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As schools wind down for winter break, we know that most of us are facing uncertain plans for the holiday season. While we’re used to offering incredible summer programming at camp, we’ve also been working with our partner URJ Camps to offer some exciting virtual programming this winter.

Beginning on December 14, we are partnering with other URJ camps to offer a series of free arts and STEM activities for students in grades 3-8 on RJ on the GO. These daily activities will allow your camper to explore their own interests and hobbies in a safe, secure Jewish environment, and will be led by staff from across the URJ camping network.

With multiple daily activities, there is something for everyone:

  • Everything Minecraft: Enjoy tutorials, structured play, and build time, with beginner, intermediate and advanced options available.
  • Visual Arts: Join in hands-on creation together while learning about great artists like Albert Hirschfeld, Peter Max, Louise Bourgeois, and more.
  • Graphic Design & 3D Print program: Participants will create their own original designs that our staff will laser-cut or 3D print and ship to them.
  • Game Night: Small, facilitated groups will engage in popular, interactive online games like Apples to Apples, Herd Mentality, Crazy Eights, Uno, Yahtzee, Snake Oil, and Fictionary.
  • Paper Arts: More hands-on creation… using only paper! We’ll learn how to make paper lanterns, origami animals, luminaries, and more.
  • Performing Arts Workshops: Immerse yourself in Improv 101 with Eliana Rubin, graduate of the NYU Tisch School of the Arts.

As an added bonus, you’ll find a series of parenting sessions throughout January, focusing on topics like video games & violence, sports parenting, and supporting our children’s creative sides (even if we aren’t always as creative as they are!).

We hope to see you there!