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Dayton JCC – Camp Shalom

Dayton, OH • Established 1930

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525 Versailles Drive
Dayton, OH 45459

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Affiliated with Marjorie and Oscar Boonshoft - Center for Jewish Culture and Education

Day Camp

Session Lengths: 1 Week, 2 Weeks, 3 Weeks, 4 Weeks, 5 Weeks, 6 Weeks, 7 Weeks

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At Camp Shalom, we pride ourselves on tradition, values, friendship and fun! We continue to have the same solid foundation that has existed in the Dayton Community since the early 1930s. Our goal is to provide children with meaningful experiences rich in Judaic spirit. Children of diverse faiths and cultures as well as members and non-members of the Dayton Jewish Community Center are welcome. June 9th through July 25th, children entering first through seventh grade can sign up for Camp Shalom at the Boonshoft Center for Jewish Culture and Education, 525 Versailles Drive, Centerville. Campers will work together to build their Camp Shalom family through leadership, community service, social networking, and being active in the community. Activities include: swimming, arts and crafts, cooking, drama, sports, games, nature, community service and field trips all in a safe and nurturing environment. For more information on the specific weeks or questions, contact Yale Glinter, 937-401-1550 or We look forward to having your child join us at camp!

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