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Sports Camps - FULL!

 
Entering 1st - 7th Grades
8 weekly sessions: 9am - 4pm M-F
Early Care: 7-9am | Late Care: 4-6pm*

Sports Camp is for Campers who enjoy playing sports and being active. Each week has a sports theme. Our staff work with Campers to emphasize sportsmanship and teamwork. Sports Camp includes games, archery, sports skill sessions, swimming and special events. Sports Camp also includes:

  • Participation in group tennis sessions led by The J tennis professional, Todd Perkins.
  • Group swim lessons with Red Cross Certified Swim Instructors. Generally, 1st and 2nd graders have lessons four times weekly and 3rd and 4th graders have lessons two times weekly. More info available here >
  • Games such as GaGa, Wall Ball, and other fun camp activities.

*Due to increased demand, Early and Late Care are FULL and we are not currently taking a waitlist.

Each week will include a variety of sports activities with a focus on one specific sport. Some weeks will include a field trip, and some weeks will include an Undernight.

Some weeks will also include an option to enroll in Next Level Advanced Sports Camp. See below.

Theme Weeks

  • Week 1 (June 3-7): Soccer - We will be working on soccer foot-skills, kicking and teamwork through soccer drills and playing tournament games. We will also go on a fun field trip.  
  • Week 2 (June 10-14): Baseball + Girls Softball – We will be working on hitting, fielding and base-running skills through drills and playing games. Campers should bring a hat and baseball glove. We will also have an optional Undernight on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m.
  • Week 3 (June 17-21): Basketball – We will be working on dribbling, shooting, and teamwork as we increase our basketball skills through drills and playing games. We will end the week with our J Camp Color Games! We will also go on a fun field trip. 
  • Week 4 (June 24-28): J Camp Maccabi Games – This week we will be doing lots of different Maccabi sports – in addition to baseball/softball, basketball, soccer and doing our own Maccabi tournament! We will also go on a fun field trip. 
  • Week 5 (July 1-5): July Jamboree – No Sports Camp this week. Enroll in July Jamboree for daily field trips and special events!
  • Week 6 (July 8-12): Football + Soccer – This week, the boys will be learning flag football skills, and playing games. The girls will be working on soccer foot-skills, kicking and teamwork through soccer drills and playing tournament games. We also will have an optional Undernight on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. Important Note: Full-time and part-time enrollment for Sports Camp Week 6 are full and accepting waitlist sign-ups. 
  • Week 7 (July 15-19): Baseball + Girls Softball - We will be working on hitting, fielding and base-running skills through drills and playing games. Campers should bring a hat and baseball glove. We will also go on a fun field trip. We will end the week with our J Camp Water Games! 
  • Week 8 (July 22-26): Basketball – We will be working on dribbling, shooting, and teamwork as we increase our basketball skills through drills and playing games. We will also go on a fun field trip! Important Note: Full-time and part-time enrollment for Sports Camp Week 8 are full and accepting waitlist sign-ups.
  • Week 9 (July 29-Aug 2): Soccer - We will be working on soccer foot-skills, kicking and teamwork through soccer drills and playing tournament games. We will also go on a fun field trip. We will end the week and the summer with our J Camp Carnival! 

 

What is a J Camp Undernight?

A special activity at J Camp where campers can choose to stay at Camp on select Wednesday nights from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Campers will participate in special games and activities, a cook-out, an extra swim, and a campfire with songs, sports trivia and s’mores. There is no extra charge for Undernights.

 

A Day in the Life of a Sports Camper!

Every group is different, but here is a great sampling of what your Camper could be doing each day!

9:00 Morning Warm-Ups
9:15 Swim Lessons (1st & 2nd Grade 4 times weekly; 3rd & 4th Grade 2 times weekly)
10:00 Sport of the Week – Drills and Skills sessions
11:30 Lunch
12:00 Electives: Archery, Tennis, games and more.
1:00 All-Camp Games or Tournaments
2:15 Free Swim
3:45 Get ready to go home

 

Cost per week:

Full-Time: $386 | $254 with J Member Discount 
 Part-Time M/W/F: $275 | $180 with J Member Discount 
 Early + Late Care: $19 | $9 each per day per child with J Member Discount

 

Enrollment:

Online enrollment will open February 15th! Check back for the link.

 

Next Level Advanced Sports Camps at The J - FULL!

