Camp GesheЯ is the only overnight camp in North America designed especially for campers from Russian-speaking Jewish families. Camp GesheЯ partners with Camp JCA Shalom and Shalom Institute with their over 65 years of excellence in Jewish camping.
- An innovative educational program, focusing on Russian-Jewish culture, Jewish traditions, and Israel through a non-religious lens
- A friendly and familiar cultural atmosphere
- Advanced skill-building programs such as dance, drama, photography, arts and crafts, team building and ropes course
- Recreational sports activities including swimming, archery, sports, horseback riding (5th grade and up), mountain biking (6th grade and up) and more.
- Top Russian-speaking educators and counselors from Israel, Europe and North America
- And much, much more!
Entering Grades 3–8
Campers entering 3rd-8th grades from Russian-speaking Jewish families
Entering Grades 9–10
Teens entering 9th-10th grades can participate in our LIT (Leadership-in-Training) program!
Entering Grades 11–12
Teens entering 11th-12th grades can participate in our CIT (Counselor-in-Training program)!