Camp A La Carte & Camp Habonim
Talia Mugg, Camp A La Carte & Habonim Director x 245 email@example.com
Megan Catlin, Camp A La Carte & Habonim Co-Director x 238 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Camp A La Carte
Entering Grades K-6 in the Fall of 2013
Camp A La Carte incorporates the best of all K-6 camps. Daily choice of electives. Daily swim. Choose all sports, all arts, all cooking or some of each: sports, swimming, arts and crafts, board games, wall climbing, cooking and more.
Week A - First Course, June 10 - June 14
Week B - Second Course, June 17 - June 21
Week 9 - Third Course, August 19 - August 23
Monday - Friday 9 AM - 4 PM
Weekly Rates: $210/M & $250/NM
Daily Rates: $45/M & $55/NM
GRADES 1 - 6
Camp Habonim immerses children entering grades 1-6 in a wide variety of exciting, memorable, and enriching camp experiences and provides happiness, relaxation, and smiles on campers' faces! Our curriculum focuses on activities that enable children to grow, build relationships, and develop self-esteem throughout the camp season. Sports, swimming, climbing tower, Jewish culture, and an art program offer a variety of enriching experiences for our campers, ensuring each child a summer of creativity, skill-building, new friends and most importantly, fun!
CAMP HABONIM SESSIONS 2013:
Week 1.............June 24 - June 28
Week 2.............July 1 - July 5 (No Camp July 4, 2013
Week 3.............July 8 - July 12
Week 4.............July 15 - July 19
Week 5.............July 22 - July 26
Week 6.............July 29 - August 2
Week 7.............August 5 - August 9
Week 8.............August 12 - August 16
The Lower Unit
GRADES 1 AND 2
FOR CHILDREN ENTERING GRADES 1 OR 2 IN THE FALL OF 2013
- 2 swims daily, Red Cross instructional swim and free swim.
- Traditional camp activities.
- Twice-weekly choice periods.
- Weekly cookouts
- Coed groups.
Monday - Friday •
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Weeks 1, 3-8, $210/M, $250/NM
Week 2, $170/M, $200/NM
The Upper Unit
GRADES 3 THROUGH 6
FOR CHILDREN ENTERING GRADES 3 - 6 IN THE FALL OF 2013
- Electives: Campers register for a single ELECTIVE which runs 5 mornings a week. Some electives require a 2-week commitment.
- Instructional swim for all campers enrolled in electives that take place on the JCC campus.
- All Campers participate in free swim.
- Traditional camp activities.
- Weekly cookout
Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Weeks 1, 3-8 $210/M, $250/NM
Week 2, $170/M, $200/NM
CAMP HABONIM EXTENDED DAY MODULES
Monday - Friday • 7:30 - 9 am • $10 M, $12 NM per day
Monday - Friday • 4:00 - 5:30 pm • $10 M, $12 NM per day
Bus Transportation from the Westboro/Shrewsbury service area is available at the rate of $14/per day/ round trip or $8/each way. No refunds for transportation services.
THE FOLLOWING ELECTIVES ARE AVAILABLE FOR AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE.
SESSION NUMBERS ARE INDICATED:
- AMERICAN GIRLS - GIRLS EMPOWERED
- HORSEBACK RIDING
- LEGO ROBOTICS
- SWORD LESSONS at Higgins Armory Musuem
Girls will have fun with their American Girl dolls as they learn lessons about character and friendships. Elective includes matching girl/doll crafts, role plays and fitness activities, all while girls learn to be empowered and true to themselves.
Weeks 3 - $40 per week
Learn basic archery skills from the experts at Fin & Feather archery. They will emphasize safety first and the fundamentals of archery. Stance, proper bow grip. drawing an arrow, anchoring a sight and release with follow through will be the focus on your way to gianing a working knowledge of archery.
Weeks 1 & 5 - $125 per week
Let Cyprian Keyes PGA golf pros make you a pro. Each golfer will learn the following: proper grip, grip pressure, stance, balance, swing mechanics, short games, long games, woods, irons, bunker play chipping, putting rules, and golf course management. The group will take what they have learned out onto Cyprian Keyes' scenic par 3 golf course. Collared shirt required.
Weeks 2 & 7 - $130 per week
GIDDY UP!! Children trot, gallop and canter their way through the summer while receiving instruction in riding, handling, feeding, grooming and care of horses. Campers must wear long pants and close-toe sturdy shoes. Helmet is supplied if you do not own one. Completed and signed liability form is due on the first day of elective.
Week 1, 4 & 8 - $135 per week
Join our Lego expert and be a part of the JCC Lego Team. Using the specialized technology developed by Lego and used in thousands of schools and colleges throughout the U.S., children will learn to use "Lego" Programming Language to create Lego cars that drive themselves and cranes that lift objects. Let your imagination soar! All abilities welcome! Limit 12 participants.
