Fifteen years ago, the Foundation for Jewish Camp (FJC) was created to ensure that more kids benefit from the unparalleled experience of Jewish camp.  In summer 2013, Jewish camp was home to more than 75,000 campers, a 3% increase from 2012.  The joyous Judaism that camp inspires helps break down the barriers and silos which separate us from one another, providing a powerful example for the entire Jewish community. Similarly, through the multiple approaches we have taken to making Jewish camp more accessible and appealing, FJC has brought together disparate camping entities to create a field that now stands at the apex of the Jewish communal agenda.  As we reach the halfway point in our five-year Strategic Plan, we are accessing our achivements and adapting our goals, focusing on three major initiatives: inclusion, affordability, and innovation.

EXPLORE OUR GROWTH

FJC strives to make Jewish camp available to as many children as possible, and in summer 2012, Jewish camp was home to more than 73,000 campers, a 3% increase from 2011. The joyous Judaism that camp inspires helps break down the barriers and silos which separate us from one another, providing a powerful example for the entire Jewish community. Similarly, through the multiple approaches we have taken to making Jewish camp more accessible and appealing, FJC has brought together disparate camping entities to create a field that now stands at the apex of the Jewish communal agenda.

LEARN HOW WE DID IT

In the summer 2012, Jewish camp was home to more than 73,000 campers, a 3% increase from 2011. The joyous Judaism that camp inspires helps break down the barriers and silos which separate us from one another, providing a powerful example for the entire Jewish community. Similarly, through the multiple approaches we have taken to making Jewish camp more accessible and appealing, FJC has brought together disparate camping entities to create a field.

SEE OUR IMPACT

Mission & Vision

FJC is strengthening the Jewish community through transformative camp experiences.

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Help us acheive our mission: to increase the number of children attending Jewish camp.

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Our Partners

Our local partnerships provide funding for new campers and development strategies for camps across North America.

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