- JCYS Big City Day Camp serves children Kindergarten through eighth grade. An urban day camp offering diverse activities and field trips, Big City Day Camp offers swim lessons with Red Cross certified instructors, weekly sessions with professional sport coaches, artists, musicians and yoga instructors, while college-aged counselors sprinkle in singing, cooperative games, dancing, and arts and crafts. Campers enjoy sun and sand at Chicago beaches, unique field trips with behind-the-scenes experiences, and cookouts with this one-of-a-kind urban camp adventure! Campers have fun exploring the great city of Chicago at Big City Day Camp! Weekly field trips offer unique behind-the-scenes experiences, this urban day camp also offers a diverse array of activities with professional sport coaches, artists, musicians and yoga instructors. Our college-aged counselors sprinkle in singing, cooperative games, dancing and arts and crafts, and each Friday is made special when we celebrate the Jewish tradition of Shabbat and cook out for lunch. In age-appropriate groups, campers build socialization and physical skills in a safe and exciting environment, with a 1:7 counselor camper ratio for our Kindergarten Trekkers, and never exceeding 1:10 for our oldest campers, the 5th – 8th Grade Rovers. This camp truly is a one-of-a-kind urban adventure.