Two week commitment required:
Weeks 3/4, 5/6 & 7/8 - $125
AHOY! All your "landlubbers", come sail away with us at the JCC. We will be learning how to sail at Quinsigmaond Lake with a certified staff that will teach students everything from water safety to tying knots. You'll learn everything you need to know to be "shipshape".
Weeks 3 & 6 - $120 per week.
Learn to wield the knightly longsword and other knightly weapons as you follow in the footsteps of legends in our Youth Summer Swordplay Series. Sessions are from 10 AM - 12 PM, the daily for 1 week. Each day's session begins with a focus on the Higgins collection and follows with a 1 1/2 hours of swordplay training. Led by a senior Museum interpreter and a certified swordplay instructor, the classes are fun, active and also educational. No experience necessary. All safety and swordplay equipment provided. The Summer Swordplay Series is designed specifically for youths ages 9-14 years old.
Weeks 2 & 6 - $125 per week
Tennis anyone? Learn the many skills and techniques of tennis. Beginners are welcome as well as advanced players. We will travel to the Paxton Sports Centre. Smooth soled sneakers are preferred.
Weeks 3 & 5 - $120 per week
This yoga elective will promote inner strength, confidence, self esteem and respect for others, through breathing and meditation technique. This elective is a fun and creative approach to Yoga for all children. Strength, flexibility, coordination and total respect for the body will be taught by our certified yoga instructor.
Week 1 & 7 - $65 per week
THE FOLLOWING ELECTIVES ARE AVAILABLE AT NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE AND ARE HELD ON THE JCC CAMPUS. SESSION NUMBERS ARE INDICATED:
- BEADING AND BEYOND
- BE AN AUTHOR
- BUILD IT
- FOOD AROUND THE WORLD
- FRISBEE FANATICS Use a Frisbee in ways you've never tried before. Incorporate Frisbee use in a variety of sports including Frisbee golf, Frisbee football, and Frisbee baseball.
- GREETING CARD MAKING
- HEBREW B'IVRIT
- INCREDIBLE, EDIBLE ART
- JUMP ROPE CONDITIONING
- LIGHTS CAMERA ACTION!
- NET BOUND
- NHL STREET
- RECYCLED ART - FROM JUNK TO MASTERPIECE
- SPORTS OF ALL SPORTS
- WALL CLIMBING
Learn basic principles applied to beading or build on your previously learned skills. Using wire and various materials, you will make original jewelry and other works of art.
Any child who has ever dreamed of writing a book can do exactly that at this new elective. Campers will work together to write and illustrate a real book on a topic of the class choice.
Build it provides children with an exciting week of making great projects! Campers learn how to safely use different tools and develop their creativity as they make something new each day.
Get your culinary passport stamped as your travel around the world. Learn about the culinary customs and cook some delicious treats from France, Mexico, Italy and China. Enjoy and take home a cookbook to use and impress others. It's delicious fun!
Weeks 1 & 4
Weeks 1 & 5
Design your very own greeting cards. Using special materials, you will create meaningful and beautiful cards for all occasions.
Weeks 1 & 8
Join our Israeli counselor to learn simple Hebrew words through fun games and hands-on activities.
Children will make projects they can eat, and projects made with edilbe ingrediants including jewelry, candy bouquets and more. Creativity is a must - as is an appetite for fun!
Jumping ropeis one of the best ways to get fit and stay strong. In this elective you'll not only be jumping rope but also body conditioning and interval training all set to music. The music will motivate you and turn fitness into fun.
Weeks 3 & 8
Whether your camper is ready for his or her close-up or prefers the action behind the camera on set, this inventive elective is picture perfect! Campers will develop, write, and video their own show which will be aired for the camp on Friday.
Weeks 2 & 5
Campers will become familiar with the fundamentals of "net" games. Learn skills and play matches here at the JCC on our outdoor tennis courts and on the lawn. From volleyball and tennis to badminton to soccer.
Weeks 3 & 7
It's exciting...it's fast paced!! Drill sessions, fundamental skills with daily games. Our week will culminate with round robin tournament play and fun contests.
Weeks 2 & 6
From pots to sculpture, beginners and experts alike will create funky and amazing air-dry clay creations. Using their hands and everyday items, children will make one of a kind works of art.
This "green" elective investigates creative ways to turn trash into a child's treasure. Using everyday household items and previously loved objects, kids discover ways to create art.
Learn to scrap book and create memories using different tools and techniques. Organize your special photos in a meaningful way.
If you like variety, this is the elective for you! Choose your favorite...soccer, wiffle ball, football, basketball or tennis. Everyday there's something new and exciting to play at the J. You'll never be bored.
Weeks 4 & 8
Climb the 25 foot, outdoor climbing tower. Each side offers its own climbing challenge. Team building, using both physical and mental resources, will be a major focus of this elective. Children will also participate in some basic upper body strength training, which will help them reach new heights in their climbing skills. Children are guided by trained staff. Instruction is provided in the proper use of safety equipment.