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.
Hebrew Union Congregation member-families should contact Rabbi Debbie Kassoff: 662-332-4153, firstname.lastname@example.org
Congregation B'nai Israel member-families seeking financial assistance for Camp should contact Lou Ginsberg: 601-584-8878
The Jackson Jewish Federation has camp scholarship dollars available. For more information, contact Beth Israel Congregation: 601-956-6215.