Thinking about Jewish overnight camp?

 

Studies show that children who go to Jewish camp are more likely to become adults who value their heritage, are engaged in their communities, support more causes and take on leadership roles throughout their lives.

 

To learn more about the long-term impact of Jewish overnight camp, download the CAMP WORKS brochure.

 

One Happy Camper Toronto (OHC) awards up to $1,000 incentive grant to first-time campers attending Jewish overnight camp.* An outreach program intended to increase the number of first-time campers attending Jewish overnight camp, OHC is geared towards campers residing in the GTA in order to enhance affiliation and build community.

*Space is limited; grants are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

HOW THE PROGRAM WORKS (in 4 easy steps!)

ELIGIBILITY

Use the checklist below to find out if your child is eligible for an incentive grant of up to $1000 off their first summer at Jewish camp!

REGISTER FOR CAMP

Enroll your camper to one of our partner camps! (list below)

APPLY TO ONE HAPPY CAMPER TORONTO

Complete our online application (big button below) and make your child one of nearly 10,000 Happy Campers this summer! (Note: this can only be done after your camper has been accepted at one of our partner camps)

CONFIRMATION

An email confirming your application status will be sent to you within 3-4 weeks!​

ELIGIBILITY

 

The following requirements will apply to campers who may be eligible for a One Happy Camper Toronto grant of up to $1000:

 

  • Currently residing in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) 
  • First-time camper must be entering grades 1-12 AFTER camp
  • Enrolled with one of the OHC Toronto partner camps for at least 19+ consecutive days. Incentive grants can be reserved for campers attending a 'taste of' camp experience, with the option to extend.
  • The first child in a family to receive an OHC Toronto grant will be eligible to receive $1000; subsequent siblings will receive $500. This applies to twins and siblings attending camp for the first time during the same summer and past grant recipients - NEW FOR SUMMER 2016!

ONE HAPPY CAMPER FAQS

Applicants/Prospective campers do not need to demonstrate financial need.

An OHC application must be completed before the camper's first day at camp.

OHC Toronto is proud to offer grants to Jewish Day School students.

OHC Toronto grants can be reserved for campers attending a 'taste of' camp session

* IMPORTANT FOR 'TASTE OF' CAMP SESSION AND CAMP SHALOM & CAMP KINNERET AUGUST APPLICANTS: click here for application instructions

Have a Question? We're here to help!

 

CONTACT:

 

Atara Rosenberg
OHC Toronto Administrator
UJA's Silber Family Centre for Jewish Camping
UJA Federation of Greater Toronto
4600 Bathurst St.
Toronto, ON M2R 3V3

416.635.2883 x 5307

Email: OHCtoronto@ujafed.org