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J Specialty Camps are premium, full-day experiences where campers take a deeper dive into many different subjects with qualified staff. Prices are: J Members – $390 per week | General Public – $470 per week

Week 1 | June 21 - June 25

3rd - 8th Grade

Rock Star 101

New in 2021!

Bust a move, strum a tune, and have a blast at our Rock Star 101 camp!  DJ John O’Neil will guide your camper through the basics of song and dance. From bucket drumming to being a DJ, writing a tune and perfecting your head bang, DJ John will transform your camper into a musical sensation!  

3rd - 8th Grade & EVERY WEEK!

Weekly Sports Camp

30+ games, ropes course – need we say more? Sports concentrated campers will enjoy dozens of sports, and wellness sessions. Your campers will also learn about nutrition, sportsmanship and will try a bevy of new games, sports & experiences.

camp fun cooking challah

Week 2 | June 29 - July 2

K - 4th Grade

Art from the Heart

New in 2021!

From sculpture, to stained glass, art history lessons to getting covered in paint, ‘Art from the Heart’ will be the perfect release for your camper – and your home will be filled with new works of art!  We’ll also create pieces for some of our community partners, from our troops, to our first responders, and seniors, we’ll give back while having a blast!

Friends Swimming at Springfield JCC Aquatics camp

Week 3 | July 6 - 9

3rd - 8th Grade

The Greatest Showman (Theater Arts Camp)

New in 2021!

Calling all actors, musicians, improvisers, and people who just love some good ol’ fashioned fun!  This week, all forms of theater combine to create an unforgettable week full of practice, performance, and perfection!  Campers will enjoy training from our experts in acting, music, improv and more.

Week 4 | July 12 - 16

All Ages

Outdoor Explorations

Join our JCC wilderness guide for a week of outdoor learning, hiking & exploring. Every day campers will learn about the world around them, do experiments, learn survival skills, and adventure around the Pioneer Valley.

Camper in art at camp

Week 5 | July 19 - 23

3rd - 8th Grade

Ninja Warrior Camp

New Staff & New, Challenging Obstacles!  Sensi Dan and our own  Ninja Warriors will challenge your campers, combining cardio and creativity. From team challenges to beating their own personal records, campers will be transformed into warriors.

Week 6 | July 26 - 30

K - 4th Grade

Magic - The Art of Illusion

New in 2021!

We’re partnering with Urban Wizards Academy to bring you our most magical camp ever!   We can empower your campers by teaching them the art of magic!  Each magic lesson builds character, confidence, & communication skills for life – and every camper will enjoy a day of magic, ending with a performance!

Week 7 | August 2 - 6

1st - 5th Grade

Chess Wizards Camp

Chess + Camp = Fun!  We’re partnering with Chess Wizards who will teach your camper the game and also help them participate in exciting, strategy-themed physical activities, drawing from both classic summer camp games and new activities . Add in some team chess games, healthy snacks, camp awards (and swag), and you have an experience that your kids will never forget!

3rd - 8th Grade

The Most Magical Camp

We’re partnering with Urban Wizards Academy to bring you our most magical camp ever!   We can empower your campers by teaching them the art of magic!  Each magic lesson builds character, confidence, & communication skills for life – and every camper will enjoy a day of magic, ending with a performance!

Week 8 | August 9 - 13

All Ages

STEM + LEGO = Joy!

Ratchet up your imagination with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. We’re partnering up with PlayWell to give your camper an immersive STEM experience with any child’s favorite activity – LEGO’s!

This is a photo of children at the JCC Summer Camp with gold rocks on a picnic table

Week 9 | August 16 - 20

3rd - 8th Grade

Theater, Music & Dance, Oh My!

DJ John is back to help your campers develop their theatrical flair!  Singing, dancing, acting, improvising & more, these aspiring superstars will get the tools they need to ace that audition!