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JCC Grossman Camp

Programs and Facilities


Programs

Grossman campers have varying interests and abilities, and at camp they have lots of choices.

Once they arrive, boys and girls participate in the program at a pace appropriate to their age. As they mature, they have more elective choices. Everyone receives Red Cross-approved instructional swim and participates in free swim under the supervision of trained instructors and lifeguards.

Some activities include:

Archery

 
Arts and Crafts Baseball Basketball Batting Cages
Board
Games

 
Climbing Cooking Dance Drama
Electronics

 
Fencing Football Guitar Gymnastics
Jewelry Making Jewish Culture Kickball

 
 Knitting Mountain Biking
Music Nature Newcomb Overnights

 
Performances and Plays
Photography,
Digital and
Manual
Ropes/Challenge Course

 
Sewing Shabbat Celebration Soccer
Softball Street Hockey T-ball Video Production Volleyball
Wrestling        



Grossman specialty programs include:

  • Kibbutz Grossman — an opportunity to experience community living with a combination of electives, Maccabiah, work projects and optional overnights. Four to eight weeks, for campers entering grades 8 and 9.
  • Orthodox Campers — a program where observant campers are integrated into camp while still observing orthodox traditions and customs. Campers will be assigned to general bunks that have at least one orthodox counselor. These campers will have the opportunity to daven in the morning and to observe the Jewish holidays during the summer months in an appropriate manner. Prayers before and after meals will also be recited. In addition, these campers will be exposed to additional Jewish culture learning (Tarboot) throughout their time at camp.
  • Grossman’s Special Needs program, offering campers with mild to moderate disabilities a regular camp program under the guidance of experienced counselors. There is also the opportunity for inclusion with extra support.
     
  • Day and Overnight Camp Combos — designed for prospective first-time overnight campers, an opportunity to enjoy day camp and try JCC Camp Kingswood overnight camp located in southern Maine. One- and two-week options available. Register for at least two weeks at both Grossman and Kingswood for a combined special rate.
     
  • Counselor in Training (CIT) — program prepares high school students for counselor positions.
     
  • Ninth Week — designed for families that need coverage between the end of camp and beginning of school, provides a longer day for ages 5-12. Bus pickups and drop-offs are available in Newton, Stoughton, Brookline, Lexington, Sharon, Framingham, Cambridge and Natick.