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VALUES

  • Life Skills

  • Friendship

  • Sportsmanship

  • Teamwork

  • Community

 

Check Out our Camp Fact Sheet PDF

Contact Us!

973-929-2901
camps@jccmetrowest.org

 


 

Junior Village

Pre-K - Grade 1

All the fun of a "big kids camp" packed into the right size!

  • Zero entry heated pool with fun water attractions
  • Dedicated camp shelters
  • Junior sized sports fields & courts
  • State of the art playground & "Deenyville" Playland
  • Arts & crafts, computers, nature, music and so much more!

 
Middle Camp

Grades 2-4

More Options & more adventure - all in a quality camp environment!

  • Over 30 program areas
  • Boating & water sports at Budd Lake
  • Great trip & CDR late-stay (2nd grade)
  • Exciting trip & CDR overnight (3rd & 4th grade)
  • Chugim (choice) period option once a day (3rd & 4th grade)
  • NEW Fun and Fitness Playground
 

 

VALUE

  • Flexible Payment Plans

  • Full Lunch Program

  • Before/After Care Available

  • Transportation Provided

  • Experienced JCC Staff

 

Visit Our Website to Learn More!

www.cdr.jccmetrowest.org

 


 

Maccabi Sports

 Grades 3-8

For the athletic camper who wants it all!

  • Master skills, techniques, game tactics & teamwork
  • Special overnights & trips to exciting sporting events and locations
  • "Junior" & "Senior" level sports activities to enhance and develop skills
  • Plus other awesome camp programming


Upper Camp

Grades 5-8

Where freedom of activity choice meets awesome camp experience!

  • Weekly Overnights, Trips, or Multi-Day Trips
  • Choices in daily schedule
  • Social action & Community outreach projects


Leadership-In-Training

Grades 9-10

For CDR's future leaders to learn as a group & grow as an individual!

  • Work with counselors in groups to gain hands on experience
  • Learn from specialist staff at program internships
  • "Big Give" Community Service Project
  • Weekly leadership workshops
  • Off-site trips & overnights

 

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Exploration Camps

Explore Our
One-Week Camp Offerings!

Your camper has an amazing opportunity to learn, play, and grow during an Exploration Camp week. Pick a new activity each week so your child can explore many different areas of art and science.

 

For more information, contact:

Director: Dianne Lucas : 973-530-3993 Dlucas@jccmetrowest.org

Assistant Director: Isabella Lombardo: ILombardo@jccmetrowest.org

 

 

2014 Calendar
IS HERE!

Forms for Exploration Camp 2014

Application

Fees

Medical Form

Single Day Permission Waiver

Payment Form

Our Camp

Magic, cooking, crafts, science, clay, dance, sewing, chemistry-we have it for your child! Three hours of specialized instruction from professional teachers in their chosen week's adventure, is combined with daily free swim, organized games outside or in our indoor gym, plus a snack to keep them going.

 

 

Our Staff

Our highly qualified staff is supported by the expertise of the JCC's full-time Camp, Sports & Recreation, and Aquatics staff. Our general staff and specialists are hand picked based on their experience, skills, and love of children.

 

Our Lunch & Snacks

Full lunch provided each day!!!

We will provide your child with lunch each day (included in the cost of camp)!  A kosher dairy snack is also provided each day.

Ask us about our allergy management practices.

 

 

Our Facilities 

Exploration Camps are located in our welcoming Community Center in West Orange, NJ.

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

Indoor Heated Pools, Dance Studios, Full-sized Gymnasiums, Indoor and Outdoor Playgrounds, Soccer Fields, Art Studios and MORE!

Our Fees

2014: Member $455 and Guest $505 per week

2014 Sign up by April 11th and receive last summers price 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our Weekly Camp Schedule

Each week we will explore a new world!  What will it be today?

