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Camp Kaleidoscope

3rd Grade

Camp Director Location Dates Offered

hbuza@erjcchouston.org
Merfish Teen Center Weeks 1-4 | June 13-July 8
Week 5 | July 11-15
Week 6 | July 18-22 
Week 7 | July 25-29 
Week 8 | August 1-5 
Week 9 | August 8-12 
Camp Description
Every day at Camp Kaleidoscope is the best day!  Campers will enjoy sports, gaga, tennis, Judaics, arts & crafts, music and Chugim (special activities) and much more.  This traditional day camp experience is where you will want your camper to be this summer for an unforgettable time with friends. 
There will be one late night in the first four weeks of camp and one bus trip off campus. Campers in 3rd grade will have daily free swim. 

 

Sports Camps

Tennis Camp

Camp Director Location Dates Offered
Erik Kiser
ekiser@erjcchouston.org
Boniuk Family Indoor Tennis Center   Pre-Camp: June 7-10 
Camp is offered each week of J Camps
Camp Description
Tennis campers will focus on skill development and movement. The coaches will work with campers to establish the fundamentals of tennis, including technical work on all strokes while making new friends in a fun and exciting environment. The most important parts of Tennis Camp are having fun, improving overall skills, and giving your camper a sense of accomplishment.  

 

 

Gymnastics Camp

Camp Director Location Dates Offered
Leslie Holmes
lholmes@erjcchouston.org 
Sol Rubenstein Gymnastics Facility Pre-Camp: June 7-10
Camp is offered each week of J Camps
Camp Description
This fun filled camp gives gymnasts a chance to experience a state-of-the art gymnastics facility. Campers will enjoy learning skills and drills that could lead them into our recreational or even competitive programs. The campers will leave Gymnastics Camp at the J better prepared not only to continue with gymnastics, but also for any other sports they may have an interest in.     

 

 

Golf Camp

Camp Director Location Dates Offered
Sports Camp Director
hbuza@erjcchouston.org 
Joe Weingarten Building & Clear Creek Country Club Week 3 | June 27- July 1 
Week 7 | July 25- 29 
Camp Description
Campers will travel to Clear Creek Country Club to work with Strike Golf Academy.  Campers will learn the fundamentals of full swing, chipping, pitching, putting, rules and etiquette.  Whether they are brand new to the world of golf or ready to take their skills to the next level, Coach Ike will work with our campers and make sure they have a great time!        

 

 

Hit-A-Homerun Baseball Camp

Camp Director Location Dates Offered
Sports Camp Director
hbuza@erjcchouston.org 
Joe Weingarten Building & Rice University Reckling Stadium Week 1 | June 13-17 
Week 6 | July 18-22  
Drop off for this camp will begin at 8:00 AM. The bus will leave for Reckling Stadium at 8:15 AM.
Camp Description
Take your game to the next level at Rice Owls Baseball Camp. Campers will focus on developing hitting, fielding, throwing, pitching, and base running skills with seasoned coaches and live gameplay with their friends.  Campers need to bring a glove, bat, hat, cleats (or tennis shoes), and helmet.    
Campers will participate in recreational swim and other fun activities in the afternoon at the J. On Friday there will be a special sports related field trip.
   

 

 

Girl Power Sports

Camp Director Location Dates Offered
Sports Camp Director
hbuza@erjcchouston.org 
Joe Weingarten Building & Emery Athletics Facilities Week 2 | June 20-24  
Camp Description
This girls-only camp will allow campers the opportunity to try all kinds of sports. We have a goal of encouraging strong, active, and goal-driven girls through playing sports. Not only will campers get to play team sports like basketball and volleyball and practice individual sports like cross country running and tennis. They will also have a chance to learn about female athletes, good sportsmanship, and how nutrition plays an important role in one’s life.   

 

 

Sports of Sorts

Camp Director Location Dates Offered
Sports Camp Director
hbuza@erjcchouston.org 
Joe Weingarten Building & Emery Athletics Facilities Week 1 | June 13-17 
Week 3 | June 27-July 1
Week 5 | July 11-15 
  
Camp Description
Our multi-sport camp option offers the best of all our sports conveniently packaged into one exceptional week. It doesn’t matter if you have never played or if you are a sports enthusiast. Ignite a passion for all sports in this fun-filled camp. This camp is co-ed, specifically designed for grades 3-5, and features a different sport each day. Sports include basketball, krav maga, whiffle ball, indoor soccer, and pickleball. Playground sports like kickball, four square, relay races, and more will be incorporated.   

 

 

Basketball Camp

Camp Director Location Dates Offered
Sports Camp Director
hbuza@erjcchouston.org 
Joe Weingarten Building & Emery Athletics Facilities Week 2 | June 20-24 
Week 5 | July 11-15 

  
Camp Description
Become a superstar on the court! 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 through the sport of basketball. Mixed in will be learning good sportsmanship, team play, and other skills that your kids won’t even know they are learning. This camp will be coached by All American Basketball.

 

 

Cheer Camp

Camp Director Location Dates Offered
Sports Camp Director
hbuza@erjcchouston.org 
Joe Weingarten Building & Emery Athletics Facilities Week 1 | June 13-17

  
Camp Description
Two, four, six, eight! Secure your spot at the top of the pyramid with cheer camp at the J. Campers will work on cheers, chants, and dances. Everyone is welcome to participate in this high-spirited camp coached by seasoned cheer instructors.   

 

Visual & Performing Arts Camps

Art Camp

Camp Director Location Dates Offered
Erin Joyce
art@erjcchouston.org
Joe Weingarten Building Week 6 | | July 18-22
Cartooning 
Week 7 | July 25-29
Drawing & Painting 
Week 8 | August 1-5
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! 

