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June 12, 2017 - August 4, 2017

Summer Fun at Temple Emanu-El’s Early Childhood Education Program is the perfect place to spend the exciting summer months!

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Summer Fun Brochure


Camp Fee Schedule


Camp Application


We have programs to suit children ages almost 2 to 7 years old. In order to ensure individual attention and safety of our campers, we offer small groups that are staffed with at least one certified Head Teacher, an Assistant Teacher with a Child Development Associate credential, and where appropriate, a high school or college student.

Campers are introduced to new skills, challenges, and friends, while enjoying a full range of activities in sports, arts and crafts, nature, adventure, and water play. Most importantly, they have lots of FUN!

Temple Emanu-El’s Early Childhood Education Program is accredited by the National Association of the Education of the Young Child (NAEYC).

Summer Fun at Temple Emanu-El offers the following options:

Day Camp

At Temple Emanu-El, the fun does not end when the school year ends! Our highly successful Day Camp for children ages almost 2-5 is exciting, educational, and fun filled. Flexible programs are available for 6, 7, or 8 weeks, with extended day options.

Activities include:

  • Exciting weekly themes
  • Curriculum rich with messy art, cooking,
    science, and more!
  • Water play, sprinklers & playground
  • Outdoor Classroom nature exploration
  • Music & sports classes
  • Weekly Shabbat celebrations 
  • Special days & entertainers

Ready, Set, Go: for children age 2 by 10/1, Tuesday & Thursday, 9:00-11:00 AM

2-Year-Olds: for children age 2 by 5/31 [New this year: If your child will be turning 2 years old by 5/31/17, s/he can attend camp for FIVE days!]

Monday & Wednesday, 9:00-11:45 AM

Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9:00-11:45 AM

Monday - Friday, 9:00 - 12:30 PM

3-Year-Olds: for children aged 3 by 10/1

Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Pre-K: Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Nature Camp

Nature Camp is a fun experience that transforms campers (entering Kindergarten through 2nd grade) into mini scientists, explorers and adventurers as they investigate the natural world in our new Outdoor Classroom. 

Camp meets Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM (extended day options available) in three, two-week sessions: 

Mad Science
Does your camper love to mix things together to see what will happen or has a budding curiosity about how things work?  Using nature as the subject, we begin to make sense of the natural world through hands on activities in our brand new outdoor classroom.

The Magic of the Forest
Invent epic stories of wonder, create magical villages, and let nature weave spells of enchantment. This session focuses on forest creatures (real and imaginary) and uses crafts, acting, and cooking to watch it all play out in our Outdoor Classroom. 

Bugs and Butterflies
Through stories, games, exploration in our outdoor classroom and crafts, we find out fascinating facts about hoppers, climbers, crawlers, and flyers!

Nature Camp also includes water play and sprinkler time, as well as Shabbat celebrations.

Mini Camp

Mini Camp is a fun and flexible option for children in June when most day camps are not yet in session. Choose one or two weeks, or select specific days. Meets Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM.

Camp days include:

  • Exciting weekly themes
  • Curriculum rich with messy art, cooking,
    science, and more!
  • Water play, sprinklers & playground
  • Outdoor Classroom nature exploration
  • Weekly Shabbat celebrations 

Mini Camp is offered to currently enrolled Early Childhood Education Program students. 

For information about our Summer Fun program, please contact our Early Childhood Education office at 908-232-7663.