Camp listings

B’nai B’rith Camp
9400 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy #147
Portland, OR 97225
(503) 452-3443
Director: Michelle Koplan
Located on the scenic Oregon coast. Grades 2-11. Activities include canoeing, ropes course challenges, hydro-tubing, Judaic enrichment, arts & crafts, swimming, creative arts, teen programs, overnights and trips. Available for rentals during off-season.

Camp Be’chol Lashon
Learn about Jewish communities around the world. All families welcome.

Camp Gan Israel
Chabad of SF and Noe Valley
834 28th Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 831-8399
[email protected]
Director: Chaya Langer
Camp Gan Israel, Kids for Community 2012 offers a San Francisco Jewish adventure through art, theater, sports, dance, nature hikes, trips. Scholarships available from CGISF & the JCF Community Jewish Day Camp Scholarship Fund. K – age 15.

Camp Gan Israel
Chabad of North Peninsula
Camp Location at 499 Boothbay Avenue
Foster City, CA 94404
(650) 341-4510
[email protected]
Director: Rabbi Moshe Weinbaum
Chabad N.Peninsula, 1680 S. Amphlett Blvd., #125, San Mateo. Hundreds of locations around the globe, offering
loving and energetic counselors,
creative, enriching activities and trips. Imbues kids with Jewish knowledge and pride that lasts a lifetime.

Camp Gan Israel
Contra Costa/Tri-Valley
Chabad of Contra Costa
At The Athenian School
2100 Mt. Diablo Scenic Blvd.
Danville, CA 94506
(925) 937-4101
[email protected]
Director: Chaya Berkowitz
Preschool, Kiddy Camp and Classic Gan Izzy arts, sports, swimming, innovative and spirited summer adventure. Overnights include Camping & Tahoe.

Camp Gan Israel Berkeley
Held at Lake Temescal at Hgws. 13 at 24
Oakland, CA
(510) 540-5824
[email protected]
Directors: Rabbi Yehuda & Miriam Ferris
A fun-filled and enriching camp for kids of all Jewish backgrounds and affiliations. Sports, swimming, arts & crafts, trips, river rafting and S. Cruz overnights.

Camp Gan Israel of
Silicon Valley
Chabad of Greater South Bay
3070 Louis Road (Office)
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Location: South Peninsula Hebrew Day school, Sunnyvale
(650) 539-KIDS (5437)
[email protected]
Director: Ber Rosenblat
The quality Jewish day camp experience for every Jewish child since 1975! Limited financial aid available.

Camp Kayetz
Temple Beth El/Jewish Community Center of Santa Cruz
3055 Porter Gulch Road
Aptos, CA 95005
(831) 479-3444
[email protected]
Director: Miriam Guiney
Summer fun framed in Jewish culture, customs & ethics. June 28 – July 13,
Ages 6 – 15 years. Art, music, dance, drama, sports, beach day, camping trip & field trips. Check us out on Facebook: http:/

Camp Kee Tov
Congregation Beth El
1301 Oxford Street
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 848-2372
[email protected]
Director: Zach Landres-Schnur
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
[email protected]
Contact: Ira Rosenberg, Rabbi Alissa Forrest
Two one-week sessions for K – 8th grade. We offer creative on-site theme days and off-site adventures that enrich and delight our campers!
Session 1: August 6 – 10
Session 2: August 13 – 17

Camp Newman
Office: 235 Montgomery St., Ste. 1120
San Francisco, CA 94104
(415) 392-7080
[email protected]
Registrar: Linda Herkes
Camp: 4800 Porter Creek Rd., Santa Rosa, CA 95404
A Jewish residential summer camp and retreat center that creates sacred communities of living Judaism that endow children, youth and adults with a positive Jewish identity and community, personal growth, self-esteem, and lifelong friendships & role models.
Camp Tawonga
131 Steuart Street, Suite 460
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 543-2267
[email protected]
Contact: Jamie Simon
Independent overnight Jewish summer camp next to Yosemite National Park for kids 2nd-12th grades. Summer camp, teen leadership and service learning, teen adventure travel, and weekend programs for individuals, couples and families in Spring and Fall.
Financial assistance available.

Gan Shalom
Summer Camp
Congregation Beth Israel
2230 Jefferson Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94703
(510) 848-3298
[email protected]
Director: Laura Lipman               
Summer Director: Robin Mendelson
A camp for ages 4 – 5. Call in March for information on exact dates. Monday-Friday from 8:30-1:00 with afternoon care from 1:00-4:30. Each week is a different theme: Circus, Animal, Drama and Music Week! Single week signup available.
Habonim Dror Camp Gilboa
(323) 653-6772
[email protected]
Overnight summer camp at beautiful Bluff Lake near Big Bear for Kids entering grades 3-10. Welcoming and fun-
loving, based on creativity, responsibility, respect and connection to Judaism & Israel. Ask about scholarships and grants. Sessions in 2012: 7/1-7/22,
7/25-8/8, 7/1-8/8, mini-camp 7/10-7/15.

J-Camp & Ténna Preschool Camp
Oshman Family JCC
3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto, CA 94303
(650) 223-8700
Exciting camp programs for preschool and grades K-12. Swimming, field trips, arts and crafts, travel camps, special interest camps.

PJCC Camp Keff
Peninsula Jewish Community Center
800 Foster City Blvd.
Foster City, CA 94404
(650) 212-PJCC (7522); (650) 378-2704
Camp Director: Ian Israel – Grades K-12, Camp Director: Lisa Elliott – Preschool
Programs for kids and teens – Preschool – Grade 12, including 1-week specialty camps, 2-week traditional camps and travel & leadership programs. Fall, Winter and Spring camps also available.