For children ages 2 1/2 to 5 years old
9 AM – 3 PM
- Daily Instructional Swim
- Coached Sports
- Music Enrichment
- Arts and Crafts
- Outdoor Play
- Gardening & Nature Activities
At Camp Kulanu children enjoy the vibrancy of the community center atmosphere, coupled with the intimacy of a caring and professional staff. We are dedicated to providing a secure and loving atmosphere so that young children can develop a positive self-image and grow intellectually, physically, emotionally, and socially.
We welcome children of all religions, and are dedicated to instilling within each child an excitement towards learning!
Our program includes daily activities that promote Jewish values, culminating in our end of week Erev Shabbat program. Our educational approach values learning experiences through play, with activities and materials that encourage creativity, self-expression and curiosity.
Camp Kulanu is comprised of Early Childhood Professionals mostly from our school and the local community. Each of our groups consists of a Head Counselor and two Assistants.
Camp Kulanu is housed in the Riverdale Y Early Childhood Center and enjoys all the amenities of the Y. (All classrooms are air conditioned)
For 2s & 3s we offer
- Half day options
- 3 day week options
We also offer extended coverage options of
- Early Care beginning at 7:30 AM
- Late Care ending as late as 6 PM
Meet Our Director
Noah is an experienced Jewish educator and Jewish communal service professional, with summer camp leadership and management experience. He comes to us from the Y of Washington Heights' Camp Yomawha, where he was part of the leadership staff for two summers. Noah lives in Riverdale with his wife and two sons and is currently studying at Yeshivat Chovevei Torah, a Modern Orthodox rabbinical school housed at The Hebrew Institute of Riverdale.
Noah is excited to be returning for his second summer as Director of Camp Kulanu, and would be happy to answer any questions you have about camp! For more information about what Camp Kulanu has to offer your child, contact Noah at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Jenita is an early childhood teacher here at the Riverdale Y throughout the school year. She has been working at camp Kulanu for many years as a head counselor, and is excited to return for her second summer as our Assistant Director who helps guide the program to be a fun filled learning experience for the campers.
Director of Kulanu Camp