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Kaleidoscope 1 & 2
Week 1-9 | Jun 14-Aug 13
Camp Kaleidoscope is a very special place. The ruach (spirit) that happens every day at this camp makes it the place to be this summer. As a traditional day camp, campers get to enjoy a variety of activities such as sports, cooking, swimming, tennis, Judaics and art. In the afternoon, campers can pick two fun chugim (electives) to participate in. Each week has a special program such as all camp Maccabi, our famous “splash-day carnival/splarnival,” and even a late night. Camp Kaleidoscope is located at the Merfish Teen Center which boasts basketball courts, a gaga pit, sports field, a pool, tennis courts, air-conditioned camp rooms and more! Camp Kaleidoscope sparks campers’ imaginations and inspires them to celebrate their individuality. Register early as this camp will sell out.
Jr. Gymnastics Jr. Tennis
Week 1-9 | Jun 14-Aug 13
Our Junior Gymnastics Camp, led by our USA Gymnastics Certified Staff, will electrify campers with an emphasis on technique and quality. There will be active games, superior state-of-the-art equipment, and fun! Campers will learn gymnastics while being active and developing socially. Gross motor skills, strength, flexibility, and agility are just part of what your campers will learn. Daily recreational swim and special Friday fun days are part of the Jr. Gymnastics camp experience.
Week 1-9 | Jun 14-Aug 13
Experience the junior version of our tried-and-true tennis camps. Campers will learn new skills and practice backhands, forehands, serves, and more depending on skill level. Obstacle courses, games and special events are just part of the fun. Jr. Tennis will have recreational swim every day.
Jr. Hit A Homerun Jr. Sports of Sorts
Week 5 | July 12-16 
This camp is designed to enhance the skills of players at any level. Campers will travel by bus to STIX Baseball Academy to enjoy the entire 12,000 sq. foot indoor training facility. Campers will focus on developing hitting, fielding, throwing, pitching, and base running skills with seasoned coaches and live game play with their friends. Although the camp is baseball-driven, campers will also have the opportunity to play games of dodge ball, basketball, as well as enjoy baseball trivia games.
Week 6 & 9 | Jul 19-23 & Aug 9-13
Our Multi-Sport Camp option offers the best of all our sports conveniently packaged into one.
Ignite a passion for all sports in this fun-filled camp. Improve kicking, running, jumping, and throwing skills while focusing on teamwork and good sportsmanship. Sports include basketball, soccer, volleyball, gaga, and wiffle ball. Playground sports like kickball, four square, relay races, and more will be incorporated.
Jr. Just Kicks Jr. Swish!
Week 7 | Jul 26-30
Coaches and counselors will teach soccer techniques to the campers in a fun and confidence- building environment. The Rise Soccer Club will focus on first-touch, passing, dribbling and shooting. With a mixture of drills and games, we will build the skills necessary for your children to improve their soccer game! Campers will progress through the week and conclude with scrimmages.
Week 8 | Aug 2-6
This basketball camp will focus on the fundamentals of the game – dribbling offensive/defensive maneuvering, shooting, and conditioning. Through drills that work on dribbling and passing as well as the basic techniques of shooting, we strive to build confidence and emphasize having fun. Mixed in will be learning good sportsmanship, how to be a team player, and other skills that your kids won’t even know they are learning.
Jr. Writers in Schools (WITS) Jr. Dance Expressions
Week 7 & 8 | Jul 19-30
WITS programs give children an opportunity to learn by reading literature, practicing writing in a variety of genres, and sharing their work as published authors. WITS campers demonstrate improved reading and writing skills, increased confidence, and enhanced creativity. WITS focuses on the writing process and addresses original voice, inventive word choice, sentence fluency, and clear organization. WITS workshops build skills in reading and analysis, expose students to multi-cultural literature, and emphasize the importance of revision. At the end of the week the camper will share their finished pieces in a celebration and will take home a portfolio of their work.
Week 7 & 8 | Jul 19-30
This camp focuses on the elements of dance and inspires campers to find movement in everyday activities. Led by professional dance instructors, campers will be introduced to a variety of dance styles, including ballet, tap, musical theatre, and hip hop. At the end of this 2-week camp, campers will perform their one-of-a-kind showcase on the Kaplan Theatre Stage.
Jr. Playmakers Jr. Art
Week 5 | Jul 12-16 
This brand new one-week camp is a perfect introduction to the world of theatre. Campers will spend the week creating their very own play from start to finish - picking their characters, devising a plot, writing dialogue, and even crafting their own costumes and props. They will also play fun theatre games along the way! At the end of the week, campers will present their short play for friends and families.
Week 8 | Aug 2-6 
This camp is a beginner’s introduction to all things visual art! Explore different media, tools, and art forms in this one-week camp. Our camp is designed with creative success in mind, taking kids through the art process step by step. Artists will come home with projects that can be cherished for a lifetime.
Jr. Coders
Week 9 | Aug 9-13 
Houston-based Coder Kids is coming to J Camps! They will teach campers how to use Scratch Jr. to create projects using code and learn the basic principles of computer programming. Projects will be a combination of animations, stories, and simple games. Campers will have fun while developing critical thinking skills and learn all about our increasingly tech-driven world.