Overnight Camps

The camps listed below are eligible for the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago's Residential Summer Camp Scholarships. For more information about these scholarships, visit JUF/JF Scholarships. For a full listing of Jewish overnight camps, visit Foundation for Jewish Camp. Find out more information about our first-time camper incentive programs, One Happy Camper and Camp Coupons. For other information or if you have questions about Jewish residential summer camps, contact us at JewishCamp@juf.org.




Camp Agudah Midwest & Camp Bnos Ma'arava - Orthodox overnight camp in Michigan; separate sessions for boys and girls. Phone: 773-478-7470.




Co-ed overnight camp in Wisconsin; wide variety of sport and water activities.




camp-chi.jpg   Camp Chi - Affiliated with the JCC's of Chicago, the coed camp is located in Wisconsin.




Habonim Dror Camp Tavor -  Labor Zionist overnight camp in Michigan. Kibbutz-like environment with kosher meals.




moshava.jpg Camp Moshava of Wild Rose, WI - Modern Orthodox camp in Wisconsin. Shomer Shabbat and Glatt kosher.




nageela-midwest.png   Camp Nageela Midwest Non-denominational camp in Indiana. Boys and girls sessions are separate.




olin-sang.jpg   Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute - Reform Movement's overnight camp in Wisconsin; offers a variety of programs depending on age and area of interest.




camp-ramah.jpg Camp Ramah in Wisconsin - Co-ed overnight camp, summer campus for the Conservative movement. Jewish values and observances, a full range of activities: Kosher meals. Shabbat observed.




Yeshivas Hakayitz - Orthodox overnight summer camp in Skokie for boys.




young-judea.jpg Camp Young Judaea Midwest - Zionist youth movement summer camp in Wisconsin sponsored by Hadassah.




Midwest Jewish Camp Association


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