Holiday Camps

Join us for two fun-filled weeks of Winter Camp. We offer an exciting variety of activities for every interest hosted both at the JCC or delivered virtually to your home.

Click below for quick links to your preferred week/camp type.

   

Winter Camp Week 1 (at the JCC)

Monday -Thursday December 21 -24, 2020 | 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Lawrence Family JCC

Join us for two fun filled sessions of Winter Camp. We offer an exciting variety of activities for every interest in a supportive and enriching environment. All camps include sports, art, games and more, as well as swimming (weather permitting).

Price: $395 | JCC Member $330

Mysteries of Magic.....Grades K-3
Abra kadabra! Study a plethora of different magic tricks and learn how to use them to put on a spectacular show! We'll also build a magical wardrobe with a variety of crafts, and play fun magical games to enhance their knowledge and skill.

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Pokemon w/Lego.....Grades K-3
Join Ash and Pikachu as you build, capture, train, and explore the vast world of Pokémon with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts. Design your own Poké Balls, explore the Kanto region, and fly with Charizard. Explore LEGO engineering through the fun world of Pokémon.

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Around the World Cooking.....Grades 4-7
We'll make a wide variety of foods using various cooking methods. Campers will learn how to properly cut, boil, and pan fry among other kitchen skills. Your camper will learn how to make dishes from a variety of different cultures, including but not limited to: Latin American, Asian, American, Italian, Indian, and learn about those regions as well. If your child has any allergies or other dietary restrictions, please let us know.

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We Do EV3 w/Lego.....Grades 4-7
Using the LEGO WeDo® SystemBuild, we'll program robots, learn basic programming skills, simple engineering concepts, and the names of robot components. We will also work in small groups to complete several projects using tilt and motion sensors.

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Winter Camp Week 1 (virtual)

Monday -Thursday December 21-24, 2020 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am & 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Virtual

Enjoy our virtual camps from anywhere you live! You will be notified of where and when to pick up your camp supply kit at the JCC prior to the start of camp. If you reside out of SD County, in order to receive a camp supply kit, you MUST be registered at least one week prior to camp to allow for mailing.

Price Per Camp: $160 | JCC Member $120

Virtual: Ooey, Gooey, Zooey Science.....Grades K-3 | 10:00 am - 11:30am
Campers will learn about animals and plants, but will also work with the slimy aspects of nature, such as animal digestion, plant and decaying animal matter, and lets not forget worms. We'll compost and make worm bins of their own, and they will even get their own worms, dirt, and veggie seeds to get started on making their own organic, sustainable, and environmentally-friendly compost-powered gardens.

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Virtual: Amazing Art .....Grades 4-7 | 10:00 am - 11:30am
We'll teach students basic drawing skills across many different styles and disciplines, basic sculpting skills, and skills needed to turn a blank sheet of paper into a masterful work of art.

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Virtual: Mini Magic.....Grades K-3 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
This camp will give these little magicians-to-be a firm and comfortable start toward building their own magical persona and routines, and increase their speaking ability and selfconfidence as they do.

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Virtual:Edible Science.....Grades 4-7 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Any chef would tell you that cooking is an art, but we would argue that it is a fusion of both art and science, the latter of which is the focus of this camp. We'll create delicious food using various types of scientific reactions. We'll observe these scientific reactions then taste them.

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Winter Camp Week 2 (at the JCC)

Monday - Thursday December 28- 31, 2020 | 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Lawrence Family JCC

Join us for two fun filled sessions of Winter Camp. We offer an exciting variety of activities for every interest in a supportive and enriching environment. All camps include sports, art, games and more, as well as swimming (weather permitting).

Price: $395 | JCC Member $330

Cooking Tasty Treats.....Grades K-3
As far asintoductions to the tools and techniques of cookinggo, this camp is, well...pretty sweet! Campers will learn how to preform cooking methods such as proper cutting, boiling, and pan frying in as safe an evironment as possible, and under the watchful eyes of some of our most experienced teachers.

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MineCraft Engineering w/ Lego.....Grades K-3
Minecraft Engineering with LEGO brings Minecraft to life using tens of thousands of LEGO parts! Build engineer-designed projects such as a Creeper, a Lava Trap, and a Minecart. Create your favorite Minecraft mobs, tools, and objects with the guidance of an experienced instructor.

