Teen Camp

A program of the nationally accredited JCC Day Camps

Teen camps are offered to those entering grades seven through nine for $550 per week. Teens spend their summers relaxing and socializing while going off-site to visit places such as Dave & Busters, TreeRunner Adventure Park, the Detroit Zoo, DEFY and more. Teens also have the opportunity to gain skills in the kitchen during Cooking Camp or STEAM camp.

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Our staff members are selected based on experience, ability to work with this age group and supervisory skills. Transportation to off-site locations is provided by camp buses with professional drivers.

Teen Camp

Camps Offered

  • Week 1: PeerCorps Camp, in partnership with Repair The World Detroit
    • For children entering sixth through twelfth grades
    • Join PeerCorps Detroit for a week of transformational service experiences. Groups will be split into PeerCorps Middle (grades six through eight) and PeerCorps High (grades nine through twelve). $250 per week.
    • Come live our Jewish value of tikkun olam, repairing the world, by volunteering with local organizations and learning about important issues impacting our community, such as hunger, housing insecurity and environmental sustainability. PeerCorps Camp participants can also participate in camp activities like swimming, games and more. And at the end of each week, each teen will receive a certificate for service hours worked.
  • Week 2: Around The Town Camp (No Camp July 4 & 5)
    • Get ready to jump on the bus and explore! Some places we may visit are Sky Zone, Dave and Busters, Detroit Zoo, and other fun places around the Metro Detroit area. Each day will be a different destination. Transportation and all fees are included.
  • Week 3: STEAM Camp
    • Create amazing movies with stop motion animation using LEGO®️ bricks. Children will work in teams to learn the fundamentals of stop motion animation and develop their own animated movie, complete with dialogue and sound effects, and starring some of their favorite LEGO®️ minifigures Movies are uploaded to a secure site for family and friends to see how cool they are! Minimum 8 campers.
  • Week 4: Cooking Camp
    • It’s baking time! Whether cakes or cookies, pies or more… join us for the teen bake off! Each day will be different techniques, including following a recipe, using a mixer, oven times, kneading, rolling and shaping dough! Every day will also include cool challenges! All of this fun experience will be put to good use at the end of the week for our bake-off. We will have a competition with guest judges to award winners and it just might be you! Families are welcome to join us for the competition.
  • Week 5: Adventure Camp
    • Test your skills at all different adventure locations including a ropes course, ninja warrior gym and waterpark. Each day will be a different adventure. Transportation and all fees are included.
  • Week 6: Taste of Maccabi
    • Experience JCC Maccabi Games Detroit! Be a spectator at an event, join a social event with other teens, or volunteer at The J during a Maccabi event. This week is a chance to see what the Maccabi Games are all about right here in Detroit! This camp will include after camp events. Interested in being an athlete this summer? Click here to learn more: 2024 JCC Maccabi Games!
  • Week 7: Adventure Camp
    • Test your skills at all different adventure locations including a ropes course, ninja warrior gym and waterpark. Each day will be a different adventure. Transportation and all fees are included.
  • Week 8: Around The Town Camp
    • Get ready to jump on the bus and explore! Some places we may visit are Sky Zone, Dave and Busters, Detroit Zoo, and other fun places around the Metro Detroit area. Each day will be a different destination. Transportation and all fees are included.

Questions? Please call (248) 432-5578 or email [email protected] or [email protected].