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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Our Members

Working together to create Community in your backyard.

Camps Airy and Louise
The mission of Camps Airy & Louise are to be the leading provider of an exceptional, fun-filled overnight camp experience for Jewish youth that inspires individuality, enhances skills, introduces new experiences, encourages social responsibility and builds lifelong friendships.Camps Airy & Louise maintain the vision of its founders, Lillie and Aaron Straus, whose pioneering efforts endeavored to ensure that the values and character development provided by the camping experience would be available to Jewish children from all economic backgrounds.

Beber Camp
B'nai B'rith Beber Camp has created life changing summers for Jewish children from around the country for more than 30 years! We offer a residential, coed camp nestled in the rolling hills of Mukwonago, Wisconsin, only 90 minutes north of Chicago and 45 minutes southwest of Milwaukee. Our private campsite, located on 380 acres with shoreline on beautiful Lake Beulah, allows us to offer a fantastic variety of activities. Campers ages 7-17 can explore and experience a stimulating, enriching summer where wonderful memories and lifelong friendships are created on a daily basis. Our capacity is only 300 campers per session, so every face is familiar and camp is a tight-knit family!

Camp B'nai B'rith Montreal
CBB is a residential Jewish community camp, which strives to provide children an enriched summer camp experience in the Laurentians, with an emphasis on Jewish education, Jewish community, superior skill-based programming, and leadership development. We strive to ensure that no child of the Montreal Jewish community with financial need will be denied this camping experience. In addition we offer a dynamic, multi-dimensional program aimed at integrating Special Needs campers and providing inter-generational activities with our Senior citizen program.

BBYO Summer Experiences: At summer camps, on college campuses across North America and in countries around the world, leading, learning, serving communities and experiencing Judaism happens on your terms while making new friends around the world and having so much fun! BBYO summer experiences includes: CLTC, ILTC, Kallah, On Campus, ILSI, Ambassadors and Passport.  

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Camp Bob Waldorf
Since 1938, Camp Bob Waldorf on the Max Straus Campus has been providing memorable camp experiences to youth, following the ideal that all children should have the opportunity to experience camp regardless of their family’s financial ability. Owned and operated by Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles Camp Bob Waldorf on the Max Straus campus offers Kibbutz Bob Waldorf, a pluralistic Jewish program that weaves values, culture and traditions into the fabric of camp. In addition to typical camp activities such as swimming, archery, ropes course, and arts and crafts, campers participate in a special Shabbat t’filah on Friday nights, a unique, experiential Shabbat experience Saturday mornings, Havdallah, Israel education and so much more! These programs allow campers to connect to their own Jewish identity, and to the larger Jewish community. Kibbutz Bob Waldorf offers two 15-day summer sessions, a 4-day service-based alternative winter break program and two weekend retreats throughout the school year.

Herzl Camp
Herzl Camp was founded by a committed group of Midwestern Jews in 1946 as an independent, trans-denominational overnight, rooted in Zionism. Since then, over 30,000 campers have spent their summers in Webster, WI, immersed in our unique brand of joyful Judaism. Our mission is to be a welcoming, independent camp where young people become self-reliant, create lasting Jewish friendships, and develop commitment and love for Judaism and Israel. Herzl Camp creates a vibrant Jewish community of future leaders. Whether you are an alum or looking for a good camp for your child, we are glad you found us and look forward to getting to know you!

In the City Camp
In the City Camp is an independent Atlanta Jewish day camp that delivers the positive outcomes of Jewish overnight camp: lifelong friendships, personal growth, and a positive connection with the Jewish community and Israel. Our affordable and accessible program for children entering Kindergarten through 8th grade provides a culturally Jewish experience to the 90% of American Jewish youth who do not attend Jewish overnight camp. 

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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!

Camp Nageela Midwest
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.


