Camp J

Camp J Do It Your Way!

It's a new day at Camp J! Camp J offers a multitude of incredible specialty camps as well as a phenomenal signature camp that will help your children develop a range of skills in a fun and supportive environment. Our goal is for every child to have a meaningful experience at Camp J by having them do it their way. You can mix and match your camper’s summer experiences between specialty and signature camps throughout the summer!  Our supportive and well trained staff will strive to ensure that your child feels at home regardless of camp or location. Camp JCC encourages diversity and welcomes campers of all backgrounds regardless or race, faith or national origin.

 

10+ Reasons why

  • Positive values
  • Strong Jewish identity
  • Specialists who are experts in their field
  • Campers come first
  • Overnight camp feel in a day camp setting
  • Caring and engaging staff
  • Flexible specialty camps
  • Daily swimming
  • Spirit days
  • Camp directors have a combined experience of 40+ years
  • An everlasting community of friends

 

Grades

Camp J accommodates campers entering kindergarten through eighth grade, choices are grade specific.

Your child will also benefit from well-trained, qualified staff who are dedicated to the nurturing and personal growth of each camper in their care. All staff members participate in extensive and thorough training to prepare them for their specific role at camp.

Our Mission


Our camp philosophy is deeply rooted in the Jewish values that have guided and enriched our community for generations. It is our mission to promote self-esteem, positive values, personal growth, and a strong Jewish identity in addition to fostering spiritual and personal growth through learning new skills, interacting with others, and planting the seeds to establish lifelong friendships and memories.

Camp Scholarships


Scholarships will be available for JCC Preschool, Club J Enrichment Program, and Camp JCC. Call Pam Cotner at 813.769.4748 for more information.

Camp at the JCC on the Cohn Campus

Nestled in a natural and rustic setting, Camp JCC provides a day camping experience like no other day camp in the area. Camp JCC offers (3) three-week sessions and or a full summer option. Our goal  is to promote a sense of community and belonging for all of our campers. Throughout the summer, your camper will enjoy programming run by our specialists, field trips, under/overnights and spirit days.

 

Dates & Times

Camp J will run June 4 – August 3, 2018. Drop off is at 9 am, pick up at 4 pm, with extended hours available from 7:30 am–6 pm.

 

 

Rishon (First Beginnings) Rising Kindergarten

Rishon is designed just for children entering Kindergarten. It offers children a chance to be a part of an authentic, “big kid” camp experience within the safety of a nurturing unit all their own. Campers will have instructional swim daily as well as experience their first undernight and camp field trip.

Camp J Activities

  • Athletics  
  • Arts & Culture Activities
  • Etgar (Challenge) Activities     
  • Aquatics (Swimming)      

Transportation (Only JCC on the Cohn Campus)

Transportation to and from the Campus is currently available from the Irving Cohen Center at Congregation Rodeph Sholom. There is limited space available. Seats will be filled as registrations come in. If you would like siblings to ride together, please indicate that on the registration form.

“Chugim” Program (JCC on the Cohn Campus)

During Extended Camper Care, we’re offering our “Chugim” Program.  Each day, the children will choose between two designated enrichment classes, such as science, origami, pottery, sports and more. This special program is included within our Extended Camper Care fee.

Extended Care Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Full-Summer
AM Care $110 $110 $110 $280
PM Care $135 $135 $135 $360
AM & PM Care $225 $225 $225 $545
Transportation $135 $135 $135 $365

 

Contact Us If You Have Questions                     

Pam Cotner, the Executive Director Of Youth Programs and Leisure Sports, is available year- round for questions, concerns or suggestions. Her direct number is 813.769.4748 or you can email her at pam.cotner@jewishtampa.com.

CAMP J AT THE BRYAN GLAZER FAMILY JCC

 

Dates & Times

Camp J will run through June 4 – August 10, 2018. Drop off is at 9 am, pick up at 4 pm, with extended hours available from 7:30 am–6 pm.

Camp Keff (K -1st gr) at the Bryan Glazer Family JCC

Campers splash in the pool while learning swimming techniques. They score during sports, create masterpieces in art and experiment in science. Thrilling entertainers, specialized activities along with Whacky Wednesdays so unique that no two sessions are alike. Your camper will see why Camp Keff means “FUN” in any language!

 

Specialty Camp offerings include:

  • TNBA Basketball Camp
  • City of Tampa Art Camp
  • Legacy Volleyball
  • Soccer Shots
  • iMovie Camp
  • Multi-Sport
  • Musical theater
  • Hockey
  • Mosi
  • And MORE…

For more information about Camp J at

Bryan Glazer Family JCC
522 N. Howard Ave
Tampa, FL 33606

e-mail campj365@jewishtampa.com