In partnership with the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center and in a facility provided by Congregation Emanu El Houston, we will be running Hurricane Harvey Houston Day Camp. This is a program for those who need childcare while taking care of their lives or helping the lives of others in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. The program will take place at Congregation Emanu El (1500 Sunset Boulevard. Houston, Texas 77005) beginning on Thursday, August 31st.
Hurricane Harvey Houston Day Camp is a great way for children to get a chance to have fun with other kids from across Houston, while giving parents the time and space to take care of their homes, cars, and other responsibilities they may have after this difficult week.
The Day Camp will be open to children potty-trained through middle school. We will have three units: Toddler, Elementary and Middle School, and the campers will be sorted into “bunks.” A day will consist of time with their bunks, arts and crafts, sports, and other fun games and programs.
The day will run from 8 AM until 5 PM. A sample schedule looks like this:
We will be providing three meals a day, including a breakfast and dinner that entire families are invited to attend. Kosher meals will be available upon request. In the coming days, we also hope to bring supplies at pick-up and drop-off that will help you and your family recover from the storm.
The program is staffed by teachers, camp professionals, and parent and high school volunteers from around the area. We will also have security on site, as well as trained medical professionals on site or on call.