Funding projects - Camp Zeke

Funding projects

Many of our generous funders make unrestricted gifts to camp to support our overall efforts. Others prefer to support specific projects and initiatives.

Please see below for the various projects that we’re currently working on.

One thing you may not know is that, in addition to serving our full-paying families, Camp Zeke quietly and discreetly gives need-based financial aid to a number of families that would not otherwise be able to afford the camp experience. In a typical year, we give hundreds of thousands of…

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The Camp Louemma Fund has generously committed matching funds to support Camp Zeke’s scholarship efforts. The Camp Louemma Fund has allocated a $10,000 matching grant for Camp Zeke. For every dollar donated to the Louemma Fund and earmarked for Camp Zeke, we receive two dollars from the Louemma Fund. To…

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Camp Zeke is proud to be part of the Foundation for Jewish Camp and Maimonides Fund’s Jewish Family Camp initiative (JFAM)! Through this program, which has awarded us up to $280,000 in matching grant funding, we are launching a series of Jewish family camps in partnership with other Jewish organizations.…

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After canceling the summer of 2020, we faced an incredibly difficult financial situation. We had already spent nearly half of our annual budget to prepare for the summer, and we never imagined not being able to open. Despite the financial challenges of COVID, we were able to ensure that every…

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Camp Zeke has significantly grown in every year since our launch. As a result, we have taken many steps to expand our sports facilities to accommodate growing camper demand. A critical project involves expanding our field capacity to facilitate high level sports programming. We are putting in a new field,…

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Camp Zeke has significantly grown in every year since our launch. As a result, we have taken many steps to expand our sports facilities to accommodate increasing camper demand. One of our important projects involves adding new tennis courts to accommodate a popular tennis program. Two years ago, we took…

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One of our largest facilities projects is adding a new indoor sports facility to camp. While we have many indoor spaces that can accommodate hundreds of people, none of them are appropriate for indoor team sports. For example, the fitness center has mirrors all around while our large theater has…

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Camp Zeke is honored to be in the latest cohort of Project Accelerate, which has committed $250,000 in matching funding to help us build organizational capacity as Camp Zeke continues to grow. Our work in Project Accelerate centers on three goals. First, we are launching a dedicated fundraising/development arm of…

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Anyone who has visited camp knows that our buildings follow the alphabet! Unlike most of our housing, buildings “A,” “C,” and “F” consist of private hotel rooms and are dedicated housing spaces for our retreat guests and summer staff. As our retreat center grows and we have more adults staying…

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Camp Zeke is honored to be a member of JCamp 180. JCamp’s mission is to enhance the long-term impact of Jewish camp by building their member organizations’ capacity to deliver meaningful Jewish experiences. JCamp is working with us to establish a series of fundraising campaigns and a philanthropic culture among camp…

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