Six Jewish day camps serve Portland-area families


NOTE: If current restrictions on gatherings continue into summer, camp start dates and other details may change.

Breaking camp news: BB’s Camp Virtual Spring Break – free virtual events for kids and families to participate in during this extended time at home.  We have a wide range of events for all ages (even parents!), and we’ll continue to add more events in the coming days and weeks.



Presented by B’nai B’rith Camp

Located at Congregation Beth Israel, 1972 NW Flanders St, Portland, OR 97209

Chanel Bourdeau, BB Day Camp Portland Director: / 503-496-7447

BB Day Camp Portland provides a welcoming and fun summer camp environment for children entering pre-kindergarten through middle school. Days at BB Day Camp are filled with classic camp activities including art, athletics, crafts, music, dance, drama, and of course, gaga! Each week offers age-appropriate themes, dress-up days and field trips. Our programs inspire confidence, encourage self-expression, and build an inclusive and welcoming community. Experience BB Camp in the city, discover new interests and explore Portland in a new way.


Grades Served

Pre-k through 6th grade and two sessions for 7-8th grade leadership program


Session Dates

Weekly sessions Monday-Friday, June 29-Aug. 21

Shabbaton weekend trip for 1st-6th grades at BB Camp on the Coast, Aug 14-16


Camp & Extended Care Hours

Times 9 am-3:30 pm

Extended care 8 am-5:30 pm


Cost Per Session

$290 per week by March 31, 2020

$340 per week after March 31, 2020

Add-ons: $30/week for daily hot lunch | Early drop-off (8 am, M-F): $25/week, $5/day | Late pickup (5:30 pm, M-F): $45/week $9/day




Presented by Portland Kollel

Located at Maayan Torah, 2 SW Touchstone Dr., Lake Oswego

Chaviva Skolnik:

At Camp SEED we know that it's not about the what - it's about the why. Camp SEED is #FunToBeJewish! It's where you send your kids for an awesome fun summer experience in a Jewish environment. It's is where our children learn that Judaism is fun, vibrant and something they want in their lives.


Ages Served

2 to 12 years


Session Dates

Weekly sessions Monday-Friday, July 6-Aug 13

(Please note the last week does not include Friday Aug 14)


Camp Hours

Monday-Thursday, 9:15 am-3:30 pm; Friday 9:15 am-2:30 pm


Cost Per Session

Prices until June 1st

1 Week - $225 ($135/half-day)

3 weeks - $600 ($360/half-day)

6 weeks - $1100 ($660/half-day)




Presented by Clark County Chabad

Located at 9604 NE 126th Ave, Vancouver, WA / 360-993-5222  

Camp Gan Israel is a comprehensive summer camp designed to strengthen the body and soul. It provides children with a rich and wholesome summer vacation of fun and excitement along with friendship and meaningful experiences. It is enhanced with games, science projects, swimming, cooking, Shabbos parties and exciting field trips.


Ages Served

6 to 12 years


Session Dates

By the week Aug 3-14


Camp & Extended Care Hours

9 am-3 pm; Extended care is available


Cost Per Session

Two weeks $425; One week $225




Presented by Chabad of Oregon

Located at 6612 SW Capitol Hwy., Portland

Simi Mishulovin / 503-309-4185  

Gan Israel Day Camp of Portland is part of the largest network of Jewish camps in the world. Gan Israel is dedicated to enriching the lives of children from diverse Jewish backgrounds and affiliations through a stimulating Jewish camping experience by a warm and loving staff. Weekly Judaic themes are taught through exciting activities, stories, songs, games and contests. Combined with group discussions and educational programs, these events bring to life the beauty and values of our tradition.


Grades Served

Rising kindergarten to 3rd grade

Rising 4th grade to 7th grade


Session Dates

Weekly: June 29-Aug. 7


Camp & Extended Care Hours

8:45 am-3:30 pm; Extra care from 7 am-6 pm 


Cost Per Session

$300. 25% off by April 1. Pay for 5 weeks and get week 6 free. 



MJCC Summer Day Camp

Presented by and located at Mittleman Jewish Community Center

6651 SW Capitol Hwy., Portland

Carli Rosenthal: / 503-244-0111

Best summer ever! MJCC Day Camp offers full-day fun with flexible scheduling from 7:30 am-6 pm and swimming is included. Enjoy sports, arts, rock climbing and more. Open to everyone ages 3-15. MJCC Day Camp is imbued with a sense of joy, community, spirit and fun. Programs are age-appropriate and safe. MJCC Day Camp inspires confidence and provides the framework for lasting memories and friendships. Camps are one-week, full-day or half-day sessions. 


Ages Served

3-15 years


Session Dates

Offered weekly June 22-Aug. 21 with vacation camps June 15-19 and Aug. 24-28


Camp & Extended Care Hours

Flexible scheduling from 7:30 am-6:00 pm


Cost Per Session

Cost varies by age and camp from $101-$389 per week




Presented by and located at Portland Jewish Academy

6651 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland

Celinda Llanez: / 503-244-0126

Open to everyone! Explore your creativity, discover your talents, and nurture your curiosity at PJA this summer. Experience enriching classes from professional teachers who are excited to teach topics with passion. PJA teachers incorporate STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math) to enhance learning. Explore the outdoor classroom, create imaginative stories with puppet theater, make balloon animals, discover different styles of music, construct Lego sculptures and more. Exercise your brain in a fun and nurturing way. 


Ages Served
4-15 years


Session Dates
Weekly July 6-31, 2020


Camp & Extended Care Hours

9 am-1 pm with early care starting at 7:30 am

Aftercare available through MJCC Summer Day Camp until 6 pm


Cost Per Session
Varies by camp: $195-$225



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