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Teen Camps

Teen Camps are a great option for families trying to transition into new schedules with independently minded teenagers. Too young for a full-time paying job, and not old enough maybe to stay home on their own for weeks at a time, Camp JCC knows how to keep teenagers engaged for summer fun! Plus, we encourage our teens to sign up together as these summer months are all about hanging out with your friends together! Your teen can bring their friends along or discover new friends with the same interests. Summer is about fun with friends at this age!

  • Fun and enriching activities for our oldest campers
  • Fostering their growing needs for autonomy, and providing guidance in decision-making processes
  • Helping them develop the skills needed to pair their budding independence with their desire to belong

To download a Calendar with Teen-specific events, click here!

Teen Travel  |  Entering Grades 7-10

  • Head2Head (competitive activities) - Week 1 (June 17-21, 2019) - $350/camper/week
    • Mon, Jun 17 - Exodus Escape Room
    • Tues, Jun 18 - Treehouse World Archery Tag Skyzone
    • Wed, Jun 19 - Watson Adventures Scavenger Hunt 
    • Thur, Jun 20 - A2Z Paintball
    • Fri, Jun 21 - Midatlantic Grand Prix
  • Adrenaline (high energy activities) - Week 4 (July 8-12, 2019) - $480/camper/week
    • Mon, Jul 8 - Pinnacle Parkour
    • Tues, Jul 9 - Six Flags Great Adventure (late return - 6 PM)
    • Wed, Jul 10 - Bucks County River Country Rafting
    • Thur, Jul 11 - Dorney Park (late return - 6 PM)
    • Fri, Jul 12 - Midway Speedway (early departure - 7:30 AM)
  • Splash (water parks, tubing, etc.) - Week 7 (July 29-Aug 2, 2019) - $410/camper/week
    • Mon, Jul 29 - Kayaking & Paddleboats at Lum's Pond
    • Tues, Jul 30 - Wildwater Kingdom (late return - 6 PM)
    • Wed, July 31 - Rehoboth Beach (late return - 6 PM)
    • Thur, Aug 1 - Breakwater Beach (late return - 6 PM)
    • Fri, Aug 2 - Hurricane Harbor (late return - 6 PM)

Leaders in Training (LITs)  |  Entering Grades 8-9 | $400/2 week session

  • 2-week long sessions
    • Weeks 2 & 3 (June 24-28, 2019 & July 1-5, 2019, no Camp on Thurs, July 4)
    • Weeks 5 & 6 (July 15-19, 2019 & July 22-26, 2019)
    • Weeks 8 & 9 (August 5-9, 2019 & August 12-16, 2019)
  • Hands-on training and team building
    • LITs will work together on service projects during their sessions
    • LITs will spend time with the activity and bunk counselors each week to gain real experience in how to lead programming for campers
    • LITs will travel each week to popular field trip destinations in the area

Counselors in Training (CITs)  |  Entering Grade 10 | $25/week

If you have a young person who will be entering 10th grade in the fall and is thinking about a future summer job as a camp counselor, our CIT program is an ideal "practice-run" to see if they can handle the responsibility of meeting a daily schedule, being accountable for a group of younger children and maintaining calm under pressure from a full day of activities.  Since the minimum commitment is 4 weeks, but ideally we do like to have our CITs for the whole summer, our scheduling keeps family vacation plans in mind.  Here are the highlights of CITs' experiences:

  • Have fun at Camp JCC while getting hands-on training working with campers and counselors
  • Participate in team building from the perspective of a participant and as a team leader
  • CIT’s will spend time with the specialists and bunks each week to gain real experience working with children and staff
  • Spend time with their fellow CIT’s and gain insight on how to turn their CIT lessons into resume- building experiences

J Teens Escape (JTE) | Entering Grades 8-10

A pop up camp experience for teens entering 8th to 10th grade this fall. For details, please visit the JTE page. 

101 Garden of Eden Road

Wilmington, DE 19803

302-478-5660

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