Camp Guide

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Mittleman JCC
6651 SW Capitol Hwy
Portland, OR 97219
(503) 452-3444
Director: Michelle Koplan
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.

Berkeley “J” Summer Day Camp
Berkeley Richmond JCC
1414 Walnut Street
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510)848-0237 X 130
[email protected]
Director: Karen Cagan
Day camp with specialty classes, field trips, Jewish enrichment and outdoor adventures. For kids in grades entering K – 6th.

Camp Chai
3859 Montgomery Drive
Santa Rosa, CA 95405
(707) 526-5581
[email protected]
K-9th grade. Hiking, swimming, overnights, unique art activities. Shabbat celebrations and Jewish thematic programming. 9th grade CIT program. Before and After Care available.

Camp Gan Israel
Chabad of SF and Noe Valley
834 28th Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 821-7046
[email protected]
Rabbi: Gedalia Potash
Ages 5-13. Fun, laughter, Jewish pride, and new friends. Day trips, drama, arts and crafts, sports, swimming, etc.

Camp Gan Israel
Contra Costa/Tri-Valley
Chabad of Contra Costa
1671 Newell Ave.
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
(925) 937-4101
[email protected]
Director: Shternie Kagan
Pre-K – 9th grade. Swimmimg, sports, soccer, karate, arts, weekly excursions, and camping overnight at Lake Tahoe. Exciting Jewish experience. In Danville. Transportation is available throughout Contra Costa County.

Camp Kadima
Jewish Community Day Camp
3400 Nevada Court
Pleasanton, CA 94566
(925) 931-1055
[email protected]
Directors: Nathan Bellet & Sharon Cohen
Camp Kadima offers the adventure kids crave and the personalized attention parents seek. Our exciting programs, trips, ruach, and wonderful counselors make our community great.

Camp Kee Tov
Congregation Beth El
1301 Oxford Street
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 848-2372
[email protected]
Director: Adam Schwartz
Since 1967, an imagination-oriented Jewish day camp experience in the Berkeley Hills. Dedicated to the cultural and personal enrichment of campers of all ages, providing role models, a wide variety of activities and leadership training.

Camp Kefli
Temple Isaiah of Contra Costa County
3800 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
Lafayette, CA 94549
(925) 284-9191
(925) 283-8355
[email protected]
Contact: Deb Phillips
Temple Isaiah’s 3 week day camp in Lafayette. Entering 8th grade: Idan Chadash leadership program August 7 – 18. Field trips, swimming and wacky theme days!

Camp Parpar, Camp Shelanu & Theatre Camps at the Contra Costa JCC
2071 Tice Valley Blvd.
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
(925) 938-7800 Ext. 225
[email protected]
Director: Barbara Chotiner
Swimmimg, crafts, music, sports, field trips, overnights, special theme days, Kabbalat Shabbat, and much more. 6/19 – 8/18, ACA Accredited, Pre & Post Camp too! Limited spaces still available.

Camp Ramah in California
15600 Mulholland Drive, #252
Los Angeles, CA 90077
Contact: Daniel Greyber
Affiliated with the University of Judaism. One, two & four week programs. Kosher and Shabbat-observant. Family, teen community service program and Israel programs. College Yeshiva/study program.

Camp Sholom
Peninsula Temple Sholom
1655 Sebastian Drive
Burlingame, CA 94010
(650) 697-2279
(650) 697-0531
[email protected]
Director: Cindy Common
Summer Day Camp at Peninsula Sholom for ages 3 and 4. 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. with optional extended hours. Special program for children entering Kindergarten. Professional Entertainers, Music/Movement, Sports, Water Play, Arts; Cooking, Gardening, and more!

Camp Tawonga
131 Steuart Street
San Francisco,CA 94015
(415) 543-2267
Contact: Ann Gonski
At Tawonga, the focus is on group-building. Next to Yosemite National Park. Grades 2-12. Backpacking, Judaic programming, ropes course, arts and crafts. Teen Travel quests go all over the West, Canada and Israel. Cit program. Family camp weekends.

Camp Tzofim
Jewish Community Services
of Oakland & Piedmont
4500 Redwood Rd.
Oakland, CA 94619
(510) 530-9222
[email protected]
Director: Joshua Kramer
A safe, fun and experienced Jewish day camp for K – grade 10. Camp Tzofim is a creative community that is cooperative, supportive and positive.

Camp Young Judaea West
1820 SW Vermont, Suite M
Portland, OR 97219
(866) 995-9378
Contact: Jonathan Emanuel
Swim, hike, horseback ride, sing and dance with other 3rd-9th graders who love Israel and Judaism! An overnight camp located on the scenic Washington Coast. We are a pluralistic camp that observes Kashrut and Shabbat in a fun and safe environment that builds lifelong connections to Jewish culture and community.

iD Tech Camps:

Hands-On Technology Fun!
1-(888) 709-TECH(8324) or (408) 871-2227
Summer technology programs for ages 7-17 at universities nationwide, including Stanford, Santa Clara, UC Berkeley and UC Santa Cruz. Create digital movies, video games, websites, robots and more! Mention code CA25.

Rabin Summer Camp Programs
JCC of San Francisco
3200 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 292-1250
The Rabin Summer Camp Programs include ten weeks of traditional full-day Camp Kochav, plus new and expanded specialty camps, including gymnastics and dance, and sports clinics. Great choices for children of all ages and interests.

URJ Camp Institutes for Living Judaism
Camp Newman & Swig
235 Montgomery St., Ste. 1120
San Francisco, CA 94104
(415) 392-7080, (415)392-1182
[email protected]
Director: Ruben Arquilevitch
Registrar: Linda Herkes
Camp Newman:
4800 Porter Creek Rd.
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Year-round camp for youth, adults, and families. Programs for grades 3 -12 featuring music, art, language and cooperative games.