Summer 2020 Jewish Camp Options

Find a Jewish Summer Camp

Jewish day and overnight camps are providing new ways for campers to stay connected, have fun, and be actively engaged during the day. We have compiled a list of local Jewish offerings, both virtual and outdoor, for you! Find an experience that will keep your camper happy below.

Virtual Camp JCC

Camp JCC at Bender JCC of Greater Washington
June 22—August 21
Contact: Aliza Glatter, Assistant Camp Director, [email protected], 301-348-3861
Virtual or in-person? Virtual
Ages: All
Hours: 9:00am–Noon, week-long sessions
Cost: $225/camper/week
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Capital Camps: Home Together

Capital Camps
June 22 and beyond
Contact: Lisa Handelman, Camp Director, [email protected], 301.468.2267
Virtual or in-person? Virtual
Ages: Grades 2 and up
Hours: Vary, see schedule for chugim (clubs or electives) options. Weekly chug offerings will be sent on Sundays.
Cost: Free, registration required
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Out-of-the-Box CGI

Chabad Lubavitch of Northern Virginia
June 29—August 7
Contact: Rabbi Shloime Adler, Director Camp Gan Israel, [email protected], 703-426-1980
Virtual or in-person? Virtual with supplies provided
Ages: 5–13 years
Hours: 10:30 am–12:30 pm
$80/week; $40/camper for supply delivery; optional $50 welcome supply package
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Notes: Supply pickup only available week of June 29; can register for any combination of 1 week programs

Out-of-the-Box Camp

Chabad of Upper Montgomery County, MD
June 29—July 17
Contact: not listed
Virtual or in-person? Virtual (w/shows)
Ages: not listed
Hours: not listed
Cost: $65/week; $170 for 3 weeks; $45 for second child
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Beth El Religious School K-12 Summer Program

Congregation Beth El
June 21—August 14
Contact: Elisha Frumkin, [email protected]
Virtual or in-person? virtual
Ages: K-12th grade
Hours: Varies, drop-in basis
Cost: $36 per child ($50 for non-Beth El members) gives access to the full summer of offerings.
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Notes: Congregation Beth El has eight weeks of virtual programs for children and teens planned – from yoga with a Jewish twist, storytimes, arts and crafts, Hebrew groups, book clubs, and teen classes, just to name a few. See a sample schedule.

JCamps At Home

July 6—July 31
Contact: Stacy Schwartz Frazier, Director of Camp and After School Programming, [email protected], 202-777-3245, or Greg Feitel [email protected]
Virtual or in-person? Virtual
Ages: PreK–6th grade
Hours: 9:30–11:30 am, themed week-long sessions
Cost: $150/session
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RnR to Go!

Har Tzeon-Agudath Achim
Contact: Adrienne Suson
Virtual or in-person? both options available
Ages: Preschool
Hours: Variable, schedule with Adrienne
Cost: $15/child
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Notes: Let Auntie A come to you! You build your physically distant pod of 8 children or less, and Auntie A will come for an outdoor musical and joyfully Jewish experience! Bring your own instruments, or (sanitized) instruments available for use. By reservation only.

MoEd Summer Camp Program

June 15—July 31
Contact: Orna Eldor Gerling, Executive Director, [email protected], 240-450-0689
Virtual or in-person? Virtual, hybrid options available; restrictions apply
Ages: All; electives have age restrictions
Hours: 9:00  am–12:30 pm
Cost: $150/week ($120/week for MoEd families); $20/session for electives only
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Summer Like No Other

Pozez JCC
July 6—August 14
Contact: Anat Litwok, [email protected], [email protected]
Virtual or in-person? Virtual
Ages: PreK—12th grade
Hours: Running 3 two-week sessions, max 2 hours screen time
Cost: $200/session
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Ramah Ba’Bayit

Ramah Day Camp of Greater Washington, DC
June 22 – July 10
Contact: Linor Shemesh, Registrar & Program Coordinator, [email protected], 301-500-8251
Virtual or in-person? Virtual
Ages: K-8
Hours: Vary
Cost: Free, but registration required
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Tikvat Israel Early Childhood Center Summer Program

Tikvat Israel
all summer
Contact: Sheri Brown, [email protected], 301-251-0455
Virtual or in-person? in-person
Ages: Preschool (14 months–5 years old)
Hours: flexible scheduling, see website for details
Cost: varies by schedule; program qualified for essential workers
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