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Last Day of Camp

2021-07-20T15:18:37-07:00

THREE DAYS OF NON-STOP CAMP August 27-29, 2021  Register here Last Day of Camp is a full, all-inclusive weekend, at BB Camp on beautiful Devil’s Lake in Lincoln City. Whether you got to experience Jewish summer camp as a kid or not, now’s your chance. All you have to [...]

Last Day of Camp2021-07-20T15:18:37-07:00

BB Camp Mask for Sale!

2021-06-03T15:31:03-07:00

Special offer! BB Camp's 100-year anniversary edition face mask •  Comfortable •  Adjustable •  Breathable mesh back • Moldable nose piece $10 each including shipping!

BB Camp Mask for Sale!2021-06-03T15:31:03-07:00

Volunteer for Camp this Summer!

2021-06-03T11:02:56-07:00

BB Camp has some wonderful volunteer opportunities this summer! Do you want to help lead a chug (activity) for Campers or Staff this summer? Do you miss being at Summer Camp or working with campers? Help us make summer 2021 the best summer yet! Volunteer opportunities are available for single [...]

Volunteer for Camp this Summer!2021-06-03T11:02:56-07:00

BB CAMP NOW HIRING

2021-05-25T16:57:57-07:00

Interested in working at BB Camp? Know anyone interested? Looking for a meaningful way to build skills? Imagine a job where almost anything is possible: ·   Become a child's hero, teacher, and mentor. ·   Live, play, and work in the great outdoors. ·   Actively explore adventures. ·   Experience Oregon’s natural wonders. ·   Make new friends from [...]

BB CAMP NOW HIRING2021-05-25T16:57:57-07:00

NEW! BB Day Camp Portland Eastside

2021-05-05T21:45:55-07:00

ANNOUNCEMENT! BB Day Camp Portland is coming to the Eastside this summer! Join us for 3 weeks of fun at BB Day Camp Portland Eastside. Your Camper will make new friends while exploring their Judaism in a fun, creative Camp setting! Each week our Campers will discover Arts & Crafts, Science, Cooking & Baking, Games, [...]

NEW! BB Day Camp Portland Eastside2021-05-05T21:45:55-07:00

New Small Community Grant

2021-04-12T21:11:30-07:00

NEW CAMPER GRANTS FOR SMALL COMMUNITIES! RECEIVE $1500 OFF IN 2021 & $1500 OFF IN 2022 AT BB CAMP!* *Camper must be new and enrolled in at least a 3-week session for each summer. We are delighted to announce Legacy Heritage Fund has established an incentive program at BB Camp for new campers for two [...]

New Small Community Grant2021-04-12T21:11:30-07:00

Family Camp

2021-07-30T10:23:05-07:00

High Holiday Family Camp September 24-26 Registration opens soon Bring the magic of camp to the whole family! Join BB Camp, Congregation Beth Israel, and PJ Library for High Holiday Family Camp! Experience favorite camp activities with your family such as swimming, arts & crafts, ziplining, canoeing, sports, and so much more! Show [...]

Family Camp2021-07-30T10:23:05-07:00

Oregon’s Overnight Camps OPEN in 2021

2021-03-19T17:10:19-07:00

Dear BB Camp Community, As our State began to shut down last spring, I had the opportunity to be actively engaged with the Governor's Office and the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) to prepare and submit the COVID-mitigating guidance necessary to open Oregon's summer camps. Although the Governor chose not to allow for overnight [...]

Oregon’s Overnight Camps OPEN in 20212021-03-19T17:10:19-07:00

2021 BB Camp Bash

2021-05-12T17:27:25-07:00

What a night! We never imagined how fantastic a virtual BB CAMP BASH could be! Over 250 participants gathered to share ruach (spirit) and CONNECT through a shared love for BB Camp! Thanks to the generosity of our community, we have raised over $313,000 SO FAR!! Listen to this announcement from Winnie [...]