Camp Pembroke
Welcome to Camp Pembroke, the Cohen Camp just for girls. Pembroke is the only pluralist Jewish camp in all of New England JUST FOR GIRLS: a unique sisterhood. Our campers build lifelong friendships, celebrate Jewish values, and discover the world around them, all while having the best summers of their lives. Our committed staff – adults and counselors who love it here as much as the campers do – cultivate girls’ identities alongside spiritual, emotional and social growth. ‘Brokie girls develop self-confidence and character in this girl-focused environment free of the social pressures that may exist in their world outside of camp, while they splash, paddle, get sporty, get creative, dance, sing and so much more. See you soon “in the horseshoe!”

Perlman Camp
Perlman Camp offers a fun and inclusive family atmosphere, which provides opportunities for growth and the development of a sense of self.  Our hallmark is a pluralistic Jewish environment that enhances teamwork, cooperation and leadership in the camp community and beyond. We offer a traditional camping experience that encompasses athletics, arts, aquatics, outdoor adventure, and fosters Jewish values, morals and ethics.

Camp Tel Noar
Come home to Camp Tel Noar, a Cohen Camp: a special place that brings out the best in everyone. Our warm, close-knit community is the heart of the Camp Tel Noar experience. You’ll smile from morning until night, busy with waterskiing, swimming, photography, basketball, visual and performing arts, Israeli dance, tennis, and more. You’ll live the Jewish values that infuse our community, especially on Shabbat, bringing us closer together. You’ll take in the songs, enthusiasm and camp traditions. And, most of all, you’ll grow close with friends and counselors who become our summer family. Camp Tel Noar is located just one hour’s drive from Boston and four from NYC.

Camp Tevya
Welcome to Camp Tevya, a Cohen Camp! Each summer, we celebrate fun, self-confidence and friendships, our daily life infused with Jewish values. Our committed staff helps our campers develop strong character and gain life skills as they grow spiritually, socially and physically. There is truly something for everyone on the shores of Lake Potanipo. The best part of Tevya: we do all our activities with our friends by our side. Friends who encourage us to try that basket one more time and then cheer us on as we sink the shot. Friends who yell “we love you” in unison as we take the stage. Friends who laugh and who listen. Friends who allow us to be ourselves. Come experience the Tevya Spirit!


Shwayder Camp
Located at 10,200 ft. on the slopes of Mt. Evans, we offer a summer experience unlike any other. Our premier location surrounded by towering Colorado pine trees allow our campers to take advantage of mountain activities and adventures. The encompassing mountain peaks, breathtaking views, and memories to last a lifetime, make Shwayder Camp a once in a lifetime experience. With a strong emphasis on community, Shwayder Camp encourages campers to explore Judaism at their own pace and through their own lens. Through an encouraging and inspiring environment, our staff ensures that each camper has an experience where Jewish values and friendships are all core components of their time at camp with memories to last a lifetime. 


Camp Solomon Schechter
Camp Solomon Schechter has a 60-year tradition of fun, friendship, and Jewish education in the Pacific Northwest.  At Schechter we value each child as an individual and strive to support their social and spiritual growth.  Campers have the opportunity to be independent in a safe and nurturing environment.  We encourage every camper to try something new, make new friends, make good choices, and grow as a leader and as an individual. We offer a unique, welcoming, and spiritual Jewish environment based upon the ideals of the Conservative movement.  At Schechter, campers engage with and understand Jewish spirituality and religion in a way they never have before.  At Camp Solomon Schechter, Judaism and Joy are truly one!

Camp Stein
A Jewish overnight camp nestled in the majestic Bradshaw Forest of Prescott, Arizona, Camp Stein is a place where campers discover more about themselves, their abilities, and their Judaism! We strive to create a community from which young people derive a greater sense of self-esteem and an enhanced price in their Jewish identity. Spending time with friends, cabin-mates and counselors, and learning about our rich heritage gives our campers an experience they will never forget. Even more than a community, Camp Stein is a family.