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    Virtual Camps in June

    Keep your kids engaged and doing what they love this summer. Our NEW! Virtual Camp offerings have all the favorites, from LEGO and Video Game Coding to Theater and Music. Register your children today for community, fun, and memories!

    Your children will engage in meaningful, physical, and social activities as they learn new skills and have fun through high-quality camps. Virtual Camps are special partnerships between specialty area experts – Alliance Theatre, Bach To Rock, Bob Rathbun, Bricks4Kidz, Kids TV International, Painting with a Twist, and Whiz Learning Kids – in conjunction with our camp directors, who will be joining in each camp session throughout the day.

    Camp will be conducted via Zoom from 9:30 am to 11:30 am, with drama camp taking place from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.
    Returning camp families can login and register here and, after May 20, new camp families can register here.

    PLUS, join us for a free Camp Connection each weekday afternoon from 2:00 to 3:00 pm. Learn more!

    Virtual Camp Options

    Please click on the camp title to learn more about each camp.

    Week 1: June 1-5Week 2: June 8-12Week 3: June 15-19Week 4: June 22-26
    Rock City Camp: Music and Movement with Bach to Rock
    Rising K-Rising 3rd
    Rock City Camp: Music and Movement with Bach to Rock
    Rising K-Rising 3rd
    Rock City Camp: Music and Movement with Bach to Rock
    Rising K-Rising 3rd
    Rock City Camp: Music and Movement with Bach to Rock
    Rising K-Rising 3rd
    LEGO Camp: Star Wars with Bricks4Kidz
    Rising 2nd-Rising 5th
    LEGO Camp: Amazing Animals with Bricks4Kidz
    Rising 2nd-Rising 5th
    LEGO Camp: STEM Heroes with Bricks4Kidz
    Rising 2nd-Rising 5th
    LEGO Camp: Brick City Engineers with Bricks4Kidz
    Rising 2nd-Rising 8th
    Digital Builders Camp: Minecraft Mania with Whiz Learning Kids
    Rising 2nd-Rising 8th
    Video Game Design Coding Camp with Whiz Learning Kids
    Rising 2nd-Rising 8th
    Digital Builders Camp: Minecraft Mania with Whiz Learning Kids
    Rising 2nd-Rising 8th
    Video Game Design Coding Camp with Whiz Learning Kids
    Rising 2nd-Rising 8th
    Director's Cut Camp with KIDS TV International
    Rising 3rd-Rising 8th
    Canvas Creations Camp with Painting with a Twist
    Rising 3rd-Rising 8th
    Director's Cut Camp with KIDS TV International
    Rising 3rd-Rising 8th
    Canvas Creations Camp with Painting with a Twist
    Rising 3rd-Rising 8th
    Intro to Songwriting Camp with Bach to Rock
    Rising 4th-Rising 8th
    Beginner Ukulele Camp with Bach to Rock
    Rising 4th-Rising 8th
    Beginner Ukulele Camp with Bach to Rock
    Rising 4th-Rising 8th
    Intro to Songwriting Camp with Bach to Rock
    Rising 4th-Rising 8th
    Drama Camps with Alliance Theatre
    Rising K-Rising 8th
    Drama Camps with Alliance Theatre
    Rising K-Rising 8th
    Drama Camps with Alliance Theatre
    Rising K-Rising 8th
    Drama Camps with Alliance Theatre
    Rising K-Rising 8th
    Sports Broadcasting Camp with Bob Rathbun
    Rising 3rd-Rising 8th

    NEW! MJCCA Day Camps Daily Camp Connection

    STAY CONNECTED TO OUR CAMP COMMUNITY WITH FREE DAILY VIRTUAL ACTIVITIES

    Join us for Camp Connection each weekday afternoon from 2:00 to 3:00 pm. These free virtual gatherings will be held via Zoom and filled with fun activities that are engaging, interactive, and open to the community. Your child will join a MJCCA Day Camps director, who will lead a creative activity and make summer memories with your children. BACK TO TOP

    • Mondays: Arts & Crafts
    • Tuesdays: Cooking and Edible Art Projects
    • Wednesdays: Fun Fitness Activities
    • Thursdays: Science and Tinker Projects
    • Fridays: Shabbat Celebration, Challah Making, and Songs

    To participate in our free Daily Camp Connection, you must register in advance at Week 1: June 1-5, Week 2: June 8-12, Week 3: June 15-19, and Week 4: June 22-26. Supplies needed for all projects will be posted weekly on our MJCCA Day Camps Facebook page and at mjccadaycamps.org/supplies.

