Jewish Summer Camp

Everything you need to know about Reform Jewish summer camp: how to choose a camp for your child, what to pack, and how to make the most of your child's experience.
Children holding the Torah at URJ Eisner Camp

Find a Reform Jewish Summer Camp

The Union for Reform Judaism's 14 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.

Why Jewish Camp?

Camp's Lasting Impact

From Jewish Camp Counselor to Professional Success

Working at Jewish sleepaway camp, I got to spend time with friends, learn new activities, and learn about myself – and the experiences I had as a staff member are applicable to post-college jobs, helping prepare me for the “real” world.

Guides & Tips

Camp Recipes

Camp Recipe: Homemade Banana Pudding

URJ Jacobs Camp
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!