Charity: NJY Camps
Mission & Goals:
The NJ Y Camps offers the highest quality overnight camping experience in an environment infused with the richness of Jewish life. With an extraordinary range of comprehensive programming, the NJ Y Camps offers a welcome place for a broad spectrum of Jewish children—from across various denominations, interests, special needs, and backgrounds. The NJ Y Camps seeks to help each and every camper develop and grow new skills, greater self-confidence, and a strong Jewish identity and commitment to our heritage that will help shape the course of their lives. WHO WE ARE The NJ Y Camps is one of the nation’s premier Jewish camping organizations, with seven camps clustered at two locations serving special needs children, families, and seniors. The camps draw more than 4,000 campers each summer from numerous communities in the United States and abroad. Through a generous scholarship program, no child is turned away because of financial need. Founded in 1920, the NJ Y Camps is among the oldest Jewish camps in the nation. Today, the NJ Y Camps is a leader in innovative programming, which runs the gamut from specialty sports programs to the arts and sciences, all enhanced through partnerships with experts in the fields and leading national and international institutions.
How your contribution helps:
Your contribution enables us to continue to be at the forefront Camping by providing innovative programming, and offering the highest quality overnight camping experience. We continually seek to help each camper develop and grow new skills, greater self confidence, and a strong Jewish identity and commitment to our heritage that will help shape the course of their lives. It is deeply gratifying to see our campers, each summer, leave camp as better human beings and an enhanced Jewish identity and commitment.