Travel and Summer Programs

 These programs and TBH may have some financial aid available for these programs.

Camp Newman  Inspiring a love of Judaism … through the adventure, friendships, and joy of summer camp! At URJ Camp Newman, we’re building a foundation for a vibrant Jewish life. Guided by experienced staff and Jewish professionals, we offer 25 traditional and specialty overnight summer sessions from 9 days to 8 weeks at the beautiful bay-side campus of Cal Maritime (in Vallejo). Our camp empowers children and teens to better themselves, their communities and the world.

Registration for Summer 2019 is now open.

Camp Tawonga For over 90 years, Camp Tawonga has served as a leader in Jewish camping, fostering in children and families a deep connection to nature, community and Judaism within a warm, welcoming and inclusive environment. Tawonga runs programming for children, families and young adults at our premier residential Camp located outside Yosemite National Park as well as in the San Francisco Bay Area. At Tawonga, children and teens build self esteem, make lifelong friends and discover their truest selves, supported by a dedicated and loving staff.

Registration opened December 12.

URJ Summer Teen Trips Hike, climb, discover, and explore with new friends from across the continent. Return home with endless personal accomplishments, meaningful memories and stories you’ll never forget. Choose from 6 different trips, including a visit to Eastern Europe, a Hebrew immersion, a trip through the lens of social justice, a trip through the lens of science and technology, and a sports Israel trip.

Birthright Israel A Free Israel Adventure For Young Jewish Adults, Ages 18–32.

Experience Israel on an action-packed journey exploring ancient sites, local hot spots, and natural wonders. Travel with Israeli peers who will introduce you to the vibrant culture, and mouth-watering cuisine that makes Israel a top vacation destination.

Note that the age range has been expanded from 26 to 32.  Registration for summer trips began in February. If registration is not open, you can sign up to receive priority status when registering later on.