2014 Schedule

Week 1:

June 30 - July 3

Grades K-2: Learn to Swim

Grades 3-6: Improve Your Swim Skills

Week 2:

July 7 - July 11

Grades K-2:  Clay Exploration 

Grades 3-6:  CSI (Crime Scene Investigation)

Week 3:

July 14 - July 18

Grades K-2: Wild Wacky Science

Grades 3-6:  Clay/Ceramics

Week 4:

July 21 - July 25

Grades K-2: Legos

Grades 3-6:  Lego Architect

Week 5:

July 28 - August 1

Grades K-2:  Mystery Week

Grades 3-6:  Mystery Week

Week 6: 

August 4 - August 8

Grades K-2:  Animal Planet

Grades 3-6:  Aviation/Rocketry

Week 7:

August 11 - August 15

Grades K-2: Secret Chef

Grades 3-6:  Iron Chef

Week 8:

August 18 - August 22

Grades K-2: Olympics

Grades 3-6:  Olympics

Daily Schedule

9:00am-12:00pm- Specialized Program

12:00pm-12:30pm, Lunch - A kosher lunch will be provided each day. If your child has a special diet required, please send lunch with them every day.

12:30pm-1:00pm- Gym or Playground

1:00pm-1:45pm, Special Activity - Cooking, Art, Games, Teen Lounge, etc...

1:45pm-2:00pm- Change for Swim

2:00-2:30pm- Free Swim-All children must bring a bathing suit and towel

2:30-2:45pm- Change from swim

2:45-3:30pm- Snack - Kosher dairy snacks will be provided each day, if your child requires a special snack please send it with them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Saint Barnabas Wellness Institute

Saint Barnabas Wellness Institute

WELCOME TO THE WELLNESS INSTITUTE

Heidi Schnapp, M.A., CSW, your JCC Health Services Navigator, is available onsite in the Wellness Institute office, Monday through Friday or by appointment. Consider her a liaison between you and the extensive roster of physicians, clinicians, and medical services available at the Saint Barnabas Medical Center. Please stop by to visit, call (973) 322-5620, or email hschnapp@barnabashealth.org .


Please click on the image below to view the programs offered by Saint Barnabas Wellness Institute.

 

To download a copy of the St. Barnabas program guide, click here.


Check out our Monthly Calendar:

July

 

August

 

 

The Feeling Stronger/ Feeling Better Support Group will be meeting on July 18 at 1:30pm, (not on July 11)


PLEASE NOTE:

*Space is limited and advanced registration is required.

*All programs are free of charge, compliments of Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

*In case of inclement weather, Please contact Heidi Schnapp, JCC Health Services Navigator, at 973-322-5620 or hschnapp@barnabashealth.org  


FOR BARNABAS HEALTH EMPLOYEES:

***Barnabas Health benefits eligible employees receive 20 Live Well Rewards points for attending any and each seminar.

 

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Mitzvah Moments

 

 

Volunteer Boot Camp

Dates Vary
Times Vary
Free
Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC | West Orange
Cardio isn't the only thing that's good for your heart. Do something hands-on and heart-filled this summer. Join us for weekly opportunitties. march yourself to the project of your choice or jump in for them all. More details and registration can be found at: www.jfedgmw.org/volunteer
Contact: Katy Strulson, 973-530-3915 (kstrulson@jccmetrowest.org)

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Club JCC in the News

Club JCC is proud to bring new and creative programming to the MetroWest Community.  Please review press releases below which highlight some of innovative programming we are able to offer. 

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Our Staff

Gaelen Center for the Arts Staff

Carol Berman

 

Carol Berman, a graduate of the University of Miami with a BFA in Performance has spent the better part of her 'grown up' life in the midst of early childhood.  Carol is the Manager of the Gaelen Center For The Arts as well as Director of the JCC MetroWest School of the Arts and Triple Threat Theater Camp and directs all the Children Production Company and Teen Production Company musicals at the Maurice Levin Theater on the campus of the JCC MetroWest in West Orange, NJ.  Carol owns TCW, LLC, an entertainment company for all occasions and a rolodex of classes and experiences for parents/guardians and their favorite youngsters, as well as being a registered and certified Music Together facilitator. Carol Berman teaches and lectures throughout the tri-state area a variety of subjects including You CAN do this:  Learning To Love Music and Movement In The Early Childhood Classroom;  Improv for the Young Actor; Adult Improv; On Camera:  A Way To Self-Esteem, among other high energy classes and lectures.  If all of this wonderful nonsense called "Life" isn't enough - Carol and her three 'boys' reside in Livingston with their new pup Buster, PuffBall, Flappy and the Fish.

