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One Happy Camper

One Happy Camper is a program of the Foundation for Jewish Camp (FJC), in partnership with Jewish federations, foundations, and camps across North America. One Happy Camper provides incentive grants of up to $1000 to children attending nonprofit, Jewish overnight camp for the first time. The grant works to introduce more children to the magic of Jewish camp. 

Search 150+ Jewish overnight camps with this easy-to-use campfinder tool from the Foundation for Jewish Camp:



Area Summer Camps 

Overnight Camps

Ages 7-15
Camp Laurelwood

Grades 2-10
Camp Ramah in New England – Conservative movement

Grades 3-10
Eisner and Crane Lake Camps – Reform movement

Camp Moshava -- Orthodox movement 

Day Camps

Ages 3-5
Mandell Jewish Community Center of Greater Hartford

All Ages
Camp Gan Israel
Chabad House

Foundation for Jewish Camp
Resource to discover the perfect Jewish camp for your children

Kindergarten-Grade 10
Camp Shalom
Mandell Jewish Community Center of Greater Hartford

 Area Youth Groups

B’nai B’rith Youth Organization (BBYO) provides exceptional identity enrichment and leadership development experiences for Jewish teens with opportunities to connect with other teens, take part in community service projects and travel the world.

National Conference of Synagogue Youth (NCSY) is the youth group of the Orthodox movement; a NCSY chapter is located in West Hartford.

North American Federation of Temple Youth (NFTY) is the youth group of the Reform movement. For information about local NFTY chapters or the local region, NFTY New England, please contact any Reform synagogue or school directly.

United Synagogue Youth (USY) is the youth group of the Conservative movement. Our USY Region, Hanefesh, provides links to all local chapters’ web sites.

Visit to find your Jewish camp, and to apply for your grant. For more information, contact Anna Elfenbaum, Associate Vice President, Jewish Education & Leadership at (860) 727-6136.