Staenberg Kooper Fellman Campus

J Camp is for K-7th grade members and non members who want a well-rounded day camp experience. J Camp provides a little bit of everything. Based mostly outdoors in our Day Camp Pavilion, activities include arts and crafts, sports, nature, cooking, science, Israeli culture and team building. Campers are grouped by grade for age-appropriate activities. Interested in becoming a J Member? Contact Member Services at (402) 334-6426.

 

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  • Open to Members & Non Members, K-7th grade
  • Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Held at the Staenberg Omaha JCC
  • Registration is per week
  • Participation based on the grade your child will enter in the fall
  • Before & After Care is available if needed
  • Undernights, Overnights, Pizza Friday and Family Night are included

Questions?  Contact us!
Amanda Welsh  (402) 334-6409  |  awelsh@jccomaha.org
Jacob Geltzer    (402) 334-6404  |  jgeltzer@jccomaha.org

 

J Camp is divided into groups, according to camper age. An overview of each age group is listed below. A listing of weekly themed and registration codes can be found at the bottom of this page.

Our Kindergarten and 1st grade camps embrace the natural enthusiasm and energy of kids at this grade level. Our programs are scheduled to provide a day full of excitement and learning. Campers engage in a wide range of activities throughout the week. Art activities, nature activities, and song sessions are just some of the things campers can look forward to.

K-1: Sample Schedule

Kids are given an opportunity to learn and grow in a fun and relaxed environment. This type of experience can help all children develop important physical and social skills needed in all areas of life.

An example of a typical camp day for a K-1st grade camper is as follows:
7:00 – 9:00 a.m……..Before Care (Optional Add-On)
8:50–9:05 a.m………Camper Drop Off
9:05–9:20 a.m………Boker Tov/Flag Circle
9:20–10:00 a.m…….Israeli Activity
10:00–10:45 a.m…..Instructional Swim
10:45–11:45 a.m…..Music & Movement
11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m……Lunch & Songs
12:45–2:00 p.m…….Recreational Swimming
2:00–2:45 p.m……..Quiet Activity/Library
3:00–3:30 p.m……..Art Activity
3:30–3:45 p.m……..Snack
3:45–4:00 p.m……..Flag Circle
4:00–4:10 p.m…….Camper Pick Up
4:00 – 6:00 p.m……After Care* (Optional Add-On)
* Kids still at camp after 4:15 p.m. will be automatically enrolled into After Care at the $17 daily drop-in rate.

Camp Activities Included Each Week
• Instructional swim
• Daily free swim
• Art projects
• Nature projects
• Daily song sessions
• Special theme days
• Special weekly event
• Pizza Fridays
• Friday water games
• Sport activities

K Minimum: 6 / Maximum: 30        1st grade Minimum: 8 / Maximum:32

Before & After Care

Kids that need to be dropped off before 9:00 a.m. or picked up after 4:00 p.m. have the option of registering for extended care hours. Before Care runs from 7:00 – 9:00 a.m. and After Care runs 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. All extended care programs are held in the JCC Youth Lounge. Breakfast is included for Before Care participants who arrive before 8:00 a.m. Registration for J Camp extended care hours are per week. Participants can choose to attend either morning or evening hours, or both morning and evening hours. Children who are not registered for After Care, but are still at camp after 4:15 p.m. will automatically be enrolled into After Care at a $17 daily drop-in rate.

Pricing listed per week

MEMBERS
Before Care Add-On:+$35
Before & After Care Add-On: +$56

NON MEMBERS
Before Care Add-On:+$53
Before & After Care Add-On: +$73

*Early rates do not apply to before and after care.

Undernights

Optional Undernights are offered during week 3 and week 8 of camp, and are included with J Camp registration. Undernights are an extension of the camp day that run from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Undernights include dinner, swimming and special camp activities. Attendance is optional. There is no additional fee to attend, but all Undernight participants must be registered for the week of camp in which the Undernight is taking place (week 3 or week 8). Advanced registration is required.

Family Night

All K-7th grade campers enrolled in any week of J Camp are invited to bring their families to our Family Night! Get to know our camp counselors, meet other camp families, and enjoy fun camp games. Dinner will be provided. Family Night will be held Thursday, June 17th from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. This event is free but we ask that all attending please register so we have an accurate estimate of needed supplies. Please use code 09-0617 to register for Family Night.

Our 2nd and 3rd grade level of J Camp caters to kids creativity and emerging independence. Each Monday campers will select one of two chugim (choice activities) that they will participate in for that week. The chugim are designed to let campers explore specific areas of interest more thoroughly. In addition to their selected chugim campers will participate in other daily and weekly activities.

2nd-3rd: Sample Schedule

Every day, our campers are given the opportunity to learn and grow. We provide all campers a fun and relaxed environment where they are encouraged to participate in engaging activities and push their boundaries. These new experiences help campers develop important social skills, strengthen creativity, peak curiosity and encourage an active lifestyle.

An example of a typical camp day for a 2nd – 3rd grader is as follows:
7:00 – 9:00 a.m………Before Care (Optional Add-On)
8:50–9:05 a.m……….Camper Drop Off
9:05–9:20 a.m……….Boker Tov/Flag Circle
9:20–9:45 a.m……….Israeli Activity
9:45–10:15 a.m……..Team Building
10:15–10:50 a.m……Sports
11:00–11:50 a.m……Chugim (Choice activity)
11:50 a.m.–12:45 p.m…..Lunch & Songs
12:45–1:45 p.m…….Chugim (Choice activity)
1:45–3:00 p.m………Swimming
3:00–3:30 p.m………Science
3:30–3:45 p.m………Snack
3:45–4:00 p.m………Flag Circle
4:00–4:10 p.m……..Camper Pick Up
4:00 – 6:00 p.m…….After Care* (Optional Add-On)
* Kids still at camp after 4:15 p.m. will be automatically enrolled into After Care at the $17 daily drop-in rate.

