Summer at the J
KinderCamp - M-F 9-1 for 2y9m to entering K

KinderCamp is a fun, enriching summer experience where campers grow, explore and make new friends. Our fabulous KinderCamp Director, Heather Greenberg, and her staff of experienced and devoted counselors/specialists are ready to make this summer an incredible one for our campers!

Contact Heather Greenberg at with any questions or concerns!

KinderCamp features a five-day schedule with regular camp hours 9:00am – 1:00pm. (See below for Extended Care options.)

At KinderCamp, campers will enjoy: daily swim lessons with certified Red Cross instructors, Musical Adventures, Sports & Games, Science & Discovery, Puppets & Stories, Arts & Crafts, Nature Adventures, and Shabbat & Songs.

Our experienced, professional staff makes KinderCamp truly special here on the North Shore. Many of our counselors are JCCNS preschool teachers, public school teachers, and college students. In addition, we have the best amenities – a beautiful outdoor pool with a large shallow end, shaded pavilion, playground, grassy sports fields, an indoor pool and gymnasium.

KinderCamp Extended Care

KinderCamp Extended Care is available for 4-5 year olds Mon-Fri, 1:00pm-4:00pm and includes daily enrichments!  (3-year-old children needing extended care should sign up for our Preschool Summer Program.)

Extended Care Enrichments:


Run, jump, skip, and play during this active, fun-filled sports-oriented enrichment. From old favorites to new challenges, this enrichment covers it all!!!! Please be sure to send your child to camp in sneakers.

Tuesday: the artists Gallery

Make some space on your walls and shelves! During this creative enrichment, we explore different art techniques and styles, and use a wide array of art mediums. Water colors, clay creations, Fimo, are just some of the fun we have planned!

Wednesday: HIP HOPPERS

Move, groove, jump, and jive with our amazing dance instructor. Each week campers learn contemporary dance steps, hip hop, as well as incorporating stretching, yoga, and a cool down. So You Think You Can Dance has nothing on us!

Thursday: awesome authors

Together we explore the imaginative world of stories and fairy tales and create corresponding illustrations, culminating in writing and illustrating our own KinderCamp story.

Friday: amazing architects

Let’s explore the world of architecture! Using a variety of materials (wood, clay, Legos, recycled, and upcycled materials – to name a few. Campers learn and create in individual and group projects! The possibilities and creativity are endless!

KinderCamp 2023 Dates and Rates

KinderCamp dates and Spirit Days. Click to enlarge. (Spirit Days subject to change.)

Preschool summer

3-year-old children needing Extended Care, or who are still in diapers should sign up for our Preschool Summer Program.

Our Preschool Summer Program is designed for children who are 3 years old but are not quite ready for our outdoor summer camp. Our PS Summer daily schedule includes lots of time on our outdoor playground structure, splashing around our water tables, and running through sprinklers. We’ll enjoy engaging specialty classes including Fit Kidz, Sports, Yoga, Art and Science and, of course, we will have fun at circle time each day with stories and songs along with creative art activities like painting, music and dramatic play.

For more information about our Preschool Summer Program, please email Early Childhood Director Stephanie Walsh at

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