Discover Camp at JCC Rockland

Campers entering grades K-6
JUNE 25-AUG 17, 2018 (No camp July 4)
9AM-4PM (early and late care available for additional fee)

As a specialty program, we introduce campers to a new theme each week and offer a variety of traditional camp activities including instructional and recreational swim, sports, ropes course, arts & crafts, music, science & nature PLUS theme focused periods with professional specialists. This brings new and exciting programming each week and allows campers to explore and discover something new each day!

Lower Camp Division: Kindergarten-2nd grade

Camp Discover at JCC Rockland
Camp Discover at JCC Rockland
Camp Discover at JCC Rockland

Themes are introduced to our younger campers through exciting, engaging, and unique programming each week with our specialists. This is achieved with age-appropriate activities and length of periods.

Upper Camp Division: 3rd-6th grade

Camp Discover at JCC Rockland
Camp Discover at JCC Rockland
Camp Discover at JCC Rockland

Our older campers experience our weekly themes on a whole different level! With more advanced programming to meet the development abilities of our growing campers, themes are enhanced and campers are immersed in hands on, fun and challenging experiences. Upper camp participants will also enjoy choice periods and weekly trip based on the theme.


Discover week 1: Where the wild things are
Week 1: June 25-29
Where the wild things are
Does your camper love animals? Campers will have the opportunity to meet and greet with some of their favorite animals along with ones they may have never seen! While spending time with these animals, campers will learn cool and exciting facts. Who can resist a chance to meet some furry and non-furry animals?

Discover week 2: Celebrate the Seasons
Week 2: July 2-6
(no camp July 4)
Celebrate the seasons
Come experience fall, winter, spring and summer in 4 days! Campers will engage in games, activities and more that celebrate each and every season! We will also celebrate Fourth of July with a red, white and blue extravaganza.

Discover week 3: Food Frenzy!
Week 3: July 9-13
Food Frenzy
Campers will come home with new and exciting recipes to bring into your kitchen! We will be whipping up batches of healthy, fun and tasty treats! Not only will they get to prepare these treats in our JCC kitchen, they will even be able to taste and bring home what they have mastered!

Discover week 4: Discover Gets Fit
Week 4: July 16-20
Discover Gets Fit
It is time to get up and move at JCC Rockland! Campers will have the opportunity to participate and engage in activities that get them on their feet! Along with the everyday camp games, your child will learn new and exciting ways to move! (Fun ones of course!)

Discover week 5: Craft and Create
Week 5: July 23-27
Craft & Create
It’s time to get creative! Each camper will have the opportunity to channel their inner artist and creativity while creating hands on projects that they will be so excited to bring home!

Discover week 6: Game Show Mania
Week 6: July 30- August 3
Game Show Mania
Campers will have the opportunity to challenge new and old friends as we discover new games. They will experience all of the fun and excitement of classic life size games and participate in “game show” like programs. Your camper could be the next “millionaire”!

Discover week 7: Discover Takes the Stage
Week 7: August 6-10
Discover Takes the Stage
Campers will sing your heart out, rock to their favorite rhythm and discover their inner performer! We’ll explore each and every camper’s talents and learn some new ones!

Discover week 8: J-Games
Week 8: August 13-17
Campers need to bring their game faces! It is J-Games time. This week, JCC Rockland camps will be coming together and competing in activities, games and even song competitions! When will it break? How will it break? Come to JCC Rockland this week to find out how exhilarating and motivating this week can be for your camper!

Subject to change.

JCC Camps are permitted to operate by the New York State Department of Health. JCC Camps are inspected twice a year and the inspection reports are filed at the Rockland County Department of Health.

Meet Sarah O’Malley, Discover Program Director.
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Meet Jenna Grossman, Assistant Director.
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