Camps and Summer Fun | Local

Local Jewish camps offer varied opportunities for summer adventures

CAMP J

Grades K-12 • 1 and 2 week options, May 26-July 31

At the Tucson Jewish Community Center; now open to nonmembers. ACA accredited. Around the world theme with field trips, friendship projects, swimming, games, arts and crafts, music, dance, drama, sports, community service, science and Friday parties.

Information: 299-3000; camp@tucsonjcc.org

CHABAD TUCSON CAMP GAN IZZY JUNIOR

Ages 3-6 • May 27-June 10

Focused on safety, fun and love of Jewish heritage, with flexible, age-appropriate programs.

Information: 795-0090; Feigie@ChabadTucson.com

CHABAD OF ORO VALLEY CAMP GAN ISRAEL

Ages 5-8 and 9-11 • June 15-26, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Crafts, sports, swimming, games, music, drama, creative arts and field trips, plus interactive learning about Jewish holidays and traditions.

Information: mushkie@jewishorovalley.com

CONGREGATION ANSHEI ISRAEL ESTHER B. FELDMAN PRESCHOOL/KINDERGARTEN SUMMER CAMP

Ages 2-6 • July 1-July 24

Full days 9 a.m-3 p.m., half days 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., before/aftercare 8-9 a.m. and 3-4 p.m.

Water play, story time, creative movement, arts and crafts, shaded playground. Music specialist on staff. Weekly guests lead theatre, puppet, “animal surprise” and other activities.

Information: 745-5550, ext. 229; lynne@caiaz.org

TUCSON J SHALOM INSTITUTE/MALIBU

Grades 3-11 • June 8-12

A one-week resident camp experience at JCA Shalom in Malibu, Calif., near Malibu Beach. Luxury coach transportation, lodging, meals and activities including ropes course, swimming, hiking and field trips.

Information: 299-3000; camp@tucsonjcc.org

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