Shemesh Camp at The JAmerican Camp Association

Check out our camps!

Shemesh Summer Camp

Chaverim

For campers entering grades K-4
Shemesh Summer Camp

Ruach

For campers entering grades 5-8
Shemesh Summer Camp

Ruach On The Go (OTG)

For campers entering grades 5-8
Shemesh Summer Camp

Gesher CIT

For campers entering grades 9-10
Shemesh Summer Camp

Kochavim

For campers entering the 3’s through Pre-K

Shemesh at a glance!

PLEASE NOTE: During any blank week, campers may enroll in a Traditional Camp.
Chaverim Ruach Ruach On The Go (OTG) Gesher CIT
Week 1
May 28 – May 31
Tropical Week
Traditional Camp
M: $275 | G: $325
Traditional Camp
M: $295 | G: $345
n/a Traditional Camp
M: $140 | G: $165
Week 2
June 3-7
Jungle Week
Traditional Camp
M: $295 | G: $345
Traditional Camp
M: $315 | G: $365
Weeks 2 & 3
San Diego
M: $1,000 | G: $1,250
Traditional Camp
M: $150 | G: $175
Week 3
June 10-14
Israel Week
Traditional Camp
M: $295 | G: $345
Traditional Camp
M: $315 | G: $365
San Diego (continued) Traditional Camp
M: $150 | G: $175
Week 4
June 17-21
Superhero Week
Traditional Camp
M: $295 | G: $345
Traditional Camp
M: $315 | G: $365
Weeks 4 & 5
Disneyland / O.C.
M: $1,000 | G: $1,250
Traditional Camp
M: $150 | G: $175
Week 5
June 24-28
Decades Week
Traditional Camp
M: $295 | G: $345
Traditional Camp
M: $315 | G: $365
Disneyland / O.C. (continued) Traditional Camp
M: $150 | G: $175
Week 6
July 1-3
*No camp July 4 & 5
America Week
Traditional Camp
M: $255 | G: $305
Traditional Camp
M: $275 | G: $325
Weeks 6 & 7
Hollywood
M: $960 | G: $1,210
Traditional Camp
M: $140 | G: $165
Week 7
July 8-12
Let’s Bug Out Week
Traditional Camp
M: $295 | G: $345
Traditional Camp
M: $315 | G: $365
Hollywood (continued) Traditional Camp
M: $150 | G: $175
Week 8
July 15-19
Under the Sea Week
Traditional Camp
M: $295 | G: $345
Traditional Camp
M: $315 | G: $365
Weeks 8 & 9
Long Beach & Catalina
M: $1,000 | G: $1,250
Traditional Camp
M: $150 | G: $175
Week 9
July 22-26
Maccabiah – Color Wars Week
Traditional Camp
M: $295 | G: $345
Traditional Camp
M: $315 | G: $365
Long Beach & Catalina (continued) Traditional Camp
M: $150 | G: $175
Week 10
July 29 – Aug 2
Carnival Week
Traditional Camp
M: $295 | G: $345
Traditional Camp
M: $315 | G: $365
n/a Traditional Camp
M: $150 | G: $175

Important Dates

Mark your calendar!
One-Day Camp Special
Sunday, Feb. 10 | Noon-4pm
Come join us for ONE DAY ONLY! See your favorite camp supervisors and have some ice cream! Families who register for four or more weeks of camp save the $50 registration fee and receive $100 off camp tuition!
J Community-Wide Purim Carnival
Sunday, Mar. 24 | 11am-2pm
Stop by the Shemesh tent and complete your online registration! This is the LAST day to save the registration fee! Special Shemesh swag for anyone who registers at the Carnival!
Ruach OTG Information Night
Tuesday, May 21 | 7-8pm
Ruach On-the-Go families, meet the staff and our new director and learn about all of the fun trips planned this summer!
Shemesh Open House
Wednesday, May 22 | 5-7pm
Camp is here! Camp families are invited to kick-off our amazing summer season. Meet your counselors, get all of your questions answered, pick up your camp shirts and enjoy a sweet treat!

Need more info?

Visit our Payment & Policies page.
General Camp Info
Phone
480.634.4949
Mail To
Shemesh Summer Camp
12701 N. Scottsdale Rd., Suite 201
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Camp Hours
Monday-Friday: 9am-4pm
AM/PM Care
Need care for your camper before or after camp? We’ve got you covered! AM Extended Care runs 7:30-9am and PM Extended Care runs 4-6pm, Monday-Thursday and 5pm on Friday.

Members
1 Day, AM or PM: $13
1 Week, AM or PM: $60
1 Week, AM & PM: $110

Non-Members
1 Day, AM or PM: $15
1 Week, AM or PM: $70
1 Week, AM & PM: $130

Including Children of All Abilities
If your child has special learning or behavioral challenges and/or is on an IEP or 504 plan at school, we must be made aware to discuss reasonable accommodations. Please contact Jessica Pineda, Director of Camping Services, at jessicap@vosjcc.org.