Due to the potential for snowy weather beginning later tonight, before heading to the Center tomorrow morning please check one of our inclement weather channels (text, Inclement Weather Hotline at 285-0422, and email) for the most up-to-date information regarding any closings or delays. Please also keep in mind that in the event that there is an accumulation of snow and the Center remains open, programs and services could be limited based on staff availability. Thanks, and stay safe!

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Teen Camps (Grades 7-12): Service & Adventure

Our teen camps are for youth in grades 7-12 and are geared towards helping campers develop leadership abilities through service, adventure, learning and fun.

Registration for camp 2018 will open for Weinstein JCC members later in January and on February 5 for non-members. And mark your calendars for our Members-Only Registration Day on Sunday, February 4 from 12-2PM!

Camp Hilbert Peer Camper

Grades: 10 - 12
Dates: June 18 - August 10
Peer Campers participate in the full Camp Hilbert experience while working directly with a child with special needs. As a Peer Camper, you will have the opportunity to learn valuable skills and the ability to work alongside our dynamic staff. Teen volunteers play a vital role in building a fantastic summer for a camper with special needs! For more information or to apply, please contact Melissa Bunce at 545-8658 or mbunce@weinsteinjcc.org.
No cost; application required.

Voices Together Peer Camper

Grades: 8 - 12
Dates: July 30 -August 17
Voices Together is a safe and structured day camp for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Teen volunteers play an enormous role in making this the premier program for children with Autism. As a Peer Camper in Voices Together, you will enjoy being part of a full camp program and also have an amazing experience working with a remarkable staff and group of campers. For more information about being a Peer Camper for Voices Together, please contact Melissa Bunce, Director of Inclusion and Support Services, at 545-8658 or mbunce@weinsteinjcc.org.
No cost; application required.

Counselors In Training (CIT)

Grades: 9 & 10
Session One: June 18 - June 29
Session Two: July 2 - July 13
Staff: LaVenus Harried
Our Counselor in Training (CIT) program is designed for those entering 9th and 10th grade who want first-hand leadership and staffing experience, while still enjoying time for social interaction. Our CITs participate in team-building, leadership training, and experience a summer they will never forget. CITs must commit to two weeks with us, but we encourage them to spend all four weeks to get the full experience. Each week will focus on a new set of skills and development topics. Our program is cumulative, so the lessons are progressive from 9th grade to 10th grade.

CIT Program Includes:
  • Orientation and training prior to camp
  • Volunteer services
  • First Aid/CPR certifications
  • Intro to lifeguard skills/ training
  • Job preparations (creating resumes and completing job applications; interview skill training, mock interview with the director)
  • Community service projects
  • Leadership skill and development workshops
  • Team-building activities and group projects
  • Practical experience working with children
  • Field trips every other week that include Kings Dominion, archery, high ropes course
  • One overnight at the Weinstein JCC
  • Outdoor survival skills
  • Cooking Israeli cuisine
  • Stipend and certificate
  • Camp newsletter

Ganim Volunteer Corps (GVC)

Grades: 7 - 12
Dates: June 18 - August 10
9AM - 12PM
GVC is designed to help participants meet their schools' community service requirements while still having an exciting, fun and meaningful time at camp. Each participant will be placed in a Camp Ganim group to assist the counselors and will have the opportunity to learn valuable skills working with children.
Weekly Cost: $45 for Members, $70 for Non-Members

For more information on Teen Camps at the Weinstein JCC, please contact Britt Sain at (804) 545-8631 or bsain@weinsteinjcc.org.