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ART EXPLORATION CAMP

Entering Grades K–6

Weekly Option Available

Weeks 1-8

Our art camps combine learning and fun under the guidance of experienced and creative artists. This camp teaches a variety of techniques and medias, including drawing, painting, sculpting, ceramics and mixed media.

  • Campers enjoy general activities, including recreational swimming, various sports, arts and crafts, and special events.
  • A wide array of projects are created each week, including ceramics, sculpture, printmaking/silkscreen, drawing and painting while exploring art history.
  • An art exhibition is held every Friday in the MARJCC Solomon Family Lobby.
  • Artists of all skill levels are encouraged to register.
  • Weekly field trips.
 
 
 
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M&M PERFORMING ARTS CAMP

Entering Grades 2-6

Four Week Commitment Required

Weeks 1-4 and 6-9 

What is summer camp without some drama? In our M&M Performing Arts camp, campers learn what it is like to put on a show in just a few weeks.

 

Through improv and theatrical exercises, theatre games, singing, stage movement, acting, body percussion, and dance, campers learn all the skills needed to audition, interview, and rehearse lines with friends.

 

  • Enjoy general activities, including recreational swimming, various sports, arts and crafts, and special events.
  • Camp culminates with a performance at the end of Weeks 4 and 8 for parents and other campers to enjoy!
  • Campers perform in the state-of-the-art Alan & Diane Lieberman Theater.
  • Weekly field trips.
 
 
 

EXTREME T’NUAH

Entering Grades 4–6

Minimum of Two Consecutive Weeks Required

Weeks 5–8 

Our dance camp offers specialized programs that promote learning new dance skills under the guidance of trained professionals in a safe and supportive environment.

  • Campers enjoy general activities, including recreational swimming, various sports, arts and crafts, and special events.
  • This camp offers an advanced dance program with intensive training.
  • This camp culminates with a performance at the end of Week 4 for parents and other campers to enjoy!
  • Weekly field trips.

Trip to Chicago, IL • July 17-21, 2023

 This exciting trip includes visits to incredible destinations, including Six Flags Great America, Millenium Park, the Shedd Aquarium, and unforgettable dance workshops at Giordano’s Dance Studio, created by Jazz legendary Gus Giordano.

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BASKETBALL CAMP

Entering Grades 1–8

Weekly Option Available

Weeks 1-9

This camp offers skills and technique development for boys and girls and a better understanding of the components of basketball. Trained professionals and coaches provide instruction.

 

 

 

  • Campers enjoy general activities, including recreational swimming, various sports, arts and crafts, and special events.
  • This camp features skills development, competitive scrimmages, and games.
  • Campers are trained by our USA Youth Basketball and Jr. NBA-certified coaches
  • Campers are grouped by grade and skill level.
  • Weekly field trips.

MADLI-TEEN

Entering Grades 6–8

Weekly Option Available

Weeks 1-9

Our variety camps offer recreational swimming, various sports, arts and crafts, music, dance, Judaic programming, and special events.

 

  • Campers might participate in activities that enhance their literacy skills.
  • Campers attend a wide variety of special activities that improve their social skills.
  • Weekly field trips.

FLAG FOOTBALL

Entering Grades 1–8

Weekly Option Available

Weeks 1,2,3,5,6,and 7 

This camp offers skills and technique development for boys and girls and a better understanding of the components of football. Trained professionals and coaches provide instruction.

 

  • Campers enjoy general activities, including recreational swimming, various sports, arts and crafts, and special events.
  • This camp features skills development for beginners and advanced, innovative drills, speed and agility training, and competitive scrimmage practice.
  • Camp is taught by trained by our USA Flag Football–certified coaches.
  • Campers are grouped by grade and skill level.
  • Weekly field trips.

SOCCER CAMP

Entering Grades K–6

Weekly option available.

This camp offers skills and technique development for boys and girls and a better understanding of the components of soccer. Trained professionals and coaches provide instruction.

 

  • Campers enjoy general activities, including recreational swimming, various sports, arts and crafts, and special events.
  • This camp features skills development, innovative drills, and a unique approach to the sport.
  • Futsal (indoor soccer) and Beach Soccer included.
  • Camp is taught by USSF-licensed coaches and former soccer professionals.
  • Campers are grouped by grade and skill level.
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TENNIS ACADEMY

Entering Grades 1–8

Weekly option available.

