Albert L.Schultz JCC Summer Camp
4000 Middlefield Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303
(650) 213-9316
Fax: (650) 493-1187
[email protected]
Contact: Michele Lis

Field trips, swimming, specialties (horseback riding, sailing, soccer …) for older campers. Leadership training/CIT program for teens. Sessions vary two-four weeks. Extended daycare available. Preschool and grades 1-10.

Bima — The Berkshire Institute for Music & Arts
Williams College
Williamstown, Mass.
(781) 642-6800 x208
Fax: (781) 642-6805
[email protected]
Contact: Shirah T. Rubin, Director of Administration & Education

Music, theatre, painting, dance, or creative writing. The Berkshire Institute for Music & Arts is a summer arts experience for teens in grades 10-12 from June 23 to July 18, 2004.

B’nai B’rith Camp
Mittleman JCC
6651 SW Capitol Hwy
Portland, OR 97219
(503) 244-0111
Fax: (503) 245-4233
[email protected]
[email protected]

Located on the scenic Oregon coast. Grades 2-11. Activities include arts & crafts, Jewish enrichment, swimming, creative arts, teen programs, overnights and trips. Available for rentals during off-season.

Camp Gan Israel
3070 Louis Road (Office)
Palo Alto, CA 94303
(650) 424-9800
Fax: (650) 493-3425
[email protected]
Contact: Rabbi Yisroel Hecht

Instruction in sports, art, music, swimming. Elective programming, overnight camping trips, Jewish pride, staff role models. Junior Camp for ages 3-5; Gan Izzy for Grades 1-6; Pioneer Camp for Grades 7 & 8.

Camp Gan Israel Berkeley
2643 College Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 540-5824
Contact: Sharalyn Stebben

Located at beautiful Lake Temescal in Oakland. We have a devoted experienced staff, exciting trips, fun activities and sports. A summer experience that lasts a lifetime.

Camp Gan Israel, Marin
16 Valley Circle
Mill Valley, CA 94941
(415) 381-3794
Fax: (415) 331-6800
[email protected]
Contact: Rabbi Hillel Scop

A summer to last a lifetime. Sports, arts and crafts. Elective activities. Dedicated staff as excellent role models. Fun and safe environment for your children to thrive. For ages 2-12.

Camp Kee Tov
Congregation Beth El
2301 Vine Street
Berkeley, CA 94708
(510) 848-2372
[email protected]
Director: Adam Schwartz

Imagination-oriented Jewish day camp in Berkeley. Campers grades K-9 meet each morning at Congregation Beth El before heading into the hills of Tilden Park and other regional parks. Activities include swimming, arts & crafts, sports, stories, field trips, and theme days.

Camp Ramah in California
15600 Mulholland Drive, #252
Los Angeles, CA 90077
Fax: (310) 472-3810
[email protected]
Director: Daniel Greyber

Affiliated with the University of Judaism. One and four-week programs. Kosher- and Shabbat-observant. Family, teen community service program and Israel programs. College yeshiva/study program.

Camp Shelanu at the Contra Costa JCC
2071 Tice Valley Blvd.
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
(925) 938-7800
Fax: (925) 937-0765
[email protected]
Contact: Debi Mishael

Outstanding array of traditional Jewish day camps: sports & specialty, theater; extended care. Provides exciting summer of fun that includes swimming, art, music, sports, & Israel programming.

Camp Tawonga
131 Steuart Street
San Francisco,CA 94015
(415) 543-2267
Fax: (415) 543-5417
[email protected]
Director: Ken Kramarz

Next to Yosemite National Park. Coed, group-centered camp. Grades 2-12. Backpacking, Judaic programming, ropes course, arts and crafts. Teen Travel Quests and service learning trips. CIT program. Family camp weekends.

