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SUMMER CAMP 2014 - June 16-Aug 15

We know you have many choices for camp... here’s why Camp Kehillah is the camp for you!

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  • Camp for kids in Pre-K thru 10th Grade!
  • Low camper-to-counselor ratios!
  • First-Aid, CPR and AED certified staff!
  • Premier skill-based swimming program for all swim levels
  • Premium & convenient location on an 11-acre campus featuring: art studio, theater, enclosed outdoor field and playground, gym, and award-winning pools & fitness center!
  • Personalized swim instruction for K-10th Grade campers!
  • Exciting Field Trips & Overnights!
  • ACA Accredited!

 

 


 

Resources & Information Click on any item below

Important Dates

April 1  – Scholarship Deadline

May 15 – Balance due, cancellation policy changes

June 11 – Camp Orientations at Osher Marin JCC
                  PreK @ 5:30PM @ Preschool
                  K-10th Grade @ 6:30PM @ JCC

June 16 – First day of Camp!

August 15 – Last day of Camp 

Pre-K Camp Hours & Locations

PRE-K CAMP
At the JCC Preschool San Rafael at the Osher Marin JCC 

Rishonim (toddlers)
Half Day 9:30am-12:30pm
Full Day 9:30am-3:30pm

Yeladim (Pre-K)
Half Day 9:30am-1:30pm
Full Day 9:30am-3:30pm

K-10th Camp Hours & Locations

KINDERGARTEN CAMP

At the Osher Marin JCC 

San Rafael Site: Drop off 9-9:30am, Pick up 3:30-4pm

 

K-10TH GRADE CAMP

At the Osher Marin JCC: Drop off 9-9:30am, Pick up 3:30-4pm

Extended Care

 
Preschool Extended Care: 7:30am -6pm

K-10th Grade Extended Care: 7:30am-6pm

Weekly Prices
AM Care $35 member, $40 public
PM Care $55 member, $60 public

Daily Drop-In Prices
AM Care $15/day
PM Care $20/day

Payment Policy

Members save on average 10% or more compared to public rates for each camp session. Join the JCC and save - Click here or call Membership at 415-444-8000 for more information.

Camp fees include: art supplies, snacks, field trip transportation and admission, overnight meals and transportation, and 1 camp t-shirt per camper per summer. Campers must wear their camp t-shirts for all field trip days. Additional t-shirts may be purchased for $10 each.

Payment Options:

  1. Pay in full
  2. Pay only the deposit at time of registration ($50 per camp registration) and automatically have 50% of your balance billed on April 15 and May 15
  3. Pay only the deposit ($50 per camp registration) and automatically have your balance billed in full on May 15th
  4. Pay only the deposit today and establish an extended payment plan by contacting the Camp Office directly (415-444-8055). If no payment plan is established, you will be autobilled for your full balance on May 15th.

Cancellation & Change Policy

 

If the JCC cancels a session of camp for any reason, a full credit or refund will be issued. Camp reserves the right to cancel any camp within two weeks of the program if numbers are below minimum enrollment.

If you decide to cancel, we will issue a refund, minus a $50 non-refundable deposit for each camp for each child until May 15. After May 15 there is an additional $50/week or portion thereof for each week past the May 15 deadline. All fees are non-refundable once a camp session begins.

Changes: There is a $20 fee for each change from one program to another.

 Discount Policy

 

2014 Discounts - Buy 4 weeks of camp and receive one more for FREE! Free week cannot be transfered to siblings or other campers, and is only valid for the current summer.

Only one discount per family. Discounts may be combined with a free week bundle.  Discounts do not apply to extended care, challah or other additional purchases.

Sibling Discount:
For households with two or more children enrolled at camp, a 10% discount is applied to the one camper with the lowest total camp fees. One sibling discount per family. Cannot be combined with staff or Jewish professional discounts.

Staff or Jewish Professional Discount:
Contact the camp office for more information if you are an employee of a Jewish organization or of the OMJCC. One staff discount per family. Cannot be combined with sibling discount.

Food Policy

Although not required, we ask that parents are sensitive to Kashrut policy and campers with food allergies. We ask that lunches are Kosher-style (no pork) and do not contain peanuts/tree nuts/nut oils.

Lunch:
Families are responsible for sending campers with a lunch everyday. Afternoon snacks and occasional special treats are provided. If your camper has specific dietary restrictions or is a picky eater, we ask that you please provide alternative snack options.

Late Nights & Overnights:
Families will be notified of what meals will be provided for Late Night and Overnight events. If your camper has specific dietary restrictions or is a picky eater, we ask that you please provide alternative food options.

Parent Handbooks & Downloads

Camp Parent Handbook 2014

Preschool Parent Handbook 2014

Required Camp Health Forms

 

These forms MUST be completed & submitted to the camp office before the camper’s first day at camp. Your camper(s) may not come to camp until these forms have been completed and submitted.

Each camper must have their own set of these forms. Click to download or pick up copies outside the Camp Office.
1. Camp Health History Forms

  • If you choose to forgo vaccinations for your camper, please complete page 4.

2. Release of Liability & Parental Consent for Treatment for a Minor 
These forms are a part of our requirements through the American Camp Association and help us keep Camp Kehillah a healthy and safe community.

Scholarship Information 

 

Every year, JCC Camp Kehillah provides campers in need the opportunity to attend Summer Camp. Help a camper – donate to the Camp Scholarship Fund today. Go to marinjcc.org/donate to learn more and donate now!

Limited scholarships are available yearly for families in need. Scholarship applications are due to the Camp Office by April 1, 2014. Late applications are not eligible to receive financial assistance. Scholarship applicants will be notified of awards in late-May.

Camp Kehillah Scholarship Application 

Preschool-Camp Scholarship Addendum (for preschool families applying for financial aid for the 14/15 school year)

Carpool Form

We would love to help connect you with other families in your neighborhoods to carpool to camp!
 
Click here to complete our online carpool form. We will collect your information and connect you with other families who are interested in carpooling and are attending the same week(s) as you.

Camp Family Shabbat

Join us for our annual Camp Family Shabbat Celebration on Friday, August 1st, 2014!

From 5:30-7PM, you and your campers will sing Shabbat songs with their counselors, go through the Shabbat blessings, and enjoy a delicious meal in wonderful company.

More information coming soon!

Online Customer Account

Click here to access your account. Once you've registered online, you’re able to access your account anytime to update information, add programs, purchase challah or extended care, and make payments.

Additional Camp Information & Contact

JCC Camp Kehillah is open to kids of all faiths and backgrounds. Our campers enjoy and learn about universal values and Jewish culture through programming and Shabbat celebrations.

There are no alternative programs available for campers who do not participate in field trips, overnights or swimming.

Contact Information

JCC Camp Kehillah
200 North San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA 94903
Phone: 415-444-8055
Fax: 415-491-1235
Pre-K E-Mail: rfalk@marinjcc.org
K-10th E-Mail: camp@marinjcc.org

Summer Camp Employment Opportunities

ALL POSITIONS ARE FILLED AT THIS TIME. THANK YOU!

We are looking for exceptional staff to help us make 2014 a Summer to Remember!

April 30, 2014 is the staff application deadline. Applications are reviewed in the order in which they are received. Early applications have priority.

We understand that applicants may have scheduling conflicts with the required staff training on June 8th, 11th, 13th-15th, and/or the Unit Head training on June 6th-7th. We encourage all interested applicants to still complete the application process, and include their known availability from June 2-13. Please do not let scheduling conflicts be a deterrent, we want to receive applications from all those interested in working at JCC Camp Kehillah.