Weekly Activities
• Art projects
• Nature projects
• Daily free swim
• Daily song sessions
• Chugim Activities
• Special theme days
• Special weekly event
• Pizza Fridays
• Optional overnights

Minimum: 8 / Maximum: 32

Before & After Care

Kids that need to be dropped off before 9:00 a.m. or picked up after 4:00 p.m. have the option of registering for extended care hours. Before Care runs from 7:00 – 9:00 a.m. and After Care runs 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. All extended care programs are held in the JCC Youth Lounge. Breakfast is included for Before Care participants who arrive before 8:00 a.m. Registration for J Camp extended care hours are per week. Participants can choose to attend either morning or evening hours, or both morning and evening hours. Children who are not registered for After Care, but are still at camp after 4:15 p.m. will automatically be enrolled into After Care at a $17 daily drop-in rate.

Pricing listed per week

MEMBERS
Before Care Add-On:+$35
Before & After Care Add-On: +$56

NON MEMBERS
Before Care Add-On:+$53
Before & After Care Add-On: +$73

*Early rates do not apply to before and after care.

Overnights

On-sight overnights are offered during week 3 and week 8 and are open to 2nd-3rd grade campers and are held on-site at the JCC. Overnights are an extension of the camp day and run from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m. the following day. Overnights include dinner, swimming and special camp activities. Attendance is optional. Kids who participate will be taken directly to their J Camp the following morning. There is no additional fee to attend but participants must be registered for the camp week in which the overnight is taking place (week 3 or week 8). Advanced registration is required. Additional details will be listed in the Parents Manual.

Family Night

All K-7th grade campers enrolled in any week of J Camp are invited to bring their families to our Family Night! Get to know our camp counselors, meet other camp families, and enjoy fun camp games. Dinner will be provided. Family Night will be held Thursday, June 17th from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. This event is free but we ask that all attending please register so we have an accurate estimate of needed supplies. Please use code 09-0617 to register for Family Night.

4th-7th grade J Camp is designed to encourage independent thinking, decision-making, and engagement. Each week the campers will engage in special activities. Campers will have time to meet with our Shaliach, plan all-camp events, and spend time in the gym.

4th-7th: Sample Schedule

Every day, campers at J Camp are given the opportunity to learn and grow. We provide a fun and relaxed environment where kids are encouraged to participate in engaging activities and push their boundaries. These new experiences help campers develop important social skills, strengthen creativity, peak curiosity and encourage an active lifestyle.

An example of a 4th-7th grade daily schedule is as follows:
7:00 – 9:00 a.m……..Before Care ( Optional Add-On)
8:50–9:05 a.m………Camper Drop Off
9:05–9:20 a.m………Boker Tov/Flag
9:20–10:00 a.m…….Sports
10:00–10:50 a.m…..Cooking
11:00 a.m.–Noon….Chugim (Choice activity)
12:00–12:45 p.m…..Lunch & Songs
12:45–1:45 p.m…….Chugim (Choice activity)
1:45–3:00 p.m………Swimming
3:00–3:30 p.m………Israeli Culture
3:30–3:45 p.m………Snack
3:45–4:00 p.m………Flag Circle
4:00–4:10 p.m……..Camper Pick Up
4:00 – 6:00 p.m…….After Care* (Optional Add-On)
* Kids still at camp after 4:15 p.m. will be automatically enrolled into After Care at the $17 daily drop-in rate.

Weekly activities
• Free swim
• Art activity
• Nature activity
• Song sessions
• Special theme days
• Special weekly event
• Field trips
• Pizza Fridays
• Optional overnights

Minimum: 10 / Maximum: 30

Before & After Care

Kids that need to be dropped off before 9:00 a.m. or picked up after 4:00 p.m. have the option of registering for extended care hours. Before Care runs from 7:00 – 9:00 a.m. and After Care runs 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. All extended care programs are held in the JCC Youth Lounge. Breakfast is included for Before Care participants who arrive before 8:00 a.m. Registration for J Camp extended care hours are per week. Participants can choose to attend either morning or evening hours, or both morning and evening hours. Children who are not registered for After Care, but are still at camp after 4:15 p.m. will automatically be enrolled into After Care at a $17 daily drop-in rate.

Pricing listed per week

MEMBERS
Before Care Add-On:+$35
Before & After Care Add-On: +$56

NON MEMBERS
Before Care Add-On:+$53
Before & After Care Add-On: +$73

*Early rates do not apply to before and after care.

Overnights

On-sight overnights are offered during week 3 and week 8 and are open to 2nd-3rd grade campers and are held on-site at the JCC. Overnights are an extension of the camp day and run from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m. the following day. Overnights include dinner, swimming and special camp activities. Attendance is optional. Kids who participate will be taken directly to their J Camp the following morning. There is no additional fee to attend but participants must be registered for the camp week in which the overnight is taking place (week 3 or week 8). Advanced registration is required. Additional details will be listed in the Parents Manual.

Family Night

All K-7th grade campers enrolled in any week of J Camp are invited to bring their families to our Family Night! Get to know our camp counselors, meet other camp families, and enjoy fun camp games. Dinner will be provided. Family Night will be held Thursday, June 17th from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. This event is free but we ask that all attending please register so we have an accurate estimate of needed supplies. Please use code 09-0617 to register for Family Night.

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