Indoor and outdoor activities are now available at the Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC by reservation only. Preregister at jcc.org/schedules.
Learn about our protocols and plans at jcc.org/openingphases.

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J Camps Plus Programs

J CAMPS 2020 UPDATE:
After careful consideration, review of the Maryland State Recovery Plan, and consultation with local and national medical experts and camping associations, J Camps is preparing for a modified 2020 camp season starting
July 6, 2020Get the full Summer at the J Program Update

For information, contact 410.559.2390


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One-Week Camp Experiences

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
Culinary Camp at KSDS: Chocolate

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.

Culinary Camp at KSDS: Chocolate

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

2020 Camp Dates
July 13 - July 17

Age Group
Grades 2-6

Times
Monday–Friday | 9:15am–4:00pm

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

Dive into the world of chocolate with Chef Annie! Campers will create chocolate appetizers, desserts, candy, and dippings. The end of the week will culminate in a friendly competition for Best Chocolate Display.

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 and Bet Yeladim (pending enrollment)

Pearlstone’s awesome crew of farmers, wilderness experts, and fun-loving educators are excited to offer a week of adventure your child will NEVER forget! Campers will be inspired Jewishly, empowered with real practical skills in wilderness and agriculture, and grateful for the miracles surrounding us every day.  Join the pack!

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
July 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 (from Park Heights only)

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

Camp HGTV has been cancelled due to low interest. Please check out out new program, Culinary Camp at KSDS: Chocolate.

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 final 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 (from Park Heights only) | 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 Helene Rapaport at 410.559.3613 or inclusion@jcc.org to find out about available Inclusion openings.

Stacy Deems

Assistant Director of J Camps
As part of her new role at camp, Stacy has been creating and will oversee the J Camps 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.

Contact: Stacy Deems | 410.559.3513 | sdeems@jcc.org

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