Welcome to JCamps 2015



"Thank you JCAMPS! The camp is very cool because there are amazing activities and counsellors. We met very nice people from all over the world. The food was excellent and the accommodation is perfect too. The atmosphere is just great" Claudia, Alessia,Daniel, Michael & Nathan, Switzerland

(For more comments from our 2014 students visit our Testimonals page)

Dates for Summer 2015
Monday July 13 - Monday July 27 (2 weeks)
(One week option available)

Ages 10 - 16 years

JCamps have more than 20 years experience offering programmes and activities to Jewish youth aged 10-16 years from all over the world from a variety of Jewish cultural and religious backgrounds.

Our campus at Grosvenor Hall near London gives us the opportunity of giving Jewish students a strictly kosher kitchen, separate kosher restaurant and separate accommodation in this very modern English campus

Our Jewish students will form part of the general camp of 250 students, all of whom will be enjoying this remarkable campus during the month of July.

Venue
Grosvenor Hall nr. London, England.

Grosvenor Hall is a completely new centre which has recently been refurbished to the highest standards. The venue consists of almost 20,000 sq metres of educational, adventure and recreational facilities within a fully enclosed and secure 50 acre site with security gates, perimeter fence and CCTV cameras. Located in Ashford, Kent,45 minutes from central London it is within easy access of London's various airports and Eurostar Stations. We can arrange transfers for you from the Eurostar International station at Ashford as well as London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports. Transfer price on application

Accomodation
Grosvenor Hall boasts modern and bright student accommodation of a high standard often with en suite bathrooms. Sheets, duvets and pillows are all provided for each student.
All the accommodation buildings have 24 hour security and our Jewish students will be housed in their own sleeping area with JCamp counsellors staying in the same building to ensure student's safety and to oversee their welfare. Boys and girls are housed separately.

Facilities & Activities
The Campus has a 2,500 sq metres sports hall, an aquatics centre and a $2million high-adrenaline activity park. The activity park includes some of the most exciting activities available in the UK:

+3G Swing +Abseiling +Aeroball +Archery +Balance Beam +Circus Skills +Climbing +Crate Stack +Curriculus Maze +Fan Descender +Fencing +Field Games +Jacob's Ladder +Laser +Leap of Faith +Low Ropes +Media Centre +Mission Possible +Nightline +Orienteering +Quad Biking +Self Relay +High Ropes +Skyclimbing +Swimming +Team Tech +Basketball +Zipwire

On the campus, there are also modern classrooms for students who are taking part in the optional morning English language sessions certified by the British Council.

There is also a completely new media centre with its own radio station and high tec ICT block, Blu-ray cinema, indoor and outdoor laser arena and dance studio.

Language School - Learning English With The English
Recognised by the British Council
Students are offered, on non-excursion days, optional weekday morning English language sessions of two and a half hours taught by EFL teachers using modern teaching techniques. Students are tested on arrival and placed in classes of their corresponding level of language ability. The lessons combine structured sessions with interactive elements covering every day topics such as the environment, the news, or leisure to ensure the student gains a positive learning experience.

Excursions
Included in our price will be 3 excursions during a 2 week camp session. One will be a tour of London to see attractions such as Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, Horse Guards parade, Buckingham Palace and a visit to the Blue Water shopping mall with its world famous shops and stores. There is also on offer an optional side tour to ride on the famous London Eye. The other tours are of historical Canterbury and to the famous seaside resort of Brighton.

Night Life
The fun doesn't stop and after a day brimming with activities there will be parties, Discos, Cinema, Network gaming, special theme nights, Mini Olympics, Pool parties, Sportsarama and much much more.

Shabbat & Cuisine
On the premises is a dedicated kosher kitchen and restaurant for our Jewish students. All kosher products are under the supervision of the London Beth Din. On Shabbat we shall have our Kabbalah Shabbat service followed by a special Shabbat dinner. On Shabbat morning there is a full service for those who wish to attend, or discussion groups followed by Kiddush and Shabbat lunch with Havdalah at nightfall. There are also optional morning minyamin for those wishing to attend.

JCamps Directors
Brian & Patricia Geminder, our multi-lingual Camp Directors, oversee our summer programme together with a resident team of talented, dedicated and multi lingual international monitors who are with the students 24 hours a day.

Health - Safety - Security
The safety of our campers is our #1 priority. The campus is enclosed in a high security fence with CCTV cameras with night security guards patrol. The campus also have monitors experienced in First Aid and access to nearby doctors and state hospital in case of emergencies. All activities and excursions are supervised by our monitors

Camp Fees
The camp fee is stated on our General Information & Camp Fees page. For prices in your currency (€uro or US$dollar) please complete our "Brochure Request" form at the top of the page

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