At Camp Kaleidoscope, campers express themselves, build new skills and gain lifelong self-confidence!  

Camp Kaleidoscope is currently full for all sessions for grades K-3, with limited openings for upper campers grades 4 and up and CITs grades 9-11. Waitlists are available for some sessions. Email kaleidoscope@jccgb with any questions.


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Camp At-a-Glance

For campers entering grades K-8 and CITs grades 9-11.
· The camp day runs from 9am-4pm, with extended day available from 8am-5:45pm.
· Regular morning drop off starts at 8:45am, and afternoon pickup is from 3:55-4:05.
· The camp season is 8 weeks consisting of two 4-weeks sessions with half-sessions (2 weeks) available. Minimum registration is one 2-week session.
· Supportive, experienced counselors and teachers guide campers through enriching activities.
· Mixed and single-gender bunks organized by grade and age.
· Upper Campers in grades 4-8 choose their own classes every 2 weeks. The Upper Camp musical requires a 4-week commitment. Lower and Middle campers in grades K-3 follow a varied program of activities.
· Campers are offered instructional swim and participate in free swim through the LKSA (Lenny Krayzelburg Swim Academy)
· Shabbat celebration every Friday.
· Camp Kaleidoscope is a welcoming, inclusive camp open to all.
· Bus transportation is available from communities including Brookline, Cambridge, Framingham, Sudbury and Wayland.

Program Highlights:

Performing Arts

  • Fully-staged musical theater productions, dancing and singing, story dramatization, improvisation, scene study and daily camper performances.


  • Instructional and recreational swim, canoeing and hiking, basketball, gaga and ultimate frisbee, tennis and ping-pong. 


  • Cooking and baking, buildings and structures, electricity and magnetism, rockets and kites, nature study, geysers and volcanos.

Visual Arts

  • Painting and poster art, animation and video production, costumes and fashion, scene design and painting, ceramics and sculpture, jewelry making and crafts.
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Leventhal-Sidman JCC
333 Nahanton Street, Newton, MA 02459

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