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Welcome to Camp Shemesh, our summer camp experience for children ages 2-5. 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 1: June 4-8  |  Nature & New Friends
Welcome to camp!  This week will be all about meeting new friends and exploring a new space, both inside and out.
codes:  2yr: 02-2001 /  3yr: 02-3001 /  4yr: 02-4001

Week 2: June 11-15  |  Under Construction
We’ll build new structures, and learn about the special equipment that it takes to make our buildings and roads.
codes: 2yr: 02-2002  /  3yr: 02-3002  /  4yr: 02-4002

Week 3: June 18-22  |  Oceans Away
What’s out under the sea?  Spend this week at camp learning about the creatures that are out there,
swimming around.
codes:  2yr: 02-2003 /  3yr: 02-3003  /  4yr: 02-4003

Week 4: June 25-29  |  America the Beautiful
The CDC will be red, white, and blue this week as we decorate our rooms, ourselves, and get ready for
America’s Birthday!
codes: 2yr: 02-2004  /  3yr: 02-3004  /  4yr: 02-4004

Week 5: July 2-6  |  Summer Surprise  
(No camp 7/4)
Our CDC staff will choose their favorite activities to mark this mid-point of summer camp.
codes: 2yr: 02-2005  /  3yr: 02-3005  /  4yr: 02-4005

Week 6: July 9-13  |  Dino Discoveries
Dinosaurs, volcanoes, fossils and more!  There will be a fossil dig and a few volcano eruptions around the
CDC this week!
codes:  2yr: 02-2006  /  3yr: 02-3006  /  4yr: 02-4006

Week 7: July 16-20  |  Artsy Antics
Get out the paint, the glitter, the markers and crayons, it’s time to create! Join us this week to make a
messy masterpiece!
codes:  2yr: 02-2007  /  3yr: 02-3007  /  4yr: 02-4007

Week 8: July 23-27  |  Farm Friends
Have you ever been to Old Mac Donald’s Farm? We’ll bring the farm to us as we learn about farm animals and
farm jobs!
codes:  2yr: 02-2008  /  3yr: 02-3008  /  4yr: 02-4008

Week 9: July 30 - August 3  |  Celebration
Celebrate the end of summer with a week of fun and games, ending with our camp carnival on August 3.
codes:  2yr: 02-2009  /  3yr: 02-3009  /  4yr: 02-4009

"Early" rates expire April 2, 2018
• Online
• Call the JCC Registrar at (402) 334-6419
• Return a completed registration form and payment to Member Services or call them 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  |