First Time Campers
First-time campers are eligible to receive $1,500 from the Goldring Family Foundation of New Orleans.
Eligibility Requirements: (a) First-time attending a session of 10 days in duration or longer. (b) Currently in grade 1 through 9. (c) Resident of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama or Florida Panhandle. Grants are not based on financial need. Both parents need not be Jewish. Temple or synagogue affiliation is not required.
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.
Congregation Gemiluth Chassodim member-families should contact Jonathan Cohen: 318-445-3655, email@example.com.
Baton Rouge - Beth Shalom
Beth Shalom Synagogue member-families should contact Rabbi Thomas Gardner: 225-924-6773, firstname.lastname@example.org
Baton Rouge - B'nai Israel
Congregation B'nai Israel member-families should contact Jessica Yellen: 225-343-0111, email@example.com
Temple Shalom member-families should contact the Temple office: 337-234-3760, firstname.lastname@example.org
Temple Sinai member-families should contact the Temple office: 337-439-2866
Northshore Jewish Congregation member-families should contact Rabbi John Nimon: 985-951-7976, email@example.com
Metairie - Gates of Prayer
Gates of Prayer member-families should contact Rabbi Bob Loewy: 504-885-2600, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Gates of Prayer Brotherhood and Sisterhood also sponsor an annual campership essay contest. Details are available each fall.
Temple B'nai Israel member-families should contact the Temple office: 318-387-0730, email@example.com
New Orleans - Temple Sinai
Temple Sinai member-families should contact Cantor Joel Colman: 504-861-3694, firstname.lastname@example.org
New Orleans - Touro Synagogue
Touro Synagogue member-families should contact Rabbi Todd Silverman.
B'nai Zion Congregation member-families should contact Rabbi Jana DeBenedetti: 318-861-2122, email@example.com.
Funds are made available in partnership with the North Louisiana Jewish Federation.