Camp at Schenectady JCC

2565 Balltown Rd Schenectady, NY    (518) 377-8803

Camp at Schenectady JCC has been a tradition for more than 80 years. This year, 300+ kids (from age 3 to 14) will participate in programming facilitated by 70+ staff members.

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For 2017, Camp Chaverim Travels through Time will take campers to different historical eras to celebrate the summer.


Camp is divided into two age groups - Camp Chaverim (chaverim means friend) is for campers through 6th grade, and Tween Camp is for campers entering 7th grade/14 years old.

Camp offers a variety of programming and experiences, including swimming, sports, crafts, music, dance, science, nature, mitzvah days, field trips, overnights, and interaction with Shlichim (young emissaries from Israel.) Plus, extended care is available in the morning and afternoon.

Transportation from Saratoga and Clifton Park drop offs is available and included in camp fees.





The camp calendar runs from Monday, June 26 – Friday, August 18 (no camp on July 4) and can include the full eight weeks, or be split into two week (June 26 – July 7, July 10 – 21, July 24 – August 4, August 7 – 18) or one week sessions.

Schenectady JCC is proud to offer three Specialty Camps this summer (half-days, from 9:00 am-12:00 pm.) Themes include:

  • CSI Crime Lab Chemistry Camp (July 10 -14) 
  • Mixed Media Arts Camp with KidzArt (July 17-21) 
  • Challenger Rookie Rugby Camp (July 31 – August 4)


Camp registration is now open and applications are being accepted for the Saratoga initiative. To register, call 518-377-8803 or click the button below: