Jewish Camp Programs

Fabulous new friends. Endless fun. Memories to last a lifetime. Jewish overnight camp is more than just an exciting summer escape—it’s a place where adventures abound, and Jewish values are learned and lived.

SUMMER OF A LIFETIME

 

Camp is so much more than just an incredible summer. Studies show that children who attend Jewish overnight camp have higher rates of synagogue affiliation, and a stronger connection to Jewish life and Israel. Plus, kids discover all the magic of sleepaway camp—from building friendships, to learning new skills, to going on new adventures—and make memories that will last a lifetime.

One Happy Camper

 

Start a tradition of summer fun! Discover all that Jewish camp has to offer—from sports and arts, to music and science—and how to afford summers your kids will never forget. With the One Happy Camper grant, you could qualify for $500, $700 or $1,000 off!

 

To qualify for the One Happy Camper grant, your child must:

Attend Jewish overnight camp as a
first-time camper next summer

Sign up for a minimum
session of 12 days

Identify as Jewish and live
in San Diego County

If your child meets the requirements above, they may qualify for a $1000 grant if attending camp for at least 19 consecutive days or a $700 grant if attending for 12-18 days. Siblings are eligible to receive $500 towards their first summer when attending for at least 12 days. Campers who previously attended camp for 11 days or less are eligible for the One Happy Camper grant.

Please note that camper who attend Jewish day school or yeshiva are ineligible. 

California Camps 

  • Why Go To Jewish Camp?

    The magic of Jewish camp is rooted in its 24/7 atmosphere. Jewish values, connection to Israel, and the culture of Judaism are entwined with basketball, arts and crafts and swimming — creating a community of campers that are proud to be Jewish.

  • Find Specialty Camps

    Summers at overnight camps are packed with a wide range of fun activities—aquatics, arts and crafts, basketball and soccer, dance, music, cooking, archery, drama, outdoor adventure and hiking, and much more! Campers are encouraged to discover new skills and interests they never knew they had.

 

MOLLY OKUN

Community Engagement Manager

☎ 858.737.7121
✉ mollyo@jewishinsandiego.org