Activities are led by Specialized Staff and 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”, “High School Musical”, "Alice in Wonderland" and "Peter Pan".


  • 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.)

Jewish Heroes — Our campers look forward each Friday afternoon to learn who the following week‘s Jewish Hero will be. We celebrate the lives of Albert Einstein, Marc Chagal and Steven Spielberg to name a few.


Karate — Taught by Somerville Martial Arts

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

9-Hole Mini-Golf Course

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 featuring our Shabbat Band.

Skateboard Park

Special Events

  • Carnival
  • Maccabi Games (Color War)
  • Swim-a-thon
  • 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