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Surprise Lake Camp

Since 1902, Surprise Lake Camp has been providing safe, caring supervision, and life changing experiences to campers regardless of their ability to pay.

Cold Spring, New York
Coed
Overnight Camp
Length

<1, 2, 4, or 8 weeks

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Grades

2nd - 10th

Jewish Affiliation

Non-denominational

Pluralistic

Contact this Camp Directly

Phone: 845-265-3616 (Summer)
212-924-3131 (Winter)

Website: https://surpriselake.org

Email: info@surpriselake.org

Sponsoring Organization

JCC Association

Food Information

Kosher-style

Gluten-Free Accommodations

Vegetarian Accommodations

Allergy Accommodations

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Description

Since 1902, Surprise Lake Camp has provided a haven for Jewish children in the picturesque mountains of Cold Spring, NY. What makes SLC the best is the beauty of the site, the richness of the people & program, the sense of history & tradition, & the magic we create when the whole thing comes together.

Our program is filled with camp favorites like soccer, volleyball, ropes courses, a zip line, basketball, tennis, gaga, & more. We also have more creative opportunities, such as arts & crafts, drama, music, dance, photography, Israeli Culture & more!

Our waterfront program offers Red Cross swim instruction, swim teams, sailing, canoeing, row boating, kayaking, windsurfing, stand-up paddleboards, & water trampolines.

We have delicious kosher food service, two kinds of Shabbat services, fun & engaging Jewish activities, & a unique Bar/Bat Mitzvah program for those who never had the chance to have one.

Surprise Lake Camp has a sliding fee scale based on family income and size.

Director

Sheryl Kirschenbaum

surprise-lake-directorSheryl Kirschenbaum has been involved with Jewish Camping for most of her life. Sheryl came to us in 2007 from a long and distinguished tenure as the Mid-Island Y JCC’s Director of Youth and Camping Services. She brings her passion and excitement for Jewish camping to Surprise Lake Camp. In 2009, Sheryl was promoted to Camp Director and in this role, she has been continuing SLC’s tradition of excellence.

Call Tracy for free,
one-on-one advice
at 973-929-2970

Length

<1, 2, 4, or 8 weeks

View Dates & Rates
Grades

2nd - 10th

Jewish Affiliation

Non-denominational

Pluralistic

Contact this Camp Directly

Phone: 845-265-3616 (Summer)
212-924-3131 (Winter)

Website: https://surpriselake.org

Email: info@surpriselake.org

Sponsoring Organization

JCC Association

Food Information

Kosher-style

Gluten-Free Accommodations

Vegetarian Accommodations

Allergy Accommodations

 American Camp Association Logo

Request more info about Surprise Lake Camp

Call Tracy for free, one-on-one advice at 973-929-2970.

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