HaBimah! at the ALSJCC National Jewish Theatre Festival’s Summer Theatre Conservatory
(877) 456-4849 toll-free
(510) 795-0570
[email protected]
Contact: Shannon Guggenheim

Professional theatre education blended with the exploration of Jewish culture/identity. Four-week programs culminate in large-scale musicals. Features professional educators with extensive backgrounds in theatre, Jewish education and working with youth.

Habonim Dror Camp Gilboa
22622 Vanowen Street
West Hills, CA 91307
(818) 464-3224
[email protected]
Local contact: Leora Sharone (415) 285-1018

At Camp Gilboa, children experience cooperative living, learn Hebrew, have fun, and go home with lifetime friends, love of Israel, and a sense of responsibility.

iD Tech Camps: Hands-On Technology Fun!
Fax: (408)871-2228
[email protected]

Summer technology programs for ages 7-17 at universities nationwide including Stanford, UC Berkeley, Santa Clara, Dominican and St. Mary’s of Moraga. Create digital movies, video games, websites, robots and more. Mention code 25CA.

Miss Tamara’s Music Gym
3921 Geary Blvd. 2nd Floor
San Francisco, Ca 94118
(877) 4U2PLAY

Miss Tamara’s Music Gym is a complete music school nurturing newborns through adults, located in the Inner Richmond. Call toll-free 1-877-4U2PLAY. Have fun!

Mountain Camp
3717 Buchanan Street Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94123
(415) 351-2267
Fax: (415) 351-3939
[email protected]
Contact: Kamren

Traditional resident camp experience on High Sierra lake; program works to provide a minimal technology outdoor experience designed to make each child a winner.

Osher Marin JCC Camps
200 North San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 444-8055
Fax: (415) 491-1235
[email protected]
Contact: Doris Simon

For preschool-9th grade, traditional day camps with sports, art, drama, nature, swimming, Judaic culture, field trips and overnights. One-week specialty camps include Music, Drama, Mad Science, Sports, World Travelers and more. Extended care and bus transportation from San Francisco and southern Marin.

Peninsula Jewish Community Center
800 Foster City Blvd.
Foster City, CA 94404
(650)212-PJCC (7522)
Fax: (650) 638-3722
[email protected]
Contact: Tobi Sniderman (K-11), Ellie Rosenberg (Preschool)

The PJCC Day Camp serves children, preschool through 11th grade. Camp days are full of exciting activities including swimming, art, music, sports and field trips.

Rabin Summer Camp Programs
JCC of San Francisco
3200 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 292-1250
[email protected]
Manager: Alex Brucker

The JCCSF has something for everyone this summer. Our traditional full-day Camp Kochav will run for ten weeks with swimming, arts, sports, nature activities, music, camping overnights and more. We are also offering exciting new and expanded specialty camps including sports, gymnastics, dance and arts, drama, and an all-girls session. Grades K-9. Pre-school programs available.

Ramah Day Camp of the Bay Area
1841 Berkeley Way
Berkeley, CA 94703
(510) 549-9447 x111
[email protected]

Love of Jewish life starts here! Fun, singing, sports, arts, swimming, outdoor adventures, and Ramah ruach. Exceptional staff. Two locations: East Bay and Marin. Grades K-7.

Student Camp & Trip Advisors
60 Margarita Dr.
San Rafael, CA 94901
(415) 454-5441
[email protected]
Contact: Judy Wiesen

A free referral service for residential summer programs for ages 8-18 including traditional and specialty camps, study abroad, teen travel, wilderness, community service, college campus programs.

Temple Isaiah Camp Kefli — Lafayette
3800 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
Lafayette, CA 94549
(925) 284-9191
Director: Gabe Salgado

Kindergarten through Eighth Grade. Three sessions between July 26th-August 20th, 2004.

Union of Reform Judaism Camp
Institutes for Living Judaism
Camp Swig: Saratoga
Camp Newman: Santa Rosa
703 Market Street, Suite 1300
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 392-7080
Director: Reuben Arquilevich

Year-round camps for youth, adults, and families. Programs for grades 2-12 featuring music, art, language and cooperative games.