Data is uniquely important to building the field of Jewish camp. This Census collects data that is aggregated, analyzed, and shared back through reports that identify trends and learnings and give us better leverage to advocate for the field.
For the summer of 2016, Jewish overnight* camps experienced an aggregate 2% growth in camper enrollment, reaching 80,622 campers. Since 2006, we have seen a steady rise in campers, camps, and the number of campers per camp; the number of campers has grown 23%, with the number of camps in the FJC network has grown 13%.
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