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JCC to hold Nov. 11 Veterans Day vacation camp for children

The Sam Pomeranz Jewish Community Center of Syracuse is gearing up to offer school-age children a fun-filled day and allow them to honor and thank those who served in the U.S. Armed Forces during the upcoming Veterans Day school break.

Image of an eagle holding the American flag.The JCC’s Veterans Day vacation camp for grades K-6 children will be held on Friday, Nov. 11 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the JCC on 5655 Thompson Rd., DeWitt. A variety of age-appropriate activities will be available including games, arts and crafts, sports and more. Half-day programs and early/late care to extend the day from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. are also available.

“We’ll have some creative patriotic themed activities for the children to enjoy as a way of saluting veterans and recognizing the importance of Veterans Day,” said Mick Hagan, JCC’s director of Children and Teen Services. “We’re also going to get everyone moving and active with a boot camp, team games and Capture the Flag in the gym.”

The camp’s half-day options will run from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Full-day campers are asked to bring a non-meat lunch. An afternoon snack will be provided.

Early registration pricing and a discount for siblings is available through Nov. 4. Registration is discounted for JCC members, however membership or JCC program enrollment is not necessary for a child to attend the Veterans Day vacation camp.

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