All the essentials you should pack in your backpack for camp each day!

General Camp Reminders Summer 2024

  • Label everything!!! This helps minimize lost and found items and r emember to label your child’s camp t-shirt.

  • Send your children to camp in bathing suits EVERY DAY (SOMETIMES ON WEDNESDAY).  Every- Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday (if your child is unable to do that for any reason, please let us know) Bathing suits on a Wednesday are field trip dependent. We will remind you weekly.

  • A camp water bottles will be kept at camp during the week and sent home to be cleaned over the weekend.  Be sure to send it with your child on Monday morning. 

  • Lunch and a snack. We are planning to offer a vendor that families can order lunch through directly. Families who do not order from the vendor will need to bring lunch and a snack from home.

  • Campers can leave their water vests in their locker at camp. Please remember to label it and ask their counselor to leave it in their locker.

  • Please send Tzedaka coins for your child to give at camp every morning.

  • Mini Gan Campers are encouraged to bring Mitzvah Notes to be read at camp.


What your child needs daily:

  • Tzedaka*

  • Bathing Suit

  • Lunch and Snack, if you are not purchasing lunch through our reccommedned vendor

  • Towel

  • USCG approved type 3 floatation device for “non swimmers”- see explanation below

  • Water shoes optional 

  • Sunscreen - Please apply sunscreen on your child each morning. We will always reapply after swimming. Please send your child with sunscreen labeled with their name and a spray on bottle is recommended. 

  • Hat

  • Water Bottle - Camp water bottle & holder preferred

  • Camp t-shirt mandatory for trip and pond days – Tuesdays & Wednesdays

  • Children must wear sneakers to camp

  • Hat (recommended)

  • Sweatshirt (on “chilly” days)

  • Please label all clothing and personal items with camper's first and last names

*Tzedaka at Camp

As a camp we encourage the kids to bring a coin daily to give to Tzedaka – Charity. At the end of the summer
all the campers will vote on a Charity of choice to receive all the money. Teaching our children to be givers is a
strong Jewish value & a big Mitzvah.

Every Tuesday campers enjoy the beach at Houghton's Pond. 

As per State law called Christian's Law: All "non swimmers" need to purchase & wear a type 3 coast guard
approved personal floatation device. "Non-Swimmers" are classified as those who do not meet criteria for a
Red Cross Level 3 swim rating - which is Jump into deep water from the side, swim front crawl for 15 yards,
maintain position by treading or floating for 30 seconds and swim elementary backstroke for 15 yards.

Mini Gan First Day:

  • Extra Change of Clothes to keep in camp

  • Diapers and Wipes as needed

  • Full Day campers who nap, need a napping blanket/pillow & comfort item. Cot provided. 

  • Floaties to stay at camp (4's only)

  • Label everything!

Mini Gan Every Day

  • Swim Clothes (swim suit, water shoes, towel, sunscreen)

  • Label everything!

  • Coin for Tzedakah (charity)

  • Mitzvah Note

  • Smile :-)