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URJ Eisner and Crane Lake Camps are committed to working in conjunction with families and their home congregations to make a summer camp experience possible for URJ families in need of assistance. We strive to ensure that no child is denied a Jewish summer experience with us!

Ali Sadowski

Business Manager

Call: 201-722-0400 or Email Here

Scholarship FAQs

How do I apply for a need-based scholarship and where do I find the need-based scholarship form?

A child must be enrolled in camp for the need-based scholarship application to be submitted and considered. Scholarship applications can be found in your camper’s CampInTouchh Account under the “Forms and Documents” section. Additional components such as Temple Forms and Tax Documents may be requested and are due with the scholarship application.

How much scholarship assistance should my family expect to receive?

The amount of scholarship awarded to each family will be based on the number of applicants and level of need. Our goal is to help get as many campers as possible to camp. With that in mind, our scholarship awards are given based on one session.

How are the scholarship funds disbursed?

Scholarship assistance is provided as a credit on camp fees and is posted in the Financial Management section of your CampInTouch Account by early April.

How do my Synagogue and camp work together to provide a scholarship?

When considering applying for a need-based camp scholarship, we also encourage you to explore all scholarship options. One source of scholarship funds can be your local Synagogue. Many Synagogues provide assistance on behalf of their member families for camp programs, and we are so grateful to our Synagogue partners for their generosity and for helping support our scholarship efforts.

On the scholarship application, we ask that you provide the amount of scholarship you are requesting from your Synagogue, along with contact information for a representative from the Synagogue. We will send a form to that representative to fill out and return. Once that is completed the Synagogue scholarship amount is posted in the Financial Management section of your CampInTouch Account.

Financial assistance may also be available from the Jewish Federation in your community. Many local Federations sponsor needs-based camp scholarships.

Additional Fees, Discounts, and Scholarships

One Happy Camper Grants

If it is your camper’s first time at overnight camp, you may qualify for a One Happy Camper Grant of up to $1000! Please go to to find out more information and to apply.

Consecration Certificate Program

Participating URJ congregations are eligible to join Eisner & Crane Lake’s Consecration Certificate Program and receive certificates redeemable for a $200 discount off a child’s first-time overnight camp experience. These certificates are distributed during the congregations’ Consecration Ceremonies each year. For more information, speak with your congregation’s Rabbi or Educator.

Sibling Discount

The first camper in the family pays full tuition, the second camper receives $300 off, third and additional campers each receive $500 off.

Credit Card Fees

Deposits and electronic payments may be made by E-check, Debit Card (all without surcharge) and Credit Card (Visa, Mastercard and Discover). A non-refundable 2.75% credit card processing fee will be added to all credit card transactions. To avoid credit card processing fees, families can choose E-check or pay with a debit card. E-Check will allow tuition to be deducted directly from either your checking or savings account.

Non-URJ Surcharge

Families who are not members of a URJ Congregation will be assessed a surcharge. The fee is $300 per child with a maximum of $500 for families with multiple children. The Online System does not automatically adjust for the non-URJ member fee family maximum of $500. This will be done manually after your registration has been approved.