Staenberg Kooper Fellman Campus

J Camp is a well-rounded day camp experience open to Members and Non Membesr in K-7th grade. Based mostly outdoors in our Pavilion, camp activities include arts and crafts, sports, nature, cooking, science, Israeli culture and team building. Campers are grouped by grade for age-appropriate activities.
  • Open to Members & Non Members, K-7th grade
  • Camp runs Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 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 included

 

Listing of Camps By Week

Week 1: June 6-10  |  Family Vacation


This week we’ll “travel” the USA and explore the world! Learn about the jungles of South America, check out the reefs in Australia and see some of America’s greatest
attractions. Week will include an on-site field trip.
Kindergarten: 09-1001  |   1st grade: 09-1101   |   2nd-3rd grade: 09-1201   |   4th-7th grade:09-1401
$50 late registration fee after 5/30/22

Week 2: June 13-17  |  Literature Adventures


Adventure awaits us as we journey to our favorite fictional universes. Journey to Narnia, fall into Wonderland, get looney in Toon Town and more! The week will include an off-site field trip and J Camp Family Night! Family Night is on Thursday, June 16th. It is a free event, but registration is required.
Kindergarten: 09-1002   |   1st grade: 09-1102    |    2nd-3rd grade: 09-1202    |   4th-7th grade: 09-1402

Family Night: 09-0616
$50 late registration fee after 6/06/22

Week 3: June 20-24 | Across the Universe


Why stay on Earth when we can travel into outer space? Will we encounter aliens or land on a new planet? Join us to find out! The week includes an Undernight / Overnight on Thursday, June 23rd. Campers must be enrolled in week 3 of J Camp
to attend.
Kindergarten: 09-1003   |   1st grade: 09-1103    |    2nd-3rd grade: 09-1203    |    4th-7th grade: 09-1403
Undernight: K-1st: 09-0623A
Overnight: 2nd-3rd: 09-0623B   |   4th-7th:09-0623C
$50 late registration fee after 6/13/22

Week 4: June 27 – July 1 | Maccabi Color Wars


Green vs. Red vs. Orange vs. Blue… who will the champions be? We’ll have a week of fun and friendly competition to discover the winner. The week will include an on-site field trip.
Kindergarten: 09-1004   |   1st grade: 09-1104   |   2nd-3rd grade: 09-1204   |   4th-7th grade: 09-1404
$50 late registration fee after 6/20/22

Week 5: July 11-15 | Talent Search

Explore the entertainment hot spots of Hollywood, Bollywood, and New York City and discover your talents at the J Camp Talent Show.
Kindergarten: 09-1005  |  1st grade: 09-1105   |   2nd-3rd grade: 09-1205   |   4th-7th grade: 09-1405
$50 late registration fee after 7/04/22

Week 6: July 18-22 | Travel Through Time


Hop in our time machine and fasten your seat belts. We’re going back in time to see the dinosaurs and flying into the future to see what adventures we can find. The week includes an Undernight / Overnight on Thursday, July 21st. Campers must be enrolled in week 6 of J Camp to attend.
Kindergarten: 09-1006   |   1st grade: 09-1106   |   2nd-3rd grade: 09-1206   |   4th-7th grade: 09-1406
Undernight: K-1st grade: 09-0721A
Overnight: 2nd-3rd grade: 09-0721B   |   4th-7th grade: 09-0721C
$50 late registration fee after 6/13/22

Week 7: July 25-29 | Serving the Community


Learn what it means to truly help others and serve the community. This week we’ll go out of our way to help the elderly, local businesses, and JCC members! The week will include an off-site field trip.
Kindergarten: 09-1007  |  1st grade: 09-1107   |   2nd-3rd grade: 09-1207   |   4th-7th grade: 09-1407
$50 late registration fee after 7/18/22

Week 8: August 1-5 | Wet N’ Wild


Grab your swimsuits and join us for a week of wet n’ wild fun. There will be classic water balloon fights, zooming across a foamy slip n’ slides, and a visit from the Kona Ice truck! The week will include an on-site field trip.
Kindergarten: 09-1008   |   1st grade: 09-1108   |    2nd-3rd grade: 09-1208    |    4th-7th grade: 09-1408
$50 late registration fee after 7/25/22

