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Alef Art Camp with Chabad East DC Jewish Center – Summer 2023

Friday, August 25, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

from August 14, 2023 to August 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

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Welcome to Alef Art Camp with Chabad East DC Jewish Center! Based on our Alef Art Room model, Alef Art Camp is a Jewish creative space – a place where children are encouraged to explore and experience Jewish values through the arts! Cooking, painting, gymnastics, pottery, trips, and more in just 10 days!

Camp registration includes three options.

1. Weekly Passes: Sign up for a week at a time for peace of mind and consistency for your child! Plus, receive a discount!
2. Daily Passes: Need some more flexibility? Day passes are available for anywhere from 1-10 days, and you can use them whenever you’d like throughout the summer!
3. Drop in: If you need a day that you didn’t register for, you can purchase a drop in ticket, up until 8:00am the day before you’d you’d like to join!

Registration Opens: February 15th
Early Bird Registration: April 5th

Alef Art Camp will take place at the beautiful Hill Center, located at 921 Pennsylvania Ave SE. Located just a block from the metro, across the street from Eastern Market playground, Southeast Library, and many other gems on the Hill, the campers will have many exciting excursions throughout their time in camp.

Alef Art Camp has two sessions, each one week long. This year, camp will run from August 14 – August 25.  The core day begins at 9:00am and concludes at 3:30pm. There will be early care as of 8:00am and aftercare from 3:30-5:30pm, for an additional fee.
Camp tuition includes all supplies, snacks, trips, and lunch for your child!

Activities your child can anticipate in Alef Art Camp:
– Circle Time
– Social-emotional Development
– Art Theory
– Pottery
– Mad Science
– Snacks and Lunch
– Local adventures on the Hill
– Sports
– Gardening
– Swimming
– Pajama Party
– Jewish Heritage Workshops
– Music and Movement
– Outdoor time at Eastern Market Playground
– Cooking Competitions
– Friday challah making
– Shabbat Party
– And more!

All food served at Alef Art Camp will be certified kosher, and school-safe (free of major allergies, as deemed necessary based on registration). We will provide daily morning and afternoon snacks, and well as lunch for your child.

*For picky eaters, please make arrangements prior to the beginning of camp to ensure that Alef Art Camp can provide nutritious options for your child. 

The secret behind our success lies in our incredible staff and small counselor:camper ratio. All camp staff members are CPR + First Aid certified, and take camp safety very seriously. The goal of our staff members is to make sure that your child has an incredible experience, in a safe and enjoyable way!

Staff will have background checks, and receive camp training prior to the start of camp.

Please look through the website for all the camp information, and reach out to with any questions! We look forward to meeting you and your child this summer!


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