 
Entering 3rd – 7th Grades | 20 camper maximum
6 Weekly Sessions: 9 am - 4 pm 
Early Care: 7-9am | Late Care: 4-6pm*

Enrollment limited to 20 J Campers per session. Enroll early to save your place!

*Due to increased demand, Early and Late Care are FULL and we are not currently taking a waitlist.

Take your game to the Next Level with a week of both sport-specific training and core athletic training all under the direction of knowledgeable coaches dedicated to helping young athletes.  Athletes will be divided by age/skill level as appropriate. In the afternoon, Next Level Sports Campers will join Sports Camp for swimming and sports activities. 

  • Week 1 (June 3-7): Next Level Soccer - Campers will work on more advanced soccer drills, skill building, and core training. They will join Sports Camp in the afternoon. They will also go on a field trip. 
  • Week 2 (June 10-14): Next Level Baseball – Campers will be working on advanced skills including hitting, fielding and base-running skills through drills and playing games. Campers should bring a hat and baseball glove. They will join Sports Camp in the afternoon.  We also will have an optional Undernight on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m.
  • Week 4 (June 24-28): Next Level Basketball – Campers will work on advanced basketball skills. They will join Sports Camp in the afternoon. They will also go on a field trip.
  • Week 6 (July 8-12): Next Level Football – Campers will work on football skills. They will join Sports Camp in the afternoon. We will also have an optional Undernight on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m.
  • Week 7 (July 15-19): Next Level Baseball - Campers will be working on advanced skills including hitting, fielding and base-running skills. Campers should bring a hat and baseball glove. They will join Sports Camp in the afternoon. They will also go on a field trip.
  • Week 9 (July 29-Aug 2): Next Level Soccer - Campers will work on more advanced soccer drills, skill building, and core training Monday through Thursday mornings. Campers will join Sports Camp in the afternoon for tournament games, swimming, and sports activities. On Friday morning, Campers will join in the J Camp Carnival. 

 A half-day (Monday-Friday from 9 am - noon) Next Level Advanced Sports Camp option is also available to 3rd-7th graders. Visit jsportskc.org for details and registration.

Cost per week:

Full-Time: $443 | $292 with J Member Discount 
 Early + Late Care: $19 | $9 each per day per child with J Member Discount
 Half-Day Option - visit jsportskc.org for more information

 

Enrollment:

Online enrollment will open February 15th! Check back for the link.

 

More Sports Camps - Special Dates - FULL!

Experienced Coaches from Sports + Rec at The J will lead Campers through drills to improve sports skills each morning. Participants will be separated by age group for most drill work. Bring a water bottle and come dressed to play the game. Campers will join J Camp in the afternoon for lunch, swimming, and camp activities.

Summer Blast Off: Baseball + Softball Camp

  • May 28 – 31 | Tuesday - Friday 9am – 4pm
  • Entering 3rd – 6th Grades
  • Early Care: 7-9am | Late Care: 4-6pm
  • Bring: Baseball/softball glove and a hat
  • Cost Per Session: $293 | $195 with J Member Discount
  • Early + Late Care: $19 | $9 each per day per child with J Member Discount
  • Half Day Option – www.jsportskc.org

July Jamboree Basketball Camp

  • July 1-3 | Monday - Wednesday 9am – 4pm
  • Entering 1st – 4th Grades
  • Early Care: 7-9am | Late Care: 4-6pm
  • Bring or wear: Tennis shoes
  • Cost Per Session: $222 | $148 with J Member Discount
  • Early + Late Care: $19 | $9 each per day per child with J Member Discount
  • Half Day Option – www.jsportskc.org 

Last Blast Basketball Camp

  • August 5-9  | Monday - Friday 9am – 4pm
  • Entering 1st – 4th Grades 
  • Early Care: 7-9am | Late Care: 4-6pm
  • Bring or wear: Tennis shoes
  • Cost per session: $368 | $245 with J Member Discount
  • Early + Late Care: $19 | $9 each per day per child with J Member Discount
  • Half Day Option – www.jsportskc.org 

Last Blast Soccer Camp

  • Aug 6-10 | Monday - Friday 9am – 4pm
  • Entering 1st – 4th Grades
  • Early Care: 7-9am | Late Care: 4-6pm
  • Bring or wear: Running shoes or soccer shoes
  • Cost per session: $368 | $245 with J Member Discount
  • Early + Late Care: $19 | $9 each per day per child with J Member Discount
  • Half Day Option – www.jsportskc.org

 

Enrollment:

Online enrollment will open February 15th! Check back for the link.

 

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