Parent Speaker Series and Family Programs

We are excited to offer a number of new ways for families to connect with the In the City Camp community this summer.

Please review the list below to learn about our parent speaker series, family day at Fernbank Planetarium, and family Shabbat dinner!

Mark your calendar!

Speakers and family events are open to ALL – not just ITCC families.  Bring your friends!


Summer Speaker Series

Eileen Price, Founder and Executive Director
Allison Boaz, Managing Director
Join us for a conversation about the elements that make In the City Camp unique. Learn about our philosophy on children, our day-camp-based-on-an-overnight-camp model, and our approach to creating a strong Jewish community.

FREE. No RSVP required.

Friday, June 30, 9:15am
Congregation Shearith Israel

Friday, July 21, 9:15am
Atlanta Jewish Academy

Rabbi Ruth Abusch-Magder, PhD, Parenting Consultant
All sessions are free. No RSVP needed – Just show up!

Thursday, June 29, 9:15am – Congregation Shearith Israel
Getting Beyond No – Learn how to set expectations, sidestep “no”, and build skills for self direction and making good choices.

Thursday, July 13, 9:15am – Atlanta Jewish Academy
Make the summer a success! Learn ways to structure the summer to make the most of it.

Thursday, July 20, 9:15am – Atlanta Jewish Academy
Attitude vs. Gratitude – Join us for a conversation about developing children who know how to speak up, be polite, get along, and appreciate what they have.

Thursday, July 27, 9:15am – Atlanta Jewish Academy
When Parents Get Angry – We’ll discuss the nature of anger and frustration, how it impacts our kids, and how we can move forward even when we don’t always get it right.

Dr. Catherine Lewis, Assistant Vice President of Museums, Archives & Rare Books; Executive Director of the Museum of History & Holocaust Education; Professor of History, Kennesaw State University
Tuesday, July 25, 9:15am – Congregation Shearith Israel
Ten things you didn’t know about Jewish life in Atlanta and how can you learn more!
Free. No RSVP needed.

Ben Halpert: Founder, Savvy Cyber Kids, Digital Educator
Wednesday, July 26, 6:30pm – Atlanta Jewish Academy
Digital Native or Digital Naïve?
Ben will discuss the digital threats your children face and what you can do to help them navigate the ever-changing technology landscape. In the City Camp staff will lead activities with children while adults attend this parent-only session.

$5/child for childcare
Purchase tickets by July 24 here.

Speaker Location Information:
Congregation Shearith Israel
1180 University Drive, NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

Atlanta Jewish Academy
5200 Northland Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30342

Family Events


Shabbat In the City!
Friday, July 7, 5:45pm
Event is FREE with RSVP by July 5 at noon via this link or email

Join Congregation Shearith Israel and In the City Camp for a casual, family-friendly Shabbat evening program for all ages!

Rabbi Kaiman’s Shabbat sing-a-long in the playground will be followed by a dairy, vegetarian-friendly pasta dinner. Guests can then enjoy In the City Camp activities including the ropes course, gaga, soccer, arts & crafts, and more!

Congregation Shearith Israel
1180 University Drive, NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

NEW! Fall Intown Youth Soccer!
Learn more about the intown, indoor youth soccer league and sign up today!


Adult Events

Songs & Stories: A Night with Local Jewish Songwriters
Featuring Hannah Zale (In the City Camp’s song leader!), Sammy K (2016 counselor), Paula Krone, Adam Klein, Ariela Ehrens, and other local artists
Thursday, July 20, 7:00pm

$5-$10 suggested donation at the door
Ahavath Achim Synagogue
600 Peachtree Battle Ave. NW
Atlanta, GA 30327

Questions? Email Hannah Zale



More To Explore

Press We've Received

ITC in the AJC

In the City Camps fills void by offering programs online By H.M. Cauley For the AJC (click here for article link) Get news for all

Camp News

To Camp or Not to Camp

Thanks to the Foundation for Jewish Camp for helping us spread the word about our innovative virtual experiences! Click here to read the blog post!

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