See your camp friends every month at events near you!
We connect children, youth and adults to an expansive menu of fun, immersive Jewish experiences in your community, all year long. Along with our local synagogue youth groups and NFTY, we present everything from family fun days to middle school and high school NFTY events.
Summer 2018 Open House
Come get a taste for camp and a love for Judaism at our fun & exciting day-long family event.
Middle School NFTY Events
We give 6th to 8th graders lots of options to reunite with their camp friends and meet new Jewish friends with NFTY!
High School NFTY Events
Camp Newman & NFTY partner all year long to present high schoolers fun and enriching programs and unforgettable teen events.
Join us all year long at every age!
- 2nd – 5th Graders:
- Family Fun Day at Camp! URJ Camp Newman’s Open House with PJ Library
- 6th – 8th Graders:
- 9th-12th Graders:
2 Rocking Teen Events – 1 Weekend!
About Spring Conclave
NFTY Central West’s Spring event will focus on the theme of “Kehilah,” community, and offer many options for activities and ways to engage with other Jewish teens from the region. Be a part of electing next year’s regional leaders, or participate in fun activities to bond with friends new and old!
About the Songleading Workshop with Dan Nichols
Learn the art of song leading with popular Jewish rocker, Dan Nichols, one of the most popular and influential Jewish musicians in North America. Join other Jewish teens with a passion for music as you get hands-on training and one-on-one time with Dan. All this while still enjoying all your meals and Saturday evening with your friends at the NFTY event running concurrently.
After this workshop, you’ll return to your synagogue and community with more experience, knowledge, confidence, and connections! Plus while you’ll here, take part in some fun activities with 100+ other teens, who will be at Camp Newman at the same time for Spring Conclave, a NFTY teen retreat.
Cost for Spring Conclave OR Songleading Workshop: $225 (Early Bird) $275 (Regular Registration)
FOR MORE EVENT INFO: Visit the NFTY CWR website here.
NEW TO NFTY CWR? NFTY CWR is a welcoming, teen-powered community that offers events all year to Jewish high school students in Northern California, Northern Nevada and Hawaii. Together, we’ll pursue tikkun olam, social justice and empowerment, while making deep connections. All events are teen-powered, teen-led and help you build skills while making tons of friends and having fun! And all first-timers get $100 off!
SCHOLARSHIPS: $100 off for ALL first-time participants and first-come, first-serve scholarships for all other participants. To apply for a scholarship, click here.
REGISTRATION: Click here for a helpful guide to using our registration system. Below are a few important highlights:
1. Use Chrome or Firefox!
2. Select the 2016-7 season.
3. If you’ve registered with Camp Newman before, you already have an account in our system and should continue to use that account.
4. Scholarships and discounts are applied on the back-end of the system. It will indicate that you are registering at full cost, but your card will still be charged the correct amount.
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A free & fun day for the entire family!
Spend the day at our new summer 2018 home, Cal Maritime! Join our camp team and PJ Library® for our 9th Annual Family Fun Day
Bring your friends and family for an entire day of fun in the sun with camp activities like:
- Arts & Crafts
- Field Games, like Ga-Ga, Frisbee, Soccer & More
- Beach Volleyball
- Nature Walks
- Camp Tours
At the end of your visit, all families will receive a special bag of goodies from Camp Newman and PJ Library.
Bring your own picnic or enjoy a camp BBQ for $5 per person! We’ll also answer any questions about our summer camp. All ages welcome. Invite your friends and grandparents to join you!
How to Get Here
For Directions to Cal Maritime, click here.
About PJ Library®
PJ Library® sends free monthly Jewish books and music to children through age eight. To sign up, visit PJLibrary.org.
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