Performing Arts

Dance, theater and music come together with the fun of camp and friends!

Building on our well-established performing arts experience, the new JCC Performing Arts Camp (JPAC) will bring out the talent in every camper and let it shine!  

It’s been 5 great years since Camp Yachad started offering a performing arts specialty camp...a perfect time to expand and enhance our program! 

L e t  u s  S H O W  y o u  t h e  d e t a i l s . . . 

  • The JPAC day kicks off with a spirited Boker Tov (good morning) at the JCC then off to Wardlaw-Hartridge for a day filled with performing arts!

  • Campers will get professional instruction in dance from Dancers Pointe, theater and music in the morning, and then they will focus on one of those choices during the afternoon – all in a fun, light-hearted camp

  • We want to be sure everyone has a great performing arts experience, makes great camp friends and builds confidence so campers are grouped by age. Downstagers are in 2nd – 4th grades and Upstagers are in 5th – 8th.

  • Built-in recreational sessions including Project Adventure, field games, recreational swim and specialty classes (yoga, makeup techniques, comedy, costume design) round out each week.

  • Two dynamic, creative 4-week sessions culminate in an entertaining theatrical performance open to all camper families.

  • Get this…lunch, snacks and door-to-door transportation are included!

  • We go back to the JCC on Friday afternoons for a Rockin’ Shabbat celebration at the end of each week featuring our own band, the Shabbatones.

  • JPAC campers start their day at 9:00 a.m. and finish up at 4:00 p.m.

Staff Detail
Beth Kasper, Director of our Performing Arts programs since 2008, will oversee instructors and college-aged senior counselors, all of whom have a background in the performing arts.  She will also be the liaison between the JCC and The Wardlaw-Hartridge School. 

Now featuring dance instruction from:

 

Check out this great option!
JPAC campers can split their time between traditional camp, Maccabi Sports Camp or, for our older campers, travel camp. (Please see our other pages for details and pricing.)

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 3, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
August 4, 2015 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
August 19, 2015 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
August 24 - September 2, 2015
September 3, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
September 4, 2015 | 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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 20, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
September 23, 2015
September 28, 2015
September 29, 2015
October 6, 2015
October 12, 2015
October 13 - 16, 2015
October 14 - 15, 2015
October 18, 2015
October 18, 2015
October 18, 2015 | 12:00 am
October 26 - 30, 2015
November 1, 2015 | 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
November 12 - 13, 2015
November 16 - 20, 2015
November 22, 2015
November 26, 2015
November 27, 2015
November 30 - December 4, 2015
December 6, 2015
December 7 - 11, 2015
December 9, 2015 | 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
December 18, 2015 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
December 24, 2015 - January 1, 2016
December 25, 2015
December 28 - 31, 2015

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