RDC Specialty Programs

Specialty programs are designed to give campers entering 1st & 2nd grade or 3rd-5th grade a more specialized experience while still enjoying the best parts of JCC Rainbow Day Camp. Campers enrolled in a specialty program spend the morning of each day with their traditional camp group and participate in the specialty program for some or all of the afternoon. All specialty program sessions are two week sessions, 5 days per week. Specialty programs must be selected at the time of camp registration.

Explore specialty program options below or view our printable camp guide

Returning camp families click HERE to sign into your account and register.
Families new to JCC day camp click HERE to set up an account and register.

2020 Camp Dates
NEW! RDC Theme Week June 15-June 19
Session 1: June 22-July 2 (No Camp July 3)
Session 2: July 6-July 17
Session 3: July 20-July 31
Session 3: August 3-August 14

Average camp day 9:00AM-4:30PM (times vary by bus stop)
Bus stops in Whitefish Bay, Shorewood, Bayside, Mequon, and Grafton
All JCC day camps offer extended care to fit the schedules of busy families.
Before Care 7:00-9:00 AM – $20/week
After Care 4:00-6:00 PM (5:30 Fridays) – $20/week
Before & After Care Combo – $35/week

Rates posted below are per week rates. See camp guide for 2-wk session rates.
Camp rate key: MEM=JCC Member Value, COMM=Community Rate

Questions about RDC specialty programs?

Contact Shelby Kass, RDC Associate Director, at 414-967-8248.

2020 Specialty Programs at RDC

NEW! Theme Week Programs – One week June 15-19
Kick-off summer with something new! Campers pick one of our awesome themes and enjoy a week of unique specialty programs. Open to K5-8th grade campers.
K5-1st Grade Options: Hebrew Immersion • Soccer • Imagination Ninjas • Taste the Rainbow
2nd – 5th Grade Options: PJ Goes to the Theater • Soccer • STEM • Taste the Rainbow
6th – 8th Grade Outdoor Adventure: Campers will learn how to build a fire, pitch a tent, and even cook a meal outside.
6/15-6/19: MEM $299 / COMM $335
REGISTER
Trip to Interlaken for 3rd-6th Grade
Monday, July 13 at JCC Rainbow Day Camp
Tuesday, July 14 to Friday, July 17 at Camp Interlaken JCC
Perfect for campers who want to experience a mini-version of sleepaway camp. Campers will spend 4 days – 3 nights in Northern Wisconsin at the JCC’s overnight camp in Eagle River, Steve & Shari Sadek Family Camp Interlaken JCC, where they will participate in camp activities like sports, waterfront, adventure, and arts.
7/13-7/17: MEM $398 / COMM $434
REGISTER

SPECIALTY SESSION 1 • Two weeks June 22-July 2 (No Camp July 3)

Chef’s Academy (1st & 2nd Grade)
Join our Chef Academy to learn basic chef skills and techniques in the kitchen. Help create a cookbook and become an official RDC Chef.
6/22-7/2: MEM $598 / COMM $670
REGISTER
Skateboarding (1st & 2nd Grade)
Professionals from Four Seasons Skatepark will teach campers basic techniques and tricks for skateboards and scooters.
6/22-7/2: MEM $598 / COMM $670
REGISTER
Music Makers (1st & 2nd Grade)
Spend time in our newly renovated Dinkin Cabin exploring different instruments and making music!
6/22-7/2: MEM $598 / COMM $670
REGISTER
Lego Xtreme (1st & 2nd Grade)
Campers will explore and build with different types of Legos. Become a master builder with both Lego kits and free play!
6/22-7/2: MEM $598 / COMM $670
REGISTER
Wearable Art (3rd-5th Grade)
Campers will use different types of supplies to create projects they can wear. From beads to t-shirts, this program will explore many different options.
6/22-7/2: MEM $598 / COMM $670
REGISTER
Skateboarding (3rd-5th Grade)
Professionals from Four Seasons Skatepark will teach campers basic techniques and tricks for skateboards and scooters.
6/22-7/2: MEM $598 / COMM $670
REGISTER
Rocketry & Airplanes (3rd-5th Grade)
3, 2, 1, BLASTOFF! Campers will make and launch different types of rockets and aiplanes.
6/22-7/2: MEM $598 / COMM $670
REGISTER
Fishing & Outdoor Adventure (3rd-5th Grade)
Canoe, fish, pitch a tent and build a campfire! This program is perfect for campers who love to be outside and want to learn more outdoor adventure skills.
6/22-7/2: MEM $598 / COMM $670
REGISTER

