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Experience camping and afterschool programs at the J!

The J is committed to Camping — summer day camp, residential camp, or for days off school. With two award-winning experiences, your children will have the time of their lives this summer.

Play. Connect. Grow. J Day Camps.

J Day Camps are the place for your family. Every child is welcome at the J, and our camps feature the activities kids love most – like swimming, sports, gymnastics and arts.

Study after study supports what camp directors have been saying for decades: Camp does kids a world of good. Summer camp provides a platform for children to strengthen their soft skills. Self-confidence and self-reliance are the foundation of what great camps provide. These pillars offer support for campers to make new friends, develop and improve skills such as swimming foster creativity and promote physical activity. Camp is a face-to-face community, giving campers daily practice dealing with real situations and experiencing a range of emotions. Campers learn through friendship, teamwork, working through new experiences, and a lot of success.

For more information about J Day Camps, please contact Day Camp Director, Brad Chotiner, 314-442-3423

Spend a Life-Changing Summer at Camp Sabra

Camp Sabra is a premier Jewish residential (sleep-away) camp, located on the Staenberg Peninsula at the Lake of the Ozarks. We welcome campers entering third through tenth grades. In a natural and beautiful setting on three miles of private shoreline, Camp Sabra offers sailing, water skiing, tubing, outdoor sports, theatre, campfires, challenge courses and SO much more!

For more information about Camp Sabra, contact Camp Director, Kimberly Holtzman Sloan, 314-442-3151.

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When school is out, Vacation Days are in!

Your child can spend their days off at the J with friends and engage in a variety of activities (like swimming, games, crafts and recreation) at the Staenberg Family Complex in Creve Coeur. Vacation Days run from 9am to 3pm on days when local school districts are not in session – holidays and snow days. Before and after-care options are available, too. Vacation Days are for kids in grades K-6.

For more information about Vacation Days, contact:

SFC/Creve Coeur: Brad Chotiner, 314-442-3423

Join The Club!

The Club, the J’s before-and after-school enrichment program, offers educational, fun, and diverse activities in a safe environment. The Club serves students at Willow Brook Elementary and Remington School at the Staenberg Family Complex in Creve Coeur and students at Ascension School, Wild Horse Elementary, and Crestview Middle School at the Marilyn Fox Building in Chesterfield.

For more information about The Club, contact:

SFC/Creve Coeur: Brad Chotiner, 314-442-3423
Fox/Chesterfield: Jess Bauer, 314-442-3431

We’ll care for your child while you work out!

When you want to work out and need someone to watch the kids, we’re here to help! We offer childcare services for older and younger children at KidZone.

For more information about KidZone babysitting, contact:

Kim Jones at 314.442.3128

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