Are you or your child new to Jewish summer camp? Not quite ready to send your child away to camp? UJA’s Silber Family Centre for Jewish Camping wants to give you and your child a taste of Jewish camp with PJ Goes to Camp. Families with children between the ages of 5 - 8 the opportunity to experience a day of Jewish summer camp.Click to learn more!
For first timer children and parents overnight camp can be an intimidating prospect. The Weekender, sponsored by the UJA’s Silber Family Centre for Jewish Camping, is designed to introduce first time campers to Jewish overnight camp in a safe and fun 2-3 day session.Click to learn more!
Did you know that many of our partner Jewish summer camps offer 4–14-day sessions? Your child can experience “a taste of camp” in these starter sessions, which are just the right length for first-time campers.Click to learn more!
Experience a weekend at a sleepaway camp with the whole family and get an inside look into the camp experience. It’s a great opportunity to introduce your children to the camp environment with the whole family.Click to learn more!
The Silber Fellowship provides Jewish camp staff the chance to participate in high-end internships and workshops, as well as mentorship and leadership opportunities. Silber Fellows will receive intensive professional development to help them become informal educators and leaders in the community.Click to learn more!
UJA Federation firmly believes that no Jewish child or teen should be cut off from essential Jewish experiences – including overnight summer camp – because their parents are facing a financial crisis due to the pandemic. Looking ahead to the 2021 camping season, we anticipate that financial assistance needs will grow by 50%. This is why we are working to increase our investments in summer camp tuition relief by funding needs-based scholarships and interest free loans.Click to learn more!