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Camp Prep #4: Packing

Hi Parents! Welcome to the next installment in our Camp Prep Series.  So far you […]

05.12.17

CYJTexas Blog

URJ Greene Family Camp Visits CYJ This Summer

In the 2 weeks before campers arrive, our staff participates in all sorts of training […]

05.12.17

CYJTexas Blog

Meet the Camper Care Team

We introduced you last month to our merakzim (unit heads) for the summer, now meet […]

05.12.17

CYJTexas Blog

Camp Prep #3 – Food!

Hi Parents! Welcome back to our Camp Prep Series!  So far you have met the […]

05.11.17

CYJTexas Blog

Camp Prep #2: Transportation

Hi Camp Parents! Welcome to our Camp Prep series, where we walk through everything you […]

05.05.17

CYJTexas Blog

Camp Prep #1: Meet the Merakzim!

05.05.17

CYJTexas Blog

Everyone Belongs 2

Ben is a young boy with autism who has trouble making friends, and figuring out social situations. At first, he had a hard time connecting with the campers in his bunk. One day, he asked his bunk-mate, Aaron, if he could play ping pong, and Aaron told him ‘no’.

04.03.17

CYJTexas Blog

Everyone Belongs

At CYJ, everyone belongs. By showing each and every camper love, acceptance, and respect — and asking for it in return — they feel important, accepted and most importantly, capable of doing great things.

04.03.17

CYJTexas Blog

The Camper Sports Center

CYJ Texas is always looking to the future and always improving.  Last month in the […]

04.03.17

CYJTexas Blog

Friends 2020

You may already be familiar with our annual giving program, Friends of CYJ.  It provides […]

04.03.17

Camp Young Judaea-Texas campers feel loved and accepted, build their confidence and discover one another’s unique identities as they spend their days outdoors, playing sports, making crafts and singing songs. Camp memories and bonds last a lifetime – from racing across the zipline, to song-filled hikes, to sharing stories around the campfire, and celebrating Shabbat; camp is a time for learning what it means to be a true friend. Campers return home having deeply experienced relationships built on respect; as they play, share and cooperate with friends, and as counselors and staff lead by example.

We’ve been changing the lives of Jewish campers since 1952. Our camp family welcomes campers with different abilities, backgrounds, and denominations, and encourages them to explore new things, connect to who they are, connect to others, and discover their hidden strengths.