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

2019 Camp Dates
Session 1: June 17-June 28
Session 2: July 1st-July 12 (no camp July 4th)
Session 3: July 15-July 26
Session 4: July 29-August 9

Average camp day 9:00AM-4:30PM
Before & After care available for additional fee
Bus stops in Whitefish Bay, Shorewood, Bayside, Mequon, and Grafton

Camp rate key: MEM=JCC Member Value, COMM=Community Rate
Rates below are 2-wk session rates.

2019 Specialty Programs

SESSION 1 • June 17 – June 28

Itty Bitty Nitty Gritty Nature (1st & 2nd Grade)
Explore the depths of camp with a magnifying glass and microscope. See what is hiding under our feet in the fishing pond, garden, and forest.
6/17-6/28: MEM $578 / COMM $650
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RDC Chopped (1st & 2nd Grade)
Grab the measuring tools; it’s time to get cooking! Campers will learn new recipes and proper cooking techniques while using fresh ingredients from our camp Garden!
6/17-6/28: MEM $578 / COMM $650
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Fishing (1st & 2nd Grade)
Campers will learn basic fishing skills and techniques on our fishing pond!
6/17-6/28: MEM $578 / COMM $650
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Skateboarding (1st & 2nd Grade)
Professionals from Four Seasons Skatepark will teach campers basic techniques and tricks for skateboards and scooters. Equipment is provided.
6/17-6/28: MEM $578 / COMM $650
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Ceramics & Pottery (3rd-5th Grade)
Campers will have the opportunity to create different ceramics and pottery pieces! They will learn techniques and get the chance to glaze their masterpieces.
6/17-6/28: MEM $578 / COMM $650
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Skateboarding (3rd-5th Grade)
Professionals from Four Seasons Skatepark will teach campers basic techniques and tricks for skateboards and scooters. Equipment is provided.
6/17-6/28: MEM $578 / COMM $650
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Ninja Warrior (3rd-5th Grade)
Channel your inner ninja with our RDC Ninja Warrior. Campers will challenge themselves through different ninja courses and activities.
6/17-6/28: MEM $578 / COMM $650
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Tennis (3rd-5th Grade)
Campers will learn different strokes and strategies through fun games and drills developed for Quickstart tennis. Open to all levels!
6/17-6/28: MEM $578 / COMM $650
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Rocketry & Airplanes (3rd-5th Grade)
3, 2, 1, BLASTOFF! Campers will make and launch different types of rockets and airplanes.
6/17-6/28: MEM $578 / COMM $650
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SESSION 2 • July 1 – July 12 (No camp July 4)

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.
7/1-7/12: MEM $578 / COMM $650
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Trains & City Building (1st & 2nd Grade)
Choo, Choo! These campers will work with model trains and develop new buildings and tracks!
7/1-7/12: MEM $578 / COMM $650
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Tennis (1st & 2nd Grade)
Campers will learn different strokes and strategie through fun games and drills developed for   Quickstart tennis. Open to all levels!
7/1-7/12: MEM $578 / COMM $650
REGISTER NOW

Ninja Warrior (1st & 2nd Grade)
Channel your inner ninja with our RDC Ninja Warrior.  Campers will challenge themselves through different ninja courses and activities.
7/1-7/12: MEM $578 / COMM $650
REGISTER NOW

RDC Chopped (3rd-5th Grade)
Grab the measuring tools; it’s time to get cooking! Campers will learn new recipes and proper cooking techniques while using fresh ingredients from our camp garden!
7/1-7/12: MEM $578 / COMM $650
REGISTER NOW

Fishing (3rd-5th Grade)
Campers will learn basic fishing skills and techniques on our fishing pond!
7/1-7/12: MEM $578 / COMM $650
REGISTER NOW