Samara Grossman

 

 

 

 

 

Samara Grossman is an actor, choreographer, teaching artist and adventure seeker. She has been on the stage in such roles as "Sarah" in COMPANY; "Catherine" in ARMS AND THE MAN; "Grace/Maggie" in WORKING; "Sally" in A LIE OF THE MIND; "Woman II" in CLOSER THAN EVER and many more throughout the Tri-State area.  As a Choreographer, Samara has worked all over New York and New Jersey at such venues as The Players Theater (OFF BROADWAY), William Paterson University, JCC MetroWest, JCC on the Palisades, the Wayne "Y", the Clifton "Y", Riverdell High School and others. Her teaching as brought her from Westchester to West Orange teaching all forms of Dance (theater dance, choreography, ballet, tap, modern, hip hop, movement for actors); Acting; Musical Theater; Creative Writing; Poetry; Audition Technique and has been known to teach a cooking class here and there. She comes from many years at the NJY Camps and had a stint at the Dr Joy Browne show for CBS as well as Disney Theatricals on Broadway for BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, KING DAVID, the NYC premier of HERCULES and the load in for THE LION KING. Samara attended the Idyllwild Arts Academy for Musical Theater, The American Musical and Dramatic Academy for Musical Theater and received her BA from William Paterson University in English Literature.

Lisa Suss

 

 

 

 

 

Lisa Suss is an arts activist and advocate as well as an active professional artist.  She often serves as an art ahow juror and installs art for art exhibits, homes and corporate spaces.

Lisa spent 8 years as the chairperson of the West Orange Arts Council and was instrumental in the Council's development. She continues to serve on the Arts Council Board of Trustees.  She is a juried member of Exhibitor's Co-op, a well-known artists' exhibiting group which shows in New Jersey and surrounding states and was also a founding member of the Essex County Arts Advisory Board.

As the Visual Arts Manager for JCC MetroWest, she is responsible for programming and managing four exhibition spaces-the Gaelen Galleries at the West Orange and Whippany's Laurenberg Family Center, as well as the Arts Lobby and Steiner Court Showcases and Roland Exhibition Corridor in West Orange.  She is also the coordinator for the annual Gaelen Juried Arts Show & Sale.


Miriam Gardin, Director NJJFF

 

Miriam is an arts manager and artist with an extensive background in live performance. Through her producing company, Mpresentations, Miriam produced and directed the world premiere of The Divine Mr. Average by Tim Carlson in D.C.’s 2006 Capital Fringe Festival, and is working on new projects. Previously, Miriam served as Development Director for The Ensemble Studio Theatre in NYC. Before that, she worked for Situation Interactive, providing marketing and advertising services to theatrical clients such as Disney Theatrical Group. She has also worked for Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, Performing Arts Chicago, and Young Judaea. In Israel, Miriam was the artistic and managing director of Center Stage Theatre, producing, directing, and performing in stage and film productions. Through her company Mitzvah Coach, Miriam privately coaches B’nai Mitzvah students and parents in presentation skills. She holds an MFA in performing arts management from Brooklyn College and a BFA in theatre performance from the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University.


 

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About Our Camp

Our Camp

Magic, cooking, crafts, science, clay, dance, sewing, chemistry-we have it for your child!
Three hours of specialized instruction from professional teachers in their chosen week's adventure, is combined with daily free swim, organized games outside or in our indoor gym, plus a snack to keep them going.

Our Staff

Our highly qualified staff is supported by the expertise of the JCC's full-time Camp, Sports & Recreation, and Aquatics staff. Our general staff and specialists are hand picked based on their experience, skills, and love of children.

Our Lunch & Snacks

Full lunch provided each day! We will provide your child with lunch each day (included in the cost of camp)!  A kosher dairy snack is also provided each day.

Ask us about our allergy management practices.

For more information, contact:

Director: Dianne Williams: 973-530-3993 dwilliams2@jccmetrowest.org

Assistant Director: Justin Nagy: 973-530-3987 Jnagy@jccmetrowest.org

Our Facilities

Exploration Camps are located in our welcoming Community Center

Cooperman JCC
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ.

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

Our Fees

Explorations Camp 2012
Member $425
Guest $475 per week

Sign up for 8 weeks
and SAVE!

Member $3,300
Guest $3,700
 


Summertime Xtras

Before/After Camp Care

Our before & after camp care is designed to meet the needs of families who need a more flexible schedule.
Find Out More →


Post-Camp Programs

Weeks 9 & 10
Don’t Let the Summer End So Soon! JCC MetroWest 2 post-camp summer fun options!
Find Out More →

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