Frequently Asked Questions

What are camp hours? 

Camp hours are 9:00am to 4:00pm. For an additional fee, AM Care is offered from 7:00–9:00am and PM Care from 4:00–6:00pm. ECC Camp also offers a 9:00am-1:00pm option for campers enrolled in Pitzel.

Do you have to be a member of the MJCC to go to camp?

MJCC Day Camp is open to all. MJCC members do receive a reduced rate.

Our family isn’t Jewish. Is the MJCC Day Camp for us?

Absolutely! MJCC Day Camp welcomes all children to participate in our camp experience and to share in our rich Jewish heritage. Both campers and staff come from diverse backgrounds.

What happens in extreme weather conditions?

MJCC Day Camp constantly monitors the weather throughout each day of camp.
During excessively hot weather, we will modify the daily camp schedule and move activities inside when

In the event of inclement weather (i.e. thunder and lightning), campers are brought inside, and we will
implement our rainy day schedule.

Field Trips may change due to inclement weather.

What should my child bring to camp?

  • Sturdy bag or backpack
  • Lunch
  • Water bottle
  • Bathing Suit (2 total)
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Optional - Pool Shoes and Hat

Campers should bring swimsuits and a towel every day, regardless of the weather. Since campers swim
twice a day, an extra swimsuit is recommended.

Please clearly label all belongings sent to camp with your child’s first and last name, including the clothing your child wears to camp.

What should my child wear to camp?

  • Tennis Shoes (open-toe shoes are not allowed for safety reasons)
  • Shorts
  • Comfortable Shirt
  • Swimsuit (Campers should wear a dry swimsuit under clothing worn to camp in order to be prepared for instructional swim.)
  • Socks
  • Hat

My child has allergies. How is this handled?

We are ALLERGY AWARE! We have nut-free tables for those with nut allergies. Currently, we have campers who are nut-free, gluten-free, and soy-free. We will work with all families to accommodate their allergy needs. Please contact the Camp Office at (901) 259-9218 to discuss your child’s allergy needs.

How do I get my childcare tax deductible information?

        • Click Here
        • Sign in to your account
        • When your name appears, click on your account.
        • This will give you a menu, choose “View Childcare Tax Deductible Information”.
        • This will give you a date range and a choice for each child on your account.