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For nearly 30 years, Camp Keetov has provided summers filled with fun and adventure for campers ages 18 months to 5 years at WHC’s Julia Bindeman Suburban Center.

We understand that learning and development of young children is a constant and continuous progression throughout the magical early years – spring, summer, winter, and fall. So for us, Camp Keetov is a way to extend the learning (and the fun!) of early childhood education through the summer months. Our programming provides children with indoor and outdoor experiences that inspire curiosity about the great world around them. With the guidance and support of faculty and counselors, children are provided daily sensory exploration opportunities, art expression, water play, music, movement, motor activities, and so much more, all within the Jewish context of our community. We integrate Jewish values and practice into our daily routine and prepare for Shabbat as an entire group with a member of the WHC clergy.

Summer 2018: "What's in our backyard?"

“Camp Keetov is fun!” Join us in our timeless slogan and spend the summer with us as we explore "What's in our backyard?" We are planning a summer filled with outdoor nature explorations and discoveries. Building on children’s curiosity and wonder about the incredible summer world around us, we will be examining everything from the ground below our feet to space high above our heads. Combining these endless resources with our children’s and staff’s talents and questions, we will be creating an outdoor classroom that expands all ideas and wonder. And if we can’t go outside, we find the adventures indoors in our classrooms, Construction room, STEM Room, and wide-open indoor play space.

We have 8 one-week sessions – the first begins on Monday, June 11, and the last ends on Friday, August 3. Space is guaranteed for registrations received by April 1, 2018. Applications submitted after April 1, 2018 will be processed and accepted on a first come, first served basis as long as space is available. Should camp groups become full, we will begin a wait-list.

Our Programs

Little Sprouts  
Little Sprouts

For babies and toddlers 6- to 17-months-old, accompanied by a parent, grandparent, or caregiver

Toddlers "Shorashim"  
Toddlers

For toddlers 18- to 23-months-old, accompanied by a parent, grandparent, or caregiver

2-Year-Olds "Ilanot"  
2-Year-Olds

Rolling admission as children turn two

3-Year-Olds "Prachim"  
3-Year-Olds

For children who turn three by September 1.

4- and 5-Year-Olds "Alim"  
4- and 5-Year-Olds

For children who turn four by September 1 and will attend pre-k or kindergarten in the fall.