Jewish Summer Camps


Camp presents your child with the opportunity to mature and gain independence, to learn social skills and explore personal interests. At Jewish camp, daily activities are often enriched by Jewish values and the culture of Judaism.

Whether they’re telling stories in their bunks, learning about the environment, or playing kickball, campers explore what Judaism means to them in a safe, nurturing and fun environment.

At Jewish camp, children will not only develop confidence and social skills; they discover a deep-seated and profound sense of what it means to them to be a Jew.

Campers Become Leaders


The impact of Jewish camp doesn’t end on the last day of summer. Children with pivotal Jewish camp experiences are more likely to become adults who value their Jewish heritage, support Jewish causes and take on leadership roles in their communities.

Anecdotal and statistical evidence confirm that children who attend Jewish summer camps are more likely than those who did not to join a synagogue or a JCC, to support their local federations and become leaders in the community, whether as rabbis, educators, professionals or lay leaders.

1st Time Camper Grants

The Jewish Federation/CAJE will also offer some 1st Time Camper Grants again this year through an organization called One Happy Camper.  As soon as we receive notification that the on-line registration is open, all our members will be notified.  If your child has never been to a Jewish overnight camp, you may be eligible for one of these grants. 

If you want additional information, you can contact any of the following people who would LOVE to talk to you about camp:

Camp

Camp Director

Phone

Web Site

Camp Shwayder Zim Zimmerman 303-388-4013 www.shwayder.com
GUCI Rabbi Mark Covitz
317-873-3361 http://guci.urjcamps.org
Kutz Camp Melissa Anton Frey 845-987-6300 http://kutz.urjcamps.org
Olin Sang Ruby Union Institute Jerry Kaye 847-509-0990 www.srui.urjcamps.org
Camp Sabra Terri Grossman 314-442-3465 www.campsabra.com
NFTY in Israel Laurence Jacobs 987-630-6351 http://nftyisrael.org


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