Today's Building Hours
  • Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC
    7:00am - 7:00pm
  • Weinberg Park Heights JCC
    7:00am - 7:00pm
Shabbat Candle Lighting: 4:25pm
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Today's Building Hours
  • Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC
    7:00am - 7:00pm
  • Weinberg Park Heights JCC
    7:00am - 7:00pm
Shabbat Candle Lighting: 4:25pm

J Camps

J Camps Plus Programs

One-Week Camp Experiences

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June - August 2020

J Camps Plus offers campers a personalized approach to J Camps, so campers can truly design their ultimate camp experience. We're proud to partner with: Science Guys of Baltimore, Abrakadoodle, Circus Camp Stars with Michael Rosman, Magic Dave Thomen, LEGO Play-Well Teknologies and more! 

Culinary

Culinary Camp at KSDS: Savory
Culinary Camp at KSDS: Sweet

Nature

Tiyul Adventure Camp at Pearlstone Center

STEM

X-Treme Science at KSDS: CSI: Baltimore
Tech For Good at KSDS
Escape Room Adventures at KSDS
MakerCamp at KSDS
LEGO Camp
X-treme Science

Creative Arts

Camp HGTV at KSDS
Visual Media at KSDS 
Circus Camp 

Culinary Camp at KSDS: Savory

Located at Krieger Schechter Day School, 8100 Stevenson Road, Pikesville

2020 Camp Dates
July 6 - July 10

Age Group
Grades 2-6

Times
Monday–Friday | 9:15am–4:00pm

Options Available: Early Drop Off and Late Stay | Hot Lunch

Chef Annie will teach your camper how to create a 4-course meal, including appetizers, soups, salads, and dairy entrees. The final day will include a friendly competition for the best 4 course meal and menu.

Culinary Camp at KSDS: Sweet

Located at Krieger Schechter Day School, 8100 Stevenson Road, Pikesville

2020 Camp Dates
July 20 - July 24

Age Group
Grades 2-6

Times
Monday–Friday | 9:15am–4:00pm

Options Available: Early Drop Off and Late Stay | Hot Lunch

While in Chef Annie’s Culinary Kitchen, campers will learn how to bake cookies, brownies, babka, and other traditional Jewish foods. Campers will also learn basic cake decorating skills. The week will culminate in an Ultimate Cake Decorating competition.

Tiyul Adventure Day Camp at Pearlstone Center

Located at Pearlstone Center, 5425 Mt. Gilead Road, Reisterstown

2020 Camp Dates
Week 1: June 15-19
Week 2: June 22-26

Age Group
Grades 2-6

Times
Monday–Friday | 9:00am–4:00pm

Options Available: Busing from Chizuk Amuno Congregation

Join Pearlstone’s amazing crew of talented farmers, wilderness experts, and fun-loving educators for a week of awesome adventure! Join us on our organic farm, explore our deep forest, go for a walk in our creek, swim in our pool, and zipline over the lake!

Care for goats, sheep, and chickens!
Learn how to grow fruits and vegetables, and turn that harvest into a delicious meal.
Immerse yourself in Pearlstone’s forest and learn wilderness survival skills like fire-building, shelter-building, tracking, and more!
Beautiful swimming pools, ropes course, and huge zip lines.

X-Treme Science at KSDS: CSI: Baltimore

Located at Krieger Schechter Day School, 8100 Stevenson Road, Pikesville

2020 Camp Dates
June 6-10

Age Group
Grades 2-6  

Times
Monday-Friday | 9:15am-4:00pm 

Options Available: Early Drop Off and Late Stay | Hot Lunch

Campers will conduct cool science and forensic experiments about DNA, fingerprinting, fiber analysis, and anatomy, and use their skills to collect clues, identify suspects, and solve mysteries. All campers will go home with their very own CSI kit. 

Tech For Good at KSDS

Located at Krieger Schechter Day School, 8100 Stevenson Road, Pikesville

2020 Camp Dates
July 13-17

Age Group
Grades 2-6

Times
Monday–Friday | 9:15am-4:00pm

Options Available: Early Drop Off and Late Stay | Express Bus

Campers will explore a variety of technologies to better people’s lives, make positive environmental impacts and more. Led by a technology expert, campers will learn about the Design Thinking Process, 3D Design and Fabrication, Coding, and Quadcopter flying. All campers will receive their own Quadcopter at the end of the camp session.

