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Day Camps

Jewish Girls Retreat

Address: 2155 13th Street , Troy, NY 12180
Phone: 518-727-9581

The Jewish Girls Retreat program offers two camping experiences for girls. The Three-Week Camp for girls entering grades 4-10 runs Monday, June 27 – Friday, July 15, 2005, daily 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. Special features include: amazing trips, professional drama and music programs, and uplifting and inspiring Shabbaton.

The Overnight Camp for girls entering grades 6-10 runs Sunday, July 17 – Sunday, July 24, 2005. Special features include: comfortable accommodations at the Russell Sage Campus in Troy, NY, travel and tour New York, Kosher restaurant dining, and rafting, Alpine Sliding and more.

Both programs feature: professional and caring staff, camping and nature activities, instructional swimming, tennis and sports, professional culinary arts and crafts, original and creative workshops, BMC teen program, amusement park trips and more.

Camp Chaverim

Address: 2565 Balltown Road , Niskayuna, NY 12309
Phone: 518-377-8803

Camp Chaverim ages 3-14 strives to give each child a positive self image through individual expressions of feeling & concern. An informal Jewish atmosphere adds a special warmth to the camp. Here campers are encouraged to expand their social & recreational skills. Campers have use of 28 acres of grounds. Facilities include ball fields, tennis courts, two playgrounds, outdoor amphitheater, wooded campsites and two swimming pools. There are indoor facilities for rainy days.

The United Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York provides scholarship directly to the camp for their distribution.

Camp Gan Israel

Address: 404 Partridge Street , Albany, NY 12208

Camp Givah

Address: 600 New Scotland Avenue , Albany, NY 12208
Phone: 518-438-7858

Pre-kindergarten through tenth grade, Camp Givah is a day camp, located in the Helderberg Mountains on 250 acres of hills, woods, and streams and a private lake. There is a large play area, swimming pool and athletic field. The camp is dedicated to strengthening the spiritual and cultural identity of it’s campers and enhancing their Judaic education in an informal and recreational context.

The United Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York provides scholarship directly to the camp for their distribution.

Albany JCC Summer Camps

Phone: (518) 438-6651

Camp Taf and Specialty Camps  340 Whitehall Rd. Albany, NY 12208
Camp Olam  131 Dunham Rd. Cropseyville, NY 12052
Teen Camp  141 Warner’s Lake Rd. East Berne, NY 12059

Camp Taf (ages 3-5) offers daily Red Cross Swim lessons, Art, Nature, Dance, Music, Sports, and fun theme weeks.

Camp Olam (grades 1-6) provides an action packed camp day near Grafton. The 200 Acre site includes a private lake utilized for boating, fishing, and swimming. Every camper receives Red Cross swim instructions daily. Other activities include sports, ropes adventure course activities, creative arts, nature, dance, trips, overnights, and hiking. Two Israeli Staff via JAFI are a part of our staff compliment.

Teen Camp at Warner’s Lake (grades 7-10) offers water sports instruction and fun, land sports, kayaking, paddle-boarding, recreational swim, day trips and week long overnight trips. Counselor in Training program (age 15) offered at Camp Olam provides leadership training and skill development for 4 or 8 weeks during the summer.

Various Specialty Camp offerings (ages 3-15) at the JCC include Circus, Scuba, Basketball, Soccer, Science, Art, Yoga and so much more during the summer.
The United Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York provides scholarship directly to the camp for their distribution.

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