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, Arkansas or Florida Panhandle. Grants are not based on financial need. Both parents need not be Jewish. Temple or synagogue affiliation is not required.

Apply here

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.

Find the application and more information here

To receive priority consideration, completed applications must be received no later than February 15, 2023. A completed application will not be entered until all requested information is received.

Information by City


Hebrew Union Congregation member-families should contact Rabbi Debbie Kassoff: 662-332-4153, huc10@bellsouth.net


Congregation B’nai Israel member-families seeking financial assistance for Camp should contact Joshua Bernstein. You can reach the temple office at 601-545-3871 or bnaiisrael901@gmail.com 


The Jackson Jewish Federation has camp scholarship dollars available. For more information, contact Beth Israel Congregation: 601-956-6215.