We are eagerly awaiting meeting your son and spending the upcoming 3 weeks together!! Before your first day, here are some important things for parents and STEM campers to know:

Schedule:

Camp days and hours are as follows:

Monday-Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday:  9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Drop off:

Please drop off your children at the front of the building – 70 Sterling Street, the boys will go to the entrance on the right if facing the building. There will be staff and signs to direct you and your child to the correct area. Your son should go to the Beis Medrash where we will start the day with tefilla and breakfast.

In a case where a camper is dropped off after 9:15 AM, please park and walk your child into the building and meet the group in the Shul.  In a case where you are aware in advance that your child will be brought in late (i.e a doctor’s appointment) or picked up at any time other than regular dismissal, please text 917-405-7349 to make the counselors aware.

Pick up:   

Please pick up your children on 70 Sterling Place, at the Teaneck Jewish Center, where they will be dropped off in the morning.   Please be prompt with pick up times.

We are dedicated to the safety and security of all the children.  Please help us by following the carpool line and being ready.  Children will not be dismissed until their carpool is called. If there is a need for an early or change in regular pick up, please contact Reuven Hoff and let one of them know as soon as possible.

Items for camp:

Please be sure that your son’s  are labeled. We will provide your son with a Chumash and siddur.All items can be left in  camp for the week in the classroom that we will be using.

On a DAILY BASIS the following items should be packed in the campers bags:

  • Bathing suit
  • Towel
  • Water bottle/bottles
  • Sun tan lotion for when we are outdoors
  • Snack and lunch(if your son is not signed up for the optional hot lunch)

Please be reminded that ALL items should be labeled with your son’s name.

Allergies:

Please be aware that our camp is a nut free environment. ALL food brought to camp must be peanut free and safe for those with nut allergies.

Activities for camp:

We are planning an exciting day of learning for your son. Activities will include 3D printing, engineering challenges, swimming, hands on learning, computer design challenges, robotics show parkour and much more!

Medication:

Please be aware that medications will not be administered in camp or during camp hours. If there is a need for a child to receive medication it should be given at home before they arrive in camp.  If there is a situation where medication must be administered in the middle of the day, please contact Reuven Hoff about the specific situation. 

Communication:

We will make it our primary responsibility to be in touch with you as needed.  Please be sure to check your emails for exciting announcements, newsletters, photos and videos to see the great activities in camp.  All forms will be available on the website.

In addition, please be sure to fill out the forms sent each Thursday night in preparation for the upcoming week.  You will receive any upcoming information AND the breakfast and lunch menu form which must be filled out for the next week’s breakfast and  hot lunch.

As always please feel free to reach out to us anytime with any questions or concerns:

Reuven Hoffcampmalchus@gmail.com

 

 Looking forward to a fantastic summer!

The Camp Malchus Staff