COVID-19 Updates

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efore and throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic, the health and safety of our entire community is always our most sacred value that guides our URJ Camps and Israel Programs. We are so grateful to our entire community for their support this past summer in ensuring the wellbeing of our entire community, and we continue to follow the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), American Camp Association (ACA), and our URJ Medical Taskforce as we plan for future summers. We will continue to work closely with these partners over the next several months and into summer, to offer a safe camp experience for our community.

How are you addressing COVID-19 at camp this summer?

We are excited to be planning for an in-person program for Summer 2022!

The health and safety of our families has always been and will remain our top priority as we work to open camp safely.

For Summer 2022, we are requiring all age eligible participants, staff, volunteers, and guests on our camp properties to be fully vaccinated, as defined by the CDC, against COVID-19. The URJ has a long history of requiring vaccinations for our community, and we believe strongly that preserving life and maintaining the health of our entire community is a core Jewish value. Knowing that our entire age-eligible community will be vaccinated against COVID-19 allows us to also adjust other mitigation strategies from this past summer. We will have additional information about these adjustments in the coming months, but we look forward to returning to a more typical summer experience in many ways. 

We know that the best practices surrounding COVID-19 are continually changing. We will remain responsive to ever-evolving standards and protocols both within the camping industry and as required by our federal and local governing bodies.