At Bernard Horwich JCC Early Childhood, your child is at the center of all we do. We strive to provide the foundation for children to develop and grow while bringing Jewish values to life.
We believe children flourish and grow in an environment where they can explore, discover and create. Our Director and teachers are dedicated professionals who focus on the individual needs of each child. We provide a warm, nurturing environment, enriched with exciting curriculum and a love of Judaism.
Apachi Rogers Park
Located at Bernard Horwich JCC, Apachi Rogers Park is a hidden gem in the community, providing campers with a one-of-a-kind exploration of Judaism and self. You may not see it from our front doors, but venture out back and you’ll discover a gorgeous, park-like setting, for sunny camp days packed with all the fun and friends of Apachi. With swim lessons, theme days, field trips, cookouts, and sports, campers thrive in our Torah-enriched community while exploring new interest, gaining skills, and creating lifelong friendships.
Chavayah Overnight Camp For Girls
At Chavayah, JCC Chicago’s overnight camp for Orthodox girls, young women from across the country come together for a summer of fun and inspiration. Together, they’ll break from normal routines … finding their inner beauty as they climb a little higher, dig a little deeper and create a community uniquely their own in beautiful Lake Delton, Wisconsin.
An enriching, Jewish, overnight camp experience for kids in 3rd-11th grades. JCC Chicago’s Camp Chi has been the summer home away from home for generations of campers. Located on 600 wooded acres on a private lake in Lake Delton, WI, the camp features two heated pools, waterfront activities, air-conditioned gym, equestrian center, high ropes challenge courses, zipline, climbing wall, arts center, lighted sports fields and more!
Try Chi is the best way to get a taste of quality Jewish overnight camping. Campers meet new friends, and live in cabins with experienced, caring counselors who help them feel comfortable right away. They’ll feel the spirit of camp with cookouts, campfires, sing-alongs and great evening programs.
Our swim program at Bernard Horwich JCC is proudly managed by British Swim School. British Swim School, an international leader in water safety and survival, utilizes small group lessons to build on the fundamentals of water safety and survival for infants through adults.
At Bernard Horwich JCC in W. Rogers Park, we believe in building great athletes and great people. Our selection of athletic programs and experiences focus on skill building, team work, self-confidence and fun.
We are proud to partner with Hot Shot Sports, a leader in youth sports development and coaching. Hot Shots manages our youth sports and leagues including, basketball, baseball, flag football, and enrichment classes. Gymnastics and adult leagues are operated internally by JCC Chicago.
Our monthly J-Fit Pass gives you access to a variety of classes and exercise facilities at Bernard Horwich JCC in West Rogers Park. Available to families and individuals ages 16+. Daily passes can also be purchased at the front desk.
- Open lap swim
- Open gym time
- Modern gym equipment
- Separate-gender workout rooms
Our Family Camp vacations bring people of all ages to the 600-acre Perlstein Retreat Center in Wisconsin to relax while growing family connections. While there, you’ll leave the cooking and cleaning to us and enjoy dozens of planned activities and meals of your choosing. Family camps are a magical and memorable vacation under the trees, on the lake and around the campfire that bring people back year after year.