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JCCGV Camp Shalom

Vancouver, BC • Established 1970

JCCGV Camp Shalom Details

950 West 41st Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Z 2N7


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Affiliated with JCC of Greater Vancouver

Day Camp

Our camp has a special needs inclusion program in which children are mainstreamed.

Session Lengths: 1 Week, 2 Weeks

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The JCCGV Camp Shalom Story

JCCGV Camp Shalom is a Day Camp like no other! Fantastic Staff, Amazing Field trips and memories to last a life time is what Camp Shalom prides itself on. Camp Shalom programs has something for everyone ages children 2 - 18. We have half day camps for children ages 2-5, full day camps for children ages 6-13 and Counselor in training and Jr. Counselor programs for teens ages 15-18. All full day campers also get to experience either a 1-night camping overnight at Alice Lake (near Whistler, BC) or a 3-night camping overnight (for grades 4-7) every session! All of our senior staff are high energy university students and we bring a Shaliach from Northern Israel every year to lead Israeli programming at Camp. Mixed in with all of our songs, games and Jewish values, are incredible field trips that help children discover and explore our biggest asset: the natural beauty of Vancouver, British Columbia

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Why We Host Schlichim

"Hosting Shlichim during the summers remains a wonderful experience for our family. Each year we meet dynamic and fascinating young Israelis with whom we maintain contact long after the summer has gone. Our kids are the greatest beneficiaries of the experience, finding in the Shlichim individuals who they come to regard as older siblings. It is an event we look forward to every year with good reason and plan on continuing for years to come."

- Soberman Family, The Jack and Pat Kay Centre Camp, Prosserman JCC

Connecting with Israel

“Although it was so new, Israel brought upon me a familiar sense of belonging much like what I feel at Camp Chi every summer. The ability to be in a place where one feels so free and proud to be a Jew is a feeling that makes me so proud to be involved in my Jewish heritage.” - Joshua Krawitz, 17, Camp Chi, JCC Chicago