Every year The Federation helps hundreds of kids experience the great outdoors through Jewish summer camps. Jewish youngsters get to enjoy a traditional summer camp while learning about Jewish culture and exploring their own Jewish identities. Our goal is to provide first and second time campers with an unforgettable and transforming camping experience.
The Jewish Federation, in partnership with the Foundation for Jewish Camp, The Jim Joseph Foundation and the Jewish Community Foundation is delighted to announce that grants of up to $1,500 to the following camps are available for first-time campers residing in the Greater Los Angeles area:
- Camp Akiba
- Camp Alonim
- Camp Gan Israel Running Springs
- Gan Israel Ranch Camp
- Habonim Dror Camp Gilboa
- Camp JCA Shalom
- Camp Mountain Chai
- URJ Camp Newman
- Camp Ramah in California
- Camp Tawonga
- Camp Yofi
- Wilshire Boulevard Temple Camps
Click here to apply.
For more information please contact Natasha Vojdany at NVojdany@JewishLA.org or call (323)-761-8320.
The Federation also funds summer and winter camps abroad, in the Baltics region. Participants interact with young counselors from Israel and former Soviet Union countries and experience Jewish culture firsthand. Learn more about camping experiences abroad.