    Virtual Camp Details

    Rock City Camp: Music and Movement with Bach to Rock

    Offered Weeks 1-4
    Grades: Rising K-Rising 3rd
    Fee: Member $150, Non-Member $175
    Instructor/Camper Ratio: 1:15
    Returning camp families can login and register here and, after May 20, new camp families can register here

    Whether your child is a budding rock-star or an aspiring classical soloist, Rock City Online is the place form them to experience real music education. Through dynamic musical and movement-based activities, exposure to instruments, and musically inspired story-time, your budding young musicians will develop the skills needed to read music, play simple rhythms, and develop fine motor control skills that are essential for future success in playing an instrument. Our virtual camp will focus on foundational musical concepts such as fast and slow, sound and silence, high and low, and even singing and playing major scales, and with our special ‘take-home’ activity materials, their musical adventures will last all week long! Please note: an internet connection and a computer or tablet are required at home. BACK TO TOP

    LEGO Camp with Bricks4Kidz

    Offered Weeks 1-4
    Rising 2nd-Rising 5th
    Fee: Member $150, Non-Member $175
    Instructor/Camper Ratio: 1:15
    Returning camp families can login and register here and, after May 20, new camp families can register here

    • Week 1 Theme: Star Wars
    • Week 2 Theme: Amazing Animals
    • Week 3 Theme: STEM Heroes
    • Week 4 Theme: Brick City Engineers

    Join us for a LEGO building adventure like no other! Campers will enjoy building LEGO projects with their very own LEGO kits as they progress through a week-long story. Kids will share their creations, and work in breakout groups to get much-needed socialization and work as a team. Each camp will end with students receiving a diploma via e-mail to congratulate them, and will be honored during a Zoom-based graduation ceremony. Please note: an internet connection and a computer or tablet are required at home and each camper will receive a ‘Camp in a Box’ supply package via curbside pick up at the JCC on the Sunday before each session. Details for pick-up will be in the weekly welcome emails. BACK TO TOP

    Digital Builders Camp: Minecraft Mania with Whiz Learning Kids

    Offered Week 1 and Week 3
    Grades: Rising 2nd-Rising 8th
    Fee: Member $150, Non-Member $175
    Instructor/Camper Ratio: 1:12
    Returning camp families can login and register here and, after May 20, new camp families can register here

    Calling all Minecraft Creators! In this tech camp partnership with Whiz Learning Kids, campers will use the popular Minecraft program to design and build all sorts of exciting worlds and digital creations. With individual and team-based challenges, campers will learn key technical and problem-solving skills and tap into their creativity as they build their way through the week! Please note: an internet connection, a computer, and a valid Minecraft license are required at home. BACK TO TOP

    Video Game Design Coding Camp with Whiz Learning Kids

    Offered Week 2 and Week 4
    Grades: Rising 2nd-Rising 8th
    Fee: Member $150, Non-Member $175
    Instructor/Camper Ratio: 1:12
    Returning camp families can login and register here and, after May 20, new camp families can register here

    Has your child ever wanted to design their very own video games?! In this tech camp partnership with Whiz Learning Kids, campers will work in Scratch and other computer coding programs, to learn to create characters, backgrounds, and stories for a complete gaming experience. Instructors will help the campers use problem solving to work through programming challenges and use their creativity in an interactive medium. The final games our campers create will be compatible on any PC or Mac computer. Please note: an internet connection and a computer are required at home and software will be provided. BACK TO TOP

    Director’s Cut Camp with KIDS TV International

    Offered Week 1 and Week 3
    Grades: Rising 3rd-Rising 8th
    Fee: Member $150, Non-Member $175
    Instructor/Camper Ratio: 1:15
    Returning camp families can login and register here and, after May 20, new camp families can register here

    Lights, camera, action! Stop watching movies—and start making them! Campers will write, film, and edit their very own movies. The experts from KIDS TV International will guide them through the moviemaking process, while allowing them to explore their creativity, develop acting and technical skills, and work quickly and effectively to achieve an excellent finished product in the form of a DVD that will be mailed home within two weeks. Please note: an internet connection and a computer or tablet are required at home. BACK TO TOP

