Camp Tamarack

2023 Camp Tamarack: Albert and Ann Deshur JCC Day Camp

Camp Tamarack is a camping program of the Albert and Ann Deshur Family Jewish Community Center (“JCC”). This camp is designed for children/teens who are grieving a death. This is a chance for children/ teens to share similar experiences, explore feelings and learn coping skills in a group setting, as well as have fun participating in camp activities. Children’s Wisconsin staff will be present at the camp to provide grief programming. The JCC staff will provide all other camp programming and activities.


  • Monday, July 24 - Friday, July 28, 2023


Busing is provided by the JCC and is available to and from the camp from the Children’s Corporate Center, 999 N. 92nd St, Wauwatosa, 53226. Buses will leave Children’s at 8:30am and will arrive back at Children’s at approximately 4:45pm each day of camp. Meet in front of the Children’s Corporate Center for drop off and pick up.


Photographs and/or recordings of participants may be taken and used by the JCC and/or Children’s Wisconsin. All rights therein are and shall remain the property of the JCC and/or Children’s Wisconsin, its successors and assigns. The JCC and/or Children’s Wisconsin may use photographs and/or recordings of participants, without compensation, in any and all forms now or hereafter known (print, website, social media, etc.). The JCC and/or Children’s Wisconsin is not responsible for photographs and/or recordings taken by others.

For more information, please contact the Grief Support team, at (414) 377-4250 or

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Waiver form

2023 Camp Tamarack - Albert and Ann Deshur JCC Rainbow Day Camp 

Release of Liability 

I understand that my child’s participation in this camp may involve some risk including injury or illness, with losses which may result not only from my child’s own actions, inactions or negligence, but also from the actions, inactions, or negligence of others. I certify that my child is in good health, and there is no medical reason preventing my child’s safe participation in this camp. In consideration for my child’s participation in the camp, I agree to forever waive all claims and causes of action against the Harry and Rose Samson Family JCC, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Inc., their affiliates, directors, officers, employees, volunteers and agents (the “Released Parties”) and release from all liabilities, demands, claims, losses, costs or damages arising out of or related to my child’s participation in this camp. I understand that this release excludes any harm or loss caused intentionally or recklessly by the Released Parties.

I have read this waiver and release agreement and understand the terms used in it and their significance. This waiver and release is freely and voluntarily given with the understanding that right to legal recourse is given up in return for allowing my child’s participation in this camp. I also waive the right I (or my child) have to bargain for different release of liability terms. My signature on this document is intended to bind myself and my (or my child’s) successors, heirs, representatives, and assigns.

I have read this information. I am legally able to consent for myself or my child. By checking the box above, I give my permission and agree to the terms.