CYJ is an overnight summer camp for children ages 8-15 from a variety of Jewish backgrounds located in southern New Hampshire, about an hour from Boston.
With a tremendous array of both classic and innovative activities and learning experiences in a beautiful natural setting, campers have the opportunity to make real and lasting friendships, gain self-confidence, develop new skills and interests and ignite a lifelong connection to Israel and Judaism in a supportive (and digital-free!) community.
Programs range from waterskiing to drama, individual and team sports, art, outdoor adventure, music and dance, paddle boarding, tennis and so much more. Two-week, three-and-a-half-week and seven-week programs available.
Emphasis on teen leadership, with many informal and formal programs designed to give teen campers the opportunity to be mentors and be mentored, create and lead camp programs, and practice and develop meaningful skills that will help with academic, professional and personal growth.
Capstone program is a five-week travel program in Israel for after tenth grade, followed by a two-week leadership training program at camp.