Day Camp

July 2 – August 23

Instructional Swim every morning!

Outstanding camp facilities include indoor and outdoor pools, air conditioned gymnasium, pre-school rooms suitable for our younger campers, modern play structures and two multi-purpose fields.

New Day Camp for 2 Year Olds:
Contact the camp office for more on this great new program camp@jccottawa.com or 613-798-9818 ext 258


Regular Drop-Off
:  8:30 am
Half Day Pick-Up (2, 3 & 4 year olds only):  12:30 pm
Afternoon Pick-Up: 3:45 pm

At All of JCC of Ottawa Day Camps:

  • Before camp care is available at no extra cost.
  • After camp care is available.
  • Everyone is welcome!

Junior Friends 

Age 3 & 4

3 year old camp: born in 2016
4 year old camp: born in 2015

Whether you’re here for a half or a full day, campers will have a great time. Sports, music, arts & crafts, swimming and drama and much more with warm and nurturing staff in our child-friendly pre-school.

Senior Friends

Age 5 – 10

5 year old camp: born in 2014
6 year old camp: born in 2013
7 year old camp: born in 2012
8 year old camp: born in 2011
9 year old camp: born in 2010
10 year old camp: born in 2009

An unforgettable full day of theme based summer activities planned specifically for our Senior Friends! Arts & crafts, sports, dance, swimming and field trips. Every week is jam packed with exciting summer fun.

Junior Jocks

Age 6 – 7

Boys and girls spend the day playing sports and games while learning athletic skills and sportsmanship. A great stepping stone to Traveling Sports Camp.

New! LIT (Leaders in Training) Camp

Entering Grade 8

Designed to provide and teach balance between responsibility and fun, LITs  spend the summer learning and developing valuable leadership skills while participating in fun camp activities.

CIT Camp

Entering Grade  9

Attention future counselors! Learn the skills needed to be a counselor next summer through team building activities and  program planning and implementation plus be trained in First Aid and CPR. Enjoy all of the fun of camp while gaining valuable work experience.

Weekly Themes

Celebration of the Nations

July 2 – 5

Celebrate Canada and the world around us. Grab your passports and let’s explore! Discover arts and crafts, games and more from all over the world. Wear red and white, make flags and have fun celebrating and making new friends.

Digging for Dinosaurs

July 8 – 12

Go on a dinosaur hunt, make fossils, explore and learn about prehistoric animals. Treasure hunts, digging for bones and scavenger hunts are all part of the roaring good time!

Outdoor Adventures

July 15 – 19

Explore nature, do outdoorsy crafts with sticks, rocks and leaves, learn wilderness survival and connect with nature plus nature walks and safaris.

Summer Superheroes

July 22 – 26

Attention Superheroes! Grab your capes, shields, and masks and get ready to show your true strength. Superhero themed games, obstacle courses, costume making, face painting, and team building plus tons of super fun.

Space is the Place

July 29 – August 2

In a galaxy far, far away campers will blast off into a week of space exploration. Make alien slime, space ships, explore the solar system and other out-of-this world activities.

Wet & Wild

August 6 – 9

Slather on the sunscreen, fill the water balloons and slip down the big water slide. A summer week of wet and wild fun. Feel the excitement all the way from your head to your wrinkled toes!

Animal Planet

August 12 – 16

Be on the lookout for the furry, the feathered, and the fantastic as we explore the world in search of animals. Discover animals from all over the world and act like them too!

Hollywood/Disney Extravaganza

August 19 – 23

We’re rolling out the red carpet while our campers showcase their creativity! Join us for a week of song, dance, theater, drama, and our own JCC’s Got Talent.

Dates & Prices

  • 8 weeks:  July 2 – August 23
  • 1 week sessions: July 2–5, July 8–12, July 15–19, July 22–26, July 29–August 2, August 6–9, August 12–16, August 19–23

Full Day Programs

Monday – Friday (Junior and Senior Friends, Jr. Jocks)

SJCC Member

Non-Member

8 weeks

$1530

 $1750

1 week

$220

 $250

 

Monday, Wednesday, Friday (3 year olds only)

SJCC Member

Non-Member

8 weeks

$945

$1080

1 week

$145

$165

 

Tuesday & Thursday (3 year olds only)

SJCC Member

Non-Member

8 weeks

$780

$885

1 week

$115

$135

 

Half Day Programs

Monday – Friday (3 & 4 year olds only)

SJCC Member

Non-Member

8 weeks

$1245

$1390

1 week

$180

$205

 

Monday, Wednesday, Friday (3 year olds only)

SJCC Member

Non-Member

8 weeks

$805

$900

1 week

$120

$140

 

Tuesday & Thursday (3 year olds only)

SJCC Member

Non-Member

8 weeks

$590

$670

1 week

$90

$105

 

Day Camp LIT Program

SJCC Member

Non-Member

Full Session: July 2–August 23

$485

$550   

First Session: July 2–July 26

$260

$295

Second Session: July 29–August 23

$260

$295

 

Day Camp CIT Program

SJCC Member

Non-Member

Full Session: July 2–August 23

$500

$570

First Session: July 2–July 26

$275

$310

Second Session: July 29–August 23

$275

$310