Summer Camp 2019

We're excited to announce the return of the brilliant JW3 Summer Camp 2019.

Each day experts from Infinite Jest a theatre company, led by actors who regularly perform at the National Theatre, will run specialist drama based workshops where children will learn to develop a new skill. There will also be games, activities and crafting, and of course we will be providing a nutritious and delicious kosher lunch and snacks from our restaurant Zest.
 

Early Birds Club  8.30 am- 9.30 am If you want to drop your children off a little earlier, join us an hour earlier with our early birds club.

After Camp Club 3.30 - 4.30 If you're looking for a little extra child care, book your space at our After Camp Club.

Camp 9.30 - 3.30pm

*Please note, early Birds Club needs to be pre-booked the day before cut off 2pm ( Book by a Friday for the following Monday). 

Week 1: 29 July - 2 August Movie Magic: Lights! Camera! Action!

Week 2: 5 - 9 August The Deep Blue Sea

Week 3: 12 - 16 August  The Tempest 'a-play-in-a-week'


TO BOOK MULTIPLE DAYS PLEASE RETURN TO THIS PAGE AFTER YOU HAVE BOOKED YOUR FIRST DAY OR PHONE THE JW3 BOX OFFICE

5-7

BOOK  WEEK  £166.50

BOOK DAY       £37.00 

8-11

BOOK  WEEK  £166.50

BOOK DAY       £37.00 


Week 1: Movie Magic: Lights! Camera! Action!

Infinite Jest return this summer for a week-long drama jumble, inspired by the Jewish Hollywood greats. A fantastic week that fires imaginations, develops team working and communication skills, builds confidence and is seriously good fun! 

Monday 29 July: ‘Not just clowning around’: Slapstick masterclass

From Chaplin to the Marx Brothers – we'll learn from the greats

Tuesday 30 July: ‘Make 'em laugh’ - Stand-up Comedy workshop

Love Jewish Humour? Now it’s your turn to have a go.

Wednesday 31 July: “Show Stopper” - Musical Theatre masterclass

Learn a number from the Great Jewish Songbook, tap, and twirl and jive your way to stardom.

Thursday 1 August: “The Ad Break” – How to sell your idea 

You’ll need more than ‘chutzpah’ to perfect your pitch.

Friday 2 August: “Show Business” – The movie set experience 

From "Action!" to Oscar we'll step into the shoes of cast and crew   

 

Week 2: The Deep Blue Sea

Noah’s Ark, Jonah and the Whale, the Parting of the Red Sea, The Little Mermaid and Moana have inspired us to delve into the wondrous of the Deep Blue Sea. We'll be learning street dancing, beat boxing, how to work large scale puppets, create amazing characters, as well as a host of circus skills.

Monday  5 August: Fizzical Theatre – unlock your performance skills treasure chest

Tuesday 6 August: Monsters of the deep - large scale puppetry 

Wednesday 7 August: Hit the deck street dance 

Thursday 8 August: Sea rhythms – beatboxing, rapping and foley

Friday 9 August: Sea creature carnival - circus skills 

 

Week 3: The Tempest 'a-play-in-a-week'

Infinite Jest return to JW3 with their hugely popular play-in-a-week drama camp. This year, following two successful summers of Shakespeare-themed camps, we'll be taking our inspiration from The Tempest. We will introduce our young creatives to a variety of story-telling techniques while exploring the themes of power, magic, revenge, family, forgiveness, home and the awesomeness of Mother Earth.  

 


FAQs 

Does my child need to be Jewish to attend? 

No, any child can join us on camp. We promote an inclusive and friendly environment and there will be some content that relates to Jewish culture. 

What will my child be eating? 

Our in-house restaurant, Zest, provide kosher catering for camp. The children have a selection of fruit at morning break and a biscuit and/or chocolate at afternoon break. Lunches always include a salad bar selection and vary from pizza and pasta with tomato sauce and cheese (on the side), fish and/or falafel and chips or plain bagels with either cream cheese, egg, tuna or cheddar cheese fillings. We always provide a vegetarian option and can provide a gluten free option if requested beforehand. 

My child is 4 years old, can they attend? 

We cannot take children under 5 years of age on our camp for legal reasons. 

What should my child bring? 

Please make sure your child brings a hat, water bottle and sun cream they can apply themselves. (We recommend rollerballs).  

We also recommend that children wear clothes that they can get dirty, we do lots of arts and crafts and will have some time on the beach. 

What time do I pick up my child? 

Please pick up your child at 3.30pm. If you are running late please call  us on 020 7433 8988 and we may be able to put your child in ‘After Club’ at the cost of £6. 

What are staff to children ratios? 

We run a 1: 8 ratio for Under 8's and 1:10 ratio for older age group.  

I/my family are in receipt of statutory benefits, does this change the cost of Camp? 

Concessions are available for those families who are recipients of benefits. Please contact Box Office to discuss individual circumstances. Proof of the benefit will need to be provided. 

Can I bring medication for my child? 

The only prescribed medicines which will be held by JW3 staff are asthma inhalers and EpiPens which should be in the original container, labelled with the child’s name and dosage. Any other medication must be approved by the Programme Director in consultation with the parent/guardian. Antibiotics will not be stored or administered by JW3 staff. Painkillers such as paracetamol or ibuprofen may NOT be brought in. 

What is the cancellation/refund policy? 

We do not refund tickets for camp except in the unlikely event of cancellation. 

Contact: camps@jw3.org.uk