Jewish Camp

Everything you need to know about Jewish camp: how to choose a camp for your child, what to pack, how to make the most of your child's experience.

The Union for Reform Judaism's 15 overnight summer camps offer foundational experiences that have a lifelong impact. From regional to specialty camps, young people learn invaluable skills while having an unforgettable time, all inspired by Reform Jewish values.

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Children holding the Torah at URJ Eisner Camp

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Why Jewish Camp

Camp's Lasting Impact

Camp Recipes

Camp Recipe: Homemade Banana Pudding

Nothing says “Welcome to camp!” like a serving of homemade banana pudding from URJ Jacobs Camp, a Reform Jewish summer camp in Utica, MS. It's served on opening and closing night.

Camp Recipe: Sunday Morning Shakshuka

The URJ Crane Lake Camp Team
URJ Crane Lake Camp's favorite Sunday breakfast is our delicious shakshuka recipe, an Israeli breakfast dish consisting of poached eggs in a cumin-spiced tomato, pepper, and onion sauce.

Camp Recipe: Gluten-Free Matzah Balls

The URJ 6 Points Sci-Tech Academy Team
The weekly Shabbat meal is a favorite at URJ 6 Points Sci-Tech Academy, and the best part is that it tastes great and is served to everyone, regardless of dietary needs. You'd never know it was gluten-free if you weren't told!

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