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B’nai B’rith Camp

Office: 9400 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Blvd. #147

Beaverton, OR 97005

(503) 452-3443

Located in Lincoln City, OR

A Jewish community camp serving children and adults of all ages and various denominations.

We provide safe, nurturing and fun experiences in a welcoming environment that inspires individual growth and enduring Jewish identity.


Camp Be’chol Lashon

Office: 3198 Fulton Street

San Francisco, CA 94118

(415) 386-2604

Located in Petaluma, CA

Camp Be’chol Lashon is a unique multicultural Jewish overnight camp that expands the borders of the Jewish community and celebrates the diversity of Jewish life through cooking, dance, music, art, sports and fun!

Camp Gan Israel

of Silicon Valley

Chabad of Greater South Bay

Office: 3070 Louis Road

Palo Alto, CA 94303

(650) 539-KIDS (5437)

Director: Ber Rosenblat

Featuring caring, devoted staff; warm Jewish environment and a well- rounded schedule. At Camp Gan Israel, you are in for the adventure of a lifetime! Limited financial aid available.

Camp Kefli

Temple Isaiah of

Contra Costa County

945 Risa Road

Lafayette, CA 94549

(925) 284-9191

Contact: Ira Rosenberg

Two one-week sessions for K-8th grade.  We offer creative on-site theme days and off-site adventures that enrich and delight our campers.

Session 1: August 11 -15

Session 2: August 18- 22

Camp Newman

Office: 711 Grand Ave. Suite 280

San Rafael, CA 94901

(415) 392-7080

Located in Santa Rosa, CA,

A Jewish residential summer camp and retreat center that creates sacred communities of living Judaism that endow children, youth and adults with a positive Jewish identity and community, personal growth, self-esteem, and lifelong friendships and role models.


Camp Tawonga

131 Steuart Street, Suite 460

San Francisco, CA 94105

(415) 543-2267

Independent overnight Jewish summer camp next to Yosemite National Park for kids 2nd-12th grades. Summer camp, teen leadership and service learning, teen adventure travel, and weekend programs for individuals, couples and families in spring and fall. Financial

assistance available.

Habonim Dror Camp Gilboa

(323) 653-6772

Overnight summer camp at beautiful Bluff Lake near Big Bear, for kids entering grades 3-12.

Welcoming and fun-loving, based on creativity, responsibility, respect and connection to Judaism and Israel.  Ask about scholarships and grants.  Sessions in 2014: 6/29-7/20, 7/23- 8/7, 6/29-8/7,mini-camps 7/9-7/13 or 7/23-7/27.


Harker Summer Programs 4300 Bucknall Road

4300 Bucknall Road

San Jose, CA 95130

(408) 553-5757

K-12 offerings taught by exceptional, experienced faculty and staff; K-6 morning academics, focusing on math, language arts and science, and full spectrum of afternoon recreation. Grades 6-12 for-credit courses and non-credit enrichment opportunities. Sports programs also offered.


JCC Maccabi Sports Camp

Held on the campus

of Menlo College

1000 El Camino Real

Atherton, CA 94027

(415) 997-8844

Camp Director: Josh Steinharter

The only Jewish overnight sports camp on the West Coast, our camp welcomes girls and boys entering grades 4 through 9 from around the world.


PJCC Camp Keff

Peninsula Jewish Community Center

800 Foster City Blvd.

Foster City, CA 94404

(650) 378-2704

Contacts: Ian Israel, Grades K-12 Camp Director: Lisa Elliott, Preschool  Camp Director

Programs for children and teens ranging from preschool to grade 12.  One-and two-week sessions offer a camp for everyone!  Swimming, art, science, sports, field trips,  travel, leadership and more for a memorable summer of Keff  (fun in Hebrew). Fall, winter and spring camps available, too.