Camp Achva

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Camp Achva, powered by the Pozez Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia, provides fun and formative summer experiences for school-age children (grades K-10).

As the premier Jewish day camp in Northern Virginia, Camp Achva follows a traditional day camp model with the vision to create a safe space to learn and grow, build relationships with each other, engage in meaningful programming, and embrace old and new camp traditions infused with Jewish culture. Through daily scheduling, special events, and leadership opportunities, campers of all ages look forward to programming that builds upon itself each year until campers are, ultimately, old enough to be able to join in as staff and counselors themselves!

This summer, choose to attend the entire summer (6-weeks) or a single 3-week session. Each session is filled with weekly themed activities, dress-up days, special events, and field trips. 2022 summer camps dates include:

• June 27-Aug 5, 2022: Full Summer
• June 27-July 15, 2022: Session 1
• July 18-Aug 5, 2022: Session 2

Each day at Camp Achva is jam-packed with fun! Each camp group follows a unique daily schedule that includes a variety of engaging and meaningful activities. From arts & crafts and sports to Israeli culture and drama, each camper finds something they love at camp while making new friends and gaining new skills. Groups include:

Traditional Day Camp
• Yeladim: Rising KG
• Tzofim: Rising Gr 1
• Chalutzim: Rising Gr 2
• Alufim: Rising Gr 3-4
• Giborim: Rising Gr 5-6
• Manhigim: Rising Gr 7-10

Kadima (Social Skills Camp)
Kadima is a recreational, social skills group for children with level 1 Autism.

• Kadima Jr: Rising Gr 1-3
• Kadima Sr: Rising Gr 4-6

Tikvah (Life Skills Camp)
Tikvah is a camp for teens with intellectual/developmental disabilities (ID/DD) that offers the traditional Camp Achva summer experience, blended with social skill development in a safe, supportive, and fun-loving environment with a lower staff to camper ratio.

• Tikvah: Gr 7-10

Get to know Camp Achva better online, including Meet the Team, A Day at Camp, Inclusion & Disabilities, Host Families, and Dates & Rates.

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• Rising KG-Gr 10
• 3-Week & 6-Week Sessions


• (703) 537-3092
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• Gesher Jewish Day School, 4800 Mattie Moore Ct., Fairfax, VA (Map)
• Fairfax County

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