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.

What You Need to Know about Reform Jewish Summer Camp

Although the COVID-19 pandemic put summer camp on a hold during 2020, the URJ looks forward to safely reopening our camps in summer 2021. If you’re new to the Reform summer camp experience and want to learn more about what it offers, here are a few of the things we’re most proud of, during summer 2021 and beyond.
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Children holding the Torah at URJ Eisner Camp

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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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What You Need to Know about Reform Jewish Summer Camp

Although the COVID-19 pandemic put summer camp on a hold during 2020, the URJ looks forward to safely reopening our camps in summer 2021. If you’re new to the Reform summer camp experience and want to learn more about what it offers, here are a few of the things we’re most proud of, during summer 2021 and beyond.

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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!