President’s Day Snow Trip


President’s Day Snow Trip Monday, February 18, 2019, 8am-5pm Join us for the second annual President’s Day Snow Trip, Monday, February 18! We will head out bright and early to Mt. Hood’s Snow Bunny slopes for snow tubing, snow games, and a snow-person building contest. Lunch and snacks included, plus hot chocolate, of course. [...]

Why #GivingTuesday is my favorite day of the year!


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 [...]

S’mores and Strikes


BB Camp Portland: S’mores and Strikes Thursday, January 3, 1:30pm-5pm Don’t spare any time and sign up today for Smores and Strikes! Join BB Camp Portland for bowling at Superplay. But wait, there’s s’more! In true camp fashion, we will also build edible s’mores structures. If you like fun, this event is right up [...]

Family Rain Hike


Family Rain Hike Thursday, December 27, 1:30pm-3:30pm It’s almost the new year, so grab the family and hit the trails! BB Camp is going for a rain hike, and our whole community is invited. Enjoy fresh Oregon air and rain, with added camp-style games and fun throughout the hike. After our hike we’ll warm [...]

BB Gives: Thank You Notes, Episode 2


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 1


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 2017


THANKS TO YOU, we reached our goal of $75,000 in 2017! Our incredible gratitude goes out to our generous 130 donors with a special “todah rabah” to our Matching Gift donors:The Zidell Family, the Aspen Mitzvah Fund, Michael Menashe, Liz & Ruben Menashe, and Pediatric Associates of the Northwest.



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 [...]

BB Camp on Ice


BB Camp on Ice Saturday, December 1, 6pm-9pm at Lloyd Center Ice Rink BB Camp Portland hits the ice on the Eastside! All kids in grades 3-5 are invited to join BB camp for dinner, ice skating, and Havdalah. Cost $18, Pick-up and Drop-off at Lloyd Center.

BB Camp Portland Veterans Day Camp


BB Camp Portland Veterans Day Camp Monday, November 11, 9am-3pm, Cong. Shaarie Torah Spend your vacation days at camp! Campers and friends in Kindergarten – Grade 5 are invited to join BB Camp Portland for a day of camp fun. Come for camp favorites such as cooking, art, and gaga. Everyone Kindergarten – Grade [...]

First Grade Shabbat


First Grade Shabbat Weekend August 10-12, 2018 Open to rising 1st graders Bus will leave Friday morning and return Sunday afternoon $180 early bird thru 7/1 | $199 after 7/1 $60 discount for campers registered for week 7 of PDX Day Camp Register through   Questions? Contact Ben | 503.452.3443 REGISTER NOW [...]

Friends and Family Fun Day


Friends and Family Day 2018 Save the Date: Join us at Camp on June 24th from 11:00am - 3:00pm Summer Camp kick off - come do camp activities and meet the summer staff, includes lunch. Free RSVP to  

Spring Family Camp


Spring Family Camp May 3-5, 2019 Spend the weekend at B’nai B’rith Camp on the Oregon coast with your family! A fun-filled Shabbat celebration including music, crafts, athletics, canoeing, swimming and much more! Price includes 6 meals, 2 nights’ stay and great activities. Adults: $125, Kids ages 3 and older: $100, Kids 2 and [...]

Meet our Summer Staff


Meet Our Summer Staff! Camp is almost here! Get to know the staff that will be taking care of you and your kids this summer at BB Day Camp Portland Liz Broberg BB Day Camp Portland & Youth Engagement Director Liz was born and raised in Southern California and moved to Portland [...]

Pizza in the Park


Join us for our annual pre-Camp Pizza in the Park gathering! 5/29- Portland (SW). - Gabriel Park 5-7 pm. 5/30- Seattle/Mercer Island - Luther Burbank Beach Park 5-7 pm. 6/7- Portland (NE) - Grant Park 5-7 pm. This amazing free event is designed to connect children and families, answer your all your Camp questions, [...]



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 [...]

BB Camp Selected for Keshet Leadership Project


 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 [...]

2019 BB Camp Bash


Save the date: BB Camp Bash April 13, 2019 6PM, Hilton (Downtown Portland) Details coming soon!!! Many Thanks to Our Generous 2018 Sponsors* Diamond Sponsor The Harold & Arlene Schnitzer Family Fund at OJCF/Arlene Schnitzer & Jordan Schnitzer Multi-Platinum Sponsor Larry Holzman Rita & Bob Philip Shulman Family Foundation Gold [...]