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.
7/1-7/12: MEM $578 / COMM $650
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S.T.E.M. (3rd-5th Grade)
Spend some time during the day focusing on hands-on learning through science,  technology, engineering and math! Be part of some amazing experiments!
7/1-7/12: MEM $578 / COMM $650
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Amphibian Fun (3rd-5th Grade)
Design a display aquarium and help to catch frogs and salamanders for observation. Learn about their life cycles and what they need to survive.
7/1-7/12: MEM $578 / COMM $650
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SESSION 3 • July 15 – July 26

Rocketry & Airplanes (1st & 2nd Grade)
3, 2, 1, BLASTOFF! Campers will make and launch different types of rockets and airplanes.
7/15-7/26: MEM $578 / COMM $650
REGISTER NOW

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!
7/15-7/26: MEM $578 / COMM $650
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Skateboarding (1st & 2nd Grade)
Professionals from Four Seasons Skatepark will teach campers basic techniques and tricks for skateboards and scooters. Equipment is provided.
7/15-7/26: MEM $578 / COMM $650
REGISTER NOW

Musical Theater (1st & 2nd Grade)
Campers will participate in a musical theater production where they will learn theater techniques, dances and develop fun characters.
7/15-7/26: MEM $578 / COMM $650
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Jewelry & Key Chains (3rd-5th Grade)
Campers will create beautiful pieces of jewelry as well as cool keychains like lanyard and beads! This program is packed full of creative fun.
7/15-7/26: MEM $578 / COMM $650
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Skateboarding (3rd-5th Grade)
Professionals from Four Seasons Skatepark will teach campers basic techniques and tricks for skateboards and scooters. Equipment is provided.
7/15-7/26: MEM $578 / COMM $650
REGISTER NOW

Soil to Plate (3rd-5th Grade)
Campers will learn what it takes to get food from a garden to the dinner table. Explore and experience the complete food process from soil to feast!
7/15-7/26: MEM $578 / COMM $650
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Musical Theater (3rd-5th Grade)
Campers will participate in a musical theater production where they will learn theater techniques, dances and develop fun characters.
7/15-7/26: MEM $578 / COMM $650
REGISTER NOW

Trains & City Building (3rd-5th Grade)
Choo Choo! These campers will work with model trains and develop new buildings and tracks!
7/15-7/26: MEM $578 / COMM $650
REGISTER NOW

SESSION 4 • July 29 – August 9

Recycled Art (1st & 2nd Grade)
Ever wonder what do to with leftover cans and  bottles? Campers will make projects using all  types of recycled materials.
7/29-8/9: MEM $578 / COMM $650
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Soil to Plate (1st & 2nd Grade)
Campers will learn what it takes to get food from a garden to the dinner table. Explore and experience the complete food process from soil to feast!
7/29-8/9: MEM $578 / COMM $650
REGISTER NOW

Fishing (1st & 2nd Grade)
Campers will learn basic fishing skills and techniques on our fishing pond!
7/29-8/9: MEM $578 / COMM $650
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Jedi Academy (1st & 2nd Grade)
Watch out Darth Vader, these campers are going to be Jedi! Campers will make their own lightsaber and enjoy different Star Wars themed activities.
7/29-8/9: MEM $578 / COMM $650
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Paint! (3rd-5th Grade)
Roll up your sleeves and grab your smock. This program will focus on paint in every way imaginable!
7/29-8/9: MEM $578 / COMM $650
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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.
7/29-8/9: MEM $578 / COMM $650
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Filmmaking (3rd-5th Grade)
Campers will get the opportunity to write, record, and produce the biggest cinematic masterpiece of the summer!
7/29-8/9: MEM $578 / COMM $650
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S.T.E.M. (3rd-5th Grade)
Spend some time during the day focusing on hands-on learning through science,  technology, engineering and math! Be part of some amazing experiments!
7/29-8/9: MEM $578 / COMM $650
REGISTER NOW

Lego Architects (3rd-5th Grade)
Campers will create structures, cities, and even a map of camp out of Legos! This will include Lego kits as well as free play.
7/29-8/9: MEM $578 / COMM $650
REGISTER NOW

Questions about RDC specialty programs?

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

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