Berkeley & Oakland Summer Camps

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JCC Camp Tzofim

Specialty Camps

Camps for All Ages and Interests

Fill your child’s summer with healthy, fun adventures at JCC Camp Tzofim and JCC Specialty Camps. JCC Camp Tzofim is an inclusive summer day camp, building community from Kindergarten through ninth grade. Specialty Camps offer a great selection of options, and kids may attend either half days or full days. Extended care is available.

JCC Camp Tzofim is a traditional Jewish day camp that emphasizes self-discovery and experiential learning. We provide kids with the opportunity to learn, grow, and have fun in a nurturing camp environment.

JCC Specialty Camps provide kids with the opportunity to learn, grow, and have fun in a nurturing camp environment that offers them a chance to focus on their favorite activities all day. From art and science, to cooking and magic, there are so many Specialty Camp options!      

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Camp Tzofim Dates & Sessions:

Date: Monday, June 13 – Friday, August 12

Session 1: June 20–July 1

Session 2: July 5–July 15

Session 3: July 18–July 29

Session 4: August 1–August 12

Time: 8:00 am–6:00 pm

Counselor-in-Training (CIT) at Camp Tzofim

Love camp but find that you are “aging out”? Become a CIT and move up to the next level. A two-session minimum is required (sessions do not need to be consecutive, see above listing).

The JCC’s Camp Tzofim Counselor-in-Training (CIT) Program is a sensational summer experience for incoming 10th and 11th graders. CITs gain valuable leadership and job training skills, plus childcare experience. They also receive volunteer credits applicable to high school graduation requirements.

Dates: Monday, June 13 – Friday, August 12                                                                                

Time: 8:00 am–6:00 pm

Fee: $125 per session

Each CIT candidate is required to submit an application at

Specialty Camps Dates & Sessions:

Session 1: June 13–June 17

Session 2: June 20–June 24

Session 3: June 27–July 1

Session 4: July 11–July 15

Session 5: July 18–July 22

Session 6: July 25–July 29


For more information, please contact Camp Director Danny Stein at 510-848-0237 x113 or