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Joining Formal and Informal Jewish Education in Camping: A Unique Model of Cooperation Between Two Federation Agencies

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Publication Date: March 1982

Publisher(s): Jewish Communal Service Association of North America

Author(s): Gerald A. Teller

Series: Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 58:3

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Education (Education)
Social conditions (Associations and meetings)

Keywords: Jewish Organizations; Camping; Informal Jewish Education

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


The author demonstrates the mutual benefits when two federations join together to provide educational programming in the camp setting. He notes that bringing the formal educational agency into the camp setting opened new possibilities of informal Jewish educational programming such as high school retreats, family weekends, grade level camping experiences.

In Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 58:3.