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:
The Jewish Federation in the Heart of NJ offers a variety of scholarships – for youngsters with special needs, and need based scholarships for Jewish day and overnight camp, including Camp Harlam and the Reform Movement’s Sports & Science camps. Click here for more info, or email Laura Safran or call her at 732.588.1804.
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! Play sports, do crafts, climb towers, and trips!
URJ 6 Points Sci-Tech Academy – 2 sites!!!! East Campus located in Blyfeld, Massachusetts – (OPENING 2018!!) West Campus located in Thousand Oaks, CA -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.
Watch the video here!
URJ 6 Points Creative Arts – OPENING 2018! located in West Chester, PA – Grades 3-10 – Focus is on the arts. Majors can range from culinary, visual, theater, dance, instrumental, and vocal arts.
Watch their video here!
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.
Watch their video here.
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!
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.