Family Specialty Camp Scholarships
The Jewish Community Federation provides needs-based scholarships for Jewish children who live in the San Francisco Bay Area to attend a qualified family specialty camp.
JCF specialty camp scholarships are intended to provide “last resort” community resources above and beyond what is contributed by families and individual camps.
How to apply
Scholarship applicants for the Grief and Growing Family Camp
must apply directly through the Bay Area Jewish Healing Center by contacting Rabbi Eric Weiss at firstname.lastname@example.org
There is no single deadline for specialty camp applications, as these camps are held throughout the year. Families may apply for scholarships through a single application.
Applications must be submitted 12 weeks prior to the start of a camp. Apply online now.
Families may only apply for one specialty camp a year with this application.
Scholarship award process
All online application data is held strictly confidential and reviewed without any identifying information (anonymously) by JCF’s Scholarship Committee, which determines awards based on financial need. Applicants and camps will be notified no later than two weeks prior to camp commencement, and award checks made out to the camp will be sent to families to forward to the camp. Grief and Growing applicants will be notified by the Healing Center.
Both parents and children are eligible to apply for family specialty camp scholarships.
Applicants must live in the San Francisco Bay Area.
JCF scholarships must be “last resort” funds for families who would otherwise not be able to attend.
Families may apply for JCF specialty camp scholarships for one or more children or parents (in a single application).
Children and must be Jewish (as identified by their families).
Scholarship funds are to be used strictly for camp tuition for children.
For more information:
For application related questions please contact 1800-537-4180 or JCF@scholarshipamerica.org
Regarding scholarships for Grief and Growing Camp, contact Rabbi Eric Weiss at email@example.com