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    • Camp Gesher Summer Camp 2021 (for kids who come from Russian speaking families)

    • Address: 8955 Gold Creek Rd. Sylmar, CA
    • Age Group: entering 3rd grades - 12th grades
    • Date: Tuesday, August 3, 2021
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: WHERE Gold Creek Center, the summer 2019
    • Description: Tuesday, August 3 - Sunday, August 15, 2021 weeks (Campers entering 3rd-10th grade) CITs (entering 11th and 12th g ...read moreTuesday, August 3 - Sunday, August 15, 2021 weeks (Campers entering 3rd-10th grade) CITs (entering 11th and 12th grade) CAMP GESHEЯ is the only overnight camp on the West Coast designed especially for campers from Russian-speaking Jewish families. CAMP GESHEЯ partners with Camp JCA Shalom and Shalom Institute with their over 65 years of excellence in Jewish camping. For Children entering 3rd-8th grades from Russian-speaking Jewish families Teens entering 9th-10th grades can participate in our LIT (Leadership-in-Training) program! Teens entering 11th-12th grades can participate in our CIT (Counselor-in-Training program) The LIT and CIT programs at Camp GesheЯ are leadership training programs designed for our new and returning campers entering 9th-12th grades. The programs provide Russian Jewish teens with the skills they need to take a leadership role in all areas of life, teamwork, and camp life. Together we will learn to embrace and overcome challenges, to develop innovative solutions, and to lead and contribute to the community of camp, and beyond. This is an excellent “pre-job” experience for any teen! In the future, alumni of LIT and CIT programs will learn to become a counselor for our camp. At Gold Creek Center, the summer 2019 home of Camp JCA Shalom, in the beautiful Angeles National Forest. For more information call: Elena Gogolev at (818) 455-2616 or email: [email protected] read less
    • Camp JCA Shalom Pod Cast - The Circe Game

    • Description: The Circle Game The Circle Game is a podcast about summer camp stories, what makes camp magical, and how that magic ...read moreThe Circle Game The Circle Game is a podcast about summer camp stories, what makes camp magical, and how that magic influences our lives in the real world. Available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and Stitcher. read less
    • Camp Nageela West

    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: 844-NAGEELA ext. 102
    • Description: Camp Nageela West is a high energy overnight Jewish camp serving Las Vegas, California, Arizona, Utah and Jewish chi ...read moreCamp Nageela West is a high energy overnight Jewish camp serving Las Vegas, California, Arizona, Utah and Jewish children and teens from all over the West coast. Website: www.nageelawest.org/home CONTACT: Nageela West LA Director: Rabbi Dov Ber Smith 844-NAGEELA ext. 102 [email protected] read less
    • Gan Yisroel West Sleep Away Camp

    • Address: 56887 Shinn Cabin Lane North Fork, , 93643
    • Description: Located on the 92-acre gorgeous campground on Manzanita Lake, North Fork, California at the Siderman Family Camp and ...read moreLocated on the 92-acre gorgeous campground on Manzanita Lake, North Fork, California at the Siderman Family Camp and Conference Center. Children from all over California come to Gan Yisroel West to become a part of our vibrant community, which keeps on growing. When we ask our campers if they plan to return, 100% of them say, “You bet!”. The variety of projects, trips and overnights are just a part of the big fun and the amazing activities. And most importantly, our children breathe in a love for Yiddishkeit and Chassidus that lasts a lifetime. read less
    • Jewish Free Loan Camperships

    • Description: JFLA now gives $5,000 in interest-free loans per child for Camperships and no guarantor is required.
    • Kibbutz Bob Waldorf Summer Program

    • Address: 1041 Shirlyjean St Glendale, CA, 91208
    • Age Group: 4th-12th grade
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 957-4900
    • Description: Kibbutz Bob Waldorf is a non-denominational Jewish sleepaway camp for kids entering grades 4 – 12 that fosters gro ...read moreKibbutz Bob Waldorf is a non-denominational Jewish sleepaway camp for kids entering grades 4 – 12 that fosters growth and development in a fun, safe and nurturing environment. Our program is built upon four core pillars—Community (Kehillah), Inclusion (Keshet), Identity (Atzmi), and Respect (Kavod)—which campers put into practice each day while they develop new skills and interests, learn to be responsible and thoughtful individuals, and make lasting friendships. Session 1: June 20th-July 1st, 2019 Session 2: July 3rd-14th, 2019 https://campbobwaldorf.org/summer-camps/kibbutz/ read less
    • One Happy Camper Incentive Grants

    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (323) 761-8245
    • Description: Your first-time camper may be eligible for a One Happy Camper grant of up to $1000! Eligibility criteria for first- ...read moreYour first-time camper may be eligible for a One Happy Camper grant of up to $1000! Eligibility criteria for first-time* campers $1,000 grant for campers enrolled for 19+ consecutive days $700 grant for campers enrolled for 12-18 consecutive days Must be entering grades 2-12 (after camp) Do not attend Jewish day school or yeshiva (Why is that?) Attending a nonprofit, Jewish, overnight camp in California *Only campers who have never attended camp for any period of time are eligible for first-time camper grants. One Happy Camper is not a scholarship program. Grants are not based on financial need. A child can only receive one grant that is affiliated with the Foundation for Jewish Camp’s One Happy Camper program. This includes, but is not limited to, the PJ (Library) Goes to Camp – One Happy Camper program, the Harold Grinspoon Western Massachusetts camp incentive program, and/or the various community-based and camp-sponsored One Happy Camper programs. Contact Person: Natasha Tobin Email: [email protected] Phone: (323) 761-8245 Website: https://www.jewishcamp.org/one-happy-camper/ read less