Camp Haverim

Camp Haverim is a two-week camp designed for children and teens
with autism and other cognitive and developmental delays, who have
sufficient communication and self-help skills, and attend 11 months of
special schooling. Campers participate in social skills training, swimming
and water park activities, sports, yoga and adaptive physical education,
academic enrichment, music and movement, art and therapy dogs.


Space is limited. Group sizes are between 4 and 8 campers. Priority is
given to returning campers, participants in Special Services programs and
JCC members.
Ages 3-21    August 10-21, 2015   Regular Tuition $1200/$1500


Early Bird Tuition Rates apply only IF PAID IN FULL by April 15, 2015: $1,100/$1,400


Afternoon extended care available Mon-Thur until 5:15 pm: $50/day


Sponsored in part through the MindWorks Charitable Family Trust, the
Hana and Dr. Stanley Goldberg Fund for Camp Haverim and the Ronald L.
and Meryl Gallatin Camp Haverim Scholarship Fund.


    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Summer PALS (Promoting Activities and Life Skills)

A SUMMER Afternoon Program for Children and Teens
attending Extended School Year Programs
Children and teens who have sufficient communication and self-help skills
to independently participate within a 1:3 staffing ratio enjoy gym & swim,
art, music, and more during this AFTER SCHOOL program.
Ages 8-21, Mondays - Thursdays   $75 per day

    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Camp Dream Street

Camp Dream Street is a special, week-long day camp experience serving the social needs of children with cancer and other blood disorders. Siblings are also invited to participate in the wide variety of social and recreational activities provided at the camp.


Camp Dream Street's program includes a wide variety of activities including arts and crafts, sports, dance, music, nature, baking, swimming and special daily activities, all held in age-appropriate groupings.


Starting in the summer of 1990 with 20 campers, Camp Dream Street has grown to serving over 175 campers, ages 4 to 14. The primary goal is to provide a care-free week of camping fun. The only requirement for the children who attend is to have fun! There is NO CHARGE for any camper.


Camp Dream Street gives children the opportunity to try new things, meet new friends and share many exciting experiences.


Where is Camp Dream Street?
Camp Dream Street is located at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades in Tenafly, New Jersey. This beautiful recreational facility is situated on 29 wooded acres and includes day camp shelters, ball fields, outdoor pools, bath houses, indoor gym facilities, kitchen, first aid center and a camp building.


Who can attend?
Camp Dream Street is available to oncology patients and their siblings who are on active therapy or those who have completed chemotherapy treatment after August 2010. All children, and their siblings, with chronic hematological diseases, such as sickle cell anemia or hemophelia are eligible to attend.


Medical care at Camp Dream Street
Dr. Cindy S. Steele, the medical director for the camp is an attending physician at the Tomorrows Children's Institute of Hackensack University Medical Center. Qualified oncology nurses and social workers are part of the full time camp staff. Parents can feel confident that we are prepared to handle the medical needs of their children.


Want to join in the fun?
Download, print, complete and mail the following forms to Camp Dream Street, Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, 411 E. Clinton Avenue, Tenafly, NJ 07670. Attn: Lisa Robins, Director



Camp Dream Street Volunteer Staff

Camp Dream Street is staffed by volunteers that include students (ages 16+), teachers, former cancer patients, and other community members interested in working with children. Have a great week and earn community service hours.


Join the Dream Street team of dedicated volunteers!
To volunteer at Camp Dream Street Download, print, complete and mail the following forms to
Camp Dream Street, Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, 411 E. Clinton Avenue, Tenafly, NJ 07670.
Attn: Lisa Robins, Director


PROSPECTIVE STAFF

Welcome Letter to Prospective Staff


Prospective Staff please submit the following:


RETURNING STAFF

Welcome Letter to Returning Staff


Returning Staff please submit the following:


Camp Dream Street Sponsers

  • Dream Street Foundation
  • Tommorrows Children's Institute of Hackensack University Medical Center
  • Herbert Irving Child and Adolescent Oncology Center at Children's Hospital of New York,
       Columbia University
  • St. Joseph's Children's Hospital
  • The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades
  • The Beatman Foundation
  • Jenna's Rainbow Foundation
  • Pearl's Girls
  • RD Legal Funding, LLC

Contributions:
Click here to submit a contribution online or mail it to:
Camp Dream Street, Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, 411 E. Clinton Avenue, Tenafly, NJ 07670. Attn: Lisa Robins, Director


For more information and to obtain an application please contact:
Lisa Robins, Camp Dream Street Director, 201.408.1455 lrobins@jccotp.org
Judy Solomon, Tomorrows Children's Institue, 201.996.5624
Jane Dunleavy or Maureen LiCursi, Children's Hospital of New York, 212.305.5808


For the latest information on the camp, please visit our FaceBook page


Daily
Aug 24 - Aug 28
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

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