FAQ

Where is Beth Sholom Day Camp?
Beth Sholom Day Camp is located on the north shore of Long Island in Roslyn Heights, NY.

What are the Dates for the 2017 camp season?
Camp runs for 8 weeks from June 29 through August 23. We require a 4 week minimum and you may choose any combination of weeks. Camp is closed on Tuesday, July 4th.

Where are most of the children from?
Most of our campers come from the north shore of Long Island, Queens and other surrounding areas.

What are the typical group sizes?
Our group sizes are typically 13-16 campers grouped by age.

What is a typical day like at camp?
Campers will participate in an all camp morning assembly and then participate in many different activities such as sports, arts and crafts, and 2 swim periods per day.

How many staff are there in each group?
Our Junior Camp which is our 3-5 yr olds typically have a 4:1 ratio with a registered teacher as the group leader. Our Lower and Upper Camps have a 5:1 ratio.

Who instructs the activities?
All activities are led by qualified instructors. Our camp counselors will assist the instructor in running the age appropriate activities.

What happens when it rains?
Our schedule does not stop in the rain. We utilize our vast indoor space to run a full and exciting rainy day program.

What do I send to camp everyday?
We ask that your send a bathing suit and towel to camp everyday as well as a water bottle filled with water which we will refill throughout the day.

Is camp competitive or non competitive?
At camp, we feel it is most important for children to participate, learn and feel good about themselves. There are opportunities for our older campers to participate in leagues for a little more competition.

What if my child does not know anyone at camp?
That is what we are here for! Camp is a place to make new friends and our experienced staff will help your child to meet new children and foster those lifelong friendships.