(This information does not pertain to the Preschool Camps)
Your child does not need to be an OFJCC member to attend J-Camp. However, to
qualify for member prices, your child must be included in the parent’s Family
Membership to the OFJCC Fitness Center at the time of registration and camp
participation. Please Note: J-Pass holders, Club J and Preschool families who
are not Members of the OFJCC Fitness Center must also pay the same rates as the
general public. If you want to add your child to your current Membership or
become a member, please contact the Membership Office at (650) 223-7201 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Financial Assistance (Camperships)
Camperships are available to families that qualify. Before applying, you must
register your child for camp so that your family has a Camp Minder account. To
apply, please log into your account to fill out a confidential application.
Applications and all supporting documents must be submitted to the OFJCC by
April 1, 2017. Fully completed applications are necessary in order to begin
consideration. In the case that an award does not meet a family’s need, all
money paid will be fully refunded. Camperships are made possible through the
OFJCC Camp Scholarship Fund and the Jewish Community Day Camp Scholarship Fund
of the Jewish Community Endowment Fund. For more information, please contact the
scholarship committee at email@example.com.
J-Camp is proud to offer free morning care for all campers from 8:00-8:45
AM. If you take advantage of J-Camp’s Express drop-off, J-camp counselors will
walk your camper up to morning care where campers can participate in gaga, art
activities, and games. You may also park and walk your camper up to morning
If your camper doesn’t want the fun to stop, J-camp has a great PM care
program from 3:30-6:00 PM for an additional fee. If you register for PM care by
the Friday prior to the camp session beginning, you can take advantage of our
great $40 daily rate or $80 weekly rate. Once the camp session has begun, the
daily drop-in rate is $80 a day and the weekly rate is $100.
Walk Up Drop-Off
|8:00 AM-8:40 AM
||8:45 AM-3:30 PM
All camps meet at the Oshman Family JCC. Some camps may travel off-site for
activities and field trips. The location of any off-site trips will be included
in your camp highlight sheet, which will be sent the Thursday prior to the
beginning of your camp. If you have any questions pertaining to a camp’s
location, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Health History & Consent
When you sign up for J-Camp, please be prepared to fill out your child’s health
history information as part of the registration process (The entire process of
registration will take approximately 20–30 minutes per child). It is the
responsibility of his/her parent(s) or legal guardian to provide his/her own
accident and health/dental coverage while participating in all OFJCC activities.
The OFJCC does not provide any accident or health/dental coverage for its
J-Camp is known for being an inclusive and accommodating camp. We strive to
support all children of varying needs and abilities to have a positive camp
experience. If you believe your child may require special assistance, please
call the Camp Office at (650) 223-8622, in order to set up a meeting with the Camp
Director to discuss how we may be able to best accommodate your camper.
J-Camp Sign-outs take place in the OFJCC Town Square from 3:15-3:30
Monday-Thursday. On Fridays, Sign-outs will take place in the cultural arts
courtyard after Shabbat which ends at approximately 3:30 PM (Please don’t
hesitate to join us for Shabbat, and have a chance to see all the great things
your camper did during the week). When signing your camper out, J-Camp staff
will ask you to show your ID in order to verify you are authorized to pick-up
your camper. Please make sure that anyone who will be picking up your camper is
on the authorized to pick up list and knows to bring their ID with them. If you
need to add someone to this list, you can do it in your parent account or
contact the camp office at
email@example.com or (650) 223-8622. If you would like your camper
entering grades 6-12 to have the ability to sign their self out at the end of
the camp day, please fill out the Permission to Walk Home slip, which can be
obtained through the Camp Office or in your Camp In Touch account.
Camp registration is available online. Camps have maximum capacities that are
often reached quickly, so we encourage you to register as soon as possible.
Registration remains open until the Thursday before a camp session begins or
until the camp is full. Campers may register on the first day of a camp session,
based on availability, by visiting the Camp Office (Room M-115). Please block out
at least 30 minutes to register your child if it is the first day of the
In order to secure your spot in J-Camp, a non-refundable deposit will be
required at time of registration. Deposits are $50 per camp and $20 for PM Care
or single day options. You may log into your Camp In Touch parent access page
at any time after registration in order to make a payment on your account. Any
balance remaining two weeks prior to the start of the camp will be automatically
billed to your card on file. Payments are accepted by e-check and/or credit card
(Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover). Eligibility to attend each
camp is considered finalized once all required forms have been completed and all
fees have been paid.
At the time of registration, you may choose to:
- Pay in full
- Pay a $50 non-refundable deposit per camp at the time of registration.
Balances will be due according to the payment schedule below.
Camp Session Starts
*Payment By This Date
*Deadline for Balance, Changes & Cancellations
After You Register
- You will receive a confirmation email with
additional information about J-Camp and how to contact us if you have any
- Our Camp Office will follow up with you
regarding completion of your camper's Health History and authorized pick-up list
completion which is Due May 1, 2017.
- You will have access to your Camp In Touch
online account with additional tools, as well as waivers that may be needed for
- If you have any questions about your
registration or need help with your Camp In Touch parent access page, please
contact the Camp Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or call
J-Camp Cancellations, Transfers, & Refund Policy
In order to continue to offer excellent camps at an
affordable price, the OFJCC has set cancellation, credit and refund guidelines
for all camp programs. If you would like to change or cancel a session of camp,
you may fill out the J-Camp Change/Cancellation form, which can be found in your
parent account, camp office, or you can email
email@example.com to request one. Please note there is a $20 fee
assessed for each change, and your deposit is forfeit for any cancellations. The J-Camp Change/Cancellation form must be submitted to the camp office up to
two weeks prior to the start of the session to receive a refund (less deposit).
Payments will not be refunded for changes and cancellations made after the
Lost & Found
J-Camp counselors try their best to help campers
keep track of their items, but sometimes campers may lose articles of clothing
or belongings. Any unclaimed articles at the end of the camp day will be placed
in the J-Camp Lost & Found, located outside the Camp Office M115. J-Camp will do
it’s best to notify the owner of lost articles if they have the campers’ name
clearly marked on the item. At the end of the Summer Camp season, we will
donate any remaining items in the lost and found to a local charity.