Breaking News
Home / Jewish Life / Give the Gift of Jewish Summer Camp
Portrait of happy boys and girls having fun, sitting in a row on the log, in the summer camp

Give the Gift of Jewish Summer Camp

With summer right around the corner, many Jewish children across Colorado are hoping for the chance to go to overnight Jewish summer camp. Studies show that children with meaningful Jewish camp experiences are more likely to become adults who value their Jewish heritage, support Jewish causes, and take on leadership roles in their communities. But with the high cost of overnight camp, many families are unable to afford this type of adventure for their children.

JEWISHcolorado‘s One Happy Camper program has given the gift of Jewish summer camp to over 600 kids in Colorado. Each year, children are left on the waitlist for One Happy Camper grants, simply due to lack of funds. Anyone interested in supporting this program to help ensure that every child who wants to go to Jewish overnight summer camp is able to, JEWISHcolorado is accepting gifts. Thanks to a generous donor, all gifts will be matched, dollar for dollar, up to $50,000 through the end of April.

JEWISHcolorado is committed to helping kids explore their Jewish identity and experience Jewish overnight summer camp this coming season. Click here to learn more about One Happy Camper and a one-to-one match from a generous donor.

About Michele Weingarden

Michele Weingarden is the Communications Manager for JEWISHcolorado. JEWISHcolorado provides a pathway for Coloradans to connect with their Jewish identity and values. We offer diverse, creative and inviting opportunities to embrace all Jews at every age and stage in life. Since 1946, JEWISHcolorado has offered programs and services to unite with the people of Israel and ensure a thriving and lasting Jewish community in Colorado. For more information, visit www.JEWISHcolorado.org.

Check Also

Adventure Meeting for Prospective Bar and Bat Mitzvah Families

Are you looking for an out-of-the-box option for Bar Mitzvah and Bat Mitzvah? Come meet with Rabbi Jamie Korngold, the Adventure Rabbi, to hear more about the Adventure Judaism's choices for Bar Mitzvah and Bat Mitzvah education and ceremonies.

Everyone Welcome at Nava Tehila Shabbaton at Nevei Kodesh

Congregation Nevei Kodesh is thrilled to announce that due to the combined generosity of many community members, we are able to invite EVERYONE to join us this Shabbat for an incredible, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to pray with Nava Tehila at no additional cost.