Ramah camps face multi-million-dollar deficit due to COVID-19, but expect to pull through

Ramah camps anticipate a total budget shortfall of $27 million this year, but don’t expect to fold.Ben Sales, JTA, 5/18/2020, 8:59 AM

Will the coronavirus outbreak allow 'family camp' to be this year's summer camp?

From cabins to bungalows: Some Jewish overnight camps may become socially distanced family retreats this summer.Ben Sales, JTA, 5/9/2020, 8:54 PM

Rivlin meets with 'House of Wheels' campers

House of Wheels works with young people with physical and motor disabilities, helping them integrate into society.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/22/2019, 2:59 PM

PA summer camp in J'lem: 'We will remain here millions of years'

Summer camp includes combat lessons taught by PA police and songs: 'We will continue to stand proudly on all our lands.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2019, 8:33 AM

Alumni of these Jewish summer camps are making aliyah in droves

'Connection to Israel is nurtured in the home, school synagogue - and summer camp,' Nefesh B'Nefesh official says.Ben Harris, JTA, 7/16/2019, 10:45 AM

Watch: Hamas summer camps

Coordinator of Government Activities in Territories reveals to international community 'summer camps of Hamas terror organization.'Koby Finkler, 7/15/2019, 4:00 PM

Breaking with tradition, Israeli Chabad yeshivas ban summer jobs

Chabad yeshivas in Israel ban their students from working in summer camps.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/22/2019, 11:15 PM

First summer camp for forcibly converted Jews opens in Brazil

Brazilian rabbi opens summer camp for descendants of Jews forced to convert to Christianity in Portugal and Spain.Cnaan Lipshitz, JTA, 3/28/2019, 10:24 PM

What it’s like to go to Sweden’s only Jewish overnight camp

Campers say camp gives them Jewish friends, identity, when many had none prior.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 3/23/2019, 7:27 PM

California Jewish camp cancels final session over forest fires

Camp Tawonga in Northern California cancels camp due to smoke from the Ferguson Forest FireJTA, 8/6/2018, 10:52 PM

Ramah: We don't allow counselors to teach anti-Israel messages

Conservative camps respond after some counselors take left-wing course on Israel.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/9/2018, 9:19 PM

Israel's impact on young adults' Jewish identity

Israel is a highly effective post high school change-agent.Dr. Harold Goldmeier, 4/18/2018, 9:30 AM

Summer camps offer kids an immersion in Israel’s tech prowess

Innovative summer camp 'brings the Israeli technology spirit to kids,' one mother says.JTA, 2/10/2018, 11:29 PM

The camp that will have its participants saving lives

New Israeli summer camp for North American teens combines touring and fun with life-saving emergency medical training.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/11/2018, 8:40 PM

Destroyed California Jewish summer camp finds home for 2018

Camp Newman, destroyed in California wildfires, finds temporary home for next year.JTA, 11/5/2017, 4:39 PM

Is this the end of cultural exchange staff?

Jewish camps urge Trump to preserve visa program for Israeli counselors.JTA, 9/11/2017, 9:33 AM

Israeli Arab party's summer camp: 'We will redeem Palestine'

Balad youth camp graduation ceremony features groups named for Yasser Arafat 'Az a-Din al-Qassam in procession at Deheishe refugee camp.Mordechai Sones, 8/30/2017, 10:25 AM

Jewish summer camps are reopening to host Houston victims

Jewish camps provide shelter, childcare, and a sense of normalcy for families whose homes were destroyed by Hurricane Harvey.JTA, 8/30/2017, 7:28 AM

'Each course integrates Jewish content'

This Jewish pre-college program uses coding and cooking to build Jewish identity.JTA, 8/19/2017, 8:58 PM

Hamas camp trains children for 'liberation of Palestine'

Hamas holds closing ceremony in Gaza for boys and girls attending the terrorist group’s summer camp.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 8/18/2017, 11:51 PM

12 children burned by hot soup at summer camp

Pot of hot soup spills on children attending Bnei Akiva summer camp in the Galilee.Hezki Baruch, 8/15/2017, 3:04 AM

PLO youth camp honors mass-murderer

Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah faction names summer camp after Dalal Mughrabi, who led terror attack which killed 37 civilians.David Rosenberg, 8/10/2017, 9:03 PM

Camp Ramah in the Rockies relocates after devastating fire

Jewish camp moves to nearby JCC facilities after fire destroys camp kitchen, dining hall, and offices.JTA, 8/9/2017, 4:04 PM

2,000 Jewish campers connect with Jewish identity in Israel

OU and NCSY bring thousands of Jewish campers from North America to connect with Israel and their Jewish roots.Yoni Kempinski, 8/3/2017, 5:35 PM

11-year-old boy dies at US Jewish summer camp

Boy at Jewish camp in Pennsylvania dies after contracting meningitis.JTA, 7/16/2017, 11:52 AM

