Although we are still in the middle of winter, summer camp registration is well underway. Some popular camps and sessions are already halfway full; now is the time to secure your child’s summer plans by getting your registration (and if needed,campership applications) submitted. The deadline for applying for financial aid is March 1st.
The JFGS hosts a link to Jewish Summer camps and acts as the clearinghouse for scholarship offering organizations.
To learn about local camps visit: http://jewishinseattle.org/camp
To apply for scholarship assistance visit: http://jewishinseattle.org/what-we-do/jewish-camping/jewish-overnight-camp-scholarships
The Foundation for Jewish Camp has issued a a report entitled Camp Works:Evidence from 26 Jewish Population Studies on Adult Jewish Engagement that highlights the benefits of Jewish summer camp. You can view the report by visiting: http://www.jewishcamp.org/sites/default/files/u5/NEW%20Camp_Works_for_Web.pdf