JCC Camp Ruach Virtual Open House February 8

JCC Camp Ruach will be holding a Virtual Open House Monday, February 8, 2021 at 8 PM. JCC Camp Ruach is located on 14 beautiful acres at the Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center (JCC), 775 Talamini Road in Bridgewater. The community is invited to attend the Open House and learn details on the upcoming camp season.  Break-out rooms will be available showcasing the various age appropriate camp units.

JCC Camp Ruach is offering savings of $200 off new camp registrations. (Families that have already decided to send their child to JCC Camp Ruach may register online at jcccampruach.org and do not need to attend the Virtual Open House in order to receive the savings.) Current savings are effective through March 8, 2021. Some restrictions apply on the Virtual Open House offer.  Open House registration and personal tours can be scheduled with Camp Director, Alanna Steinberg: asteinberg@ssbjcc.org or 908-433-9026.   Registered families will receive the Open House Zoom link and password.

“We had a fantastic camp season last year and we are looking forward to Camp 2021 and to providing our campers with a fun-filled summer,” said Alanna Steinberg, JCC Camp Ruach Director.  “Camp Ruach always has, and will continue to provide a safe, quality, and diverse experience for our campers,” she added.

Camp Ruach is a high-caliber, inclusive, and welcoming day camp program for campers ages two years through entering grade 9. Camp Ruach is offering eight weeks of camp June 28 – August 20, 2021, with a flexible schedule, as well as offering a post camp option.  Diverse programming includes instructional and free swim, art, cooking, music, athletics, archery, ropes course, STEM, dance, community service projects, and more. Camp grounds include indoor and outdoor pools and an ADA-compliant splash pad. A half-day option is available for youngest campers, and transportation is provided for full-day program. Camp Ruach strictly adheres to all NJ State Department of Health safety and health protocols.

Kindergarten through third grade campers participate in the Camp Elective Program. The program for 4th-6th grade campers consists of an enriching elective programs and trips. Road Rulz Teen Travel for grades 7-9 offers daily and overnight trips throughout the summer. The Sababa program for 7th – 9th grade campers offers day trips and onsite camp activities. LIT (Leadership in Training) for Grades 8 and 9 prepares campers to be counselors, and offers one trip/week and participation in a community service project. Final implementation of trips for summer 2021 will only occur with clearance from NJ Department of Health.

Camp Ruach offers an inclusion program for children with Special Needs offering one-on-one staff and individualized schedules as needed. Assessments are required prior to enrolling in the inclusion program. A variety of specialty camps are offered August 23-27 for Grades K-6. Post-camp program available August 23-27 for campers ages 3-5. Staff positions are available. Details are available on the Camp website: jccCampruach.org. For additional information, please contact Camp Director Alanna Steinberg: asteinberg@ssbjcc.org or call 908-443-9026. Live chat at jccCampruach.org