2021 BB Camp Bash2021-05-12T17:27:25-07:00

2020 Year Impact Report

2021-06-14T10:08:12-07:00

B'NAI B'RITH CAMP 2020 IMPACT REPORT 2020, the year of the global COVID-19 pandemic, has been like no other. It has been a year of unprecedented challenges for our world and profoundly affected BB Camp’s service to the community. Despite the challenges, our kehila, our community, [...]

2020 Year Impact Report2021-06-14T10:08:12-07:00

Raft at BB Camp stays afloat

2021-01-27T21:23:37-07:00

Raft at BB Camp stays afloat and buoys teen for the rest of his life By David Coodley One day at B’nai B’rith Camp on the Oregon Coast, my counselor challenged his 10 sophomore boys to build a watertight raft. We spent an entire day finding lengths [...]

Raft at BB Camp stays afloat2021-01-27T21:23:37-07:00

BB Camp Monthly Town Hall

2021-05-05T18:12:43-07:00

BB Camp Town Hall Last Thursday of Each month till Camp, 4:00PM PT Join BB Camp’s next Town Hall Meeting! Every last Thursday at 4 PM PT: May 6, 2021 04:00 PM May 27, 2021 04:00 PM As the pandemic continues to evolve and information changes, we understand that families have questions about [...]

BB Camp Monthly Town Hall2021-05-05T18:12:43-07:00

OJA Israel Trip

2021-05-11T21:32:05-07:00

Oregon Jewish Adventure Israel Trip June 20-July 19, 2021 BB Camp is thrilled to be a recipient of the RootOne Teen Israel Initiative, powered by The Jewish Education Project, through the Marcus Foundation. The Project understands the amazing impact that a trip to Israel can have on teens, especially one that is rooted in [...]

OJA Israel Trip2021-05-11T21:32:05-07:00

Conversations with your BB Camper, Thanksgiving and beyond!

2020-12-04T22:43:52-07:00

Dear BB Camp Families, As we move into Thanksgiving, I want to share how often I am reminded about my gratitude toward the open and inclusive environment we build at BB Camp each summer. In a year when social interactions with other children are not a given, communication and spiritual gatherings often occur [...]

Conversations with your BB Camper, Thanksgiving and beyond!2020-12-04T22:43:52-07:00

Year-Round Youth and Family Events

2021-05-05T18:15:44-07:00

YEAR-ROUND YOUTH AND FAMILY EVENTS Questions? Contact Chanel Bourdeau, Day Camp and Youth Engagement Director, at pdx@bbcamp.org 503.496.7447 SPRING FAMILY CAMPS May 21-23 Family Camp gives an opportunity for families to experience Overnight Camp for a weekend together! Families will celebrate Shabbat, participate in [...]

Year-Round Youth and Family Events2021-05-05T18:15:44-07:00

Lincoln City Food Program

2021-01-30T00:31:48-07:00

GRAB & GO FREE MEALS FOOD PROGRAM  Ages 1-18 | Through Summer 2021 Lincoln City Food Program Donation EXTENDED THROUGH AUGUST 2021! B’nai B’rith Camp is teaming up with NW Coastal Housing for The Summer Food Service Program , to bring free meals to Lincoln County children for our seventh year. [...]

Lincoln City Food Program2021-01-30T00:31:48-07:00

Summer 2020 Overnight Camp Announcement

2020-06-16T20:32:40-07:00

Dear BB Camp Community, It is with great sadness that we share that BB Overnight Camp is canceling our 2020 summer sessions. Over the course of the last many weeks, we were engaged in a process with our Board and committees to examine and discuss various scenarios at every angle. [...]

Summer 2020 Overnight Camp Announcement2020-06-16T20:32:40-07:00

BB Camp Songbook

2020-05-30T23:57:01-07:00

BLESSINGS AND CHANTS Lighting the Shabbat Candles  Baruch atah, Adonai Eloheinu, Melech haolam, asher kid'shanu b'mitzvotav,  v'tzivanu l'hadlik ner shel Shabbat. Blessing Over Children Yesimcha Elohim ke’Ephraim v’che’Menashe / Yesimech Elohim ke’Sarah, Rivka, Rachel, ve’Leah Yevarechecha Adonai veyishmerecha Ya’er Adonai panav eilecha viyechuneka Yisa Adonai panav eilecha veyasem lecha shalom Kiddush (Blessing of [...]

