Foundation for Jewish Camps

From Gross To Gourmet

Jewish summer camps are overhauling food programs.

Special To The Jewish Week

When I think about the time I went to Jewish sleep-away camp at age 6, the memory, much like the experience, leaves a bitter taste in my mouth. My unpleasant experience was not due to any homesickness or camper unfriendliness or even the activities at camp.

At Eden Village, campers eat well and help make their own food. Photos courtesy Eden Village Camp

Camps Quietly Serving Special Needs

First-ever national study on Jewish institutions and disabilities finds more accessibility than expected, but little publicity.

Associate Editor

Jewish overnight camps are serving more children with disabilities and special needs than had previously been believed, but are doing little to publicize or market these offerings, according to a preliminary study released last week by the Foundation for Jewish Camp (FJC).

Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi .

Overall Day School Enrollment Stable

Losses in Conservative, Reform movements; Camp foundation mapping special-needs services.

Associate Editor

Overall day school enrollment outside the fervently Orthodox yeshiva world was relatively stable this year,

‘Specialty’ Camp Boom

Associate Editor

Less than three years after five Jewish “specialty” camps opened their cabin doors, the Foundation for Jewish Camp will help launch four, possibly five, additional special-themed overnight camps.

URJ Six Points Sports Academy is one of five camps launched two years ago.
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