Club JCC Special Needs Programs

Club JCC

Fact SheetJCC MetroWest Special Needs Services strives to enhance the lives of children, teens and adults with disabilities by providing opportunities to participate in JCC life to the fullest extent of their ability.

For more information visit or contact 973-530-3998


Our Programs

Camp Friends

Camp Deeny Riback, Flanders
Grades Pre-k - 6

Shadow Programs also available in most other camp programs based at Cooperman JCC, West Orange; please inquire with Camp Directors. 

Young people with developmental delays / special needs are able to enjoy outdoor summer camp. Integrated within camp, a "shadow" counselor helps each child fully maximize his or her experience.  Extra fee applies.

Door-to-door transportation to and from JCC available.

Campers in Alufim and Maccabi units may have a trip assessment fee applied. Trips determined on an individual basis.

* Enrollment is limited.
* Interview required.

Teen Tracks Travel

Cooperman JCC, West Orange
Ages 13-22 years

Our campers take part in weekly activities and day trips. Teen Tracks Travel includes continuous practicing and reinforcement of social and communication skill development activities.

* Enrollment is limited.
* Interview required.

Camp Hours:
Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm


EC + Me

Join Club JCC and the popular, JCC-based Exploration Camp for four weeks of fun at the JCC! Campers will be provided with the summer camp experience they have been dreaming of while receiving the supports and modifications they need to make each day a success. 

*Enrollment is limited

*Interview required.

Camp Hours: 9am-4pm

Our Facilities

Most of our Special Needs Programs are based out of our welcoming Jewish Community Center in West Orange, NJ.

Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC
Ross Family Campus
760 Northfield Avenue, West Orange

  • Two Indoor Heated Pools
  • Dance Studios
  • Full-sized Gymnasiums
  • Indoor and Outdoor Playgrounds
  • Soccer Fields
  • Art Studios

Our Staff

Our staff is comprised of highly qualified working professionals supported by the expertise of the JCC's full-time camp, sports and recreation, and aquatics staff. We hand-pick our general staff and specialists based on their experience, skills and love of children.

Our Lunch & Snacks

Please send your child with a Kosher Dairy Lunch. A Kosher Dairy Snack is provided each day.

Ask us about our allergy management practices.

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  • Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC

    Ross Family Campus

    760 Northfield Avenue

    West Orange