Important Contacts, Information & Camp Policies

Important Information & Camp Policies


The JCCSF strives to make Summer Camp a fun, positive and safe experience for all campers. We expect all campers and parents to support our efforts to achieve this goal.

Refunds and Changes

Wait List

Conduct & Policies
Financial Assistance
Parent Manual
Camp Lunches


JCCSF Summer Camp online registration is fast, simple and secure. Forget the hassle of mailing and faxing. Simply log on to whenever you want – 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Register multiple campers for multiple camps and pay online, immediately securing spots in your favorite available camps.

  • Monday, January 26 – Priority registration for JCCSF Center Members begins.
  • Wednesday, January 28 – Registration for Community Members, Returning Campers and JCCSF Preschool Families begins.
  • Friday, January 30 – Public registration begins.


STEP 1: Go to to view camps.

STEP 2: Select "Register Now" and create a profile.*

Be prepared with the following information:

  • JCCSF Member information (if applicable)
  • Emergency contact numbers (other than a parent)
  • Allergy information
  • Dietary information
  • Immunization information
  • Medical information (physician name, phone number and address)
  • Medical insurance information (insurance company name and policy/group number)

STEP 3: Review your camp selections.

STEP 4: Finalize checkout and place a $150 deposit per camp session or pay in full (outstanding balances will be charged May 19, 2015).

STEP 5: Review your confirmation and contact the Camp Office at or 415.276.1537 if you have questions.

*Returning Campers:
If you are a returning camp family with an existing account, you do not need to create a new profile – the majority of your required information should already be filled in for you. Simply log on as a "Returning User," update your profile with any new information, then proceed to Step 3.

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A nonrefundable deposit of $150 per child, per session is due with registration.  Families applying for financial assistance must register and place a deposit of $150 per child, per session. Individual camp sessions may be one to three weeks long; each camp session requires a deposit. All fees must be paid in full for Extended Care at the time of registration. You may pay by e-check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover.

Outstanding balances will be charged May 19, 2015.

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Payment is due in full by May 19, 2015.

  • Registrations not paid in full by May 19, may be canceled and the spot opened to our wait list.

  • ƒRegistrations after May 19, 2015, must be paid in full at the time of registration and are nonrefundable.

  • Outstanding balances will be charged May 19, 2015

  • Tax ID #94-3227260.

  • Fee Key: M – Members | P – Public

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Refunds, less the $150 nonrefundable deposit per camp, will be issued for cancellation requests received in writing by May 19, 2015.

  • There are no refunds after May 19, 2015

  • There are no refunds or reductions in fees for days missed due to illness, absence, vacations, change in family circumstance during camp sessions, suspension or dismissal.

  • There are no refunds for partial sessions.

  • There are no refunds for Extended Care.

  • There is a $40 transfer fee per camp for changing the sessions and/or programs for which your child is registered after initial enrollment (except for changes resulting from changes in wait-list status). Transfer fees must be paid at time of transfer. Credit transfers are only valid during Summer 2015 and are limited to campers within the same household.

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Newly available spaces in camps will be filled from the wait list by the Camp Office on a strict first-come, first-served basis. Camp participants may not offer their canceled spot to another child.

  • Should a camp be filled, you may register your child for the camp waitlist at no cost.

  • ƒIf a space becomes available, the Camp Office will contact you to see if you are still interested in enrolling your child in the camp.

  • If you accept, enrollment will be subject to the policies noted herein.

  • Should you decline or fail to complete enrollment within 48 hours, you will lose your place on the wait list for that particular camp and/or session.

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We want our camps to be a fun, positive and safe experience for all campers. We expect all campers and parents to conduct themselves in an appropriate manner and to support our efforts to achieve this goal, including honoring camp policies. Accordingly, the JCCSF reserves the right to suspend or dismiss your child from the summer camp program if the JCCSF concludes in its sole discretion that your child's or your conduct is disruptive to the summer camp program. No refunds or reduction in fees are issued for days missed due to suspension or dismissal. Additional camp policies are set forth in the Parent Manual attached to your confirmation email and available online.

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The JCCSF strives to make its programs accessible to individuals and families from all backgrounds. We may offer financial assistance, made possible by our generous supporters, to those who may not be able to afford to pay full camp fees. To apply, first complete online registration to hold your spot. A $150 deposit per camp session is required. Next, complete the financial assistance application and submit with all required documentation by email to, by fax to 415.276.1555, or by mail to: Attn: Financial Aid Administrator, JCCSF, 3200 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94118.

Financial Assistance FAQ

(Applications for K – 8 camps are due March 27, 2015. Applications for preschool camp are due April 10, 2015. Applications received after deadline will be considered only if funds remain available. For additional information about financial assistance, please email the Financial Aid Administrator at

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  • The JCCSF café, Community Table, offers boxed lunches for campers throughout all camp sessions. There are two boxed lunch menus to choose from (Standard and Deluxe), each with four lunch options to choose from.

    pdf Click here for Camp Lunch Order Form.

    Boxed lunches must be ordered in person at Community Table. Please complete one order form per child. Bring the completed form and payment to a cash register at Community Table. Boxed lunches must be ordered by 7:00 pm on the Thursday prior to the week of camp your child is attending. Café hours are from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm Monday – Friday and 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Saturday and Sunday. Cash and credit cards only.

    Cancellations must be submitted in writing by 7:00 pm on the Thursday prior to the week of camp your child is attending. Please note, there are no cash refunds for lunch cancellations. For the complete cancellation policy, please contact the café directly. If you cancel or change your child's camp sessions, please contact the café directly to change your order. 

    If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Café General Manager Michele Pfeifer at 415.276.1519 or

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To report an absence or provide logistics information while you camper is at camp, call the camp hotline at 415.563.6608.

Camper Registration:
Chrissy Kincer, Youth and Family Program Administrator
415.276.1537 or

General Camp Questions:
Gayle Effron, Assistant Camp and Family Programs Manager
415.292.1224 or

Hannah Long, Camp and Family Programs Manager
415.292.1255 or 

CIT and JC Programs:
Lauren Greenberg, SF Teen Outreach Program Coordinator
415.292.1252 or

Swim School:
415.292.1268 or

Or email us at

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