110% Fun

International experience

Сampers from 30 countries come together every summer to enjoy our 12-day sessions.

Fun activities

In Szarvas Camp you’ll find a wide range of different activities where you can try out your sport, communication or creative skills. Some of our bike trips are leaving 5:30 in the morning!

Building Jewish identity

Our approach to Judaism is open and pluralist. We accept all streams, styles and levels of Judaism. You can learn prayers, songs, visit the Synagogue or simply enjoy being Jewish.

Professional education

By using informal methodology our trained staff is guiding our campers through the educational agenda and theme. We might also teach you how to write a newspaper or create your own music.

Dates 2024

Session 1: June 30 – July 12

Session 2: July 14 – 26

Session 3: July 28 – August 9

Session 4: August 11 – 23


Participation Fee and Registration

The participation fee and the registration dates for Szarvas 2024 will be communicated at the end of February and the beginning of March.

Note: a new registration system will be available. Before applying for participation in summer camp, a new account/registration has to be made.


Additional Events

Events and activities related to the preparation of the Summer camp

Community events from January to June 

Community events from August to December

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Vision

We believe in inclusive, innovative, and sustainable Jewish communities that enable self-fulfillment for all their members.


Mission

Szarvas Camp nurtures Jewish identity and belonging within a safe and celebratory educational environment. We cultivate Jewish literacy, leadership and the interconnectivity of young Jews and their communities worldwide. 


Goals



The camp is a joint program of JDC and the Ronald S. Lauder Foundation. The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) is the world’s leading Jewish humanitarian assistance organization. JDC works in more than 70 countries and in Israel to alleviate hunger and hardship, rescue Jews in danger, create lasting connections to Jewish life, and provide immediate relief and long-term development support for victims of natural and man-made disasters. For more information, please visit www.jdc.org