Children playing in a circle at camp

Camp grants and need-based scholarships make transformative summer experiences accessible to every family.

One Happy Camper Applications for Summer 2021 are open.

Needs-Based Applications for Summer 2021 are now closed.


Save on overnight camp! First-time campers may be eligible to receive a grant of up to $1000 through One Happy Camper, a program of the Foundation for Jewish Camp that’s funded locally by the Jewish Federation.

need-based scholarships

Jewish families living in the Greater Philadelphia area are invited to apply for financial aid for a summer experience from our approved lists of day or overnight programs. Scholarships are awarded based on need.

Application periods

Summer 2021 applications for One Happy Camper and Need-Based Scholarships open at the end of October.