BB Camp Songbook2020-05-30T23:57:01-07:00

Spaghetti Day of Giving

2020-05-05T17:25:18-07:00

What is the Spaghetti Day of Giving? Each year, we look forward to gathering with you at BB Camp for our Annual Day Camp Benefit Spaghetti Dinner. Sadly, due to physical distancing measures, we will not be able to come together this year to celebrate our 15-year history and raise critical scholarship funds for [...]

Spaghetti Day of Giving2020-05-05T17:25:18-07:00

B’nai B’rith Camp Awarded All Together Now Grant

2020-04-30T16:51:17-07:00

B’NAI B’RITH CAMP TO RECEIVE EMERGENCY MATCHING GRANT FUNDS FROM THE HAROLD GRINSPOON FOUNDATION B’nai B’rith Camp is One of Approximately 100 Nonprofit Jewish Summer Camps across North America Participating in the $10 Million All Together Now Grant Beaverton, OR — Summer camp, like many institutions, is in jeopardy this [...]

B’nai B’rith Camp Awarded All Together Now Grant2020-04-30T16:51:17-07:00

MLK Day Youth Activity

2019-12-13T18:06:35-07:00

MLK Day - Vacation Day Camp January 20, 8am-6pm Eastside and Westside Dropoff/Pickup Grades K-8 Underwater themed bowling, Swimming & More. Price per camper: $69 Contact Chanel with questions MLK Day Camp

MLK Day Youth Activity2019-12-13T18:06:35-07:00

BB Winter Camp

2019-11-26T20:21:29-07:00

BB WINTER CAMP December 30-31, Grades K-8 Ring in the New Year BB Camp style! Stay overnight at Camp and enjoy a trip to Wings and Waves! Price per camper: $150 Contact Chanel with questions BB WINTER CAMP

BB Winter Camp2019-11-26T20:21:29-07:00

BB Winter Days

2019-12-04T01:26:57-07:00

BB WINTER DAYS December 23, 24 | January 2, 3, Grades K-5 & 6-8 Join BB Camp during winter break for fun in Portland! December 23: k-5th Roller Blading and Swimming | 6th-8th Downtown Adventure December 24: K-8th OMSI & More January 2: K-8th Pool, Ice Skating & More January 3: [...]

BB Winter Days2019-12-04T01:26:57-07:00

B’nai Brith Men’s Camp Association Receives Well Deserved Honor

2019-09-12T17:24:01-07:00

B’nai Brith Men’s Camp Association Receives Well Deserved Honor The Association of Fundraising Professionals Oregon & SW Washington Chapter is honoring the B’nai Brith Men’s Camp Association with the 2019 Outstanding Volunteer Group award at their annual Philanthropy Awards celebration on November 12 at the Hilton Portland Ballroom. The [...]

B’nai Brith Men’s Camp Association Receives Well Deserved Honor2019-09-12T17:24:01-07:00

Friends and Family Fun Day

2020-08-26T23:08:58-07:00

 Friends & Family Fun Dayat B’nai B’rith CampJune 2021 Come see campJoin us for a fun day of camp activities and a picnic lunch 

Friends and Family Fun Day2020-08-26T23:08:58-07:00

Seattle Mah Jong Tournament

2019-09-25T18:47:20-07:00

6th Annual BB Camp Seattle Mah Jongg Tournament 2020 date TBD In 2015, David Wolf began raising funds for B’nai B’rith Camp Scholarships for his Bar Mitzvah project. Since then, these funds have enabled numerous children to experience the joy and growth that camp provides. BB Camp is proud to continue this event, with help [...]

Seattle Mah Jong Tournament2019-09-25T18:47:20-07:00

B’nai B’rith Camp Selected Among the First Recipients of Groundbreaking New Initiative

2019-04-19T18:55:38-07:00

B’nai B’rith Camp One of Five West Coast Camps Selected as “Yashar” Grant Recipients to Increase Accessibility for Campers and Staff with Disabilities. In an unprecedented national push for inclusion, 16 Jewish day and overnight camps have received grants through the Foundation for Jewish Camp (FJC) in the first [...]

