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Shemesh Summer Camp

May 31 – August 5, 2016

Traditional, Sports & Specialty Camps

Creating Memories to Last a Lifetime!

About Us

For over 60 years, we’ve been providing kids of all ages with adventures, friends and memories that last a lifetime! Campers explore the world through weekly field trips, enrichment classes and through the eyes of their peers and counselors. Shemesh also features special activities, including all-camp sleepovers, Israeli culture, dance, drama, music and more. Our specialty camps provide enriching ways learn something new, follow passions or simply have fun!

We follow the highest standards when it comes to ensuring the safety and security of your camper, and our low-staff-to camper ratio ensures that each child receives individualized attention. We take pride in being one of the few summer camp programs in this area licensed by the ADHS. Our experienced, caring staff help create memories that will bring a smile to your child’s face long after summer ends. They are focused on keeping your camper entertained, engaged and safe.

Our mission is to provide a captivating environment with activities and programs that keep your child interested, engaged and having fun while making new friends, learning important social skills and continuing to develop Jewish values.

Why choose Shemesh?

  • THE PERFECT PLACE, THE PERFECT SPACE

    We have everything your child needs to have fun indoors and out. Our fantastic JCC facility includes outdoor ball fields and playgrounds, two indoor basketball courts, classrooms, a huge social hall, and scheduled to open in May, our NEW Olympic-sized pool! This summer we are so excited to include activities in our new Bob Gottschalk Youth & Camp Wing!

  • EVERYONE IS WELCOME

    You will find people of all races, religions and abilities at Shemesh. Scholarships also are available for families whom qualify. Please check with our membership office for more information, 480.483.7121 x 1290 or membership@vosjcc.org.

  • ACTIVITIES FOR ALL AGES AND INTERESTS

    We have engaging, exciting, educational and fun activities for every child, including Traditional Camp, Shemesh Got Talent Camp, IT Camp and Ometz for our campers with special needs. This means that every camper has an opportunity to participate in the fun!

  • SWIMMING LESSONS & RECREATION

    Campers swim every day. Our K-2 Campers receive instructional swim twice per week from our Red Cross-certified instructors! Older campers enjoy free swim.

  • JEWISH CULTURE

    Through music, tradition and education, we expose campers to Jewish values in a non-threatening, fun way! Every week concludes with a camp-wide Shabbat celebration and weekly Jewish enrichment classes.

  • SAFETY FIRST & ALWAYS

    Our staff are not only trained in delivering fun, engaging and enriching activities, they are also background checked and certified in first aid, CPR, AED and have fingerprint clearance cards.

  • SCHEDULES TO MEET ALL FAMILIES’ NEEDS

    We have before-and after-care available, as well as half-day and full-day schedules so that we can accommodate everyone’s needs!

  • ADHS LICENSED

    We follow the highest standards when it comes to ensuring the safety and security of our campers. We take pride in being one of the few summer camps in this area that is licensed by ADHS.

  • WE CARE ABOUT EVERY CHILD

    We focus on providing a safe, positive environment for your child by ensuring consistency of staff, age-appropriate programming and tons of fun! Shemesh programs help your child to develop meaningful relationships with other children and the staff, creating a sense of comfort and belonging so that the JCC feels like a second home and they want to keep coming back.

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