First Time Campers

We sponsor the first-time camper incentive program for Jacobs Camp in Arkansas. The Incentive may be applied toward any of Jacobs Camp's 24-day-or-longer sessions (Garin, Maskilim, Talmidim, Chalutzim). If the child was in our Olim program last summer, they ARE eligibile for this program.

Eligibility Requirements: (a) Applicants must reside in the State of Arkansas. (b) Grants are not based on financial need. (c) Jewish day school students are not eligible. (d) Both parents need not be Jewish.

Apply online; or, for more information, call 501-663-3571.

Jewish Children's Regional Service

The Jewish Children's Regional Service, based in New Orleans, provides partial need-based scholarships to qualifying families.

Eligibility Requirements: (a) Children must reside in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee or Texas. (b) They should be within the ages of 9 and 16, as of the end of the summer.

Learn more here; or contact Camp Scholarship Coordinator Janice Zazulak at 1-800-729-5277 or Janice@jcrs.org.

Bentonville

Congregation Etz Chaim has a Fund available to help families who wish to send their children to Jewish camp. Contact the Congregational President for more information.

Fayetteville

Temple Shalom member-families should contact the Temple office for more information.

Hot Springs

Congregation House of Israel offers need-based scholarships to its member-families. For more information contact Rabbi Richard Chapin: 501-623-5821, chi.ksh@gmail.com

Little Rock

Congregation B'nai Israel offers need-based scholarships to its member-families. For more information contact Ellyn Polsky: 501-225-9700, lifelonglearning10@sbcglobal.net