Shemesh Camp at The JAmerican Camp Association

Ruach Camp

For campers entering grades 5-8

Aging into Ruach (Spirit) Camp is a special traditional that many pre-teen campers eagerly anticipate. When the camp group exceed 20 campers, it is divided into a secondary Ruach Camp.

This jam-packed camp has several special rights of passage that only Ruach Campers enjoy:
  • Special weekly entertainment
  • Arts and crafts, sports, gymnastics, cooking, Israeli culture, cooperative games and more
  • Cool off in the pool three times a week during free swim
  • Yummy Monday or Foodie Friday – campers will make a yummy treat for themselves in the Tween Lounge
  • Squad Time in the Tween Lounge once a week (day is dependent on bunk group)
  • NEW THIS YEAR: Free Pizza Friday every Friday! Pizza, fruit and water/juice
  • Low staff-to-camper ratios: 1:10 for grades 4-8

Register now to ensure your camper’s spot!