Association of Independent Jewish Camps
We are a community of Jewish Summer camps that challenges and nurtures fun, growth, and individual and community-based summer experiences.
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Camp Laurelwood

Located on 550 acres in serene Marshall, Indiana, children travel from across the Midwest to experience the magic of a Nageela summer. Camp Nageela Midwest is an extraordinary three-week experience of fun, friendship and unforgettable memories. Our extensive daily schedule is a camper’s dream and includes both traditional and specialty camp activities and surprises. Our array of options satisfies those who envision themselves either playing sports, horseback riding, canoeing, woodworking, or enjoying any of our other varied activities while learning valuable skills for life. As the only single gender Jewish overnight camp serving our demographic, Camp Nageela Midwest fills a very unique niche.

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Camp Laurelwood

If your child has never experienced the exhilaration of challenging ropes course, the excitement of kayak race across a scenic lake, or the beauty of Shabbat under the stars, this is the summer to discover Camp Laurelwood in Madison, Connecticut.

Founded in 1937 on 140 magnificent wooded acres,  Camp Laurelwood is the home of life-long memories and friendships you’ve always dreamed of for your child.

From a shy first-timer to the teenaged veteran, Laurelwood campers develop self-confidence, create lasting, meaningful friendships, master new skills and embrace Jewish values, all while having the absolute best time of their lives!