Camps and Kids

1414 Walnut Street, Berkeley, CA 94709

510-848-0237 / Fax: 510-848-0170

email: [email protected]

Director: Adam Weisberg


Programs for children entering K-12. Outdoor fun, Jewish cultural programs, arts and crafts, music, sports and more, as well as theater and outdoor exploration specialty programs for campers entering 3rd-9th grades.

Camp Gan Israel Chabad-Berkeley 2643 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704


Contact: Miriam Ferris

Ages 4-12. Meets at Lake Temescal. Day trips, arts & crafts. sports; Jewish lifestyles celebrated.

Camp Gan Israel-Southbay 3070 Louis Road (Office)

Palo Alto, CA 94303

650-424-9800 / Fax: 650-493-3425

Contact: Rabbi Yosef Levin

Open to children from all Jewish backgrounds. Diverse, dynamic, successful programming. Exceptional, competent staff. Role models proven to give your child a Jewish experience that will last a lifetime.

Camp Gan Israel – Walnut Creek Chabad of Contra Costa / Tri-Valley

San Ramon High School

925-937-4101 / Fax: 925-937-4148

email: [email protected]://

Camp Director: Shternie Kagen

Premier Jewish day camp experience! Sports, arts, karate, trips, great counselors, Jewish spirit, everlasting friendships! Learning, swimming, drama & fun! Camp Gan Israel… fun for everyone!

Camp Shelanu at the Contra Costa JCC 2071 Tice Valley Blvd.

Walnut Creek, CA 94595

925-938-7800 / Fax 925-937-0765

Director: Stephanie Pierce

Programs at our beautiful new facilities include traditional day camps, specialty camps in sports and the arts, toddlers, CIT, Teen Travel. Ages 2-14. Extended care, hot lunches, swimming lessons available.

Camp Tawonga 121 Steuart Street

San Francisco, CA 94015

415-543-2267 / Fax: 415-543-5417

Directors: Ann Gonski, Deborah Newbrun & Ken Kramarz

Next to Yosemite on the Tuolumne River, Kids 7-17, focus on group & friendship building, arts & crafts, sports, backpacking, ropes course, Judaism, nature, pool & teen travel.

Camp Young Judaea-West 2000 Hearst Avenue, Suite 201

Berkeley, CA 94709


Director: Sharon Pearlstein

Camp Young Judaea-West is pleased to bring you our annual one week summer camp. Provide your child with an amazing Israel experience short of going there in person. August 18-24, 2000.

Computer Camps Santa Clara University

Santa Clara, CA 95053


Co-ed ages 8 – 18, beginner to super advanced. Learn to program, take apart a computer, experience the Internet, create a graphics video & make new friends. Optional sports program. Call for a brochure. Emanu-El Arts Camp Temple Emanu-El

2 Lake Street, San Francisco, CA 94118


[email protected]

Contact: Rabbi Peretz Wolf-Prusan

The Emanu-El Arts Camps provide children in grades K-6 with the opportunity to explore drama, painting, creative writing, printmaking, Hebrew calligraphy, music and more. 2 two week sessions, June 29 – July 14 and July 17-28.

Ramah Day Camp of the Greater East Bay Tilden in the East Bay Regional Parks

510-549-9447 x111

Director: Dan Alter

New camp for entering grades K-5. Conservative Judaism comes to life. Nature, sports, cultural activities, mature staff, transportation from Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.

UAHC Camp Institutes for Living Judaism

Camp Swig: Saratoga

Camp Newman: Santa Rosa

703 Market Street, Suite 1300

San Francisco, CA 94103


Director: Ruben Arquilevich

Contact Registrar David May

Four programs for teens entering 8th grade featuring music, art, language and cooperative games.