Camp UREC is a weekly children's day camp at the James Madison University Recreation Center. Kids will have full days of fun playing in the recreation center, around campus and in the community. Camp Counselors are trained JMU student employees. Enrollment is available for children age 6-12 (rising first-graders through rising eighth graders). Camp is open to both JMU and non-JMU affiliates.
Camp is Monday through Friday and daily drop-off is 8:30-9:00am and pick up is 4-4:30pm (view Instructions for Camper Drop Off and Pick Up). Campers will need to bring their own packed lunch.
Session 1, June 15-19: Dinosaur Week
Session 4, July 6-10: Desert Island Week
Session 6, July 20-24: Disney Week
Example of Daily Schedule
Camp UREC is $150 per week for the first child registered and $140 per week for the second child registered.
- If you are a JMU faculty/staff/student, your login is your JMU E-ID and JMU password. If you are not a JMU affiliate, please create a guest account!
- Please note that you will need to add a dependent to your account before registering your child for youth programs. If you are already logged in, click on your name link on the top right of the URECregister.jmu.edu page (next to Sign Out). If you are not logged in, click here. You will be directed to the “MY ACCOUNT” page. Scroll and click “ADD A DEPENDENT.” Once this is complete, you will be able to register your child for Camp UREC.
- Call 540-568-8734 with any questions.
You also have the option to register at UREC with FLEX or mail a check (made out to James Madison University) to JMU Recreation, Attn: Sarah Wright, MSC 3901, 800 S. Main St. Harrisonburg, VA 22807.
Once your registration is complete, we will send you a confirmation letter. Refunds can be made for the full amount up to six business days before the start of that Camp Week.
By registering your child, you are giving permission for your child to visit locations on and off-campus (in Harrisonburg) with Camp UREC. Please note that each Friday, the bus leaves promptly at 9:30am. Any children arriving at Camp UREC after the bus leaves on Friday must be dropped off at the field trip location site, not left at UREC.
Questions? Contact Sarah Wright.
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