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Camps

We can’t wait to see y’all again next summer, starting Tuesday, June 11!

Register for Camp!

First day of camp is Tuesday, June 11.

Camp Party Day

Sunday, January 20
12:30 – 2:30 pm

A great day to come and meet counselors, families, and directors!

  • REGISTER your camper* – J members receive priority!
  • Meet camp directors
  • See old friends
  • Every child gets $25 off camp fees for participating in our activities
  • NEW THIS YEAR:
    • First 25 new families get $100 off camp fees
    • Three drawings for $250 off camp fees (receive your ticket when you turn in registration)
  • And so much more!!!

*Registration open to current J Members only. Some restrictions may apply; registration must be done in person.

Membership Deal - click for more details

When signing up for camp, get 12 months membership for the price of 10 months with a $0 registration fee. Cannot have been a member since July 31, 2018.

EVERY CHILD BELONGS AT CAMP

Every child belongs at our J camps and deserves the opportunity to take risks and accept new challenges. Camp is where we grow and develop these crucial life skills.
Camp is also a place where we’re welcomed as part of this special place – we slow down, take deep breaths, and explore our amazing J. We invite everyone to be silly…laugh…have fun…and make new friends in our safe, nurturing environment. J Camps offer a unique experience where you can choose your “tour” options. While we encourage you to pick a single camp for an entire session where you can build stronger bonds with new friends, you have the opportunity to select individual weeks to check out a different camp.

Our staff is amazing! Many counselors were J campers, and we are all committed to helping your child grow. J Camps are our home away from home, so come home this summer!

2019 Camp Session Dates

Tuesday, June 11 – Friday, August 9
No camp Monday, June 10

Session 1:
June 11 – 28

Session 2:
July 1 – 19 (no camp July 4)

Session 3:
July 22 – August 9

We have an app!

Download it today and discover our new schedule of activities, photo gallery, staff contacts, and make sure you allow push notifications to get important and timely camp news, reminders, and updates. When you first open the app, make sure to click “SIGN UP”.

   

Summer 2019 – my 42nd year as the Camp Chai Director, but that doesn’t include the years I worked (and met my husband) at my sleep away camp or my years as a camper starting at age 5. Many have heard me say this – I believe that camp is the most important experience a child can ever have. Why? Because it is at camp, and especially at our J camps, that we provide more than fun – we teach life skills, share values, listen, nurture, care, build community, inspire, and more. We are the place for friendship, belonging, growing, teamwork, independence, and even RISK. We are a place for the whole family forever. “You may leave camp, but camp will never leave you.” Become a part of our family this year!

Join the J Camp Staff – It’ll Change Your Life

Looking for a life-changing summer? Join us to change a child’s life and your own. Spending a summer as a camp staff member will prepare you for your future while having fun, making friends, and being outdoors – sounds impossible…it’s not.

Employers today are looking for the skills you practice every day as a camp counselor – so join us for a great summer!

We are now taking applications for camp counselors working with all ages of children in a variety of arenas including sports, gymnastics, traditional camping, and much more. Applicants for junior counselors must be at least 15 years old. We are also hiring senior staff, specialists, and coaches.

We offer a variety of Pre and Post Camps. Pre-camps usually begin one to two weeks before our first session begins, and post-camps the week after last session. More camps coming soon!

We offer camp enrichment options for ages 3 – 15. From gymnastics to swim team we have it all!

Download 2019 Camp Brochure

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Extended Days

Extended care is offered for Kindergarten thru grade 6. Choose mornings, 7:30-9:00, and/or afternoons, 4:00-6:00. Care is also provided for ages 2-4. See camp registration form online for details. An additional cost will be added.

Bus Service

All campers entering grades K-9 in all of our camps may take the bus. Choose AM only, PM only, or both ways. Schedules will be sent out before camp. Check the bus stop on your camp registration form. We offer the four stops listed. An additional cost will be added.

  • Frankford/Hillcrest area – Dallas
  • Spring Creek and Ohio – Plano
  • Brentfield Elementary- Dallas
  • Main Event parking lot – Frisco

Membership

A J membership or a Camp Friend Fee is required to attend our camps. Camp Friend fees may be purchased by the week for up to 12 weeks, and allows the family to enjoy the fitness facility and outdoor community pool during the week(s) that a camper is enrolled. For full details, please contact Membership Director Carrie Ann Gormley at 214-239-7138 or caring@jccdallas.org.

CAMP FRIEND FEE

  • $525 for 6-12 weeks per family
  • $280 for 3-5 weeks per family
  • $100 per one week, per child enrolled in camp