacks provided daily
  • Recreational swim daily

Daily times- 9 am-3-pm

Contact:
For additional questions about Squirrel Hill and Monroeville Specialty Camps, please contact Jamie Scott, [email protected] 412-697-3520

For additional questions about South Hills Specialty Camps, please contact Emma Litwak, [email protected] 412-278-1782

Specialty Camp Options

Want to Learn More? Visit our JCC Day Camps website!

Performing Arts Camp offers a full day of training in theater, music and dance. Campers stage a public performance at the end of the session.

Hone your craft with expert faculty and theater arts professionals as we produce an exhilarating Broadway show!
Before- and after-camp care is available for all of our day camps.

Contact:
Kathy Wayne
Performing Arts Camp Director
Phone: 412-339-5414
Email: [email protected]

Want to Learn More? Visit our JCC Day Camps website!

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