Key accomplishments - Camp Zeke

Key accomplishments

1

2014-2021: Over $1,000,000 given in scholarships and financial aid to families in need.

2

2014-2021: Maintained the same leadership team since we launched.

3

2016: Re-opened the Block and Hexter Retreat Center to host thousands of retreat participants in the non-camp months.

4

2014-2021: Renovated every camper bunk on site. Added a Krav Maga studio, zipline, basketball courts, athletic fields, tennis courts, spin studio, and music studio. 

5

2019: Invited to participate in Project Accelerate to build organizational capacity and achieve the next level of growth.

6

2020: Invited to participate in the Foundation for Jewish Camp’s JFAM program to launch new Jewish family camps.

7

2020: Raised $1,000,000 for COVID recovery.

8

2018: Attained American Camp Association accreditation.

9

2014-2020: Served hundreds of Russian-speaking Jewish families thanks to generous funding from the Genesis Philanthropy Group and Foundation for Jewish Camp.

10

2016-2021: Leadership staff are regularly invited to speak at camp conferences and professional development events.

11

2012: Invited into Foundation for Jewish Camp’s Specialty Camps Incubator Program, a highly competitive business Incubator to launch new Jewish camps.

12

2017: Became a UJA-Federation of New York Strategic Ally, formalizing our relationship with one of camp’s strongest supporters and advocates.

13

2020: Were vote into membership of the Wayne County Camp Alliance, which includes some of the finest camps in the Northeast.

On a recent survey:

95%

of our staff said they learned skills that will translate to work outside of camp and look strong on their resume.

90%

of our staff said they would recommend working at camp to a friend.

90%

of our staff said they were highly satisfied with the overall experience.

95%

of our staff said they enjoyed the camp’s social environment.

100%

of our staff said that camp’s senior management was high quality, professional, approachable, and provided staff with the opportunity to grow personally and professionally.

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