SPECIALTY SESSION 2 • Two weeks July 6 – July 17

Messy Art (1st & 2nd Grade)
Get ready for some messy fun! Campers will explore different types of materials and techniques to create awesome camp art projects.
7/6-7/17: MEM $598 / COMM $670
REGISTER
Ninja Warrior (1st & 2nd Grade)
Channel your inner ninja with our RDC Ninja Warrior. Campers will challenge themselves through different ninja courses and activities.
7/6-7/17: MEM $598 / COMM $670
REGISTER
Soccer (1st & 2nd Grade)
This program will focus on the basics of soccer through fun drills and games with our expert coach, Michelle!
7/6-7/17: MEM $598 / COMM $670
REGISTER
Master Builders (1st & 2nd Grade)
From cup stacking to forts, this program will be driven by imagination. Campers will build using different medium to explore their creativity.
7/6-7/17: MEM $598 / COMM $670
REGISTER
Chef’s Academy (3rd-5th Grade)
Join our Chef Acadmy to learn basic chef skills and techniques in the kitchen. Help create a cookbook and become an official RDC Chef.
7/6-7/17: MEM $598 / COMM $670
REGISTER
Woodworking (3rd-5th Grade)
If I had a hammer and some nails! Campers will make birdhouses, bird feeders, tool boxes and much more while learning how to properly use tools.
7/6-7/17: MEM $598 / COMM $670
REGISTER
STEM (3rd-5th Grade)
Spend your week focusing on hands-on learning through science, technology, engineering and math!
7/6-7/17: MEM $598 / COMM $670
REGISTER
Basic Guitar (3rd-5th Grade)
Do you dream of being in a band? Learn basic guitar chords and practice some of our favorite camp songs.
7/6-7/17: MEM $598 / COMM $670
REGISTER

SPECIALTY SESSION 3 • Two weeks July 20 – July 31

Tennis (1st & 2nd Grade)
Campers will learn different strokes and strategies through fun games and drills developed for Quickstart tennis. Open to all levels!
7/20-7/31: MEM $598 / COMM $670
REGISTER
Skateboarding (1st & 2nd Grade)
Professionals from Four Seasons Skatepark will teach campers basic techniques and tricks for skateboards and scooters.
7/20-7/31: MEM $598 / COMM $670
REGISTER
PJ Goes to the Theater (1st & 2nd Grade)
Rainbow Day Camp is proud to announce a brand new theater program! Campers will develop a play based on some of the favorite PJ Library stories!
7/20-7/31: MEM $598 / COMM $670
REGISTER
Rocketry & Airplanes (1st & 2nd Grade)
3, 2, 1, BLASTOFF! Campers will make and launch different types of rockets and aiplanes.
7/20-7/31: MEM $598 / COMM $670
REGISTER
Pottery (3rd-5th Grade)
Campers will have the opportunity to create different pottery pieces! They will learn techniques and get the chance to glaze their masterpieces.
7/20-7/31: MEM $598 / COMM $670
REGISTER
Skateboarding (3rd-5th Grade)
Professionals from Four Seasons Skatepark will teach campers basic techniques and tricks for skateboards and scooters.
7/20-7/31: MEM $598 / COMM $670
REGISTER
Cultural Cooking (3rd-5th Grade)
Cuisine is one way cultures express their identity. Join this program to explore different cultural foods and cooking practices.
7/20-7/31: MEM $598 / COMM $670
REGISTER
PJ Goes to the Theater (3rd-5th Grade)
Rainbow Day Camp is proud to announce a brand new theater program! Campers will develop a play based on some of the favorite PJ Library stories!
7/20-7/31: MEM $598 / COMM $670
REGISTER

SPECIALTY SESSION 4 • Two weeks August 3 – August 14

Jewelry Making (1st & 2nd Grade)
Campers will create beautiful necklaces, rings, bracelets and earrings through different materials and techniques.
8/3-8/14: MEM $598 / COMM $670
REGISTER
Trains & City Building (1st & 2nd Grade)
Choo, Choo! These campers will work with model trains and develop new buildings and tracks!
8/3-8/14: MEM $598 / COMM $670
REGISTER
Fishing (1st & 2nd Grade)
Campers will learn basic fishing skills and techniques on our fishing pond!
8/3-8/14: MEM $598 / COMM $670
REGISTER
Jedi Academy (1st & 2nd Grade)
Watch out Darth Vader, these campers are going to be Jedi! Campers will make their own lightsaber and participate in different Star Wars themed activities.
8/3-8/14: MEM $598 / COMM $670
REGISTER
Ninja Warrior (3rd-5th Grade)
Channel your inner ninja with our RDC Ninja Warrior. Campers will challenge themselves through different ninja courses and activities.
8/3-8/14: MEM $598 / COMM $670
REGISTER
Tennis (3rd-5th Grade)
Campers will learn different strokes and strategies through fun games and drills developed for Quickstart tennis. Open to all levels!
8/3-8/14: MEM $598 / COMM $670
REGISTER
STEM (3rd-5th Grade)
Spend your week focusing on hands-on learning through science, technology, engineering and math!
8/3-8/14: MEM $598 / COMM $670
REGISTER
Song Writing (3rd-5th Grade)
Paul McCartney, Elton John and Bruce Springsteen all started somewhere. Spend time composing new songs through creative writing and musical exploration
8/3-8/14: MEM $598 / COMM $670
REGISTER

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