We pride ourselves in welcoming a diverse camp community, fostering inclusiveness and respect. With campers from all walks of life and with varying abilities, we aim to serve families’ unique needs.

Ages 5-13

This diverse and specialized program is designed for campers with communication, social, and learning differences, and is led by highly qualified staff. Activities include social skills, sports, arts and crafts, ceramics, music therapy, adaptive physical education, both instructional and recreational swim, waterpark, theme days, playground time, carnivals, Shabbat and more.

Group sizes are between 6 and 8 campers to meet individual camper needs and an intake assessment is required for all new potential campers. An afternoon half-day option is available.

Offered Session 1: June 29-July 9; Session 2: July 12-23; Session 3: July 26-Aug 6; Session 4: Aug 9-20


Transitions on Our Own
Ages 14-20

This program is an 8-week life skills, vocational and recreational program for teens and young adults with skills to independently participate within a 1:4 staff to camper ratio. Activities include. but not limited to, life skills, volunteer opportunities swim, sports, and more. Two (2) week options are available and an afternoon half-day option is available.

June 29 – August 20, 2021 9am-3pm


Ages 3-21

Camp Haverim is a two-week camp for children and teens who attend 11 months of school (ESY). A high level of supervision is provided by professionals and trained volunteers. Campers participate in a diverse full-day program including social skills, swimming and water park activities, sports, yoga and adaptive physical education, academic enrichment, music therapy, art and therapy dogs.

Aug 16-27

Enrollment Opening Soon

Space is limited. Group sizes are between 4 and 8 campers. Priority is given to returning campers, participants in Special Services programs, and JCC members.

Sponsored in part through the MindWorks Charitable Lead Trust, the Hana and Dr. Stanley Goldberg Endowment Fund for Camp Haverim and the Ronald L. and Meryl Gallatin Camp Haverim Scholarship Endowment Fund.

Contact us at nkdc@jccotp.org or 201-567-8963