Have you been wondering what your child should do this summer?
Scholarships are available for ANY first-time camper
to most Jewish camps (and ALL URJ camps/summer programs)
from OneHappyCamper (Foundations for Jewish Camp)!
Camp Scholarships are available from the Jewish Federation:
Camps that are for elementary- high school aged children.
URJ Camp Harlam's website -located in Kunkletown, PA- Grades 3-10 with 12th graders applying to be CITs. Here is a video from URJ Camp Harlam about the camper's perspective!
Resources for Financial Assistance to Camp Harlam.
URJ 6 Points Sci-Tech Academy - located in Blyfeld, Massachusetts - Grades 5-10 - Focus is on learning and creating using science as the medium. Everyday starts with a Big Bang experiment! Last summer there were courses taught about cryptology, video game design, physics, chemistry, etc.
URJ 6 Points Sports Academy - located in Greensboro, NC - Focus is on sports and training. Campers work with skilled athletes and trainers to focus on their sport.
URJ Eisner Camp - located in Great Barrington, MA - Grades 2-12- Focus is creating a camp experience where Judaism is an interval part of the everyday schedule.
URJ Crane Lake - located in West Stockbridge, MA - Grades 3-12 - Focus is on the transformative power of Jewish camping.
Camps that are for high school teens.
URJ Kutz Camp - located in Warwick, NY - Grades 10-12 - Focus is on working with today's teen leaders! Camp schedule resembles a college schedule with Majors, minors, and electives classes. Watch to see what Kutz Camp is like!
URJ Mitzvah Corps - Many programs located throughout the US (including NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ), Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Italy, Cuba, Galapagos Islands, Tanzania, Israel, and more - High School Grades, but specifics vary based on each program. Focus is on performing tikkun olam and social action.
NFTY in Israel - located in Israel (various programs travel all over the country) - Grades 10-12 - There are four different programs offered: L'dor V'dor, NFTY Adventure in Israel, Mitzvah Corps in Israel, and EIE Summer Session. See what you can experience in Israel this summer!
Starting in Summer 2017 - URJ 6 Points Sci-Tech Israel - Grades 10-12 - Explore Israel and participate in immersive experiences with the top startups in Israel’s science and technology sectors and develop products that lead to social change.
URJ Heller High (formally NFTY EIE) - located on Kibbutz Lotan, Israel - The NFTY School in Israel is a semester long (four months) program for high school students in grades 10-12 in Israel. Herller High is an intensive academic program and is fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Take a peek into what it is like to spend four month in Israel.
Gibush (Teen Inclusion Program @ Kutz Camp - located in Warwick, NY - Campers in this program are aged 13-19 years old diagnosed Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Mitzvah Corps works with the Kutz Camp program to engage teens from both programs and assist in leading the campers in a Jewish camp experience. "The mission of Mitzvah Corps at Kutz is to honor the unique characteristics of every camper and provide access to Jewish camping by creating individualized accommodations and modifications that allow each camper to succeed."
Information will be updated as it becomes available.