Exploration Camps

Explore Our
One-Week Camp Offerings!

Your camper has an amazing opportunity to learn, play, and grow during an Exploration Camp week. Pick a new activity each week so your child can explore many different areas of art and science.


For more information, contact:

Director: Dianne Lucas : 973-530-3993

Assistant Director: Isabella Lombardo:



2014 Calendar

Forms for Exploration Camp 2014



Medical Form

Single Day Permission Waiver

Payment Form

Our Camp

Magic, cooking, crafts, science, clay, dance, sewing, chemistry-we have it for your child! Three hours of specialized instruction from professional teachers in their chosen week's adventure, is combined with daily free swim, organized games outside or in our indoor gym, plus a snack to keep them going.



Our Staff

Our highly qualified staff is supported by the expertise of the JCC's full-time Camp, Sports & Recreation, and Aquatics staff. Our general staff and specialists are hand picked based on their experience, skills, and love of children.


Our Lunch & Snacks

Full lunch provided each day!!!

We will provide your child with lunch each day (included in the cost of camp)!  A kosher dairy snack is also provided each day.

Ask us about our allergy management practices.



Our Facilities 

Exploration Camps are located in our welcoming Community Center in West Orange, NJ.

Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC
Ross Family Campus
760 Northfield Avenue, West Orange

Indoor Heated Pools, Dance Studios, Full-sized Gymnasiums, Indoor and Outdoor Playgrounds, Soccer Fields, Art Studios and MORE!

Our Fees

2014: Member $455 and Guest $505 per week

2014 Sign up by April 11th and receive last summers price 



























































Our Weekly Camp Schedule

Each week we will explore a new world!  What will it be today?

2014 Schedule

Week 1:

June 30 - July 3

Grades K-2: Learn to Swim

Grades 3-6: Improve Your Swim Skills

Week 2:

July 7 - July 11

Grades K-2:  Clay Exploration 

Grades 3-6:  CSI (Crime Scene Investigation)

Week 3:

July 14 - July 18

Grades K-2: Wild Wacky Science

Grades 3-6:  Clay/Ceramics

Week 4:

July 21 - July 25

Grades K-2: Legos

Grades 3-6:  Lego Architect

Week 5:

July 28 - August 1

Grades K-2:  Mystery Week

Grades 3-6:  Mystery Week

Week 6: 

August 4 - August 8

Grades K-2:  Animal Planet

Grades 3-6:  Aviation/Rocketry

Week 7:

August 11 - August 15

Grades K-2: Secret Chef

Grades 3-6:  Iron Chef

Week 8:

August 18 - August 22

Grades K-2: Olympics

Grades 3-6:  Olympics

Daily Schedule

9:00am-12:00pm- Specialized Program

12:00pm-12:30pm, Lunch - A kosher lunch will be provided each day. If your child has a special diet required, please send lunch with them every day.

12:30pm-1:00pm- Gym or Playground

1:00pm-1:45pm, Special Activity - Cooking, Art, Games, Teen Lounge, etc...

1:45pm-2:00pm- Change for Swim

2:00-2:30pm- Free Swim-All children must bring a bathing suit and towel

2:30-2:45pm- Change from swim

2:45-3:30pm- Snack - Kosher dairy snacks will be provided each day, if your child requires a special snack please send it with them.







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    Ross Family Campus

    760 Northfield Avenue

    West Orange