Escape Room Adventures at KSDS

Located at Krieger Schechter Day School, 8100 Stevenson Road, Pikesville

2020 Camp Dates
July 20-24

Age Group
Grades 2-6

Times
Monday–Friday | 9:15am-4:00pm

From storyline to final product, your camper will dive deep into creating, building, running, and solving their very own escape room. Working in teams, campers will create and use clues, math puzzles, ciphers, codes, lockboxes, and more to create a real-life adventure game.

MakerCamp at KSDS

Located at Krieger Schechter Day School, 8100 Stevenson Road, Pikesville

2020 Camp Dates
July 27-31

Age Group
Grades 2-6

Times
Monday–Friday | 9:15am-4:00pm

Led by an experienced MakerSpace instructor, your camper will be encouraged to think outside the box to design and build wild machines to accomplish simple tasks in a fun and complex way – the Rube Goldberg way! Puzzles, mazes, machinery, and more will also be explored.

LEGO® Camp 

Located at Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC, 3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue, Owings Mills

2020 Camp Dates
August 17-21

Age Group
Grades K-6

Times
Monday-Friday | 9:15am-4:00pm

Options Available: Early Drop Off and Late Stay | Hot Lunch | Express Bus

Led by LEGO Play-Well experts, campers will be encouraged to use their imagination to complete daily themed projects and building challenges, while learning engineering concepts through LEGO. The remainder of the day will be spent in camp activities, with free swim daily. (ACA Accredited)

X-treme Science 

Located at Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC, 3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue, Owings Mills

2020 Camp Dates
August 24-28

Age Group
Grades K-6

Times
Monday-Friday | 9:15am-4:00pm

Options Available: Early Drop Off and Late Stay | Hot Lunch

Campers will bring some of their favorite online experiments to life during our As Seen on YouTube camp! From “eggsperiments” to growing crystals, campers will create and bring home projects to share. The remainder of the day will be spent in camp activities led by our J Camps specialists. (ACA Accredited)

Camp HGTV at KSDS: Art & Architecture

Located at Krieger Schechter Day School, 8100 Stevenson Road, Pikesville

2020 Camp Dates
July 13-17

Age Group
Grades 2-6

Times
Monday-Friday | 9:15am-4:00pm

Options Available: Early Drop Off and Late Stay | Express Bus

Under the guidance of an experienced artist, your camper will utilize mixed materials, such as recycled goods, cardboard, foam core, and more, to design, create, and learn about a variety of spaces.

Visual Media at KSDS

Located at Krieger Schechter Day School, 8100 Stevenson Road, Pikesville

2020 Camp Dates
July 27-31

Age Group
Grades 2-6

Times
Monday-Friday | 9:15am-4:00pm

Options Available: Early Drop Off and Late Stay | Express Bus

Using point-and-shoot cameras and tablets, campers will learn how to use lighting, focus, perspective, and other tricks to make their photos and videos pop. They will also explore basic editing apps to create their nal project, a 3-minute video.

Circus Camp

Located at Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC, 3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue, Owings Mills

2020 Camp Dates
August 17-21

Age Group
Grades 1-8

Times
Monday-Friday | 9:15am-4:00pm 

Options Available: Early Drop Off and Late Stay Express Bus | Hot Lunch

All campers will spend half their day learning and perfecting circus skills such as spinning plates, juggling and more. Campers grades 1-5 will spend the remainder of the day in camp activities.

NEW: Campers grades 6–8 will spend the remainder of their day learning magic from Dave Thomen, magician. All campers will participate in free swim daily. (ACA Accredited)

 

Inclusion Progam
Children with a range of learning, developmental, social, emotional and/or physical challenges are paired with trained staff enabling them to successfully participate in all camp activities alongside their peers. Space is limited. Additional charges will apply. If you have a child with special needs that would benefit from participating in our program please contact Sara Rubinstein at 410.559.3576 or srubinstein@jcc.org to find out about available Inclusion openings.

 

Meet Stacy Deems

Assistant Director of J Camps
As part of her new role at camp, Stacy has been creating and will oversee the STEM Plus program. In addition, she is the go-to person for all questions about camp, from registration to billing to changes and much more. Read more about Stacy.

Questions? Contact Stacy Deems | 410.559.3513 | sdeems@jcc.org

 

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