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Welcome to Camp Shemesh, our summer camp experience for members, ages 3-5. Shemesh is the Hebrew word for sun and represents sunny days full of
all of the things kids love to do!

Weekly activities are skill focused and age appropriate, but also all about FUN! Camp is led by our professional, NAEYC Accredited CDC staff - the best early childhood educators in Omaha. Campers are divided by age group, based on age or school level.
Camp Shemesh runs 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at the Pennie Z. Davis Child Development Center and is open to JCC Members only.

For those looking to extend their day, Enrichment Academy programming is also offered from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Additional registration is required.

Week 3: June 17-21  |  WATER, WATER, EVERYWHERE
You have to “sea” it to believe it!  Learn about sea creatures, shells, and the special things that
make the oceans unique.
(codes: 3yr:02-3003  /  4yr: 02-4003)

Week 4: June 24-28  |  RED, WHITE, BLUE & YOU
Everyone loves a party, especially when America is the guest of honor!  We’ll celebrate everything
we love about the USA!
(codes: 3yr: 02-3004  /  4yr: 02-4004)

Week 5: July 1-5  |  SUMMER SURPRISE
Our CDC staff will choose their favorite activities to mark this mid-point of summer camp.
(codes: 3yr: 02-3005  /  4yr: 02-4005 - No camp July 4)

Get ready for creepy crawlies as we investigate the insects that live all around us in the great outdoors.
(codes: 3yr: 02-3006  /  4yr: 02-4006)

Week 7: July 15-19  |  ARTISTS IN ACTION
The paint will be flowin’, the crayons will be rollin’, and the creativity will be off the paper this week!
(codes: 3yr: 02-3007  /  4yr: 02-4007)

Week 8: July 22-26  |  FUNNY FARM
With a “moo” and a “baa” and a “cock-a-doodle-doo”, we’ll learn about the animals and people that
make a farm work.
(codes: 3yr: 02-3008  /  4yr: 02-4008)

Week 9: July 29 - August 2  |  SUPER SCIENCE
Dinosaurs, volcanoes, slime, and more! You’ll be amazed at the things we can make happen when we use science!
(codes: 3yr: 02-3009  /  4yr: 02-4009)

All Early Bird Rates expire April 4th.

Registrations are accepted until 4:30 p.m. the Wednesday BEFORE a session begins.
Camps fill quickly. To be guaranteed a spot, please register as soon as possible.

• Call the JCC Registrar, Johannah Berkey,  at (402) 334-6419
• Stop by or call Member Services at (402) 334-6426

Jeanine Huntoon, Pennie Z. Davis Child Development Center Director
(402) 334-6415

Lisa Cooper, Pennie Z. Davis Child Development Center Assistant Director
(402) 334-6414  |

Pam Kutler, Pennie Z. Davis Child Development Center Office Manager
(402) 334-6413  |