You can get up to $1,000 for camp if your child has never been to Jewish overnight camp. The grant is valid at more than 40 nearby sleepaway camps and 150-plus other programs across North America. From traditional camps to new options including outdoor adventure and teen tours, there is sure to be a camp that is right for everyone.
Note: The 2017 grant application will be available in the Fall - please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you'd like to be notified when it is available.
Criteria - The incentive Grant of up to $1,000 is a non-needs based gift available to Jewish children who:
- reside in Greater MetroWest, NJ (Essex, Morris, Sussex, Union and parts of Somerset counties) and attend public school or secular private-school
- are enrolled in a Jewish residential summer program listed at the Foundation for Jewish Camp Web site, and
- will be attending camp during Summer 2016 for the first time for 12 consecutive days or more
- A grant of $700 is available for campers attending for the first time for 12-18 days, or $1,000 for 19+ consecutive days
NEW: Numerous TEEN travel and service programs are eligible for the grant including AJSS, Etgar, BBYO and USY U.S. trips - contact us for more details
Apply at OneHappyCamper.org - availability is limited, apply as early as possible.
If your child is a Jewish day school student, please contact us for information about grant opportunities that may be available
Be sure to check out our FAQ for further details on grant eligibility and application
Over 1,800 grants of $1,000 each have been awarded locally to attend Jewish summer camp, so don’t miss out on this opportunity! This initiative of Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ is generously funded by the Foundation for Jewish Camp and local donors through the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater MetroWest NJ.