URJ Camp Newman




1.5, 2, 4 OR 8 weeks




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Inspiring a Love of Judaism,
365 Days a Year

At URJ Camp Newman, we’re building a foundation for a vibrant and joyful Jewish life. Rooted in Jewish values and guided by our experienced staff, we offer fun, immersive summer sessions that give your child the opportunity to develop community, teamwork, self-esteem, and individual skill. Activities include athletics, outdoor adventure, music, art, dance, leadership training, and social action. Campers celebrate their best selves, form lifelong friendships, and find a community where they belong. There are so many amazing things to do: Seeing the final point scored in Ultimate Frisbee. Dancing together on Shabbat. Making s’mores along the waterfront. Singing arm-in-arm every night before bed. Climbing the Tower and Hiking to the Star at our Porter Creek home. Making more friends in a week than they could all year. We believe that these transformative experiences inspire kids to bring camp home to their daily lives, applying what they learn here to better themselves, their communities, and the world. We can’t wait to spend the summer with you!


Camp Newman offers traditional and specialty summer sessions from two and a half to eight weeks.


Camp Newman is located on Porter Creek Road, nestled in the hills of Santa Rosa, CA on over 500 acres of tree covered land. Their campers and staff have space and time to just be; no screens, no pressure, only sunny days, starry nights and circles of friends singing around a campfire.


Our camp programs are rooted in the Jewish principles of:
• Tikkun Olam – bettering our world
• Tikkun Middot – bettering ourselves
• Gmilut Chasadim – acts of loving kindness
• Betzelem Elohim – all humans are created in a divine image
• Talmud Torah – love of learning for learning’s sake
• Ahavat Israel – love of Israel
These timeless, universal values form the backbone of every program we plan, anchoring each event in our Jewish tradition. It’s just one way we make Judaism relevant, accessible and meaningful today.

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