Camp Simchah Specialty - M-F 9-4 for grades 3-7

Campers who want to spend more focused time on specific activities will have fun developing skills, while also learning the ways in which communication and team-building impact their individual performance. Campers will have the benefit of our incredible aquatics program, as they receive daily instructional swim lessons and also spend their days working on their specialty. 

Camp Simchah Specialty campers attend daily from 9am-4pm, and will dive into their chosen Simchah Specialty camp for an engaging, fun, and in-depth camp experience. Our Spirit Days will also be part of the Simchah Specialty camp fun! Campers may choose to register for some weeks of Camp Simchah Specialty and other weeks of Camp Simchah. Choose the programs they’re most interested in to craft a summer they will love!


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2022 SpecialtIES


In our always popular Tennis specialty camp, campers will learn the fundamentals of tennis while and improving their gameplay through footwork drills, stroke repetition, strategic play, and friendly matches, all while having LOTS OF FUN on our courts! (Campers bring their own racquets. These camps are very popular. Register soon because space is limited!)


Get those creative juices flowing! Our artistic-loving campers will explore some of the most popular art trends on Pinterest and YouTube in this new and highly requested Art Specialty Camp! Activities will include Hydro-dipping, Graffiti, Splatter Painting, Marbling and so much more. This camp will be full of creativity, fun, and getting messy and will certainly produce some inspiring masterpieces! We can’t wait to see what you create!


Sports Specialty Camp returns this summer and is a young and active athlete’s dream! Our coaches, handpicked for their sporting and instructional expertise, provide guidance on a wide range of sports, while challenging campers through scrimmages and games. Sports include soccer, basketball, dodgeball, wiffle ball, street hockey, flag football, lacrosse, gaga and more! We’re tired just thinking about it all! Campers will learn sports skills and valuable lessons, including the importance of sportsmanship, respect, self-discipline, and teamwork.


BREAK A LEG! Normally, these are words we would never utter at camp but at Theater Camp, these are good wishes!
We are thrilled to bring back the very popular Theater Camp to our Camp Simchah Specialty offerings for 2022! Theater Camp participants will be introduced to the magical world of theater through games, group explorations and guided exercise where campers will collaborate to create and perform their own original piece of theater. With a focus on ensemble building and encouraging individual confidence, campers will surely rise to the challenge of working together for ultimate success. We’ll will focus on various aspects of theater production: from acting to team building, as we aim to provide a broad foundation for young theater lovers of all kinds!


Who is ready for some fun summer adventure? Summer at the J Simchah Travel Camp is ready to take you to a variety of fun and exciting places all around the North Shore. We’ll hop on a bus in the morning at the JCCNS, travel to one of our carefully selected destinations and we’ll have a fabulous time enjoying summertime! Possible locations include Stone Zoo, Paddle Boarding with SUP East Coast Style in Marblehead/Swampscott, Connors Farm, Richardson’s and Salem Willows. Campers entering Grades 3 and up may register for this amazing, fun-filled camp.

*Daily required items lists including water bottle, towel, sunscreen, etc. will be recommended for each trip day.

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Simchah Specialty 2022 dates and rates

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