Chaverim - 18 months to 4 years

Chaverim is Hebrew for “friends”

In the Chaverim Village, we welcome new campers into our Camp Yachad family.

H e r e  a r e  t h e  F U N d a m e n t a l s . . .

  • The Chaverim Village day kicks off with its very own spirited Boker Tov (good morning) activity.

  • Campers spend their days in a nurturing, structured indoor/outdoor camp environment.

  • Home base for each group is inside our newly renovated, state-of-the-art preschool wing so our littlest campers are protected from the summer heat.
  • Campers participate in an instructional swim program with experienced Water Safety Instructors. (We’ve heard Camp Yachad parents throughout the years credit Camp Yachad swim instruction for making their kids strong swimmers!)

  • Campers can romp around in our new J2O zero-entry outdoor pool with splash ground fun!

  • Chaverim days are filled with exciting and fun age-appropriate activities including sports & games, arts, music, TumbleJam, nature, martial arts, gymnastics, “Chaverim Highway” and more!

  • Special events and theme days are an important part of the Chaverim Village, complete with entertainment, carnival inflatables and more!

  • Get this...door-to-door transportation (for ages 3+), lunch and snacks are included!

  • Each week finishes up with a lively Shabbat celebration, songs and dancing!

Click here for the 2015 Chaverim calendar

Staff Detail

An adult Unit Director and Assistant Unit Director oversee staff and campers. Adult Senior Counselors, who are certified teachers, supervise each group. Assistant Counselors, Junior Counselors and Counselors in Training (CITs) support each group. Professional specialty instructors are also on-hand to make your child’s summer day camp experience the best it can be!

Give us a call!
If you have questions about any Camp Yachad programs, please give any one of us a call.  We are happy to help!
Michael Goldstein, Chief Operating Officer/Camp Co-Director, at x218 or mgoldstein@jccnj.org
Jodi Hotra, Camp Co-Director, at x235 or jhotra@jccnj.org
Mallory Zipkin, Associate Camp Director, at x240 or mzipkin@jccnj.org
Cathy Pizzella, Camp Administrative Director, at x209 or campyachad@jccnj.org 

Camp Yachad is available to JCC members! For more information about membership, contact Caren Goldberg at cgoldberg@jccnj.org.

   

 

Countdown 'til Camp

Upcoming Events and Dates

August 24 - September 2, 2015
September 3, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
September 4, 2015 | 9:00 am - 11:00 am
September 9, 2015 | 9:30 am - 10:30 am
September 9, 2015 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
September 10, 2015 | 11:15 am - 1:00 pm
September 10, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
September 13, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
September 14, 2015
September 15, 2015
September 16, 2015
September 17, 2015 | 9:15 am - 11:45 am
September 20, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
September 21, 2015 | 11:15 am - 1:00 pm
September 22, 2015 | 10:15 am - 11:30 am
September 23, 2015
September 26, 2015 | 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
September 28, 2015
September 29, 2015
September 30, 2015 | 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
October 1, 2015 | 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
October 6, 2015
October 7 - 9, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
October 8, 2015 | 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
October 11, 2015 | 9:00 am
October 11, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 6:00 pm
October 12, 2015
October 12, 2015 | 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
October 12, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
October 13 - 16, 2015
October 13, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
October 14 - 15, 2015
October 14, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
October 15, 2015 | 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
October 15, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
October 18, 2015
October 18, 2015
October 18, 2015 | 12:00 am
October 20, 2015 | 10:15 am - 11:30 am
October 25, 2015
October 26 - 30, 2015
October 26, 2015 | 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
October 27, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
October 28, 2015 | 7:30 pm
November 1, 2015 | 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
November 2, 2015 | 7:30 pm
November 9, 2015 | 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
November 10, 2015 | 10:15 am - 11:15 am
November 10, 2015 | 7:30 pm
November 11, 2015 | 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
November 12 - 13, 2015
November 12, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
November 16 - 20, 2015
November 17, 2015 | 10:15 am - 11:30 am
November 18, 2015 | 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
November 22, 2015
November 23, 2015 | 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
November 26, 2015
November 27, 2015
November 30 - December 4, 2015
December 1, 2015 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
December 6, 2015
December 7 - 11, 2015
December 9, 2015 | 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
December 14, 2015 | 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
December 14, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
December 15, 2015 | 10:15 am - 11:30 am
December 18, 2015 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
December 24, 2015 - January 1, 2016
December 25, 2015
December 28 - 31, 2015
January 10, 2016
January 11 - 15, 2016
January 14, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
January 15, 2016
January 24, 2016 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
February 18, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
March 7 - 11, 2016
March 16 - 18, 2016
March 21 - 25, 2016
March 21, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
March 22, 2016
March 23, 2016
March 23, 2016 | 9:30 am
March 28 - April 1, 2016
April 4 - 5, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
April 21, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
April 22, 2016
April 30, 2016
May 9, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
May 22, 2016
May 22, 2016
May 26, 2016
June 2, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
June 11, 2016

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