Activities are led by Specialized Staff and are Age Appropriate (Not all groups have all activities)

Aquatics — 3 swimming pools available to campers (instructional swim in the mornings, free swim in afternoons)

Arts & Crafts

  • Leather Crafts
  • Woodworking
  • Wearable Art
  • Jewelry making
  • Lanyard
  • Friendship Bracelets
  • Painting
  • Glass Kiln

Cardio Fitness Bootcamp — an age-appropriate cardio workout taught by our fitness certified instructors.


Cooking — taught by Culinary School professionals.

Creative & Performing Arts — in the past few years the kids have performed “Seussical”, “Wizard of Oz”, “Annie”, “Shrek”,”James and the Giant Peach”, and "Alice in Wonderland"


  • Creative Movement
  • Cheerleading
  • Cheer Dance
  • Dance
  • Line Dancing
  • Hip Hop

Entertainment — Game Shows, Musicians, Carnival Day & more!

Game Room — video games, wii system, ping pong, air hockey, foosball, Arcades, Lanyard Stations and more.

Game Time

  • Chess
  • Board Games
  • Challenge Games (games such as spud, steal the bacon, running bases, dodge ball, etc.)
  • Wacky Water Fun

Gymnastics — taught by Evolution Gymnastics School instructors.

Inflatables — Every Monday (water slides, bounce houses, inflatable obstacle courses, etc.)


Karate — Taught by Somerville Martial Arts

  • Girl's Self-Defense
  • Sparring
  • Beginner Karate for younger campers

9-Hole Mini-Golf Course

“Mitzvah” Matt - Each week campers meet with “Mitvah” Matt to do a Community Service Project for a local charity organization.

Movie Club — Kids view a popular movie on DVD and then are involved in a discussion with other campers and counselors.  Popcorn included!

Music —  taught by professional music instructors

Nature Campers love to explore our outdoors with our Nature Specialist.

Ropes Course

  • High Ropes – Climbing Wall, Zipline, Vertical Playpen, Birma Bridge, Bosun's Chairs and Bouldering Wall.
  • Low Ropes – Tire Swings, Low Rope Elements, Tarzan Swing

Shabbat Each Friday all campers gather together for a camp wide Shabbat Celebration.  It's a feel good weekly tradition enjoyed by all.

Skateboard Park

Special Events

  • Acrobats
  • Carnival
  • Maccabi Games (Color War)
  • Spirit Days
  • Talent Shows

Sports and Adventure

  • Archery
  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Gaga
  • Hockey
  • Kickball
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Sports Tournaments
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball/Neucomb
Story Time - Story with a craft or game

Weekly Themed Activities

  • Down the Shore Week, Weird NJ, Earth and Frozen Weeks to name a few.

Shimon and Sara Birnbaum JCC
775 Talamini Rd., Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Phone 908-725-6994, Fax 908-725-9753