The Mittleman Jewish Community Center is a proud beneficiary of the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland and is proud of our partnership with them in strengthening our local Jewish community and greater Portland community.



Day Camp Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

  • Registration confirmation will be emailed once it has been processed.
  • Specific camp information will be emailed the week before each
  • new camp week begins.

  • Stay up-to-date on camp happenings through Facebook, weekly camp email updates, and our website at
  • Like our Camp Facebook page at

  • Look for staff to greet you on the Green in the mornings and answer questions.
  • Lunch + Snacks

    Bring a vegetarian (meat and shellfish-free) snack, lunch, and a water bottle. Campers will also have the option of purchasing kosher lunches on a weekly basis from Cafe at the J. Order forms will be available online and will be attached to your emailed camp confirmation. Camp does not provide snacks.

    Pre-Care, After-Care + Extended Day

    Pre-registration is required. Supervised fun to provide more flexibility to your summer schedule. We do not prorate Pre-Care and After-Care weekly rates, but daily After-Care rates are available.

    MJCC Pre-Care (7:30 - 9:00 am)
    In the Ballroom
    Weekly Cost: Cost: $30. Member: $24.
    *July 2-6 - Cost: $24. Member: $14.

    MJCC After-Care (4:00 - 6:00 pm)
    Pick up on the Green. Open to all campers participating in a
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm camp or Extended Day.

    Weekly Cost: Cost: $40. Member: $34.
    *July 2-6 - Cost: $35. Member: $28.

    Daily Cost: Cost: $13. Member: $10.

    Extended Day (1:00 - 4:00 pm)
    Pre-registration is required. Did you participate in MJCC Specialty Camp, Camp Simcha, or PJA Summer Discovery? Expand your camp experiences with MJCC Extended Day. Structured activities include arts + crafts, games, swimming, and sports. Simcha campers enjoy quiet time after lunch to read, sleep, or play quietly before starting afternoon activities. Campers are not required to sleep. We are not able to prorate MJCC Extended Day weekly rates.

    Simcha Extended Day Options
    Weekly Cost
    M-F Cost: $131. Member: $110.
    M/W/F Cost: $92. Member: $76.
    Tu/Th Cost: $68. Member: $57.
    *July 2-6: Cost: $104. Member: $88.

    Kehila + Ruach Options
    Weekly Cost
    Cost: $129. Member: $108.
    *July 2-6: Cost: $103. Member: $87.

    Curbside Morning Drop-off

    Kehila, Ruach, + Kef (9:00 - 9:10 am)
    Tuesday through Friday, June 26 - Aug. 24
    We offer a fast and simple morning drop-off option for our Kehila, Ruach and Kef campers. Mondays, you will be required to walk your camper in to check-in. However, Tuesday through Friday, you will have two options. Option one: drop your camper off from your car to our counselors curbside. Option two: park your car and walk your child to the Green. Either way we will greet your campers with a smile and by name! Simcha campers should be walked by the parent to the their room daily.

    Registration (Opens February 11)

  • Payment is due at the time of registration.
  • Enrollment fees totaling $500 or less must be paid in full at the time of registration and may be paid by cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, or AMEX.
  • No payment plans available.
  • Enrollment fees over $500 may be split into two payments (with a valid credit card): one at the time of registration and the other on or before May 31, 2018. Second payment will automatically be charged on May 31, 2018.

  • We offer MJCC member discounted rates for annual members. Membership has perks for camp and during the year. Just stop by our main desk and we’d be happy to show you all we have to offer, or visit

    Financial aid is available.Visit our website for the financial assistance form We are grateful to the Andrea & Herman Marenstein Endowment Fund, funding the Martha Olshen Scholarship for MJCC campers.

    Cancellations + Refunds

    MJCC Day Camp reserves the right to cancel camp programs due to low enrollment or unforeseen circumstances. Should cancellations occur, Day Camp staff will contact the parents/guardians prior to the camp and refunds or transfers will be given. MJCC Day Camp also reserves the right to dismiss a camper whose behavior violates our Behavior Agreement, in which case no refund is given.

    Any changes or cancellations will be charged $25 per camper. Cancellations made within 14 days of the start of a camp will not be refunded.

    Vacation Day Camps

    MJCC offers vacation day programs for kids during days off from school. Keep them busy at the MJCC with sports, swimming, gymnastics, arts and crafts, games and more. Summer Vacation Day Camps will be offered June 18-22 and Aug. 27-31. For all the details and more dates, visit

    How to Register Online

    1. Go to Click on Register Now.

    2. If you have a log in and password, go ahead and log in. If you do not, you can register as a guest.

    3. Choose MJCC Day Camp.

    4. Register one child at a time. Choose which camp: Simcha, Kehila, Ruach, or Kef.

    5. Select one camp for each child you would like to register.

    6. Select Camper.

    7. If you wish to register for more camps for that camper, click “add
    more camp.”

    8. Fill in additional information.

    9. Choose pre-care and after-care options.

    10. Download the health form and return it to the MJCC in person,
    by email or fax.

    11. Review enrollment summary. If you wish to register another
    child, click “add another camper” and return to step #4.

    12. Choose add to cart and finish payment.