B’nai B’rith Camp Selected Among the First Recipients of Groundbreaking New Initiative2019-04-19T18:55:38-07:00

WHY MACCABIAH IS MY FAVORITE DAY AT CAMP

2019-02-25T18:22:56-07:00

WHY MACCABIAH IS MY FAVORITE DAY AT CAMP By Shayna Sigman Maccabiah, or what some people call Color War, should be the nightmare of any Inclusion Coordinator. It is the one day during each session where campers are in new groups away from their typical counselors, everyone is on [...]

WHY MACCABIAH IS MY FAVORITE DAY AT CAMP2019-02-25T18:22:56-07:00

BB Camp Surfs Into Watersports Specialty Track This Summer

2019-02-12T00:29:08-07:00

BB Camp Surfs Into Watersports Specialty Track This Summer Less than 2 miles from the Pacific Ocean, B’nai B’rith Camp is home to over 600 overnight campers every summer. As BB Camp continues to grow, it is regularly creating new ways to utilize their stunning coastal location and expand [...]

BB Camp Surfs Into Watersports Specialty Track This Summer2019-02-12T00:29:08-07:00

Why #GivingTuesday is my favorite day of the year!

2018-12-01T00:24:36-07:00

Why #GivingTuesday is my favorite day of the year! By Aaron Pearlman, BB Camp Development Director What if we had one day a year where instead of being inundated in our social media and email with a mixture of work, politics, clickbait, and the occasional rainbow, we were treated [...]

Why #GivingTuesday is my favorite day of the year!2018-12-01T00:24:36-07:00

BB Gives: Thank You Notes, Episode 3

2018-11-14T23:22:50-07:00

BB Gives: Thank You Notes, Episode 3 #BBGIVES is less than two weeks away! Join us November 27th on #givingtuesday to support BB Camp #THANKYOUBBCAMP

BB Gives: Thank You Notes, Episode 32018-11-14T23:22:50-07:00

BB Gives: Thank You Notes, Episode 2

2018-11-09T21:54:01-07:00

BB Gives: Thank You Notes, Episode 2 Thanksgiving is just a couple of weeks away and we are busy thinking about how thankful we are to have such a wonderful community. Tuesday, November 27 is #BBGives, a global day of giving and part of the worldwide #GivingTuesday campaign. [...]

BB Gives: Thank You Notes, Episode 22018-11-09T21:54:01-07:00

BB Gives: Thank You Notes, Episode 1

2018-11-02T18:05:15-07:00

BB Gives: Thank You Notes, Episode 1 #BBGIVES, BB Camp's Version of #GivingTuesday, is just a few weeks away. Last year over 100 donors raised $75,000 to support BB Campers. Over the next few weeks our campers will tell you about why they are so thankful for BB [...]

BB Gives: Thank You Notes, Episode 12018-11-02T18:05:15-07:00

CAN YOU BUILD COMMUNITY IN DAY CAMP IN ONLY ONE WEEK?

2018-10-29T22:01:29-07:00

By Liz Broberg When Sarah sent her 6-year-old son off to day camp for the first time, she was excited but worried. “What if he doesn’t love Jewish summer camp as much as I did growing up?”, she wondered. Her concerns mirrored those of many parents who grew up exclusively attending fully immersive Jewish [...]

CAN YOU BUILD COMMUNITY IN DAY CAMP IN ONLY ONE WEEK?2018-10-29T22:01:29-07:00

Pizza in the Park – June 2019

2019-05-30T19:52:43-07:00

2019 Pizza in the Park Join us for our annual pre-Camp gatherings!  This amazing free events are designed to connect children and families, answer your overnight & day camp questions, and give you a taste of the fun summer has in store! Feel free to stop by with the whole family or a friend [...]

Pizza in the Park – June 20192019-05-30T19:52:43-07:00

Supporting Our Campers – Video

2018-05-07T20:31:51-07:00

Your gift to BB Camp helps support our Campers' experiences. The nurturing environment and the community BB Camp creates, lasts a lifetime!

