CAMP GESHEЯ is the only overnight camp on the West Coast designed especially for campers from Russian-speaking Jewish families. CAMP GESHEЯ partners with Camp JCA Shalom and Shalom Institute with their over 65 years of excellence in Jewish camping. 


Children entering 3rd-8th grades from Russian-speaking Jewish families
Teens entering 9th-10th grades can participate in our LIT
(Leadership-in-Training) program!
Teens entering 11th-12th grades can participate in our CIT
(Counselor-in-Training program)

The LIT and CIT programs at Camp GesheЯ are leadership training programs designed for our new and returning campers entering 9th-12th grades.
The programs provides Russian Jewish teens with the skills they need to take a leadership role in all areas of life, in team work and camp life.
Together we will learn to embrace and overcome challenges, to develop innovative solutions, and to lead and contribute to the community of camp, and beyond.  This is an excellent “pre-job” experience for any teen!
In the future, alumni of LIT and CIT programs will learn to become a counselor for our camp.


August 4-18, 2019


Gold Creek Center, the summer 2019 home of Camp JCA Shalom,
in the beautiful Angeles National Forest.


$1,990 per camper (entering 3rd-10th grades)
$1,790 per CIT (entering 11th and 12th grades)
*based on pending grant


First-time campers may be eligible to receive a One Happy Camper Grant
(up to $700 ) through the Foundation for Jewish Camp

*Sibling discount - $100 off per camper

*Early bird discount available until April 30th - $150 off per camper

*Other need-based scholarships available*

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