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Complimentary “Rookie Day” Trials for Prospective Campers of Camp Ruach

July 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center (JCC) is excited to announce two special “Rookie Day” events on July 9th and July 23rd, from 10 AM to 2:30 PM, designed to give prospective campers a taste of the vibrant and engaging experience at JCC Camp Ruach. This complimentary program is open to children entering 1st through 4th grades, and enrollment is limited to ensure a personalized and quality experience. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

During Rookie Day, prospective campers will be guided by our warm and caring Camp Ruach counselors as they participate in a variety of fun activities and meet both current campers and fellow rookies. Meanwhile, parents will have the opportunity to tour the campgrounds and meet members of the camp’s leadership team, gaining insights into our programs, facilities, and the unique camp culture that has been fostered over the past 24 summers.

Why Attend Rookie Day? Choosing the right summer camp is a significant decision, and Rookie Day provides families with the perfect opportunity to experience the welcoming and spirited environment of JCC Camp Ruach firsthand. Through this immersive day, families will not only learn about our diverse activities and facilities but also feel the strong sense of community and purpose that defines Camp Ruach. We hope that participants will leave with a clear sense of the wonderful families we attract and the intentional community we create.

About Camp Ruach Camp Ruach is a dynamic day camp located at the Bridgewater JCC, offering programs for children from pre-K to ninth grade. Campers enjoy a variety of activities, including swimming, cooking, climbing, sports, and STEM-based projects. For our older campers, day trips to exciting destinations such as arcades, amusement parks, and water parks are included in the program. We also offer early care and late stay options for campers, ensuring a flexible and accommodating camp experience.

Enrollment Information Rookie Day is free of charge, but spaces are limited. Prospective campers will be accepted based on the order of registration. Don’t miss this opportunity to give your child a memorable introduction to the exciting world of Camp Ruach.

Contact Information: For more details and to register, please visit our website at JccCampRuach.org/Rookie-Day or contact the Camp Ruach Secretary, Rachel, at 908-443-9034 or [email protected].

About The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center: The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum JCC is a vibrant community hub in Bridgewater, NJ, offering a wide range of programs and services to individuals and families of all ages. From early childhood education and fitness programs to cultural events and community service opportunities, the JCC is committed to enhancing the quality of life for our members and the broader community.




July 23
10:00 am - 2:30 pm


JCC Camp Ruach
775 Talamini Road
Bridgewater Township, NJ 08807 United States
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