Summer Camps

Summer 2018 Camps

*Registration for Summer 2018 is now closed*

Are you interested in a summer camp program that is tailored towards preschoolers? Then come join Lerner’s preschool camp! You can join us for the entire summer, or on a week by week basis.

Lerner’s preschool camp is open to students 2 years old through 4 years old (children may turn 5 during the summer and remain in the camp).

Highlights: Lerner provides morning snack and students “swim” daily in the JCC Splash Pool!

Directors: Cheryl Berkes and Caryn Rosenberg


Hours and Weekly Cost 

8:00 AM – 1:00 PM $230
8:00 AM – 3:15* PM $270
8:00 AM – 5:30 PM $300

*this new dismissal time is to accommodate families who have children in both Lerner Preschool Camp and Camp Shelanu.

Have an older child? Camp Shelanu at the JCC has summer camp for rising K-8th with daily swimming, aerial silks, bouldering wall, science, arts, sports, teambuilding, Jewish values and Israeli culture and more!  School’s Out camps for Preschool (3-5 year olds) and K-5th grades.

Weeks and Themes

Week 1: 6/11-6/15 - Monsters & Aliens - What in the World?

Your child is sure to have a monstrously good time…inventing, drawing and playing with “monsters” and other out of this world creatures.  So, allow us to unleash your child’s inner monster and let the wild party begin!

Week 2: 6/18-6/22 - A Week on the Farm

“Lerner Preschool will have a farm…EIEIO.  And on that farm, our campers come…EIEIO.”  For animal games and animal crafts, we’ll have fun…on the farm we will simply have a blast.   

Week 3: 6/25-6/29 - Spectacular Science

Spend a week exploring the wonders of spectacular science! We’ll spark your child’s curiosity with fun and wacky experiments that are sure to please. 

Week 4: (Mini Week) 7/2-7/6 - Happy Birthday USA! (closed Wednesday, July 4)

Come celebrate America’s birthday with us!  We’ll spend the week partying in honor of the U.S.A. and having fun with patriotic crafts, music, and food.

Week 5: 7/9-7/13 - Kids in the Kitchen

Watch out Iron Chefs!  Kids are taking over the kitchen duties and we can’t wait to make a new batch of recipes that are sure to make hungry tummies happy.

Week 6: 7/16-7/20 - What’s In the Garden?

We’ll answer that question as we explore leaves, flowers, plants and the creatures that live in our gardens.  So, be sure to join us as we get down and dirty with a week of garden fun.

Week 7: 7/23-7/27 - We Love Dr. Seuss

Oh, the places we’ll go during Dr. Seuss week.  We’ll enjoy the works of this beloved author through his books, songs, art, and cooking projects.  This camp comes highly recommended by Thing One and Thing Two.

Week 8: 7/30-8/3 - If We Build It, You Will Come

Are you ready to build something? It’s all things construction this week.  So, put on your hard hat on and join us in the construction zone for loads of building fun, both indoors and out.

Week 9: 8/6-8/10 - Let’s Go Camping

Grab some gear and throw on your backpack ‘cause we’re going camping!  Join us as we pitch a tent, build a campfire, and make s’mores.  We may even go on a bear hunt or two.  We’re not afraid.

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