Heigh ho, heigh ho, it’s off to camp they went!
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Heigh ho, heigh ho, it’s off to camp they went!

Happy campers at Nah-Jee-Wah
Happy campers at Nah-Jee-Wah

Professionals and donors from the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey visited campers from Camp Nah-Jee-Wah in Milford, Pennsylvania, last week. They toured the camp’s new makerspace, enjoyed lunch complete with singing and ruach (spirit), and got creative with the ceramics wheel. JFNNJ invests in Jewish camps by participating in the One Happy Camper program, which provides grants up to $1,000 to families sending their children to Jewish overnight camp for the first time.

Studies show that the Jewish camping experience is one of the single most important childhood experiences that positively affects a person’s connection to Jewish life as an adult.

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