Preteen & Teen Camps - Grades 6 - 8

Preteen & Teen Camps (Grades 6 – 8)

Preteen & Teen Camps offer urban and wilderness adventures, day trips, overnight escapades and learning and leadership opportunities. Each of the one-week Adventure Camp sessions features a unique theme, so campers continue to have new experiences throughout the summer. Leadership Opportunities empower campers to serve as role models, and teach important skills that prepare them to meet challenges in school and beyond.

ADVENTURE CAMPS

Campers experience a mix of urban and wilderness adventures, day trips and overnight escapades. Each of the one-week sessions features a unique theme, so campers continue to have new experiences throughout the summer.

Register Now for K – 8 Camps!

  • Theme Parks • M $455 | P $505

    June 9 – 13
    July 21 –25

    Great America • Six Flags • Scandia • Swim & Hike • Ice Skating

  • Trek 'n' Trail Big Basin Redwoods • M $480 | P $530

    June 16 – 20 [FULL]

    Campers participate in team building and trip planning in San Francisco, then head to Big Basin Redwoods State Park for two nights of camping, hiking, exploring and fun.
    To add your camper to the waitlist, please click here.

  • Water Extravaganza • M $455 | P $505

    June 23 – 27
    July 14 – 18

    Raging Waters • Water World • Lake Day • Marinwood • Swim & Field Day

  • Culinary Camp: DIY Chef • M $345 | P $395

    June 30 – July 3 (no camp July 4)

    Campers learn to make dishes from start to finish, with recipes and ingredients that require no assistance. Campers calculate budgets and portions specific to their family and prepare their own take-home recipe books and shopping lists.

  • Culinary Camp is also available for Grades 3 – 5. For more information, click here.

  • Community Champions • M $345 | P $395

    July 7 – 11 [FULL]

    Campers give back to the community, learning about poverty and local vulnerable populations while engaging in daily volunteering. Each day campers serve lunch at Glide Memorial Church.
    To add your camper to the waitlist, please click here.

  • Sports Stars • M $455 | P $505

    July 28 – August 1

    Swim Day • Baseball Game (schedule permitting) • Climbing Wall • Bowling & Field Day • House of Air

  • Junior Lifeguards • M $425 | P $475

    August 4 – 8

    Junior lifeguards get a jump start on lifeguard training with daily workouts, certification testing, marine education, intramural lifeguard competitions and more. CPR, First Aid and Basic Water Rescue certifications are provided upon completion. Please contact Hannah Long at 415.292.1255 or hlong@jccsf.org to arrange for a swim test prior to registration.

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NEW! MEDIA CAMPS

Campers get creative with technology and express themselves through different mediums, learning digital photography, web design and blogging.

Register Now for K – 8 Camps!

  • Digital Photography • M $425 | P $475

    August 4 – 8

    Campers become competent with basic camera settings and image composition, taking photos at the JCCSF and at other unique locations around the city. After uploading their photos in the computer lab, they learn the tools and tricks to manipulate their images and create a final product. Campers supply their own digital cameras, memory sticks and uploading cards.

  • Digital Photography is also available for Grades 3 – 5. For more information, click here.

  • Web Design & Blogging • M $625 | P $675

    August 11 – 15

    Campers learn cutting-edge coding skills to create advanced multimedia and interactive websites to host their very own blog. They also find their voice through poetry, journalistic observation and photography – all in an age-appropriate environment.

Click here for information about GADS Grads – For Girls • Grades 6 – 8
Learn more about leadership opportunities for campers grades 9 – 12.
Learn more about the JCC Maccabi Experience for Jewish teens.

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