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Midwest Jewish Summer Camps & Local Scholarships

Downloadable pdf with imformation on Midwest Jewish Summer Camps & Local Scholarships. Includes information about youth travel to Israel Summer 2012

American Jewish Society for Service (AJSS)

Make a difference this summer! Build low-income houses, live with other Jewish teenagers and explore a new corner of the U.S. The American Jewish Society for Service is an innovative summer program of community service by Jewish teens. We are proud to carry on the vision of our founders, offering an outstanding experience of tikkun olam (repairing the world) in our six-week summer camp work projects.

Rena Convissor

10319 Westlake Blvd.
Suite 193
Bethesda, MD 20817

Phone: 240-205-5940




Bronfman Youth Fellowships In Israel

The Bronfman Youth Fellowships in Israel offers a 5-week summer program in Israel that educates and inspires exceptional young Jews from diverse backgrounds to become active participants in Jewish culture throughout their lives, and to contribute their talents and vision to the Jewish community and to the world at large.

BRONFMAN FELLOWS spend the summer before their high school senior year traveling through Israel, exploring their Jewish Identity, and engaging with thinkers, authors, artists, and educators in an ALL EXPENSES PAID, 5 week Israel experience that will change their lives.

163 Delaware Ave, Suite 102

Delmar, NY 12054




Etgar 36 Summer Journey

A 36 day summer cross country journey for all Jewish teens, including graduating high school seniors. Discover your political voice and power to create change by seeing the sights, meeting the people, understanding and debating the issues that make up America. ETGAR 36 is dedicated to developing the future Jewish political voice by taking Jewish teens on journeys throughout America, developing their identities, and empowering them to get involved politically and socially to change the world.

P.O. Box 2212

Decatur, GA 30031

Phone: 404-456-6605




Panim Institute of BBYO – Summer Impact Programs

The Panim Institute of BBYO offers a variety of travel programs through the Summer of Impact program.  You do not need to be a BBYO member to participate.  Programs open to all 10th – 12th graders.  Two to three week programs take place in Washington, DC, the American Southwest, Boston and Israel. 

Impact: DC

Spend the summer in downtown Washington, DC in leadership training with other teens passionate about politics, community service and activism.  You will participate in hands-on service projects and develop skills to impact the issues you care about.  Explore DC through field trips and hear legislative updates from leading experts on domestic and international policy issues.

Impact: Southwest

Experience life in the Southwest on a Native American reservation, working with the local community and other Jewish teens to complete critical service projects and build cultural bridges.  Meet with community leaders, examine Jewish approaches to social engagement, learn about leadership and responsibility, and challenge yourself in new ways.

Impact: Boston

Panim and Brandeis University have teamed up to create this dynamic two-week summer program focused on social action, community service and advocacy.

Impact: Israel

Leave Israel better than when you found it through living and serving in an Israeli community.  Get to know issues facing Israeli society first hand and learn how to play a part in shaping the future of the Jewish state.

Panim Institute of BBYO – Summer of Impact
Ashley Cohen
2020 K Street NW, 7th Floor
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 202-507-7294
Websites: and




Szarvas Fellowships

The Szarvas Fellowships brings Jewish high school student leaders from North America to the world's largest international Jewish summer camp, located in beautiful Hungary. The Americans attend the camp as equal participants with their Jewish peers from around the world, making friends, having fun, and expanding their horizons. They spend time enjoying the warm camp environment, and exploring different Jewish communities in the world today.

Applications are encouraged from all North American cities and from all Jewish cultural and religious backgrounds. The Fellowships are open to high school students who will be completing 10th or 11th grade.

711 Third Avenue
10th Floor
NY, NY 10017

Phone: 212-362-3361