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Welcome, Parents!


Camp Centerland has a rich tradition dating back to 1955. We feel it is important for each child to experience the joys of summer camping. If you choose to send your child(ren) to Camp Centerland, they will step out of the ordinary and into the extraordinary!

Please take the time to read what Centerland has to offer your family. With an amazing facility, a caring staff, and top of the line programming, we feel your child will walk away from camp with a strong sense of self, community, Jewish values, and friendship.

A typical day at Camp Centerland is filled with fun and friendship. Your child will participate in many outdoor activities, including Teva (Nature), Shirah (Music), Amanut (Arts & Crafts), Sports, Swimming, Ropes Course, Chugim (Hobby Groups), Archery, and much more!

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If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact us at any time.


Summer 2018 Themes

Camp Centerland is Your Ticket to Adventure for summer 2018! Campers and counselors will have amazing weekly adventures and challenges as part of everything they do at Camp Centerland with these weekly themes and activities.  Here are the variety of celebrations we will be sharing with campers in 2018:

Week 1 (June 25-29): Specialty Camp 1 - Choose from a large variety of Specialty Camps tailored to your child's age and interest. (complete list available on our Specialty Camp page)

Week 2 (July 2-6*): Ticket to Blast Off!  Blast Off into camp with a week of space related exploration! Campers will learn what it means to be a true m’galeh (explorer, discoverer).

*please note Camp Centerland is CLOSED on Wednesday, July 4

Week 3 (July 9-13): Ticket to the Amazing Race: ready, set, go! Campers enjoy an interactive campus wide race, experiencing all this world has to offer! Campers will learn to give idud (Encouragement) to each other!

Week 4 (July 16-20): Ticket to Israel:  Starting the week off on the right foot, The Israeli Scouts make their return to Camp Centerland. Campers experience Israeli culture all week long, concluding in a camper run Shuk (Israeli Marketplace).

Week 5 (July 23-27): Ticket to the Big Game: Maccabi Games:  Campers celebrate the Winter Olympics in summer and end in one of the most treasured camp traditions the Maccabi Games!

Week 6 (July 30-August 3):  Ticket to the Great Outdoors: Exploring our adventurous surroundings, Campers will get wild with special guests, survival skills training, and experience the beautiful campgrounds with the spirit of kavod (honor and respect). 

Week 7 (Aug 6-10): Ticket to the Big Show:  Campers get to show off their kisharon (talent) at the annual Camp Centerland Talent Show! All week long, we prepare and celebrate art, theatre, music, and performance!

Week 8 (Aug 13-17): Ticket to Imagination Land: Campers discover mashal (fables) by exploring the worlds of magic and mystery! Campers come together for our end of the year CampFest, limited only by one’s imagination. 

Week 9 (Aug 20-24): Specialty Camp 2 - Choose from a large variety of Specialty Camps tailored to your child's age and interest. (complete list available on our Specialty Camp page)