Program Information

Elementary day camp is for children entering K-4th grade. We offer a wide variety of fun and exciting activities in a safe environment supervised by highly qualified staff.

Our facilities include a spacious indoor pool, art room, computer room, darkroom and two large, multi-use air-conditioned spaces. Nearby Prospect Park is used for sports, nature, circus arts, and outdoor play. Jewish values are explored through weekly themes including peace, friendship, community, nature and the environment, charity, and acts of loving kindness. Shabbat is celebrated every Friday and everyone is included.


Camp Dates: July 2– August 17; Closed July 4
Daily Hours: 9:00 AM–5:00 PM, Monday through Friday
Extended Hours Add On: Our early bird and late bird programs offer child care before camp begins from 8:00-9:00 AM Monday through Friday, and after camp ends from 5:00-6:00 PM Monday through Friday.

Advanced registration is required in order to participate in the both the early bird and late bird programs.

Sample Daily Schedule

9:00-9:25 AM Arrival and Community Meeting
9:25-10:15 AM Nature (in Prospect Park)
10:25-11:15 AM Sports (in Prospect Park)
11:15 AM-12:15 PM Clubs (choice of soccer, lanyards, chess, drama, hands on science and more!)
12:15-1:05 PM Lunch
1:05-1:55 PM Swim (instructional and free swim in our indoor pool)
205-2:55 PM Circus Arts (in Prospect Park)
3:05-3:55 PM Arts & Crafts
4:00- 4:45 PM GT (Group Time – Planned activities involving the group staff and campers)
4:45-5:00 PM Snack and daily round-up


Bus transportation is provided at the beginning and end of our camp day; morning pick up is between 8:00 and 8:45 AM. Buses will depart from CBE at 4:45 PM and will drop campers off between 5:15 and 6:00 PM. Here is a list of the neighborhoods; South Slope, Gowanus, Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn Heights, Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Prospect Heights, Windsor Terrace and Ditmas Park. The final route will be determined by demand.

Each bus is supervised by a CBE KIDS bus counselor. He or she is responsible for the safety and well-being of our campers. Morning pick up generally occurs between 8:00 and 8:45 PM. Buses leave camp at 4:45 PM and will drop off campers between 5:15 and 6:00 PM.


Elementary day camp offers kids a variety of fun and engaging activities such as:

  • Instructional swim lessons for all age groups led by a Red Cross certified water safety instructor
  • Sports
  • Gymnastics
  • Circus arts
  • Nature in Prospect Park
  • Music
  • Arts and crafts
  • Science and technology workshops
  • Cooking
Special Programs

In addition to daily activities, we plan some extra special programs to make camp that much better such as:

  • trips in and around NYC, including baseball games, Liberty Science Center, and Adventure
  • mid summer olympics (full day of sports and field events)
  • end of summer carnival
  • sleepover for campers entering 3rd-4th grade
  • pizza lunch on Wednesdays

Summer 2018 Rates & Add Ons

  • $530.00
    1 WEEK

  • $1,060.00
    2 WEEKS

  • $1,590.00
    3 WEEKS

  • $2,000.00
    4 WEEKS

  • $2,510.00
    5 WEEKS

  • $3,020.00
    6 WEEKS

  • $3,120.00
    7 WEEKS

Non Member
  • $585.00
    1 WEEK

  • $1,170.00
    2 WEEKS

  • $1,755.00
    3 WEEKS

  • $2,215.00
    4 WEEKS

  • $2,780.00
    5 WEEKS

  • $3,345.00
    6 WEEKS

  • $3,445.00
    7 WEEKS

Add Ons
  • $12.00
    Early OR Late Bird

  • $280.00
    Early OR Late Bird
    Paid In Advance

  • $560.00
    Early AND Late Bird
    Paid In Advance

  • Pre-registration is required in order to participate in the both the early bird and late bird extended hour programs.