General Information


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Between June 22 and August 14, limited transportation is available for campers – on a first come, first serve basis – who are four years and older from designated sites in the following areas:

  • 4S Ranch | Location TBA
  • Carmel Valley | Torrey Pines High School
  • Del Cerro | Temple Emanu-El
  • Tierrasanta |Serra High School
  • Del Mar | Vons Shopping Center, Del Mar Heights Rd./Mango
  • Encinitas | Temple Solel
  • Rancho Bernardo | Bernardo Center Drive at Lomica Drive by Round Table Pizza
  • Scripps Ranch | Edwards Theatres, Mira Mesa
  • Sorrento Valley | Qualcomm Building (Cul-de-sac off of Morehouse Drive)
  • Mission Hills | Pioneer Park (Off Fort Stockton Drive & Randolph Street)

Price per 4-week session: $65/non-member; FREE/JCC Member.

Transportation during Post-Specialty Camps is limited to three sites: Carmel Valley, Del Cerro, and Rancho Bernardo. Transportation is available on a first come, first serve basis. Price per 1-week session: $16.25/non-member; FREE/JCC Member.

PLEASE NOTE: For children riding to and from camp in a van (not a school bus): If your child is under 8 years of age or under 4’9″ tall, you must supply a booster seat.

BE ADVISED: If your child misses the bus four consecutive days without notification, he/she will be dropped from the bus roster.


Regular Camp Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (except overnights, late nights, half-day camp)

Half-Day Camp Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Camp Keshet only)


Extended hours before and after camp are available for an additional fee. Afternoon extended hours for preschool-aged campers are available only after 3:30 p.m.

Monday – Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Monday – Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Camp Keshet only)
Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Fee per child, per hour:
$12.00/JCC Member; $11.00/Non-member

Fee for late pick-up is $1.00 per minute.


Most full-day campers ages four and up participate in weekly field trips to special sites within San Diego County. Older campers enjoy visits to sites outside the County. Special interest and themed camps may offer build-in offsite experiences in lieu of their field trips.

PLEASE NOTE: Please keep expensive clothing, toys, and electronics at home. Be sure to label all belongings, including clothing, beach towels, sunblock and lunch boxes. The JCC is not responsible for lost, damaged or stolen items.


All campers receive a cheese pizza lunch on a designated day each week! Campers bring a dairy lunch on all other days. A lunch program is also available through The Place (at the JCC). More information is in the parent packet (sent after registration).


A limited number of scholarships are available based on financial need. In order to apply for scholarships, your JCC account must be in good standing. Submission deadline is March 2, 2020. Requests received after this date will be considered only if funds are available.

2018 tax returns must be provided. Payment plans are available by bank draft options.

For more information visit the Financial Aid page or contact Accounting: 858.362.1146.


Payment plans are available for summer camp. Please call Cynthia Zena for more information: 858.362.1146.


Please indicate if your child has special needs by checking the inclusion section on the application.Parents are encouraged to research alternative summer programs since we are not able to accommodate all families who apply.

For further questions please contact Wendy Smith, Inclusion Manager: 858.362.1123.