BJCC Announces Expanded Specialty Camp Program

Beginning May 29th and concluding August 10th, Boulder JCC campers can participate in numerous one-week experiences. From cultural arts, to leadership, to gardening, to sports to science and Lego, the Boulder JCC’s specialty camp program has something for everyone!

Last year, the Boulder JCC ran six camps, according to Shalom Family & Camp Director Shari Blake Schnee. This year, the schedule includes over 20 options for one-week camps for children ages 5-12. The Boulder JCC also offers a preschool camp from June 4-August 3rd for 18-month to 5 year-olds.

Most of the camps are located at the Boulder JCC (3800 Kalmia Ave in Boulder) and include half-day and full-day options (most weeks). For those campers electing to stay a full day, a supervised lunch is available. Additionally, all of our camps are staffed by certified and trained professionals. These diverse camp offerings will build your child’s skills and interests in a safe and nurturing environment. Most importantly, all of our camps provide the kind of fun and excitement both you and your child want for the summertime!

As one of last year’s parents explained, for her daughter, camp was a great extension of the Boulder JCC preschool experience. She shared that her child is a
painfully shy student, [and]

…she was successful at camp because on the first day, she realized that she knew the majority of campers from preschool. This helped her ease into her new surroundings because she immediately felt that she belonged. I explained to my daughter that this is what it means to be part of the Boulder Jewish community.

The Boulder JCC is pleased to involve so many incredible local partners in this year’s specialty summer camp schedule. One such camp is the Girls Leadership Institute, being offered to incoming 5th and 6th grade girls. From June 4-8th, participants will deepen their emotional intelligence, learn about healthy relationships and practice methods for direct communication and conflict resolution. This camp teaches campers these invaluable skills through theatre games, crafts, sports and small group discussions.

Camps are filling fast so don’t delay! Register your camper today at Please contact Shari Blake Schnee at (303-998-1900 x 106) or via email ( with any questions.

About Shari Schnee

Shari Blake Schnee is the Shalom Family and Camp Director at the Boulder Jewish Community Center (BJCC).

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