Recommended Camps

Recommended Camps

If you're looking for camps with an awesome Theater Program, look no further!

Below is a list of the best Camp Theater Programs...we know, we run them!

What a Production! with Day Camps@The J

Day Camps@The J in Stamford, CT runs this popular 3-week theater specialty camp for grades 3-8! Campers experience all aspects of theater production, from choreography to set and costume design. The actors spend their mornings creating zany characters, learning dance moves, singing, and playing theater games. All the fun and learning leads up to performing Willy Wonka Jr. for the whole Day Camps@The J community! What A Production! offers a supportive environment where all are encouraged to use their creativity and imagination.

Omanoot Theater Camp with JCC NOVA

An 8-week program in the DC Metro area offering the ultimate theater experience for K-8th graders of all skill levels! With a daily schedule that includes field trips and a mixture of traditional camp activities as well as theater games and rehearsals, our professional instructors will guide students in creating TWO full musical productions - The Lion King Jr. and Willy Wonka Jr.

Create at Camp Twelve Trails

Bring Out Your Inner Artist with both performing AND visual arts programming! Learn to create in a variety of mediums! This camp is for everyone! If you are a talented artist, you can fine-tune your skills. If you want to find out if you are a future artist or performer, we'll nurture your talents so they can blossom. If you just want to try something new or a different medium without being intimidated, this is the camp for you. Each week, you'll get to show off your creativity in group and individual performances and exhibitions.

Shine Theater Camp with Westside JCC

mainstages is proud to partner with JCC Westside, in Los Angeles, California for the sixth summer of JCamp Shines! Two-week theatrical experiences open to all interests and skill levels from grades K-8! With a program that includes daily swim and playtime along with leadership roles for older participants, our professional instructors will guide students through two-week sessions culminating in either Annie Jr. or Twisted Fairytales.

Summer Stages at Portledge Summer Adventures

This brand NEW experience turns the traditional Long Island Day Camp on its head! Consisting of two different Acts, one at the start of the summer for 4 days and one at the end of the summer for 5 days, both Acts of Summer Stages feature theater games, skills-building workshops, and Broadway musical fun, but through entirely different, unique scopes. Attend one or both Acts and have a new creative adventure every day!

mainstages partners with hundreds of camps nationwide. Here is the complete list of mainstages recommended camps.

Camp JCC- Rockville, MD

Every day at Camp JCC is packed full of activities, friendship, ruach (spirit) and adventure. While campers rave that Camp JCC is “the best place ever” we know that spending a summer at Camp JCC provides opportunities to gain valuable skills.

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Crane Lake Camp - West Stockbridge, MA

Crane Lake Camp provides the best of everything camp has to offer. Crane Lake is nestled in the southern Berkshires, and provides a wide array of activities from sports to arts as well as a comprehensive waterfront program

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Emma Kaufmann Camp - Morgantown, WV

This child-centered environment is for campers' ages 7 to 16 with an emphasis on Jewish values, informal education, and premiere programming & activities. 

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Goldman Union Camp Institute (GUCI) - Zionsville, IN

Through activities designed to help build friendships within cabin groups and grade specific units, campers ranging in grades from elementary school through college become a part of a greater Jewish community through a myriad of activities and electives.

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Camp Kehilla - Wheatley Heights, NY

Over the last 20 years, Camp Kehilla has continued to initiate new opportunities and experiences for Special Needs campers while maintaining a trademark integrity and passion in a day camp setting.

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Day Camp at the JCC - Manhattan, NYC

A day camp for ages 3-6 at the JCC of Manhattan fostering personal growth and development through music, art, yoga, and theater in addition to science, cooking, and more!

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Mid Island YJCC - Plainview, NY

Whether your child is a sports enthusiast, an aspiring thespian, wants the total camp experience or simply wishes to explore the world beyond Long Island, we have a summer program that's customized to their needs and interests.

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Camp Mountain Chai - Angelus Oaks, CA

Through a wide array of activities such as sports, arts, outdoor adventure and aquatics, campers build life-long friendships, independence and self worth along with establishing an atmosphere of knowledge and love for Jewish culture, traditions and religion.

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New Country Day Camp - Staten Island, NY

New Country Day Camp of the 14th Street Y is located in New York City. Swimming pools, hiking trails and open meadows provide the setting for an idyllic camp on the 75-acre Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds on Staten Island.

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Samuel Field Y - Wheatley Heights, NY

A nurturing place where kids can be themselves, Samuel Field Y offers a day camp rooted in the belief that every child deserves an environment where all campers can live and play side by side with one another, regardless of ability or disability.

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Vacation Village Day Camp - Loch Sheldrake, NY

A summer at Vacation Village Day Camp includes indoor and outdoor pools, renovated baseball fields, tennis courts, basketball and handball courts, as well as a playground fit for kids of all ages!

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Camp Livingston - Bennington, IN

Located on 680 beautiful acres in southeastern Indiana, Camp Livingston has been serving campers from all over the country for over 95 years. Campers enjoy sports, arts, aquatics, ropes course, rock climbing, nature, judaics and much more.

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B'nai Brith Ottawa - Quyon, Quebec

Camp B’nai Brith of Ottawa’s mission is to provide children, ages 7-16, with the opportunity to experience the outdoors, learn new skills and develop life-long friendships while enhancing Jewish values, traditions, affiliation and community.

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Eisner Camp - Great Barrington, MA

URJ Eisner Camp embodies the transformative power of Reform Jewish camping. We provide a safe, welcoming environment rich in Jewish values and a varied program featuring high-quality instruction in athletics, the arts, aquatics, and outdoor education. Eisner has had a longstanding culture of a quality theater program. 

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Camp Seneca Lake - Honesdale, PA

Warm,nurturing staff.  Beautiful lake front setting with ski & sailing programs. Group and individual choice activities. Camp Seneca Lake has strong international staff dynamic and a positive camp culture make this a great place to spend a summer.

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