Dear KJA Members and Friends,
Our current operating status (updated 7-31-2020) is as follows:
  • Unless circumstances, CDC, or KCHD recommendations change, the AJCC Pool will remain open through Sunday, September 13, 2020.  Weekday hours are now 3PM - 3:30PM (adults only) / 3:30PM - 6PM (weekend hours remain 11AM - 6PM).
  • Preschool at AJCC’s fall semester will begin on Monday, August 10.  Full preschool hours (including before and after care) will return to 7:30 AM – 6 PM.  For preschool questions, please email or call preschool directly at 865-963-8001.
  • Shabbat at the Pool, previously scheduled for August 21, is officially canceled for 2020.
  • At this time the AJCC building remains closed to everyone except staff, students, and necessary maintenance personnel and services, BUT the office remains open to email and phone calls. Please let us know how we can assist you. If you are in need of assistance please contact Jewish Family Services director Laura Berry at Ed Hunter remains available for billing-related questions at Ed and Laura are working hard to return all emails and phone calls. There are currently no meetings, classes, or rentals at the AJCC.


  • The AJCC facility will remain closed to outside activities/rentals through the remainder of the year.


  • We are monitoring COVID-19 recommendations and guidelines weekly; notifications are subject to change based on that guidance.


  • The last day of Milton Collins Day Camp for this summer was Friday, July 31.  Thank you to everyone who helped us continue to have the most fun under the sun despite all of the changes this year!
Martha Iroff, Vice President of Children and Youth
Chip Rayman, President

Dear Milton Collins Day Camp Families,


We are disappointed to share with you that after much consideration, the decision has been made to cancel the August 3rd--7th week of MCDC.  All families that are currently enrolled will receive a full refund of the amount paid.  This decision is multi- faceted.  Overall, safety has been our first priority this summer, and unfortunately we could not guarantee the same quality of programming during that extra week.  The cancellation is only of the last week and will not impact the other remaining sessions this summer.  We appreciate your support and understanding, and please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions or concerns.  Thank you for trusting us to care for your campers this summer.


2020 Milton Collins Day Camp will start Monday, June 15.  Register online at UltraCamp now!


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Every session is a new adventure at Knoxville's premier all-inclusive summer day camp!

- For 2020, the camp day is 8:30am to 4:30pm

- Daily onsite swimming lessons

- Onsite tennis lessons

- Variety of games, art and FUN

- 13 acres of onsite nature to explore

- Healthy snacks and plenty of water

- Committed to a diverse, multi-cultural, multi-faith experience

- Some financial assistance available

The Milton Collins Day Camp (MCDC) is a fun-filled traditional day camp with many added extras that cannot be found anywhere else in Knoxville.  Camp sessions include daily swim lessons, tennis, arts and crafts, zany camp games, and team building, all in a welcoming, multi-cultural environment. Our staff and camp families represent many different faith and ethnic backgrounds; we welcome campers of all abilities.  Our atmosphere of inclusion is a benefit to our entire camp community.  At MCDC, we don't teach diversity, we live it.  


Themed sessions each bring special opportunities for campers—campers will experience new things and learn in fun and engaging ways.   Treat your child to a summer of learning, adventure, exploration, playing, swimming, and friendship-making on our 13.5 acre campus at the AJCC. 

Work at MCDC!


Staff hiring is underway for 2020! Click here to download your 2020 staff application.


Applications should be sent to or brought to the AJCC located at 6800 Deane Hill Drive, Knoxville, TN 37919.

MCDC Forms and Discounts!


AJCC Membership Form (annual and summer)


To download our fee adjustment form, otherwise known as camp scholarships, click here.


All forms must be filled out and brought to the AJCC, or emailed to

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