Supporting Our Campers – Video2018-05-07T20:31:51-07:00

Top 10 REASONS TO ATTEND BB DAY CAMP PORTLAND

2018-04-20T21:21:34-07:00

10 REASONS TO ATTEND BB DAY CAMP PORTLAND 1  BB Camp in the City –We are bringing the spirit of BB Camp to Portland! With nearly 100 years of Camp on the Oregon Coast, we are excited for a new generation to discover the magic of BB Camp in a [...]

Top 10 REASONS TO ATTEND BB DAY CAMP PORTLAND2018-04-20T21:21:34-07:00

BB Camp Selected for Keshet Leadership Project

2018-03-12T23:53:35-07:00

 B’NAI B’RITH CAMP SELECTED FOR JCC ASSOCIATION-KESHET LEADERSHIP PROJECT JCC Association of North America and Keshet, the national LGBTQ Jewish nonprofit, have accepted 14 Jewish Community Centers and JCCA independent member Camps from around the country to participate in the JCC Association-Keshet Leadership Project.  B’nai B’rith Camp (BB [...]

BB Camp Selected for Keshet Leadership Project2018-03-12T23:53:35-07:00

Rubik’s Cubes and Other Ways to Include

2018-02-01T22:03:16-07:00

Rubik's Cubes and Other Ways to Include By Shayna Sigman The most heartwarming thing about working at camp is really getting to know campers. Camp runs on its own time, and the level of closeness achieved over a short period matches that seen over months in other settings. [...]

Rubik’s Cubes and Other Ways to Include2018-02-01T22:03:16-07:00

Men’s Camp Winter Poker Party

2019-12-13T19:21:34-07:00

12 Annual B'nai Brith Men's Camp Association  WINTER POKER PARTY Friday, February 7th, 2020 5:30pm No host Bar | 7:00pm Dinner 7:45pm Special Event | 8:00pm Poker Tournament Tualatin Country Club | 9145 SW Tualatin Rd, Tualatin, OR 97062 $90 per person, includes dinner, wine, $40 initial Texas Hold-em poker buy-in or alternative event [...]

Men’s Camp Winter Poker Party2019-12-13T19:21:34-07:00

BB Camp Named #1 of 100 Best Nonprofits!

2017-10-30T17:00:48-07:00

BB Camp Named #1 of 100 Best Nonprofits! On September 28, 2017, BB Camp was awarded #1 of the Oregon Business 100 Best Nonprofits to Work For in Oregon! BB Camp employees and volunteers participated in a survey project this past spring through Oregon Business.  Each [...]

BB Camp Named #1 of 100 Best Nonprofits!2017-10-30T17:00:48-07:00

In Memory of Milt Carl

2017-09-26T19:05:14-07:00

In Memory of Milt Carl Milt Carl  was first and foremost a loving father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He was also an icon of the Portland Jewish community and the patriarch of B’nai B'rith Camp. For 35 years, Milt served as the President of the B’nai Brith Men’s [...]

In Memory of Milt Carl2017-09-26T19:05:14-07:00

Eclipse Experience at Men’s Camp

2017-08-23T19:38:06-07:00

Experiencing the eclipse at Men's Camp B’nai B’rith Camp will always be a home to so many special experiences; singing together, lighting Shabbat candles, or making a lifelong best friend. I am incredibly honored to be a part of an incredible community and help create these experiences [...]

Eclipse Experience at Men’s Camp2017-08-23T19:38:06-07:00

Behind-the-Scenes With BB Campers: Four First-Time Family Tips!

2017-06-06T22:19:28-07:00

Behind-the-Scenes With BB Campers: Four First-Time Family Tips! With our first BB Camp session fast approaching, we are excited to welcome many new campers for the 2017 season!  Of course, it’s natural for pre-camp jitters to kick in right about now, so we thought it would be helpful to [...]

Behind-the-Scenes With BB Campers: Four First-Time Family Tips!2017-06-06T22:19:28-07:00