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DAY CAMPS

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K'tanim - My First Camp
2.5 to 3.5 years – Entering Nursery 3
Hours: 9:00 —11:30am
This "mini" camp will provide a fun and nurturing
experience, while introducing your child to the world of camp. We will have theme days, special guests, swimming, crafts and plenty of time to play. Enrollment in K’tanim is by the week and is limited to 12 per group to ensure a low staff - camper ratio. This program is under Early Childhood Education supervision.

Simcha - Happiest Camp
3.5 —5.5 years - Entering Nursery 4 & Kindergarten
Hours: 9:00am—1:00pm
Your preschooler will enjoy a morning filled with exciting and stimulating activities in the most sought after camp. There will be arts & crafts, games, specialists & special guests, swimming and even 1 field trip per week. Each session in Simcha is two weeks. Children must be toilet trained in order to participate in this camp. This program is under Early Childhood Education supervision.

Simcha After Camp Care
1:00pm—3:30pm
Ideal afternoon option for preschoolers with lots of energy or with siblings in full day camp.

Bonim - Explorers camp
ALEPH Entering Grade 1 | BET Entering Grade 2
Hours: 9:00am—3:30pm
Bonim is the perfect place to start "building" wonderful camp memories. We offer exciting field trips, challenges and adventures, theme days including Maccabi day, Jewish heritage programs, arts and crafts, drama, Israeli folk dancing, yoga and music. Of course one cannot forget daily swimming and lots of fun in the sun… Your child will want to come back for more!

Tzofim - Scouts camp
Entering Grades 3 & 4
Hours: 9:00am—3:30pm
At Tzofim we "scout" for fun and adventures. While we emphasize outdoor activities, sports and Jewish heritage programs, we haven't left out field trips, special guests, Israeli folk dancing, music, yoga and theme days including Maccabi Day. A special feature of this program is the opportunity to go out on a two-day, one-night camping trip to Alice Lake. Let your children have their first overnight camping experience with us!

Halutzim - Youth Adventures camp
Entering Grades 5—8
Hours: 9:00am—3:30pm
NEW this year: Town and Country weekly sessions. Sign up for 1 or both.

This program is for outdoor enthusiasts. Halutzim provides pre-teens with the opportunity to explore B.C.'s most valuable assets - Nature and Adventures. We will spend our TOWN weeks touring Vancouver most extreme adventures like water slides, skim boarding, Playland,hiking and biking. During COUNTRY weeks we will spend a 4-day, 3-night, camping excursion somewhere in beautiful B.C. Come and join in the adventure in a fun-filled challenging camp atmosphere. The Halutzim group is limited to 14 spaces per session, so please register soon!

After Camp Care (Bonim, Tzofim, Halutzim)
3:30pm—5:30pm

Why I choose the J

The Feldman family fell in love with Camp Shalom in their very first summer. But waiting for non-member registration to open, not knowing if they will get in, convinced them to become members in 2012.

"Camp Shalom is an experience unlike any other. Our family has tremendous loyalty toward this nurturing, fun and action packed summer camp. Shirly, Ben and their team of wonderful counsellors are the reason why we return to Camp Shalom every summer. The programming is so diverse and encompasses the interests of all children; each day is an exciting one at Camp Shalom. Camp Shalom is the reason why we are members of the JCC." —Wendy & the Feldman family


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CAMP HIGHLIGHTS

• Fun and creative camp programs
• Building Jewish community
• Bonding friendships
• Building children’s self-esteem
• Theme sessions & special events
• Safe transportation in school buses
• Amazing field trips & outdoor adventures
• Skill builders with specialty counselors
• Swimming & sports
• Optional after camp care
• Specialty 1 week camps

JEWISH HIGHLIGHTS

• Summer Shaliach (Israeli Counselor)
• Israeli culture
• Weekly Shabbat Program
• Jewish values
• Judaic discovery through art and music