Dates & Rates

Registration for returning campers and siblings opens AUGUST 29 at 9am!
If you register on August 29, you:

  • SAVE $150 with Early Bird pricing!
  • Get a 2024 limited edition long-sleeve t-shirt!
  • JCC MEMBER RATES apply to any JCC member, or families who live more than 30 miles away from a JCC.

New to Camp Wise?
Registration for new campers opens on September 5

  • Register on September 5 and get a 2024 limited edition long-sleeve t-shirt and save $150. 
  • Early Bird pricing is valid through September 30, 2023

Rishon AlephJune 16 – June 30 (14 days)2 – 5$3,100$3,570
MacharJuly 1 – July 7 (7 days)2 – 4$1,700$1,960
Rishon BetJuly 10 – July 21 (12 days)2 – 5$3,100$3,570

ChalutzimJune 11 – July 73 – 5$5,960$6,860
OhalimJune 11 – July 76 – 7$5,960$6,860
NoarJune 11 – July 78 – 9$6,060$6,970
SolelJune 11 – July 710$6,730$7,740

ChalutzimJuly 10 – July 313 – 5$5,000$5,760
OhalimJuly 10 – July 316 – 7$5,000$5,760
NoarJuly 10 – July 318 – 9$5,110$5,880
SolelJuly 10 – July 3110$5,460$6,280

ChalutzimJune 11 – July 313 – 5$9,920$11,400
OhalimJune 11 – July 316 – 7$9,920$11,400
NoarJune 11 – July 318 – 9$10,130$11,650
SolelJune 11 – July 3110$10,920$12,560

ILS – Israel Leadership SummerJune 17 – July 17 (tentative)11$9,740
SIT – Staff In TrainingJune 6 – July 3112$3,600

Making Camp Affordable


Member Rates

To be eligible for member rates, you must have a Mandel JCC Frequent Family membership for a period of one year. It must be valid at the time of registration and extend through the camper’s last 2024 camp day. JCC memberships at out-of-town JCCs will be honored. Families may also qualify for the member rate if they live more than 30 miles from a Jewish Community Center.

Early Bird

Any registration with payment of at least $500 on or before September 29, 2023, will receive an Early Bird Discount of $150. The SIT and ILS programs do not qualify for this discount.

Sibling Discount

Families registering more than one child receive a Sibling Discount of $350 for each additional child after the first. Discounts cannot be combined. For families with multiple children, only the first child is eligible for the Early Bird Discount, while siblings are eligible for the Sibling Discount only.


The Mandel JCC of Cleveland

The Mandel Jewish Community Center offers need-based scholarships to its members. Register for camp and indicate that you wish to be considered for a reduced fee. You will be emailed the necessary application forms, which should be returned within two weeks.


Many synagogues offer scholarships to their congregants for Jewish overnight camp. Please contact your synagogue to inquire about the application process. These financial scholarships can often be combined with other grants.

JFSA Campership Program

Cleveland children ages 10-15, who do not attend Jewish Day School and are not members of a temple or synagogue may qualify for a FREE session of camp through the Jewish Family Services Association of Cleveland’s Campership program. This is a program for those whose household income is low in comparison to family size. Multiple siblings may be eligible. For more information please contact Lorna Chernomorets at


The One Happy Camper Grant

One Happy Camper was created to help ensure that Jewish children have an opportunity to experience the magic of overnight camping. This grant offers need-blind incentive grants of up to $1,000 to first-time campers who are entering 2nd grade or higher and are enrolled in a full session program. If you are registered for Rishon (mini session), the grant will give you up to $700.  These grants are available in many cities. To learn if your child qualifies visit

PJ Goes to Camp

PJ Goes to Camp, a program of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, provides camper incentive grants of $1,000 to alumni and siblings of alumni of the PJ Library program who may not be eligible for the One Happy Camper grant. To learn more visit


Gift of Israel is a program for Cleveland teens who want to go on an Israel education experience including our Camp Wise Teen Israel program. The Jewish Education Center of Cleveland administers this program which is a partnership between parents, congregations (if applicable) and the Jewish Federation of Cleveland. The program offers a savings incentive plan to help Jewish families save for an Israel learning experience. Get started early! Contact your religious school office or Helen Wolf at