Registration Information
Dates To Remember

February 2………Member Registration Opens
February 23….…Non Member Registration Opens
March 16…….…Early Bird Rates Expire
April 6……………Online Registration Opens

 
Registration Details
• Current annual JCC membership is required for member pricing (on the date of registration through the camp term attending).
• One registration form per camper must be completed.
• Appropriate deposit or payment must be turned in with registration form
• JCC account must be in good standing
 
Where to Register

Online registration will not open until April 6, 2022. Before that time, Membes and Non Members can register the following ways:

Mail your completed Camp Registration Form and payment to:
Staenberg Omaha JCC
Attn: JCC Registration
333 South 132nd St. Omaha, NE 68154

 
Register over the phone at (402) 334-6452 or (402) 334-6426
 
Drop off your completed Camp Registration Form and payment to the Member Services Desk.
 
Starting April 6 – Register online at www.jccomaha.org
Registration Opens This February!

February 2………Member Registration Opens

February 23……Non Member Registration Opens

March 16…….…Early Bird Rates Expire

April 6……………Online Registration Opens

Questions?  Contact us!

Amanda Welsh  (402) 334-6409  |  awelsh@jccomaha.org

Jake Lenagh  (402) 334-6408  |  jlenagh@jccomaha.org

Interested in becoming a J Member? Contact Member Services at (402) 334-6426.

J Camp is divided into groups, according to camper age. An overview of each age group is listed below. Camp participation is based on the grade your child will enter in the Fall of 2022.
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.

An example of a typical camp day for a K-1st grade camper is as follows:

7:00 – 9:00 a.m….Before Care*
8:50 – 9:15 a.m…Camper Drop Off
9:15 – 9:20 a.m….Flag Circle
9:20 a.m. – 12:00 p.m….Science, Art
12:00 – 1:00 p.m….Lunch & Songs
1:00 – 2:00 p.m….Swimming (Indoors)
2:00 – 2:45 p.m…Tarbut or Gym Time
2:45 – 3:15 p.m…Group Choice Time
3:15 – 3:45 p.m…Snack
3:45 – 4:00 p.m…Flag Circle
4:00 – 4:15 p.m…Camper Pick Up
4:15 – 6:00 p.m……After Care*

* Before & After Care are optional Add Ons. 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
• Instructional swim
• Daily free swim
• Art projects
• Nature projects
• Daily song sessions
• Special theme days
• Special weekly event
• Friday water games
• Sport activities

K: Minimum: 12 / Maximum: 38

1st grade: Minimum: 18 / Maximum:40

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. Participants can choose to attend either morning or evening hours, or both morning and evening hours.

Before Care ………7:00 – 9:00 a.m.

After Care …………4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

• All extended care programs are held in the JCC Youth Lounge.

• Registration for J Camp extended care hours are per week.

• 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.

• Breakfast is included for Before Care participants who arrive before 8:00 a.m.

Pricing listed per week

MEMBERS
Before Care: $35 / week
Before & After Care: $56 / week

NON MEMBERS
Before Care: $53 / week
Before & After Care: $73 / week

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

Undernights
Thursday, June 23

Thursday, July 21

Optional Undernights are offered during week 3 and week 6 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. and include dinner, swimming and special camp activities.

Attendance is optional.

Undernight participants must be registered for the week of camp in which the Undernight is taking place (week 3 or week 6).

There is no additional fee to attend, but advanced registration is required. Codes can be found under the weekly camp tab.

 

Family Night
Thursday, June 16

All K-7th grade campers enrolled in any week of J Camp are invited to bring their families to our Family Night where they can get to know our camp counselors, meet other camp families, and enjoy fun camp games.

Dinner will be provided.

Family Night will be held from
4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the JCC.

This event is free but we ask that all attending please register so we have an accurate estimate of needed supplies. Codes can be found under the weekly camp tab.

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.