  
Camp Description
Art Camp at the J is the place to let your camper’s imagination shine. Each week will be a new experience, with campers working in different mediums or on different themes. Campers can register for one week or several and learn about different techniques and styles each time!    

 

 

Hip Hop Dance

Camp Director Location Dates Offered
Eva De La Cruz
edelacruz@erjcchouston.org
Joe Weingarten Building Week 3 | June 27-July 1
  
Camp Description
Get your hip-hop shoes ready! Campers will focus on the different styles of hip hop, including break dancing, pop and lock, and crumping. Watch footage of original b-boy dancers and take classes from experts in the industry.  At the end of the week, campers will perform a high-octane showcase for friends and family!   

 

Glee Camp

Camp Director Location Dates Offered

hbuza@erjcchouston.org
Joe Weingarten Building & Bach to Rock Week 4 | July 5-8 
Week 8 | August 1-5

  
Camp Description
Bring your singing voices with you to Bach to Rock for Glee camp.  Inspired by the television sensation, this premier choral ensemble offers a dynamic atmosphere for campers to unlock their inner star!  Campers will explore fun vocal exercises, singing in harmony, and choreography while performing arrangements of popular songs.   
The J will provided transportation to and from Bach to Rock.    

 

 

Rock Band

Camp Director Location Dates Offered

hbuza@erjcchouston.org
Joe Weingarten Building & Bach to Rock Week 4 | July 5-8 
Week 8 | August 1-5

  
Camp Description
Let your camper join a rock band this summer!  Designed for all levels, this program is taught by real musicians and will have students playing full songs in no time.  Campers will learn the requirements of ensemble playing and teamwork.  
The J will provide transportation to and from Bach to Rock.  

 

 

So You Think You Can Dance

Camp Director Location Dates Offered
Eva De La Cruz
edelacruz@erjcchouston.org
Joe Weingarten Building Week 1 | June 13-17 

  
Camp Description
Campers will take classes with experts in different styles of dance including: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Contemporary, Ballroom, Musical Theater, Hip Hop and more! Campers will learn the history, evolution and technique of each style. A SYTYCD-style showcase will take place at the end of this camp. 

 

 

Broadway Jazz

Camp Director Location Dates Offered
Eva De La Cruz
edelacruz@erjcchouston.org
Joe Weingarten Building Week 4 | July 5-8 

  
Camp Description
This camp is perfect for students interested in jazz dance styles and who share a love for Broadway musicals! Campers will learn the foundations of jazz technique, and put those skills to work as they learn choreography from some of Broadway's most popular shows. At the end of the week, campers will present a fun showcase for friends and families. 

 

 

Playmakers

PLAYMAKERS  

Camp Director Location Dates Offered
Eva De La Cruz
edelacruz@erjcchouston.org
Joe Weingarten Building Week 5 | July 11-15

  
Camp Description
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.   

 

 

Performing Arts Camp (PAC)

Camp Director Location Dates Offered
Eva De La Cruz
edelacruz@erjcchouston.org
Joe Weingarten Building Week 1-3 | June 13-July 1 
Week 7-9 | July 25-August 12 

  
Camp Description
Each 3-week session of PAC offers campers the opportunity to be part of a full–scale production of Do You Wanna Dance?  This jukebox musical shines the spotlight on the residents of SnapHappy, Ohio, as they fight against the dreaded “dance tax.” Campers will experience all aspects of theatre, both onstage and off, and grow not only in their theatre skills but also in creativity and confidence. 

 

 

Broadway Bootcamp

Camp Director Location Dates Offered
Eva De La Cruz
edelacruz@erjcchouston.org
Joe Weingarten Building Week 6 | July 18-22 

  
Camp Description
This new offering is perfect for campers who dream of having their name in lights! Campers will spend the week growing their acting, singing, and dancing skills - all to become strong musical theatre performers. Campers will get the opportunity to work with master instructors in their fields, all in a nurturing and fun environment. 

 

 

Specialty Camps

Culinary Creations

Camp Director Location Dates Offered

hbuza@erjcchouston.org
Joe Weingarten Building & Rice Epicurean Week 3 | June 27-July 1
Cooking Around the World   
Week 5 | July 11- 15
Become a Master Chef   
Week 9 | August 8-12
Love at First Bite...  Chocolate   


  
Camp Description
Follow your taste buds to Rice Epicurean and learn to cook like a chef! Campers will receive hands-on instruction in making (and tasting) delicious recipes. Campers will travel by bus for a private class, where all required ingredients and tools will be provided. Recipes will be Kosher style and allergies can be accommodated.

 

 

S.T.E.A.M.

Camp Director Location Dates Offered

hbuza@erjcchouston.org
Joe Weingarten Building Week 2 | June 20-24 
Week 7 | July 25-29
 


  
Camp Description
Join S.T.E.A.M specialist Shelly Riklin, this summer for an adventure in science, technology, engineering, art, and math (S.T.E.A.M.). Campers will have a chance to use their creativity and critical thinking as they explore robots, space gadgets, optics and more! Through hands-on projects and experiments, every camper will get an opportunity to find the fun of S.T.E.A.M.
This is a half day camp and will take place from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM.

 

 

Best of Houston

Camp Director Location Dates Offered

hbuza@erjcchouston.org
Joe Weingarten Building & All Around Houston! Week 4 | July 5-8 
Week 6 | July 18-22 
Week 8 | August 1-5

 
Camp Description
In the fourth largest city in America, there is always something to do! This summer at the J, we are exploring the best Houston has to offer. Enjoy daily field trips to water parks, arcades, art studios, and more! Something new every day.