Summer Day Camp – Levin JCC

Summer, School’s Out, and Workday Camps. We welcome everyone with joy, inclusive of all faiths and backgrounds, and we are proud of our diverse community!

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 Fast Facts
Summer Camp School's Out Camps
ProgramsTraditional and Specialty day campsWorkday and Intersession camps
DatesWeekly sessions June 11-Aug 24 2018Chapel Hill/Durham/Durham Year-Round calendars
AgesRising K-8th gradesPreschool ages 3-5 and rising K-6th grades
Costs$245-$310 per week – member discounts available$58 per day/$45 members
Hours8:30-3:30 with extended care 8:00-5:30 same
Location15/501 at Cornwallis – near Duke same or 919-354-4938 same


About Jewish Summer Day Camp:

As a Jewish day camp, Camp Shelanu is based on Jewish values and includes learning about Jewish culture and traditions. However, there is no religious instruction or discussion of theology at camp. All JCC programs are open to anyone who wishes to participate, regardless of religious affiliation or background.

Location and Facilities: Camp Shelanu takes place at the Levin JCC at 1937 W Cornwallis Rd, Durham NC, 27705. The facility includes a 5-lane lap pool with diving board and a zero-entry Family Fun pool with a looping water slide, full-sized gym, art and music classrooms, dance studio, and access to fields, playground, and wooded areas.

Camp Staff: Our staff members, all of whom participate in a comprehensive training program, are mature high school and college students, or adults with camping, teaching, or recreational experience. Counselor to camper ratio is 1:9.Lerner Preschool Camp

Ages:  Campers must turn 5 by July 1st.

Weather: Camp Shelanu is an indoor/outdoor camp. In the event of inclement weather, including severe heat, daily activities will be modified.

Wait List Policy: If a camp is full you may be placed on a wait list and will be contacted by staff if we are able to add you into the camp. No payment is due unless you are contacted about availability.

Cancellation Policy: If the JCC cancels camp for any reason, full credit or a refund will be issued. If you decide to cancel a session, we issue refunds (minus a $50 fee per camper per session) up to 7 days before the first day of a session. Please submit your request in writing to Refunds will not be given for missed days due to illness.

Late Registration Policy: A $15 Late Registration fee will be assessed on any registration made fewer than 7 days before the start of any camp session.

Financial Assistance: Camp Shelanu strives to serve the entire community. Scholarship funds are available based on demonstrated need and awarded through a confidential process. We have two kinds of scholarships: need-based sliding scale awards and one free week for children of veterans. Click here for details.