June 28 – Aug 20
(no camp July 5)
Campers ages 18 months-entering Pre-K
Campers entering grades K-5
Campers entering grades 3-8
Counselor in Training (CIT) Program
Teens entering grades 9-10
Campers entering grades 6-6
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SUMMER 2021 FAQ
What are the summer 2021 camp dates?
(A) Camp runs from Monday, June 28th through Friday, August 20th.
What are the camp hours?
(A) The camp day is from 9am-4pm.
Will early care/late care be available?
(A) We do not have an option for early/late care this summer.
Can I change the weeks from my initial registration?
(A) Yes! Changes can be made right in your CampMinder account.
Do I need to register for all 8 weeks?
(A) No! You may register for whatever weeks work for you! (Note – Jland and the CIT program require a minimum 4 week registration.)
Will the format of camp look different from previous summers?
(A) While summer 2020 looked different from previous summers, our goal is to continue to offer amazing programming and fun activities that will provide campers the opportunities to make memories that will last a lifetime.
Will my camper have to wear a mask this summer to camp?
(A) Currently, campers will not have to wear masks when they are in the outdoor camp space. They will have to wear a mask inside the JCC building. Other than the pool, staff will have to wear masks at all times.
Will extra measures continue to be taken to ensure the overall cleanliness of the camp? (ie. extra sanitizing and disinfecting)
(A) Yes! In addition to the thorough cleaning that the JCC already does, we will use all cleaning protocols that the CDC requires and recommends.
Can I bring my own food into camp?
(A) The JCC Rockland campus is a nut free, kosher facility and we do not allow campers to bring food from home. We are working closely with our camp caterer to ensure that our camp lunch continues to be delivered adhering to the strict guidelines required.
How will the camp program adhere to social distancing?
(A) Campers will “travel” with their group and enjoy their daily activities. Large gatherings will be limited and thoughtfully programmed. Activities will be structured to accommodate smaller groups and a number of locations will be available to avoid congestion in the lunch tent.
Will my camper swim this summer?
(A) Yes! Camp group programs will have two swim periods a day. A morning period will be instructional and an afternoon period will be a free swim. J-Land campers swim in the morning.
What will be the camper to counselor ratio?
(A) We will follow the recommendations of the American Camping Association and the CDC regarding group sizes.
What is the protocol should a camper or staff member come down with Covid-19?
(A) If a camper or staff member becomes sick, we will follow all guidelines as required and recommended by the CDC. In addition, as of today, if this should happen the CDC recommends that the facility close for 48 hours.
You guys are amazing! Gianni had the best time ever. He was sad it had to end. I want to thank the JCC for focusing on hope and positivity rather than fear. It was inspiring
Thank you so much for the Jameson Family on behalf of Julian! He had such a wonderful summer! We are so grateful for you all – your staff did a great job and you all thought of everything during this pandemic so the campers were safe and happy.
We were so lucky to accidentally land at the JCC! Our kids had an incredible summer, with loving counselors, awesome activities and a feeling of safety. They left home and came home with a smile each day
Thank you for taking such good care of my kids! They had an amazing summer and they were sad to leave. You promised us a safe summer and it worked out amazing!
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Dan had such a great experience in the CIT program. I am so grateful for all your hard work, time, dedication and care getting this together.
Thank you for doing such a fantastic job on running camp this summer! Eden had a wonderful experience being a counselor and we were so impressed with your ability to provide everyone with an excellent time at camp, while maintaining all of the necessary requirements to keep everyone healthy.
Dillan has an absolute blast every day and you and your staff were amazing! It was a breath of fresh air to see your smiling faces every morning.
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! You have been a lifesaver for us. We trusted you with our son and you gave him a fantastic seven weeks of fun in the sun at camp JCC.