Teen charged with hate crime in vandalism of NY Jewish camp

Local teen had broken into historic Jewish summer camp and covered it in anti-Semitic graffiti.JTA, 7/2/2017, 5:03 PM

Binyamin-region residents get subsidized summer camps

Israel agrees to subsidize summer camp for 2,000 needy Binyamin-region children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2017, 3:03 PM

Swastika painted on welcome sign of Virginia Jewish summer camp

Camp run by local JCC hit with anti-Semitic graffiti ahead of summer season. Security for camp to be increased.JTA, 6/11/2017, 6:58 PM

Interfaith fellowship to fund Israeli summer camps

International Fellowship for Christians and Jews provides summer camp subsidies for 11,000 of Israel's poorest children.Hezki Baruch, 6/5/2017, 3:00 PM

PLO idololizes murderers

PLO encourages terror by naming summer camps after terrorists.PMW, 9/19/2016, 9:59 PM

Kids play executing prisoners in PA camp

In Palestinian Authority sponsored summer camp, children enact libel that Palestinian prisoners are abused and executed in Israeli jails.Palestinian Media Watch, 8/15/2016, 9:59 PM

Hamas recruiting for ‘Jerusalem Intifada’ camp

Hamas summer camps issue inciting video of terror against Israel, calls on Palestinian girls to join the fight.Dalit Halevy, 7/3/2016, 8:00 PM

Girl killed at camp remembered as sweet and polite

11-year-old girl killed when a tree fell on a cabin at a Jewish camp in Indiana identified as Jadyn Larky of Bexley.JTA, 6/23/2016, 2:41 AM

Girl dies in freak accident at Indiana Jewish camp

11-year-old camper dies in freak accident, after lightening strikes healthy tree during severe storm.JTA, 6/21/2016, 9:29 PM

Hamas names summer camps after the 'intifada'

Hamas starts registration for its annual summer terror camps, named the "Al-Quds Intifada".Dalit Halevi, 6/9/2016, 5:43 AM

Parents protest summer camp prices

Kaytana, or summer camp, can cost nearly half a minimum-wage monthly salary for just three weeks.Tova Dvorin, 6/3/2016, 10:59 AM

6 insider tips to prepare your child for camp

How to prepare your child for the essential Jewish-American tradition: going to overnight camp.Jamie Lake, 6/2/2016, 5:41 AM

French Kids Get a Warm Welcome in Summer Camps

Bnei Akiva launches volunteer summer camps to help new immigrant Jewish families from France adjust easier to their new home.Yoni Kempinski, 8/25/2015, 8:17 PM

Gaza Psychoanalyst: Terror 'Camps' Kill Childhood

Summer should be for 'play, developing human character,' says Fadil Abu Hein - not for terror indoctrination foisted on child soldiers.Ari Yashar, 8/12/2015, 10:02 AM

Terror 'Camp' Season in Full Swing in Gaza

Over the summer, Hamas holds special summer camps to give its potential next-generation of terrorists the operational tools to attack IsraelDalit Halevy, 7/26/2015, 11:00 PM

Camp Bus With 50 Children On Board Catches Fire

Driver smells smoke and quickly gets children off in the nick of time, just before flames leap over the bus.Ari Yashar, 7/2/2015, 2:10 PM

Kids Wield AK-47s in PA Summer Camp

150 children trained paramilitary style in youth camp sponsored by Fatah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2015, 5:31 PM

Gazan Teens Learn Jihad at Hamas Summer Camp

850 youths finish first camp of summer, after learning to conduct attacks and identify with jailed terrorist murderers.Dalit Halevy, 6/10/2015, 9:12 AM

Group: One Third of Families Can't Afford Day Camp

A consumer group said that summer camp was too expensive for a third of Israeli families - and demanded solutions.David Lev, 7/8/2013, 2:42 AM

YU Students Launch Summer Camps for 8th Season

Student volunteers from New York City’s Yeshiva University kick off their eighth season in southern Israel on Tuesday as camp leaders.Chana Ya'ar, 7/1/2013, 9:22 PM

PA Gov't Names Summer Camp for Terrorist

The Ramallah-based Palestinian Authority has named a summer program for the bloodthirsty terrorist who killed 37 civilians in 1978.Chana Ya'ar, 7/17/2012, 4:19 PM

Ezra's Summer Camp is "the Real Tent Camp"

The Ezra youth movement's annual summer camp teaches children about responsibility. Arutz Sheva TV visited the colorful tent camp.Elad Benari & Hezki Baruch, 8/19/2011, 5:13 AM

Hamas Summer Camps Underway

Hamas reports record numbers of children in its summer indoctrination programs; competing UN programs attacked, burnt to ground.Gabe Kahn., 6/10/2011, 2:48 PM

Israeli Camp, Anglo Counselors

YU Center for Jewish Future's camp in Dimona brings together Israeli youth and students from abroad. Language is no barrier.Yoni Kempinski, 8/4/2010, 6:18 PM