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The West Jefferson Hills School District (WJHSD) is excited to announce a total of nine ‘Camp Jaguar’ days over three weeks in July. Camp Jaguar, which launched last year, is open to WJHSD students enrolled in Kindergarten through 6th grade this school year (2023-24). The Red Cross Babysitting Certification course also is open to current 7th grade students. 

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Photos from the 2023 inaugural ‘Camp Jaguar’ held last summer.

District staff will teach the nine fun and educational courses that are planned over the three sessions, with courses being held Tuesday-Thursday from 12:45PM - 3:45PM. Camp Jaguar sessions are planned for July 9-11, 16-18, and 23-25. Each camp course must have 15 students registered in order to run (in the listed recommended grade level) and has a maximum of 20 seats per session. Each three-day session is $90 per student for the week.

The planned Camp Jaguar course offerings are:  Summer with the Swifties, Crafty Jaguars, Red Cross Babysitting Certification, Cooking Bootcamp for Kids 2.0, Summer Sizzle No-Bake Cooking, Let’s Get Active, The Power of Positive Thinking, Board Games Bonanza! and Summer Fun. 

The entire Camp Jaguar course catalog and registration can be found at the top of the district’s website,

Courses will be held at Jefferson Hills Intermediate School or Thomas Jefferson High School. For children attending the Pleasant Hills or Jefferson Hills Summer recreation programs who are also attending Camp Jaguar, a bus to their camp location (TJHS or JHIS) will be provided to Camp Jaguar. This is the only transportation that will be provided for Camp Jaguar attendees. Both borough Summer recreation programs are 9:00AM – 12:00 noon or 8:30AM - 11:30AM. (JH Borough grades 1-3) during their designated dates. 

All Camp Jaguar students who are not being transported from the Summer recreation programs will need to be dropped off by 12:40PM. and picked up at 3:45PM at the location of the camp (JHIS or TJHS). Students attending Camp Jaguar may pack a lunch or purchase one ahead of time via the registration website if interested, for $5 per day. Lunch includes a deli sandwich, chips, fruit and drink. A meatless lunch option also will be available.

Each camp course must have 15 students registered in order to run and has a maximum of 20 seats per class. If a course is canceled due to low enrollment, Camp Jaguar staff will contact the parent/guardian.

2024 Camp Jaguar Sessions:

● Session 1: July 9-11 Registration closes: May 31

● Session 2: July 16-18 Registration closes: May 31

● Session 3: July 23-25 Registration closes: May 31

Registration for Camp Jaguar is open and only available online at Payment may be made while registering online; checks will not be accepted for payment.


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