Year-Round Events

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.

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Elementary School Events

Come get a taste for camp and a love for Judaism at our fun & exciting “taste of camp” retreat in fall, and day-long family open house in spring.

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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!

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High School NFTY Events

Camp Newman & NFTY partner all year long to present high schoolers fun and enriching programs and unforgettable teen events.

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Join us all year long at every age!

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Fall Camp 2018 @ YMCA Camp Jones Gulch
Nov 2 – Nov 4 all-day

Get a Taste of Summer Camp in Fall!

Presented by URJ Camp Newman, 6 Points Sports California, and Sci-Tech Academy West.

Save $50 – Early bird extended to October 16th!

Experience what Camp Newman has to offer. Join us for a weekend of fun, friends and a great Shabbat experience. Over two days, 2nd through 5th graders get to experience the excitement of Jewish camping, make lots of new friends, and enjoy the best of camp. We offer tons of fun activities in parallel tracks – customized to the camper’s age.

We will be running a parallel program, West Coast Party Jr., for 6-8 graders during the same weekend. Though campers will eat together, all programs will be separate and based on age groups. 

Where We'll Be: YMCA Jones Gulch

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See Camp in Action!

For photos & highlights from one of our past “taste of camp” retreats, click here!

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First time at Camp Newman? Read our FAQ

First Time Parent & Camper Guide (1)Is Your Child New to Camp Newman?

For answers to your questions about Fall Camp, click on the 1st Time Camper & Parent Guide button! Got more questions? Contact Kim Press by email or at (415) 991-0259.

Transportation Information

By Bus: Buses will be departing from the following cities: Oakland, San Francisco, San Rafael, Burlingame, Los Altos, and Los Gatos. Click here for Bus Schedule.

By Car: For Directions to Fall Camp, click here.

What is your cancellation policy?

Camp Newman recognizes that our participants may need to cancel after registering. The policy considers our financial obligations for the event and our desire to refund as much of the registration fees paid as possible.  All cancellations must be sent to our registrar, Kim Press (kpress@urj.org) via email by one of the Parents/Guardians listed during registration.  Refunds are processed approximately 2 weeks after the event. Please note that we do not offer credits in exchange for refunds.

 

If you need to cancel, the registration fees you paid will be refunded as follows:

Up to three weeks before the event – 90% of the registration fees paid

Up to two weeks before the event – 75% of the registration fees paid

Up to one week before the event – 50% of the registration fees paid

Less than one week before the event – 0% of the registration fees paid

 

Cancellation requests due to illness or accident prior to the camp session start date require a physician’s written verification. Upon receipt of verification, we will issue a full refund. If you have questions, please contact our Registrar Kim Press, kpress@urj.org.

 

West Coast Party Jr. 2018 @ YMCA Camp Jones Gulch
Nov 2 – Nov 4 all-day
Presented by URJ Camp Newman, 6 Points Sports California, and Sci-Tech Academy West.

Save $50: Early Bird extended to October 16th! Register Now!

You asked and we listened!!! URJ California Camps (Camp Newman, Six Points Sci-Tech West, and 6 Points Sports California) invite all middle schoolers to the best party in the West! Join us for a 2-night retreat weekend Nov 2-4 at YMCA Jones Gulch in La Honda, CA. You’ll get to:

– Reunite with camp friends & meet new friends for lots of fun and laughter – Play sports, hike, and do adventure programming – Enjoy an evening by the campfire – Celebrate a magical camp Shabbat – 8th graders: You’ll get to learn about NFTY (our teen-powered regional youth groups) and participate in some awesome NFTY-style programming with our very own teen leaders – AND HAVE A TON OF FUN!!!

For answers to all your questions about West Coast Party Jr., see our West Coast Party Jr. FAQ.

 


Where We'll Be: YMCA Jones Gulch

Transportation

Transportation

By Bus: Buses will be departing from the following cities: Oakland, San Francisco, San Rafael, Burlingame, Los Altos, and Los Gatos. Click here for Bus Schedule.

By Car: For Directions to West Coast Party Jr. at YMCA Jones Gulch, click here.

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Please note: 

– Based on enrollment, programs may be split up by grades (6th grade as their own session, for example). Please contact us with any specific questions or concerns.

– Our Fall Camp event for 2-5 graders will run parallel to WCP Jr. Campers will dine at the same time but programming will be separate.

Once they’re at camp, visit our Facebook and Instagram sites to see all the photos and highlights, which we’ll be posting periodically throughout the weekend!

If you have more questions, contact Kim Press by email or at (415) 991-0259.

What is your cancellation policy?

Camp Newman recognizes that our participants may need to cancel after registering. The policy considers our financial obligations for the event and our desire to refund as much of the registration fees paid as possible.  All cancellations must be sent to our registrar, Kim Press (kpress@urj.org) via email by one of the Parents/Guardians listed during registration.  Refunds are processed approximately 2 weeks after the event. Please note that we do not offer credits in exchange for refunds.

 

If you need to cancel, the registration fees you paid will be refunded as follows:

Up to three weeks before the event – 90% of the registration fees paid

Up to two weeks before the event – 75% of the registration fees paid

Up to one week before the event – 50% of the registration fees paid

Less than one week before the event – 0% of the registration fees paid

 

Cancellation requests due to illness or accident prior to the camp session start date require a physician’s written verification. Upon receipt of verification, we will issue a full refund. If you have questions, please contact our Registrar Kim Press, kpress@urj.org.


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Connecting Alumni

Camps Saratoga, Swig and Newman have been a magical home to tens of thousands of campers, faculty and staff for decades.

We want to keep in touch with you about camp and special alumni events!

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