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JCC's Columbus Day vacation camp for kids coming Oct. 9

Photo of a group of children throwing fallen leaves in the air outside on a beautiful autumn day.

We've got a full day of fun in store for your child during the upcoming Columbus Day off from school! The Sam Pomeranz Jewish Community Center will hold a Columbus Day vacation camp for children in grades K-7 on Monday, Oct. 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the center on 5655 Thompson Rd., DeWitt. The camp will feature fun activities such as arts and crafts, sports and more. Half-day options as well as early/late care to extend the day from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. are also available.

“The children will have a blast with with all of the cool things we've got lined up,” said Mick Hagan, JCC director of children & teen services and camps. “We'll be getting creative with hands-on, fall-themed activities and we’ll get moving by playing some cool games and sports.”

The morning activities will include create your own Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria ships, playing ships and sailors in the JCC gym and more. The afternoon will feature fall-themed crafts, Ga-ga (Israeli dodgeball) and dancing games. Full-day campers are asked to bring a non-meat lunch. An afternoon snack will be provided.

The camp’s half-day options will run from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Early registration pricing through Oct. 2 starts at $35 per child for the half-day program and $55 for a full day, with a discount offered for siblings. Registration is discounted for JCC members, however membership or JCC program enrollment is not necessary for a child to attend.

For more information, call 315-445-2360 or download the flyer and registration form at right.