Camp Sessions

THE ACADEMY
The Academy Track is open to athletes entering 3rd-11th grade. Campers select a sport to major in and spend 4-5 hrs a day training with our professional coaches in baseball, basketball, soccer, swimming, tennis or volleyball. Campers can round out their days at camp with a variety of chuggim (electives) which include everything from yoga to flag football, strength & conditioning to free swim, spikeball, rugby and more! All of our sport majors (except baseball) are also offered as electives and are lead by our experienced coaching staff.

Join us for one or more of our three sessions in Southern California for Summer 2020:

Session 1: June 16 - June 28
Session 2: June 30 - July 12 
Session 3: July 14 - July 26

 

ALL-AROUND SPORTS
For our youngest athletes entering 3rd-6th grade, our NEW All-Around Sports Track offers access and training with our professional coaches and the opportunity to experience ALL of our sport majors throughout the 12-day session. All-Around Sports is perfect for the young athlete who wants try a variety of sports and get a taste of our Academy Track training.

In addition to sports like flag football, ultimate frisbee, and team handball, All-Around campers will experience high-level coaching in each of the following sports: Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis or Volleyball.

Every camper will also get to select from a variety of chuggim (daily electives)!

Join us for one or more of our three sessions in Southern California for Summer 2020:

Session 1: June 16 - June 28
Session 2: June 30 - July 12 
Session 3: July 14 - July 26

 

Multi-Session Campers
Campers who stay for multiple sessions may choose to stay at camp between sessions (Intersession) and explore all the fun that sunny SoCal offers! All food and lodging at camp, supervision and transportation to sporting events, amusement parks and the beach will be provided at an additional charge.

Sample Daily Schedule

7:30 am               Wake Up & Dorm Clean-Up
8:15                      Morning Circle
8:30                     Breakfast
9:00                     SportsCenter Daily Value
9:30                     Sport Majors
12:15 pm            Lunch / Song Session
1:00                     Rest Hour
2:00                     Chug (Elective) 1
3:30                     Snack
4:00                     Chug (Elective) 2
5:30                      Free Time in Dorms
6:15                      Dinner
7:00                      Sport Majors
8:45                     Closing Circle
9:00                     Night Activity & Shower Time
10:00                   Lights Out (varies by age)

NEW: Rookie Camp

Young athletes and sports enthusiasts entering 2nd-4th grade in Fall of 2020 get all that 6 Points Sports has to offer on a shorter timeline. They select from regular camp sport major offerings, a selection of electives, go to the pool and participate with the community in camp favorites like song session, Israeli dancing, and more. Rookies will have special fun activities to build friendships and community, supported by counselors and coaches dedicated to our youngest campers to ensure their first taste of over-night camp leaves them wanting more!

Coach in Training (CIT) Program!

The Coach In Training (CIT) track is a selective, leadership development program open to campers entering 12th grade. As a CIT, you and your peers will have a unique opportunity to learn from many different role models, make a lasting impact on the camp community, explore who you are as an individual, and build the skills you will need to succeed both as a future staff member at camp and in life after high school. This summer, you will be leaving your role as a camper behind and gradually earn the responsibilities, freedoms, and fun that come with being a counselor. You will experience the day-to-day workload of a counselor, participate in specialized training programs, take ownership of a topic you are passionate about to share with the group, participate in community service, and so much more.

Program Dates for 2020:

June 14 - June 28
June 28-July 12
July 12-July 26

  • Spend 1, 2 or 3 sessions at camp in a new leadership role
  • CITs receive training to develop counseling and coaching skills as well as mentorship from staff, coaches, and faculty
  • Designed to support CIT cohort as they transition from campers to staff members
  • CITs will travel on field trips, learn from our Head Coaches as well as other professionals in the sports world, and connect through social activities.
  • CITs can earn $150 stipend for participation in a single session, $325 for two session or $500 for successful completion of a full summer.
  • CIT Tuition is $1700 per session

For more information on our CIT program, please email SportsCA@urj.org. Interested campers must apply and go through an interview process in order to be selected to participate. Applications are now open and space is limited. In order to begin the application process, you must register for camp with a deposit (fully refundable if the camper is not selected to the program).

Other opportunities for teens entering grades 9 to 12

These teen programs are open to an Jewish high school student:

Sports in Israel | entering grade 11Imagine seeing Israel as an athlete, with sports as your backdrop. Imagine a group of teens challenged with the task of teaching young Israeli children how to cradle a lacrosse ball, or on mixed teams with their Israeli peers for a game of baseball, sharing in each other’s culture and learning from their experiences together. Imagine those same teens meeting with influential Israeli athletes, learning from and being inspired by them as mentors in the field. URJ Sports Israel brings like-minded 11th-12th grade athletes together to explore, play, teach, and learn Israel – all through the lens of sports.
URJ Kutz Camp | entering grades 10 to 12Kutz brings together hundreds of the most talented and committed Reform Jewish teen leaders for a summer of fun and learning. Teens customize their own program focusing on developing skills in leadership, Jewish learning, social justice and the arts.
URJ Mitzvah Corps | entering grades 10 to 12Expand your comfort zone and make a difference. Volunteer and immerse yourself in a new community in Central America, Israel and throughout North America as you learn about the people and culture of these communities. Be a change-maker through Mitzvah Corps’ unique hands-on experiences.
URJ Tour La'agam: Wheels around Lake Michigan | entering grades 10 to 12The only trip of its kind, Tour La’Agam (Tour to the Lake) is a spectacular bicycle ride on the Lake Michigan shoreline.