Association of Independent Jewish Camps
We are a community of Jewish Summer camps that challenges and nurtures fun, growth, and individual and community-based summer experiences.

JCYS - North Suburban Day Camp

NSDC is the perfect size – just large enough to offer great camp opportunities you may not find elsewhere, but small enough where everyone knows and cares about your child. And we choose counselors and specialists who are energetic, excited, and enthusiastic about being with children and helping them achieve their best summer experience (nearly all of whom were NSDC campers themselves!). Our camp culture is filled with spirit and silliness, where everyone cheers each other on and children feel comfortable to take risks, challenge themselves, and try new things. NSDC activities include: Red Cross swim lessons, a wide array of sports and games, field trips, dance, camp crafts, Camper’s Choice and so many more!


Our all-camp activities are full of laughter and fun, from Blue and White games to the Olympics. NSDC’s more intimate size ensures all campers feel like family, from the veteran Trailblazers to our new Pioneers.


Whether you need a 9:00-3:00 day or the longer 7:30-6:30, our 8, 6, 4, or 1 week sessions fit every summer schedule. Choose from our two program options: North Shore Day Camp and NSDC Sports for a tailor-made summer that will have your kids wishing that camp was all year long!


JCYS - North Suburban Day Camp

A typical day is anything but. Our variety camp offers all the classic summer camp activities and experiences but we don’t stop there. Our specialty track program allows your camper to dive a little deeper into sports, the arts, and nature. JCYS North has the classic day camp experience and specialty programming rolled into one.

Our camp culture is filled with spirit and silliness, where everyone cheers on each other and children are supported to take risks, challenge themselves, and try new things.

JCYS North Suburban Day Camp will include the fun, excitement, and traditions your camper has come to love, while providing your family with the flexibility you need. Our dedicated staff will work diligently to provide the same exceptional level of care and encouragement for every camper. In addition to these program highlights, the Northwest Family Center features large activity rooms and a gymnasium, allowing for more room and flexibility on rainy days.