Community Seder


The Central Coast Community Seder Thursday, April 5th, 6pm B'nai B'rith Camp, Devil's Lake In the true spirit of Passover, our doors are open to all. BB Camp staff will lead the Seder with Passover activities and traditions. Please join us for an evening of reflection and celebration. Kid friendly $18/person Co-Sponsored by Jewish [...]

Rubik’s Cubes and Other Ways to Include


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. [...]

Sadie’s Snowy Tu B’Shevat


Sadie's Snowy Tu B'Shevat Our PJ Library Coordinator, Shayna Sigman, reading the PJ Library book, SADIE'S SNOWY TU B'SHEVAT Written by Jamie Korngold   Illustrated by Julie Fortenberry Activity sheet here   

Middle-School Shabbat – February 2018


Middle School Shabbat - February 2, 2018 BB Camp Middle School Shabbat Special Guest: Kim Schneiderman  Friday, February 2nd, 2018 at the BB Camp Office 9400 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy #200, Beaverton, OR 97005 6:30pm-8:30pm Bring in the Shabbat BB Camp Style: Songs, activities and snacks! $10/ at the door [...]

Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins


PJ Library Story Time - Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins Happy Hanukkah! Join Shayna, our Inclusion Coordinator, as she reads Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins by Eric Kimmel

How Do Dinosaurs Say Happy Chanukah


PJ Library Story Time - How Do Dinosaurs Say Happy Chanukah Happy Chanukah!!! Grab your book and join Shayna, our Inclusion Coordinator, for her festive reading of "How Do Dinosaurs Say Happy Chanukah?"

BB Gives: Episode 6 – Friendships for Life


#BBGives Episode 6: Friendships for Life What's the one thing that generations of BB Campers share? Jordana will tell you! #BBGIVES, BB Camp's Version of #GivingTuesday, is just a few weeks away. Last year over 100 donors raised $44,753 to support BB Campers. Over the next few [...]

BB Gives: Episode 5 – Activities


#BBGives Episode 5: Year Round Activities We are not just a Summer Camp! This year, over 2000 people attended programs at Camp! #BBGIVES, BB Camp's Version of #GivingTuesday, is just a few weeks away. Last year over 100 donors raised $44,753 to support BB Campers. Over the [...]

BB Gives: Episode 4 – Music


#BBGives Episode 4: Music Music is the heart and soul of our day to day life at Camp. It truly represents the Ruach of Camp! #BBGIVES IS JUST A WEEK AWAY! (and yes, our Campers love singing the song from Rent) #BBGIVES, BB Camp's Version of #GivingTuesday, [...]

BB Gives: Episode 3 – sports


#BBGives Episode 3 : Sports "This summer 556 Campers, more than ever before, had a blast tubing, zip-lining, climbing and even playing Gaga at BB Camp!" #BBGIVES, BB Camp's Version of #GivingTuesday, is just a few weeks away. Last year over 100 donors raised $44,753 to support [...]

BB Gives: Episode 2 – clubs


#BBGives Episode 2 : Clubs at Camp Our campers have the opportunity to learn new skills – like building fantastic Adirondack Chairs to be used throughout Camp! – and you have the opportunity to give campers amazing experiences! #BBGIVES, BB Camp's Version of #GivingTuesday, is just a [...]

BB Gives: Episode 1 – Leadership


#BBGives Episode 1 : Leadership #BBGIVES, BB Camp's Version of #GivingTuesday, is just a few weeks away. Last year over 100 donors raised $44,753 to support BB Campers. Over the next few weeks our spokesperson, Jordana Levenick, will tell you about the impact of your support! Your [...]

BB Camp Named #1 of 100 Best Nonprofits!


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 [...]

Take Action Now – Protect J-1 Visa


Take ACTION NOW Help Protect J-1 Visa Camp Counselor and Summer Work Travel Programs Dear BB Camp Community, We need your help today!  Please join us to take action to protect the J-1 Visa Camp Counselors Cultural Exchange and Summer Work Travel Programs, which allows international camp counselors [...]

In Memory of Milt Carl


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 [...]