Our tennis camp offers skills and technique development for boys and girls and a better understanding of the components of the game of tennis. Trained professionals and coaches provide instruction.

 

  • Campers enjoy general activities, including recreational swimming, various sports, arts and crafts, and special events.
  • This camp is a combination of tennis skills for all levels, match play, and fitness. Campers learn sportsmanship and game etiquette.
  • Campers are grouped by grade and skill level.

SwimRight AQUA+

Entering Grades 3–8

Minimum Commitment of Two Consecutive Weeks Required 

Week 2–3, 5-6, and 7–8 

SwimRight’s Aqua+ Camp is the most advanced swimming camp, featuring SwimRight’s progressive and successful Learn-To-Swim Method, developed by 4-time Olympic Champion Lenny Krayzelburg. Our team of swimming professionals enhances camper’s swimming skills in an intensive, engaging, and fun training environment.

 

  • A focus on swim training, stroke development, endurance, and dryland training.
  • The daily curriculum includes aquatic-related games and activities and water-related field trips.
  • Foster connections by providing a safe, comfortable environment to have fun, develop athletic skills, set goals, and make new friends.
  • Field trip once a week.

*Campers must be proficient swimmers and able to swim for 1.5 hours each day

*Tryout is required

COMPETITIVE GYMNASTICS TEAM

Entering Grades 1–11

Registration by Invitation Only

Weeks 1-8

Our competitive gymnastics camp offers your athlete a variety of training opportunities by our experienced high-level team coaches in preparation for the upcoming season.

 

  • Campers enjoy general activities, including recreational swimming, various sports, arts and crafts, and special events.
  • Campers experience conditioning/agility training, plyometrics, dance and choreography—all the components needed to enhance athleticism.
  • This camp is designed for campers enrolled in Pre-Team or Team during the school year.
  • Weekly field trips.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

KOACH I Special Needs Camp

Entering Grades K–8

Four-week commitment required.

Weeks 1–4 and Weeks 5–8

Our Special Needs camps provide an educational, creative, socially, and emotionally safe environment for campers with special needs.

  • Eligible campers are mainstreamed into our variety camps and participate in the same activities while “buddied” with a shadow counselor.
  • An intake application and a personal interview prior to acceptance are required.
  • Sibling discounts are not available.
 
 

OMETZ I Special Needs Camp

Ages 14 and up

Two Week Commitment Required—Not Consecutive

Weeks 2–8

Our Special Needs camp provides a warm, caring environment conducive to fostering friendships for campers with special needs. Campers will enjoy Camp Sol Taplin’s fun-filled activities, including recreational swimming, music, arts and crafts, various sports, and weekly field trips.
  • Small group setting with low staff: camper ratio
  • Social skills development
  • Interview with Ometz Director required prior to registration



MADATZIM CIT

Entering Grade 9

Two Consecutive Week Commitment Required

Weeks 1-4 and 5-8

  • Participants enjoy daily leadership training, life skills, mindfulness, yoga, team building, and sports.
  • This program instills leadership and management skills through on-the-job training offering various camps and weekly skills sessions with trained professionals.

LIT

Entering Grade 8

Two Consecutive Week Commitment Required

Weeks 1–2, 3-4, 5-6, and 7–8

  • Participants experience daily leadership training.
  • This program instills leadership and supervision skills through on-the-job training every other week within various camps. 
  • Bi-weekly skills sessions are provided with trained leadership professionals. 
  • Over the eight weeks, campers will learn skills, including opening a bank account, changing a tire, building furniture, planning games, healthy habits, and having fun in sports, team building, and more. 
  • Weekly field trips.  
  • Enrollment in this program is based on an interview process.

Before and After Care Program

Minimum Age is 4

Weekly Rate $95

This optional extended day program is available before and after regular camp hours at an additional fee. Before and after care include outdoor play and quiet games.

Before Care Program         

Monday through Friday      7:30 a.m.–8:45 a.m.

After Care Program            

Monday–Thursday             4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

Friday                                   4:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

A late fee of $1 per minute will be charged after 6:00 p.m. on Monday through Thursday and after 5:30 p.m. on Friday.

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  • if you are experiencing any symptoms related to COVID-19, or
  • if you have come into direct contact with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19, or
  • if anyone in your household is experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, or
  • if anyone in your household has come into direct contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19

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