An example of a typical camp day for a 2nd – 3rd grader is as follows:

7:00 – 9:00 a.m….Before Care*
8:50 – 9:15 a.m…Camper Drop Off
9:15 – 9:20 a.m…Flag Circle
9:20 – 12:00 p.m…Chugims or Games
12:00 – 1:00 p.m…Lunch & Songs
1:00 – 2:00 p.m…Swim (outdoors)
2:00 – 3:00 p.m….Tarbut or Gym Time
3:00 – 3:45 p.m….Snack & Groups
3:45 – 4:00 p.m….Flag Circle
4:00 – 4:15 p.m….Camper Pick Up
4:15 – 6:00 p.m….After Care*

* Before & After Care are optional Add Ons, 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
• Optional overnights

Minimum: 16 / Maximum: 64

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. Participants can choose to attend either morning or evening hours, or both morning and evening hours.

Before Care ………7:00 – 9:00 a.m.

After Care …………4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

• All extended care programs are held in the JCC Youth Lounge.

• Registration for J Camp extended care hours are per week.

• 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.

• Breakfast is included for Before Care participants who arrive before 8:00 a.m.

Pricing listed per week

MEMBERS
Before Care: $35 / week
Before & After Care: $56 / week

NON MEMBERS
Before Care: $53 / week
Before & After Care: $73 / week

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

Overnights
Thursday, June 23

Thursday, July 21

On-sight overnights are offered during week 3 and week 6 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. They include dinner, swimming and special camp activities.

Attendance is optional. Kids who participate will be taken directly to their J Camp the following morning.

Participants must be registered for the camp week in which the overnight is taking place (week 3 or week 6).

There is no additional fee to attend but advanced registration is required.

Additional details will be listed in the Parents Manual.

Family Night
Thursday, June 16

All K-7th grade campers enrolled in any week of J Camp are invited to bring their families to our Family Night where they can get to know our camp counselors, meet other camp families, and enjoy fun camp games.

Dinner will be provided.

Family Night will be held from
4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the JCC.

This event is free but we ask that all attending please register so we have an accurate estimate of needed supplies. Codes can be found under the weekly camp tab.

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. 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
8:50 – 9:15 a.m….Camper Drop Off
9:15 – 9:20 a.m… Flag Circle
9:20 – 12:00 p.m….Team Building
12:00 – 1:00 p.m….Lunch & Songs
1:00 – 2:00 p.m….Gym or Archery
2:00 – 3:00 p.m…Swim (outdoors)
3:00 – 3:45 p.m….Snack & Groups
3:45 – 4:00 p.m…Flag Circle
4:00 – 4:15 p.m….Camper Pick Up
4:15 – 6:00 p.m…After Care*

* Before & AFter Care are optinal Add Ons. 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
• Optional overnights

Minimum: 15 / Maximum: 40

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. Participants can choose to attend either morning or evening hours, or both morning and evening hours.

Before Care ………7:00 – 9:00 a.m.

After Care …………4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

• All extended care programs are held in the JCC Youth Lounge.

• Registration for J Camp extended care hours are per week.

• 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.

• Breakfast is included for Before Care participants who arrive before 8:00 a.m.

Pricing listed per week

MEMBERS
Before Care: $35 / week
Before & After Care: $56 / week

NON MEMBERS
Before Care: $53 / week
Before & After Care: $73 / week

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

Overnights
Thursday, June 23

Thursday, July 21

On-sight overnights are offered during week 3 and week 6 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. They include dinner, swimming and special camp activities.

Attendance is optional. Kids who participate will be taken directly to their J Camp the following morning.

Participants must be registered for the camp week in which the overnight is taking place (week 3 or week 6).

There is no additional fee to attend but advanced registration is required.

Additional details will be listed in the Parents Manual.

Family Night
Thursday, June 16

All K-7th grade campers enrolled in any week of J Camp are invited to bring their families to our Family Night where they can get to know our camp counselors, meet other camp families, and enjoy fun camp games.

Dinner will be provided.

Family Night will be held from
4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the JCC.

This event is free but we ask that all attending please register so we have an accurate estimate of needed supplies. Codes can be found under the weekly camp tab.

Register

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Starting April 6th
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Member Services
(402) 334-6426

Contact Us

Amanda Welsh
awelsh@jccomaha.org