Year-Round Events

We present events every month in communities near you!

URJ Camp Newman takes the magic of camp, translates it into a year-round experience, and brings it you!

We connect children, youth and adults to an expansive menu of fun, immersive Jewish experiences in Santa Rosa and in your community, all year long. Along with our local synagogue youth groups and NFTY, we present everything from family fun days to high school parties to middle school outings.

View Our 2017-18 Calendar

 

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Elementary School Events

Come get a taste for camp and a love for Judaism at our fun & exciting day-long family events and mini retreats for 2nd through 5th graders.

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Middle School Events

We give 6th to 8th graders lots of options to experience the magic of camp at super fun events all year from Santa Rosa to Santa Cruz!

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High School 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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Oct
20
Fri
NFTY CWR C-Dubb Smash @ URJ Camp Newman
Oct 20 – Oct 22 all-day
NFTY CWR C-Dubb Smash @ URJ Camp Newman | Santa Rosa | California | United States

Join us for the first NFTY-CWR event of the year!

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Register (or apply for scholarship) before midnight, Friday, to get exclusive NFTY swag!

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!

 

EVENT DETAILS: C-Dubb Smash helps start the NFTY year off right. Open to all NFTYites in grades 9-12, we’ll welcome new members and include a track for TYG board leaders and others interested in leadership. See you there!

 

SECRET MERCH: Register by Friday and get a FREE, limited edition piece of NFTY merchandise. This secret item will only be ordered once, and is not available for purchase. Register by Friday (or apply for event scholarship) to reserve your secret merch now!

 

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 2017-8 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.

 

We look forward to seeing you at C-Dubb Smash!

Nov
3
Fri
Fall Camp 2017 @ URJ Camp Newman
Nov 3 – Nov 5 all-day

Get a Taste of Summer Camp in Fall!

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

Due to the popularity of this event, we now offer three “taste of camp” events throughout the year: Fall Camp, Spring Camp, and Winter Camp.

 

Highlights from Last Year's Fall Camp

See Last Year’s Fall Camp in Action!

For a sample schedule, click here.

For photos & highlights from last year’s Fall Camp, click here!

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First time at Camp Newman?

Is Your Child New to Camp Newman?

First Time Parent & Camper Guide (1)Read our “Taste of Camp” F.A.Q. here. For more answers to your questions about Camp Newman, 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: For the Bus Schedule (revised as of 10/3), click here.

By Car: For Directions to Camp, click here.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy

 

Camp Newman recognizes that our participants may need to cancel after registering for a year-round weekend event. 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 via email to kpress@urj.org 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:

Through October 12, 2017 – 90% of the registration fees paid

Through October 19, 2017 – 75% of the registration fees paid

Through October 26, 2017 – 50% of the registration fees paid

After October 26, 2017 – 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.

Dec
1
Fri
NFTY CWR Fallinter 2017 @ URJ Camp Newman
Dec 1 – Dec 3 all-day
NFTY CWR Fallinter 2017 @ URJ Camp Newman | Santa Rosa | California | United States

Join us for NFTY CWR’S Fallinter!

EVENT DETAILS: You’ll get lots of times to bond and community build while you join together in inspiring programs and activities. And you’ll get to dress up and party at our annual formal dance! And there may or may not be a few more surprises in store…

 

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 2017-8 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.

 

Start Getting Excited…

Visit Instagram and Facebook, and enter the hashtag – #fallinter16- for updates!

 

We look forward to seeing you at Fallinter!

Dec
8
Fri
Winter Camp 2017 @ URJ Camp Newman
Dec 8 – Dec 10 all-day

Get a Taste of Summer Camp in Winter!

 

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.

Because of this event’s popularity, we now have three “taste of camp” events during the year: Fall Camp, Winter Camp, and Spring Camp.

 

Highlights from Last Year's Winter Camp

See Last Year’s Winter Camp in Action!

For a sample Winter Camp schedule, click here.

For photos & highlights from last year’s Winter Camp, click here!

First time at Camp Newman?

Is Your Child New to Camp Newman?

 

Read our “Taste of Camp” F.A.Q. here. For more answers to your questions about Camp Newman, click on the 1st Time Camper & Parent Guide button! Got even more questions? Contact Kim Press by email or at (415) 991-0259.First Time Parent & Camper Guide (1)

Transportation Information

By Bus: We will post the bus schedule closer to the event.

By Car: For Directions to Camp, click here.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy

Camp Newman recognizes that our participants may need to cancel after registering for a year-round weekend event. 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 via email to kpress@urj.org 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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Family Fun at Camp Newman

Join us for a special “open house” and a day of fun camp activities for the whole family! You’ll visit OKY, our sustainable farm, get a tour of camp, do arts & crafts, meet our friends at PJ Library, and much more. All ages welcome – and all friends invited!

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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!

Please click the link below for more information.

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