We can't wait to see you for Camp JCC 2023!

June 5 - August 11, 2023

M-F 8:00am-3:30pm (aftercare available)





Mix and match camp programs, sign up for as many different camps and weeks as you wish. Different experiences are provided on a weekly/bi-weekly basis to ensure your child has the opportunity to experience everything Camp JCC has to offer!


Spend your week(s) exploring your favorite interests and discovering new hobbies with our new & improved camp model! Whether your camper chooses a Specialty Camp or Traditional Camp, everyone will attend Camp JCC from 8:00-3:00pm daily! 


Aftercare is available from 3:30-5:00pm daily

5-Day Option: $125/week

3-Day Option: $85/week  


Camp is available on a flexible, week-by-week basis June 5-August 11 (10 weeks total). Drop-off begins at 8:00am. All campers should arrive by 8:45am! Pick up begins at 3:00pm. All campers must be picked up by 3:30pm! 


*A $25 deposit per camp session is required at the time of registration. The remaining balance is due one week prior to your camper's arrival at The Shaw JCC of Akron's Camp JCC.

  • Morning (8:45-10:45am): All campers will participate in daily swimming and structured themed activities in their “teams.”
  • Lunch (10:45-11:30am)
  • Afternoon (11:30am-2:30pm): Your child will attend their chosen Specialty Camp or Traditional Campers will engage in hands-on creative arts and physical education activities led by specialists!
  • Dismissal (3:00-3:30pm): Children will enjoy an afternoon snack in their “teams” while awaiting their departure.


Swimming at Camp

  • Stay cool in the pool! At Camp JCC, swimming is extra special. All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified. 
  • Traditional and Specialty Campers swim every morning in small groups starting at 8:45 a.m.
  • This time will be spent as Free Swim!
    • Swim tests will be administered if necessary, to ensure the safety of all campers.
    • If your child cannot swim, please alert Lyndsey Heffern (Camp/Youth Director) ahead of time.
  • Please bring a bathing suit, towel and sunscreen daily! Goggles are optional. No pool toys!


Dates & Times

  • Camp is available on a flexible, week-by-week basis June 5-August 11 (10 weeks total)
  • Drop-off begins at 8 a.m. All campers should arrive by 8:45 a.m.
  • Pick up begins at 3:00 p.m.  All campers must be picked up by 3:30 p.m.
  • Drop-off and pick up are at the camp pavillion.

Lunches & Snacks

  • We provide a Kosher-style, nut-free morning and afternoon snack each day.
  • If packing, please provide a kosher-style (non-meat) and nut-free lunch Monday-Thursday.
  • Free Friday Cookouts for all campers!
  • Daily Kosher lunch available for purchase at the time of registration!
    • Tired of packing lunch every day? Camp JCC offers Kosher, nut-free boxed lunches abailable for purchase Monday-Thursday.
      • $30 per week for boxed lunches.

Weekly Themes At Camp JCC 2022 


Each week will have its own theme with corresponding daily activities! This is an exciting way to start each week and is a fun way to engage campers’ interests!


Week 1: Patriotism

Week 2: STEM

Week 3: Mixed Media

Week 4: Talent

Week 5: Holiday Week

Week 6: Art Extravaganza

Week 7: Baking

Week 8: Animals

Week 9: Game Show

Week 10: Nature 


Friday FUN Days at Camp JCC


Friday FUN Days are Back - cook-outs, inflatables, popsicles, face painting, temporary tattoos and more!


Two opportunities for families to join in on the Friday fun!

  • Friday July 14th between 1:30-3:30pm for an art showcase put on by the campers themselves! We will have one-of-a-kind art pieces for sale, benefiting the Summit County Humane Society.
  • Friday July 21st between 1:30-3:30pm for a bake sale put on by the campers themselves! We will have delicious treats for sale, benefiting the Summit County Humane Society. 

Traditional Camp 


Weeks 1-10 

June 5-August 11  I Students Entering Grades: 1-5

Member: $252

Non-member: $346

(* Week 5 - 3-day week: price reduction to $160 M / $254 Non-member) 


Arts and crafts, swimming, free choice, structured themed activites and physical education will take place throughout the day! Campers will be in small groups, interacting with their peers and counselors. The entirety of the day will be spent outside on campuse! Come explore, learn and have a blast with us this summer at Camp JCC! 

Pre-Teen Camp Track


Weeks 1-10 

June 5-August 11  I Students Entering Grades: 6-8

Member: $252

Non-member: $346

(* Week 5 - 3-day week: price reduction to $160 M / $254 Non-member) 


Separate from the 1st-5th grade Traditional Campers, students in grades 6th-8th will take on Camp JCC through a different lens — complete with team building activities, service learning projects, and even STEM challenges! Learn the value of being a leader, working as part of a team, and having a blast with counselors and peers! Time for physical activity, exploration, and extended swim time are just a few of the perks to our “pre-teen camp track.” We can’t wait to welcome our future leaders to Camp JCC!

Recognizing the need to service all members of the entire community regardless of their ability to pay the full cost of programs or membership, the Shaw JCC of Akron offers financial assistance to those experiencing financial hardships. It is our sincere hope that families and individuals will never be denied participation in JCC programs because of financial reasons. We understand that asking for assistance may be difficult; therefore, we strive to make the process easy, confidential and as fair as possible. Please click HERE for the Financial Assistance Form.