Specialty Camps at J Camp
Our list of specialty Camps is always growing and improving. Whether you're looking for one of our staples, like Art Camp or Theatre Camp, or you want to try something new, like Lego Camp, Triathlon Camp or Dance Camp, we've got the Camp for you!
In addition to their special focus, J specialty Camps will provide your child with a unique Camp experience including crafts, sports, songs, swimming, and life-long friendships. J Camp is built on a foundation of Jewish values, which our trained Camp Staff instills in each camper: kindness, respect, responsibility, and cooperation.
Art Camp: Entering 2nd-6th Grades: Sharpen artistic talents and gain new skills while creating a variety of art projects, with a focus on specific art mediums, and culminating in the Art Camp Exhibit. Swimming also included.
Culinary Camp: Entering 3rd-6th Grades: Cook, create, and eat! Campers will learn new skills in the kitchen in the morning, and participate in swimming and J Camp activities in the afternoon. Culinary sessions led by a Chef from the Kansas City Kansas Community College Culinary School.
Dance Camp: Entering 1st-8th Grades: Get a taste of jazz, hip-hop, ballet and tap in the mornings and participate in swimming and J Camp activities in the afternoon. Encore! at The J dance instructors will provide the dance instruction.
Lego Camp: Entering 1st-5th Grades: Learn to build new and exciting LEGO® creations! Structured LEGO® building activities led by Play-Well instructors each morning. Swimming and J Camp activities each afternoon.
Next Level Advanced Sports Camp: Entering 3rd-7th Grades: Campers learn advanced sports skills during morning drill sessions with Sports + Rec at The J coaches. Swimming and Sports Camp activities each afternoon.
STEM Camps: Entering 2nd – 6th Grade: Fun hands-on learning using engineering skills each morning. Participate in swimming, and J Camp activities in the afternoon. STEM sessions led by instructors from Engineering For Kids.
Theatre Camps: Entering 3rd-8th Grades: Two unique Theatre Camp sessions, Road to Broadway and Summer Stock, teach campers more about acting, creating performances, and everything behind the scenes. Swimming also included.
Triathlon Camp: Entering 3rd-8th Grades: Emphasizes goal-setting, healthy lifestyles and personal best in competition. Includes running, swimming, biking, and endurance training. Tracy Anderson is our Triathlon Camp Director for her seventh summer.