Our campers will experiment and explore by using all 5 of their senses. We believe in integrating all areas of learning so as to address the whole child. our campers will thrive on exploration, creativity, curiosity, discovery, spontaneity & lots of love. Entertainment, water play, sprinkler fun for 2’s & under, water play at the JCC Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Aquatics Complex for 3’s/4’s/5’s. Open to the public!
Address: 600 West 70th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46260
Phone: (317) 259-6854
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]
Gender of Campers: Co-ed
Dates: Session 1: June 1 -June 25 Session 2: June 28 -July 23
Hours: 8:50 -1:00 (half days) 8:50 -3:00 (full days)
Ages: 12 months+, 18 months+, 2’s+. 3’s+, 4/S’s+
Q&A with Beth-El Zedeck Early Childhood Center Summer Camp 2021 :
What makes Beth-El Zedeck Early Childhood Center Summer Camp unique?
Our children will be supervised by adults. We offer camp for even the youngest campers as young as 12 months old. Lots of choices and options. Lunch and all snacks will be served by our Chef on staff. Field trip Fridays for the 4’s/5’s on the school bus (depending on COVID situation) Brand new state of the art playground.
What activities are offered at Beth-El Zedeck Early Childhood Center Summer Camp?
Swim time at the JGC in the Zero Depth Pool only (water up to their knees and lower) 4’s and 5’s. Water Play/sprinkler fun/easel time/bubbles. Arts and crafts following a theme each week.
*Please note that all activities depend on the COVID situation at the time
What is the camper-to-counselor ratio?
Good ratios. Minimum of 2 adults with each group.
1:4 for babies Sometimes 3 adults
1:5 or 6 for 18 months+
1:6 or 7 for 2’s+
1:7 or 8 for 3’s
1:8 for 4’s/5’s
How much time do the campers spend outside?
As much as safely possible. We watch the heat index for the safety of the children. We have our playground, our Cabin in the woods, our Gazebo, and the woods.
Does the camp provide lunch/snacks or do parents need to provide them?
We provide all food. Chef on staff. Menus emailed to the parents.
What is the typical daily schedule for campers?
Each age group follows its own schedule. Arrival and Circle time, arts and crafts, music, snacks, swimming and water play, lunch, naps for little ones and rest time for some, snack again, story.
How old are the counselors and how are they trained?
We have adults and some college girls. 3 or 4 days of meetings and training. All adults are CPR and First Aid certified.
What accommodations are made for campers with special needs?
We can only accommodate children with special needs as long as they don’t require one on one supervision, and we have to be comfortable knowing that this child would be safe in our camp.