First Time Campers

Your first-time camper may be eligible for a One Happy Camper grant of up to $1000! The Incentive may be applied toward any of Jacobs Camp’s 24-day-or-longer sessions (Garin, Maskilim, Talmidim, Chalutzim). $700 is available to those enrolled in Olim. 

Eligibility Requirements: (a) Applicants must reside in the sponsoring community’s metropolitan area. (b) Grants are not based on financial need. (c) Both parents need not be Jewish.

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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 Annie Mizrahi at Annie@jcrs.org.

Congregation B’nai Israel member-families should contact the Temple office: 731-427-6141, bnai.israel.jackson@gmail.com

Applications for need-based scholarships from the Memphis Jewish Federation are available in the Rabbis’ office at Temple Israel. Please stop by or call Carol Geller at (901) 761-3130 as soon as possible. Completed applications are due in Late February.

In celebration of our recruiting in Nashville, we will be offering each first-time Jacobs camper from the Nashville Jewish community a grant of $1,000 for any of our multi-night sessions. For first-time Jewish camp campers, this could mean $1,000 off of Olim; or, when combined with a OneHappyCamper grant, $2,000 off of Garin, Maskilim, Talmidim or Chalutzim.

To request information on additional Nashville scholarship opportunities, please contact Becky Gunn at the Jewish Federation office, 615-356-1624, or by email, becky@jewishnashville.org.  All inquiries are confidential. Click below to apply for additional scholarship.