    Sports Broadcasting Camp with Bob Rathbun

    Offered Week 2
    Grades: Rising 3rd-Rising 8th
    Fee: Member $150, Non-Member $175
    Instructor/Camper Ratio: 1:10
    Returning camp families can login and register here and, after May 20, new camp families can register here

    Does your child love sports? Does he/she dream about being a TV sports anchor or calling that last-second game-winning shot on the radio or television? This is his/her chance to learn the ins and outs of sports broadcasting.  Campers will learn many different skills of the broadcasting world from the Atlanta Hawks’ own Bob Rathbun. With more than 20 years of television and broadcasting experience, Rathbun will teach campers all about editing, writing, producing, and on-air reporting and directing. Please note: an internet connection and a computer or tablet are required at home. BACK TO TOP

    Canvas Creations with Painting with a Twist

    Offered Week 2 and Week 4
    Grades: Rising 3rd-Rising 8th
    Fee: Member $150, Non-Member $175
    Instructor/Camper Ratio: 1:20
    Returning camp families can login and register here and, after May 20, new camp families can register here

    In this camp led by the experts at Painting with a Twist, campers will create different masterpieces each day and bring their own canvases to life! An artist will lead each class and walk campers through the painting process step-by-step and all supplies will be provided. No experience is needed, just your child’s desire to use their imagination and have fun! Please note: an internet connection and a computer or tablet are required at home and supplies will be provided via curbside pick-up. BACK TO TOP

    Intro to Songwriting Camp with Bach to Rock

    Offered Week 1 and Week 4
    Grades: Rising 4th-Rising 8th
    Fee: Member $150, Non-Member $175
    Instructor/Camper Ratio: 1:15
    Returning camp families can login and register here and, after May 20, new camp families can register here

    Does your child want to learn how to become a singer/songwriter? In this one-of-a-kind virtual experience, Bach to Rock will teach campers how to write chord progressions, song lyrics, construct melodies, and perform their masterpiece! By the end of our week-long adventure, these future stars will be performing with ease and on their way to their first grammy! BACK TO TOP

    Beginner Ukulele Camp with Bach to Rock

    Offered Week 2 and Week 3
    Grades: Rising 4th-Rising 8th
    Fee: Member $150, Non-Member $175
    Instructor/Camper Ratio: 1:15
    Returning camp families can login and register here and, after May 20, new camp families can register here

    Campers will learn the basics of ukulele in an interactive, virtual group setting. Through games, music theory, and performance and start playing songs quickly! Led by Bach to Rock, this week-long camp will culminate in a virtual performance! Students will learn and play together in a team-like atmosphere, motivating and encouraging each other to practice and perform. Please note: a ukulele, an internet connection and a computer or tablet are required at home. BACK TO TOP

    Drama Camps with Alliance Theatre

    Offered Weeks 1-4
    Rising K-Rising 8th
    Fee: $255 (full-day camp from 9:00 am-4:00 pm)
    Instructor/Camper Ratio: 1:12
    Returning camp families can login and register here and, after May 20, new camp families can register here
    Once you register, you will receive an email with additional instructions to complete your registration

    • Creative Drama Camp (Rising K-Rising 3rd)
    • Musical Theater Camp (Rising K-Rising 8th)
    • Performing Arts Camp (Rising 2nd-Rising 8th)

    Don’t let staying home keep your young actor from performing! This summer, the MJCCA is partnering with the Alliance Theatre to bring its signature drama camps straight to your home! Your young actor will collaborate with other artists, learn about performance, and make lasting memories. Screen time is about 2-4 hours per day and daily activities will include physical and vocal warm-ups, drama games, movement and performance rehearsals, crafts, and self-filmed assignments. Mornings will begin with a 60-minute check-in and warm-up and afternoons will end with a skills-based learning session and closing activity. Optional screen-based activities will take place throughout the day to be joined at the caregiver’s discretion. These optional sessions include family games and activities, coaching sessions, and guided crafts. Camp will culminate in a final sharing on Friday at 3:00 pm via Zoom. Additional performance videos will be collected throughout the week. Please note: an internet connection and a computer or tablet are required at home and everything you need for this camp will be shipped to you, including all art supplies, templates for crafts, activity sheets, and books. BACK TO TOP