Camp Monroe is a co-educational sleep away Jewish Summer Camp in Monroe, New York for boys and girls aged 6-16.
We pride ourselves on our heritage, culture, family, environment, facilities and staff.
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Camp Monroe has an outstanding reputation as a world-class children's summer camp. We have values, experience and facilities that make the Camp Monroe family truly unique. Watch this twelve-minute video or request our information pack to get a true feel of our culture.
“Thank you so much for helping my children to have a wonderful first experience at sleep away camp. I guess it could have happened Only at Camp Monroe. You're the best.”
Our staff make Camp Monroe a safe, warm and welcoming place. They come from all over the world and provide a unqiue skillset and attitude that defines our Camp. In fact our Staff and their love and attention for every child is perhaps the hardest thing for any other Camp to copy.
Camp Monroe is widely respected for its caring, dedicated and loyal senior staff. With years of experience working in camp and education environments, our pastoral staff are some of the best in the country. They are assisted by excellent Counselors and strong support teams in food services, our health center and administration.
Scroll through our key pastoral staff or meet all of our key staff.
Each Camp age group is headed up by two group leaders who oversee counselors and are responsible for each of their Campers welfare. Our Camp Mother and Father oversee hygiene and laundry, and support each Camper's individual needs.
Lauren is an experienced Group Leader currently undertaking postgraduate studies in Education.
Beth is a key member of the Camp Monroe family and a talented Group Leader.
David came to Monroe from the UK as a Junior Boys Counselor five years ago. He is currently studying to become an elementary grade teacher.
Joe has been at Camp Monroe for over fifteen years, and has seen all of his children grow up here.
Cathie has been at Camp for 32 years and is a truly expert Group Leader for our Senior Girls.
Ben grew up at Camp and was a Counselor here before becoming a Group Leader. He has just graduated from Columbia Journalism School.
Maxim has been at Camp Monroe for five years. He is currently undertaking postgraduate studies in Psychology at University College London.
Davey is our Camp Father, who supports Boys camp with administrative, hygiene, laundry and day to day health needs for each Camper.
Naomi is our Camp Mother. Outside of Camp she is a licensed psychologist working with children, young people and families.
Camp Monroe is situated outside of the town of Monroe, NY on a beautiful lakeside campus. We're located just one hours drive from New York City - but when you hear the peace & quiet, you wouldn't think it!
Our Camp is equipped with courts for basketball, hockey and tennis, baseball diamonds, a gym, a swimming pool, soccer and football fields, arts, crafts and photography, computers, stables and much more.
We have rustic, traditional, comfortable cabins that are bright, clean and have full electric. Every cabin has bathroom and shower facilities.
Camp Monroe has over fifty Sports and Activities including a variety of creative outlets, all run by experienced instructors. Regardless of the level of your ability, we provide a balance of beginner through advanced levels of instruction.
Camp Monroe is a multi-denominational traditional Jewish summer camp. Jewish activities are included in the schedule with the goal of increasing knowledge and instilling pride. Our ethos is to 'Expose, not Impose' - a focus that allows each parent and child to determine which Jewish activities they wish to involve themselves in.
We provide the facilities and support for all levels of observance, both daily and for Shabbat. Our food service is strictly certified Kosher.
We're open year-round for you to book an appointment to come and visit us. Alternatively we can come and visit you, or you might find that we're at a Camp fair, open house or talk near you soon. Give us a call or email us now or use the form below to have us call you back!