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Welcome to URJ eisner and Crane Lake Camps!

Our Camps are for Everyone! URJ Eisner and Crane Lake Camps are camps where everyone feels at home. We strive to make every camper’s experience nurturing and fulfilling, and we do so by making sure that every child feels welcomed and supported.

What happens at a URJ Camp? Camp is fun! Our campers enjoy engaging activities and programs, develop life-long friendships, and live with a super-star staff that acts as role models, living Jewish values-not just teaching them. When you entrust your children to us, they will experience what it is like to live in an immersive Jewish community. This complete immersion allows children to see the world through a Jewish lens, giving them a fuller appreciation of the richness of Judaism and strengthening their Jewish identities along the way. They live the Jewish values of Rachamim (compassion), Kavod (honor and respect), Derech Eretz (civility), G’milut Chasadim (kindness), Tikkun Olam (repairing our world), and so many more! And we know they’ll take these values home with them at summer’s end.

What if my family isn’t very involved in Jewish life? Campers come to us from a variety of Jewish backgrounds. Some children come from families who are very involved in their synagogues attending Shabbat services regularly, and some do not. Some children attend Jewish Day Schools, and some attend Religious School only once a month. And everyone in between! We help our campers learn what they don’t know, and embrace what they do know. Living in an immersive Jewish community offers all of our campers the opportunity to strengthen their Jewish identities while learning more about Judaism.

Eisner and Crane Lake Camps are welcoming communities for interfaith families who have made Jewish choices for their children, including Jewish overnight camp. We welcome children from a variety of backgrounds, and know they will quickly mesh into one community.

What if my camper needs extra support while at camp? Camp has inclusion staff on site to work with campers who might need extra support and with the staff who will be caring or them. Before campers arrive at camp, we ask any parent who anticipates that their child will need extra support to complete a Background Questionnaire. This way, we can being to prepare for the camper before they arrives. As necessary, our inclusion staff stays in touch with parents throughout the summer.


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Join us for a tour, a prospective camper event, or a family camp weekend!


Paul Isserles

Camp Director

Call: 413-305-7780 or Email Here

Eisner registration

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Alyson Bazeley

Asst. Director, Camper Care & Enrollment

Call: 201-722-0400 or Email Here


Ready to enroll at Eisner? Click below to learn more and access our registration.