August Specialty Camps

Finish off summer with these one-week specialty camps! JCC Recreation is proud to partner with Play Hard Hoops, Solar Recreation, Pink Umbrella Theater Company, and Danceworks to bring you the best of Milwaukee youth sports and youth arts. After Camp Care is available, scroll down for details.

Week of August 14 – 18
JCC Members $340 | Community $375

Play Hard Hoops Basketball

Full-Day 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Entering K5 – 8th Gr.
Led by Coach David Adelman, the “Hoops Education” formula for success was built on teaching basketball fundamentals and team-oriented play. Play Hard Hoops creates a positive atmosphere that allows participants to communicate, play competitively, learn, and most importantly have fun. “Hoops Educa-tion” can be defined by five words: Enthusiasm, Team-work, Attitude, Character, and Gratitude.

Solar Recreation Sports Camp
Full-Day 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Entering K5-2nd Grade
Join Michelle Tipton and the Solar Recreation Staff for a week of skill development and fun!

Pink Umbrella Theater Company
The mission of Pink Umbrella Theater Co. is to promote and provide theater that is accessible and inclusive for people who identify with a physical, intellectual, or emotional disability.

Full-Day 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Entering K5 – 3rd Gr.
Adventures in Acting • This week-long course will culminate in a presentation showcasing what we’ve learned. Campers will engage their actor toolbox of body, voice, and imagination while exploring characters through their senses: sight, sound, touch, taste, and smell

Full-Day 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Entering 4th – 8th Gr.
Character Creation • This week-long course will culminate in a sharing of characters created through movement and engaging the five senses. Campers will enhance the actor tools of body, voice, and imagination along with building empathy, communication, and imagination.

Danceworks is a local nonprofit with a mission of enhancing joy, health, and creativity by engaging the community through dance. Their instructors are experienced professional dancers who have the knowledge necessary to teach varying ages and ability levels.

Full-Day 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Entering K5 – 2nd Gr.
Imagination Station • Let your imagination go wild during this week of fabulous fun where the sky’s the limit! Don’t miss this chance to dance and create unique artwork. Catch some creative vibes and join us for a week packed full of amazing art activities.

Full Day 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Entering 3rd-5th Gr.
City Beats • Let the heartbeat of the city lead you on a rhythmic journey. Jazz dance, hip-hop, art, and more will be the focus of this week! Grab a friend and plan to make some noise during this week of percussive fun!

After Camp Care
at the JCC in Whitefish Bay | 4:00 PM • $50 per week
When camp end times don’t fit your family schedule, register your child for Kids Center After Camp Care.
for August Specialty Camp campers entering K5-6th Grade

Questions about Summer Rec?

Contact Jake Klavens, Recreation Director, at 414-967-8174.

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