Day Camps


The Jewish Community Center of Chicago has a variety of day camps with locations all over the metropolitan area. Come celebrate Jewish culture!

Camp Henry Horner (JCYS)

Overnight and day camps with a variety of activities, weekly field trips, B'nai mitzvah lessons, Shabbat services. Located in Ingleside, IL.

Camp TOV

Take your summer from ordinary to extraordinary at Camp TOV! This social service "day camp on wheels" allows you to make a difference in Chicago in just one week. Feed the hungry, visit the elderly, help the environment and learn about the social service needs of Chicago, all while having fun, meeting new friends, developing leadership skills and earning community service hours for school. Become a Tikkun Olam Volunteer at Camp TOV!


Day camp experience for children and young adults with disabilities. Located in Northbrook.


Serves Jewish children, their families and community through programs emphasizing learning, recreation, personal growth, appreciation for Jewish values and culture, and leadership development. Family support, respite care and recreation programs for individuals with special needs and their families.

Junior Gan Israel Day Camp

For ages 2-6. Experienced early childhood educators.

Pirchei and Bnos Day Camps

Orthodox, Camp Pirchei for boys and Camp Bnos for girl. Phone: 773-478-7470 or 773-588-5078.

Ramah Day Camp

Operated by Camp Ramah in Wisconsin. A full range of activities, including sports, cookouts, swimming and the arts, integrates Jewish values and learning. Located in Wheeling.

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