Yeladim - Entering Kindergarten

Yeladim is Hebrew for “children”

Yeladim campers move on to our outdoor campsite as special attention is given to transition while teaching values and life skills.

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

  • Yeladim is stationed on the JCC campsite adjacent to our main building. Home base for each group is a designated picnic table under the giant “Yeladim tent.” Yeladim campers also come indoors for specific activities.

  • The day kicks off with a spirited Boker Tov (good morning) activity complete with birthday announcements, wacky camper contests, games and more.

  • American Red Cross learn-to-swim instruction from our acclaimed Aquatics Department in both our indoor and outdoor pools...rec swim too for full day Yeladim campers! (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.

  • Professionally instructed sports programs (skills, drills and games), arts & crafts, music, Israeli culture, onsite Surgent’s Elite Gymnastics and much more.

  • Now that these campers have ‘graduated’ from preschool camp, they have two Camp Yachad favorites – Drama Play and soft Gaga - added to their day!

  • Special events and theme days such as Wacky Water Day, Israel day, Snow Day, Carnival Day and more spice up the week!

  • A Rockin’ Shabbat celebration at the end of each week features our own band, the Shabbatones.

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

  • Yeladim campers can spend the whole day with us Monday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. or can opt for a shorter day from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 

Click here for the 2015 onsite camp calendar

Staff Detail

An adult Staff Unit Director oversees Yeladim staff and campers. Experienced Senior Counselors (entering college or higher) supervise each group. Junior Counselors and Counselors in Training/CITs (high schoolers) support each group.

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 | 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 | 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 26 - 30, 2015
October 26, 2015 | 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
October 27, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
November 1, 2015 | 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
November 9, 2015 | 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
November 10, 2015 | 10:15 am - 11:15 am
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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