JCC Break Camps 

JCC Break Camps offer fun and enriching programs for kids during school breaks like Winter Break and Spring Break. Each camp includes favorite activities, like arts & crafts and sports, plus exciting extras like field trips and swim time, depending on the season. For more information on Break Camps, contact youthandteenoffice@shalomaustin.org.

WINTER BREAK CAMP REGISTRATION FORM (No online registration, please use form)
Please email completed forms to youthandteenoffice@shalomaustin.org or drop off at the JCC Youth & Teen office.

December 2014 Dates:

Week 1:  Monday December 22, Tuesday December 23, Wednesday December 24 (close at 2:30 PM), Friday December 26

Week 2:  Monday December 29, Tuesday December 30, Wednesday December 31 (close at 2:30 PM), Friday January 2
**Closed on December 25 and January 1**

Core Day Camp Hours: 8:45 AM -3:45 PM
AM Care :  7:30 AM-8:45 AM  
PM Care: 3:45 AM -6:00 PM

COMPLETED 2014-2015 ANCHOR FORM  and a HEALTH FORM must be on file with the Youth and Teen Department before any child will be allowed to participate. 

LEGO Robotics 
Builders’ are given age appropriate LEGO lessons and games, and LEGO sets with plenty of instructors to help with building. We focus on creating a fun, friendly and caring environment for our LEGO builders! Student will build a robot, build a LEGO creation and learn about science concepts all while having fun. They will be challenged with the LEGO WeDo (K – 2nd ), the LEGO Mindstorms NXT and our newest addition the LEGO EV3 Robotics system.

LEGO Animation 
Older campers (ages 7-12 years) will build their own mini movie set and create their own animated movie using provided LEGO® sets and mini figures! Younger campers (ages 4-6 years) will have the opportunity to use the LEGO Story Starter to create comics and stories.

Monday, Dec. 22—Under the Sea 
Mermaids, fish, shipwrecks and even sharks! All of these will inspire our work as we draw characters found under the sea. In our final project,  we will combine all the subject matter into one larger drawing with a story of its own.  Perfect for the younger artists! 

Tuesday, Dec. 23—  Wild West
Discover the adventurous Wild West, cowboys and horses using a variety of art techniques and media, including still lifes, cartooning and pastels. Yee haw! 

Wednesday, Dec. 24— Dinosaur Dig
Explore the world of dinosaurs like you’ve never seen before. Can you envision a dinosaur doctor or a dino on a skateboard? You will in this cartooning workshop!  

Monday, Dec. 29— Castle Camp
Journey back to the Medieval Times and learn to draw scenes from the times, including a knight, a detailed castle and a fire-breathing  dragon.  

Tuesday, Dec. 30 —Animal Cartoon
Workshop Laugh-out-loud-funny! Mind-bendingly-adorable!  In this workshop, students will learn how to personify ordinary animals, transforming them into fully-realized cartoon characters.  

Wednesday, Dec. 31— Anime  & Manga Workshop 
Inspired by Japanese cartoons (“Anime”) and comic books (“Manga”), this workshop will teach children how to draw the expressive faces and dynamic poses characteristic of this style.

Refunds, Cancellations, and Late Registrations

Registration Deadline - The deadline for all WinterCamp registration is Wednesday, December 17. Registrations after that date will be accepted only if space is available and will be charged a $20 late fee.

Refunds and withdrawals - There are no refunds, exchanges, or credits for absences except for in the case of documented medical necessity. Requests for refunds must be made in writing. All refunds will be subject to a $20 administrative fee. 

Sibling Discount - A sibling discount of $20 will only be applied to each additional child registered for the full week session. Daily registrations do not qualify for the sibling discount.

Extended Care - Core day participants must be picked up by 3:45pm at the end of the camp day. Core-day participants picked up after 3:45pm will be considered part of the PM care group and will be charged the PM care rate for that day. 

Medication - If your child requires medicine during the camp day, please bring medication to the camp office in its original container. You will be required to complete a Medication Authorization Form which can be obtained from the camp office by emailing youthandteenoffice@shalomaustin.org.Completed registration forms can be faxed to the Youth and Teen office at (512) 735-8037, or you can email them in  to youthandteenoffice@shalomaustin.org.