Camps

Albert & Ann Deshur Rainbow Day Camp

Campers from K5 through 12th grade enjoy facilities that include the bayit (lodge), man-made agam (pond), in-ground pool, climbing wall, low ropes course, archery, sports fields, GaGa pit, camper tended Kibbutz, gymnastics, art spaces, and so much more. The camp gathers in the large tented amphitheater for song sessions, shows and a Shabbat program to end their week. Older campers are offered additional specialties and choices throughout the week.

Winter address:
6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Milwaukee, WI  53217
414-967-8289

Summer Address:
3985 Trails End Rd., Fredonia, WI 53021
920-994-4614

Director: Lenny Kass

B’nai B’rith Beber Camp

B’nai B’rith Beber Camp has created life changing summers for Jewish children for more than 35 years. Beber Camp is a residential, co-ed camp nestled in the rolling hills of Mukwonago, Wis., only 45 minutes southwest of Milwaukee. Our private campsite, located on 380 acres with shoreline on beautiful Lake Beulah, allows us to offer more than 90 daily activities for campers ages 7-17. B’nai B’rith Beber Camp is fully accredited by the American Camp Association.

Director: Stefan Teodosic

Winter address:
4930 Oakton St., Suite 405, Skokie, IL  60077
847-677-7130 Fax: 847-677-7132
Summer address:
W 1741 Hwy J, Mukwonago, WI 53149
262-363-6800  Fax: 262-363-6804

Camp Chi

There is no better camp for first-time campers than Camp Chi. Girls and boys ages 9 -16 make life-long friendships and form lasting memories under the leadership of nurturing counselors. Campers participate in over 40 activities, including waterskiing, horseback riding, high ropes, rock climbing, arts, sports, radio, sailing and more. Our beautiful wooded property includes two heated pools, air-conditioned gym, equestrian center and private lake. A home away from home for 95 years.

Winter address:  5050 Church St., Skokie, IL 60077
847-763-3551 Fax: 847-763-3680

Summer address:
P.O. Box 104,Lake Delton, WI 53940
847-763-3551 Fax: 847-763-3680

Director: Ron Levin, MSW

Camp Gan Israel

Since 1970, CGI has provided thousands of children from all backgrounds and financial status with an engaging summer experience — offering a wide array of activities, including sports, nature programming, the arts, swimming, Judaica, and over 15 field trips. CGI is an affiliate of Lubavitch of Wisconsin.

Winter address:
8825 N. Lake Dr., Bayside, WI 53217

Summer address:
12850N. Oriole Lane., Mequon, WI 53097
414-228-8000  Fax: 414-228-8062

Director: Rabbi Avremi Schapiro

414-228-8000 X201
414-228-8062
Camp Gan Israel – Waukesha

CGI provides children from all backgrounds and financial status with an engaging summer experience — offering a wide array of activities including sports, nature programming, the arts, swimming, Judaica, and lots field trips. It is much more than a break from the school routine. It is a comprehensive program, designed to strengthen body and soul. Rich, wholesome summer fun and excitement, in a warm and spirited atmosphere.

CGI is an affiliate of Lubavitch of Wisconsin.

Director: Fraidy Brook

 

 

 

(262) 563-9770
1222 East Broadway, Waukesha, Wi 53186-8104
Camp Moshava of Wild Rose, WI

 

Camp Moshava of Wild Rose, Wis., is a co-ed, religious Zionist overnight camp for campers entering 4th-12th grades. Affiliated with the Bnei Akiva youth movement, Moshava is shomer Shabbat and glatt kosher, and offers sports, swimming, boating, arts and crafts, zip line, hikes, overnights, color war, special trips and four magical Shabbatot.

Winter address:
3740 W. Dempster St., Skokie, IL 60076
847-674-9733  Fax: 847-674-9736
Summer address:
W8256 County Rd. P, Wild Rose, WI 54984

Director:  David Pelzner

847-674-9733
847-674-9736
Camp Ramah in Wisconsin

 

This co-ed overnight camp offers 12-day sessions for 4th graders, 4-week sessions for 5th and 6th graders, and eight-week sessions for 7th – 11th graders. Activities include swimming, sailing, music, dance, crafts, archery and a high ropes course, all integrated with Jewish values and observances. Meals are kosher and Shabbat is observed.

Camp Ramah also offers the Tikvah Program for Jewish teens with special needs. 4-week and 8-week programs provide recreational, educational and social experiences within a traditional camp setting.

Winter address:
65 E. Wacker Pl., Suite 1200, Chicago, IL 60601
312-606-9316 ext. 221  Fax: 312-606-7136
Summer address:
6150 E. Buckatabon Rd., Conover, WI 54519
715-479-4400

(312) 606-9316 ext. 221
(312) 606-7136
Camp Young Judaea-Midwest

CYJ Midwest is a pluralist camp, with a range from Orthodox campers, to the children of Conservative, Reconstructionist, and Reform rabbis, and campers with less traditional Jewish backgrounds.

We offer a camp experience that grows with our campers: younger campers get to experience our wide range of land and water sports, and older campers get an increasing amount of choice to customize their experience with “tracks” such as Outdoor Adventure, Media Arts and Drama, and Advanced Water Sports.

Winter office:
60 Revere Dr., Suite 800, Northbrook, IL 60062
224-235-4665 ׀ Fax: 847-789-7197
Summer office:
E989 Stratton Lake Rd., Waupaca, WI 54981
715-258-2288 ׀ Fax: 847-789-7197

Director: Noah Gallagher
Associate Director: Robin Anderson

COA Youth & Family Centers

Created by women in the Jewish community of Milwaukee in 1906, for 111 years COA Youth & Family Centers has provided low-income families the opportunity to experience the outdoors. At COA’s Camp Helen Brachman, located on 206 acres in Almond, WI, Camp Helen Brachman offers three 13-day summer sessions for youth ages 8-15; one 6-day summer session; Winter Camp; Family Camp sessions; and 4-day Youth Leadership Institutes for teens. COA also offers 2 in-city Goldin Summer Day Camps, nationally-accredited childcare, daily parental involvement and daily youth development programming in Milwaukee.

Year-Round Camp & Retreat Center
9341 Asbury Dr., Almond, WI 54909
715-366-2234

414-263-8383
414-263-8386
909 E. North Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53212
Discoverer’s Division

The outdoors becomes its classroom where Jewish Beginnings Lubavitch Preschool moves to during the summer. Children ages 6 weeks to 4 years discover exploration with no boundaries. They enjoy our water slide, water play options and explore weekly summer themes, including sports, natural sciences and the arts.  Our butterfly, vegetable and flower gardens require helping hands all summer long, and at day’s end children may be found handing out lemonade from their own lemonade stand. Discoverer’s Division is an affiliate of Lubavitch of Wisconsin.

Director: B. Devorah Shmotkin

414-962-2444
414-967-8384
6401 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Milwaukee, WI 53217