The state of Jewish camping: From summer fun to communal priority

Making a splash at Camp Micah in Bridgton, Me. (National Museum of American Jewish History’s "Go To Camp!" exhibition and interactive)

Making a splash at Camp Micah in Bridgton, Me. (National Museum of American Jewish History’s “Go To Camp!” exhibition and interactive)

JTA’s special section examines the changing face of Jewish camping:

Jewish camps welcoming more children with disabilitiesInitiatives aim to expand programs and accessibility for kids with special needs.

In Hebrew immersion day camps, summer fun augmented with learningThe growing trend of Hebrew-immersion day camps offer children a chance to learn Hebrew while engaging in summer fun.

New Reform camp combining science and JudaismA Massachusetts-based camping experience lets kids with a love of science pursue their interest in a Jewish context.

Jewish camp trend-spotting: 10 ways a summer ritual is changingGoodbye mother’s camping experience, goodbye father’s camping experience — the Jewish camping world is evolving.

Food-smuggling bubbes and smoking toilets: Stories from Jewish summer campReaders share their best camp stories with us.

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