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Vacation Programs

When schools are closed for holidays and vacations, come and fill the days with fun at our popular Gesher Vacation Camp Programs. Varied activities include field trips, special guests, and performances. Activities that are always included are crafts, games, sports, and swimming. 

 

2015-2016 Vacation Camps

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Contact Marisa Garber for more information

Vacation Camp Hours: 7am-6pm
$70/day Member: $60/day

Schedule of Events 2015-2016

  • There are no more vacation days for the 2015-16 school year. We'll see you for more excitement in the 2016-17 school year!

Field Trips: Field trips are provided at no extra cost. The times of the field trips are TBD. There are always extra staff and small groups during trips away from the JCC. After arriving back from the field trip, there will be 50 minute long activity options that the children can choose from, including PlayGym, InZone, Free Swim, Athletics, Crafts, and more!

JCC Hobby Days: Explore all that the JCC has to offer! Mornings will be spent on an in-depth activity of your child's choice. These could include art, drama, athletics, adventure, and more! Afternoons will have 50 minute long activity options that the children can choose from, including PlayGym, InZone, Athletics, Crafts, and more!

Locations: Drop off and pick up are in the Gesher area of the JCC

What to Bring: Please pack a dairy (vegetarian) lunch, weather appropriate clothing, and socks.

Note to Gesher Participants: Gesher registrants who regularly attend 3 or more days per week can receive 5 vacation days free of charge! Please follow the guidelines below to be eligible for this special Gesher benefit:

  • Free days are available ONLY to those who regularly participate in Gesher three days per week.
  • Free vacation days are accrued 1 day for every 2 months your child is enrolled.
  • Use of free days requires registration no later than 1 week in advance. A maximum of 50% of slots are available for free use. PLEASE REGISTER EARLY!

 To register:

  • Please fill out the Vacation Camp Registration Form and submit to the Gesher department.
  • Please call This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  at 585-461-2000, ext. 234 or click her name to email.

 

TYKES 

TYKEs Theatre Academy

After School Programs - Vacation Day Camps - KidsStage Summer Camps

TYKEs founder Freyda Schneider has launched a host of new theatre education classes for kids! Using theatre games, Freyda and her team will help kids hone their talents as they develop valuable life-long skills: developing poise, confidence, public speaking, teamwork and creative thinking. For more information, contact Freyda Schneider at ext. 269 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

TYKEs Humor-Bloomer Class

Mondays, March 7-June 13, 4 to 5:30pm

Using improvisational theater, this uproariously fun theater comedy class will prepare kids ages 8 and up to navigate tricky social situations with greater ease. We'll look at real challenges kids face each day – from getting picked on to having a pimple – and devise a variety of authentic and often humorous potential responses. Kids will learn vital problem-solving skills while having a blast and laughing all the way.

TYKEs Improv FUN-damentals II

Thursdays, March 17-June 9, 4-5pm

Children ages 5 to 8 will learn valuable life-long skills: developing poise, confidence, public speaking, teamwork and creative thinking, all through a variety of fun, developmentally appropriate improvisational theater games and exercises. This program takes place in a supportive, no-pressure theater setting that boosts self-esteem by encouraging kids to be brave while having fun.