Options for Work & Play
Teen Travel Camp
Entering grades 6–9 in Fall 2020
All Weeks: $435 MEM/$540 NON-MEM | S1W2:$348 MEM/$432 NON-MEM
Teens Teens can relax and socialize, while going off-site to visit places such as Dave and Busters, Tree Runner Adventure Park, Detroit Zoo, Airtime and more. Staff is selected based on experience, ability to work with this age group and supervisory skill. Transportation to off-site locations is provided by camp buses with professional drivers.
*destinations are subject to change based on venues and/or weather.
Teen Pre Camp
Entering grades 6-9 Fall 2020 | $435 MEM/$540 NON-MEM
Pre Camp-Teens can relax and socialize, while going off-site to visit places such as Dave and Busters, DEFY, Red Oaks Waterpark, Novi Ice and Kensington Beach. Staff is selected based on experience, ability to work with this age group and supervisory skill.
Teen Trip to Cleveland
Entering grades 6-9 Fall 2020 | PostW1 (August 17-20) | $650 MEM/$750 NON-MEM
Post Camp- Trip to Cleveland: Teens and tweens will enjoy a four day/three night trip to Cleveland, Ohio. During the trip they will spend their days at entertaining venues like Cedar Point, Cedar Point Water Park, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Pro-Football Hall of Fame. This fun-filled trip includes transportation (with certified driver), accomodations, food and entrance fees to all venues. Accomodations will include staying at the JCC in Akron, OH. Staff are selected based on experience, ability to work with this age group and supervisory skill. Min 15 campers.
S1W2 and S2W1 – The Pistons Academy is coming to JCC Day Camps! Pistons Academy is loaded with instruction games, fun and an element of Pistons entertainment that no other camp can match! Their format is designed to satisfy a wide range of skill levels. Whether your camper is a confident superstar, a shy beginner or somewhere in between, their coaches will provide the appropriate level of instruction. Take advantage of our bus service for Pistons Academy! This service is for free if your camper is registered for 3 or more weeks during the 2020 summer. If not, there is a $50/week fee for each camper registered. There is a $40 late registration charge after June 21st.
Entering grades 6-9 in Fall 2020
Session 1 & Session 2: $250 MEM/NON-MEM
Join Peercorps Detroit for a week of transformational service experiences! Live our Jewish value of Tikkun Olam, repairing the world, by volunteering with local organizations and learning about important issues impacting our community, like hunger, and housing insecurity. At the end of each week each teen will recieve a certificate for service hours worked.
CIT: Counselor in Training
Entering grades 10-12 in Fall 2020
Session 1 June 22-July 17 & Session 2 July 20-August 14
No trip $50 MEM/$75 NON-MEM | Trip included $700 MEM/$800 NON-MEM | Trip only $650 MEM/$750 NON-MEM
The Counselor in Training program is designed to provide exposure to the different aspects of the counselor’s role and it’s relation to the entire camp operation. CIT’s should be interested in improving their strengths, working with children, becoming part of the camp community, and developing leadership skills. Each session includes a week-long travel trip where the group will tour cities and colleges in our neighboring states (see below for the weekly trip options). All CIT’s must apply and interview with the JCC Day Camps’ Assistant Director prior to being accepted into the program. CIT’s wil be contacted for an interview after registration
During each session the CIT program will include a five day/four night overnight trip. When registering a CIT, the options include: 1. Being a CIT and not going on the trip. 2. Being a CIT and experiecing the trip, or 3. Taking advantage of going on the trip only. Each trip has a minimum of 15.
Session 1 (No Camp 7/3) | Trip only S1 July 6-10
During Session 1 there will be a trip to Cleveland and Pittsburgh. This trip will include visiting locations like the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Pro-Football Hall of Fame, Kennywood, University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University.
Session 2 | Trip only S2 August 3-7
During Session 2 there will be a trip to Chicago visiting locations like Shedd Aquarium, Navy Pier, Sky Deck Chicago, a Cubs game, Northwestern University, and Notre Dame University.