Did you know that…
As adults, Jewish campers are 21 percent more likely to feel that being Jewish is very important.
• As adults, Jewish campers are 26 percent more likely to be members of a synagogue.
• As adults, Jewish campers are 55 percent more likely to feel very emotionally attached to Israel.
• One out of three Jewish professionals (rabbis, cantors, teachers) started out as counselors at Jewish camp.
• One out of five Jewish educators cited Jewish camp as a key experience that caused them to enter the field (see jewishcamp.org/campopedia/camp-works-the-long-term-impactof-jewish-overnight-camp for more information).
Yes! We have both--incentive grants for first-time campers AND needs-based aid for overnight Jewish camps.
UP TO $1000 INCENTIVE GRANT (NOT NEEDS-BASED) FOR OVERNIGHT JEWISH CAMP
The Jewish Foundation, in partnership with the One Happy Camper program of the Foundation for Jewish Camp, as well as an anonymous donor, is thrilled to offer needs blind grants of $750-$1,000 for first time campers from Greater New Haven to attend any one of more than 155 traditional and specialty Jewish overnight camps nationwide.
NEEDS-BASED AID FOR OVERNIGHT JEWISH CAMP
The Jewish Foundation, in partnership with an anonymous donor, is thrilled to begin offering needs based financial assistance for campers from Greater New Haven to attend Jewish overnight camps nationwide. Applications and eligibility details will be available shortly, please check www. jewishnewhaven.org/scholarships for details.
DID YOU KNOW THAT NEW HAVEN HAS ITS OWN OVERNIGHT JEWISH CAMP?
Camp Laurelwood is the only Jewish overnight camp in Connecticut! Now celebrating its 80th anniversary!