PJ Library Goes to Camp Wise

August 18, 2010 at 2:22 pm | Posted in Press Releases, Upcoming Events | Leave a comment

Who: Jewish children and their families.  Sponsored by The PJ Library®, a program of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, and Camp Wise, a program of The Mandel Jewish Community Center of Cleveland.

What: An afternoon of family fun at Camp Wise!  Planned activities include: swimming, arts and crafts, relay races, boating, s’mores, climbing tower, camp-style song session and more!  To prepare children for the upcoming High Holidays, PJ Library kids and their older siblings will also take turns reading the story “Today is the Birthday of the World” by Linda Heller.  Bring a picnic lunch.  Drinks and refreshments will be provided.

When: Sunday, August 29, 2010, 12-5 p.m.

Where: Camp Wise, 13164 Taylor Wells Road, Chardon (rain or shine)

Cost: Pre-Registered Kids (under 12)*: Free; Pre-Registered Adults (over 12): $5; Walk-In Registration Kids: $5; Walk-In Registration Adults: $10.  *There’s a cool camp gift for pre-registered kids!

How: Register online before August 26 at www.jewishcleveland.org/PJLibraryCamp or call 216.593.2900, ext. 213.

Why: Events are planned throughout the year to keep families with young children engaged and connected to the Jewish community.  For more information about other events and programs, visit http://www.letmypeopleknowcleveland.com or call 216.593.2900, ext. 213.

The PJ Library® program supports Cleveland families on their Jewish journey by sending free Jewish-content books and music on a monthly basis to children ages six months to seven years. A program of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, The PJ Library® is generously funded by the Leonard Krieger Fund of the Cleveland Foundation and the Harold Grinspoon Foundation.

Since its first summer of operation in 1907, Camp Wise has grown into a modern, organized residential camping facility that has developed as a leader in the field of Jewish camping, and secured a special place in the hearts of hundreds of thousands of children and teens.

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