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Jedi Engineering w/ Lego.....Grades 4-7
The Force Awakens in this introductory engineering course for young Jedi! Explore engineering principles with LEGO materials as we construct the Ewok Village on Endor, fly through space on our X-Wings, and defend the Echo Base on Hoth. We'll also create motorized and architectural projects made with imagination and engineering to defeat the Empire!

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Physics Fantasma.....Grades 4-7
From flight to magnets to computers to the simple drop of a pencil, everything is related to physics in some way. We'll explore the many ways that physics affects our lives and the things around us via fun experiments, and focus on these everyday things through the lens of scientific method.

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Winter Camp Week 2 (virtual)

Monday -Thursday December 28-31, 2020 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am & 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Virtual

Enjoy our virtual camps from anywhere you live! You will be notified of where and when to pick up your camp supply kit at the JCC prior to the start of camp. If you reside out of SD County, in order to receive a camp supply kit, you MUST be registered at least one week prior to camp to allow for mailing.

Price Per Camp: $160 | JCC Member $120

Virtual: Photography.....Grades 4-7 | 10:00 am - 11:30am
Campers will learn how to create, and at the end of the week will make a portfolio of their pictures. They will learn how to edit pictures, learn about lighting and glare, angles, cropping, framing, and all photography.

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Virtual: Slime Factory.....Grades K-3 | 1:00 pm - 23:30 pm

Slimy, smelly, and just plain audacious… Slime factory is the scientific study of all that’s NOT allowed at the dinner table. Join us for an insanely hilarious journey down some of the slimiest paths imaginable!Slime time is the best time.

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Virtual: Magic.....Grades 4-7 | 1:00 pm - 23:30 pm

Abra kadabra! Study a plethora of different magic tricks and learn how to use them to put on a spectacular show! We'll also build a magical wardrobe with a variety of crafts, and play fun magical games to enhance their knowledge and skill..

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Virtual: Crazy Science .....Grades K-3 | 10:00 am - 11:30am
A fusion of our time-tested Physics and Chemisrty Camps, Crazy Science camp will explore the many, many crazy and wonderful things that science can do!

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WHAT TO BRING:

A dairy lunch, bathing suit, and towel. Campers are required to wear closed-toe shoes. 


DROP OFF & PICK UP:

Drop Off: 9:00 a.m. / Pick up: 3:30 p.m. (Unless otherwise noted) at the JCC main front entrance.

  • Please use the JCC main front entrance on Executive Drive for both drop-off and pick up.
  • Staff will greet Campers for temperature checks and escort them in. 


EXTENDED CARE (Available for an extra fee):

  • Monday - Thursday: 8:00–9:00 a.m.
  • Monday - Wednesday: 3:30–6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, December 24 and 31, no extended care.

Price: $12.00 per hour | JCC Member Price: $11.00 per hour.

Late pick-up fee: $1.00 per minute.


LOST & FOUND:

Parents are encouraged to put their child’s name on items

brought to camp. The JCC is not responsible for lost, damaged or stolen personal items. 


LUNCH & SNACK:

Please pack a dairy and peanut-free lunch and drink daily (no meat or poultry). Write your child’s name on his/her lunch bag. Lunches will be kept in a cool place, not refrigerated. A snack and iced water provided.


REGISTRATION & PAYMENT:

Register online at www.lfjcc.org/holidaycamps.

Online registration must be completed with payment one week prior to the first day of camp. Campers going on field trips cannot attend without a completed registration form. For registration questions, contact the camp office at 858.362.1132


INCLUSION:

Our programs welcome children with disabilities on an as space-available basis, contact Wendy Smith 858.362.1123.


SAFETY PROTOCOLS:

For each camp, we are following guidelines provided by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and American Camp Association (ACA). Groups will be limited in size with two counselors, and groups will not intermingle. We will provide each group with as much outdoor time as possible. All LFJCC staff, specialists, and campers will wear masks. Each morning at drop-off temperatures will be checked, any children with temperatures 100 and over will not be permitted to attend camp. Each group will have its own designated space indoors and outdoors.

MEDICATION:

Please deliver any medication to the camp office. Medication must be in a prescription bottle labelled with name, phone number and dosage and with written medical authorization. Medication must be claimed within three days post camp, or it will be disposed of.


CAMP INFORMATION:

Sandy Siperstein Rafner (858) 362-1112