Annual Conference

Our annual conference is designed to meet the needs of over 400 professional staff and lay leaders of our affiliated Jewish camps and partner organizations.

2018 Annual Conference - Save the Dates!

The 2018 JCamp 180 Annual Conference will be held from Sunday, November 4 through November 6 at the Sheraton Springfield. Save the dates!

Note: Tuesday, November 6, 2018 is Election Day. You may want to check to be sure you are registered to vote and plan to get an absentee ballot.

We'll see you in Springfield in November, 2018!

Nominate Your Peers for the 2018 JCamp 180 Awards!

Please submit your nominations for the 2018 JCamp 180 Awards, to be announced at the 2018 JCamp 180 Conference.

Click on the links below for more information about each award and to nominate someone today.

>> Outstanding Board Leadership Award
>> Outstanding Development Professional Award
>> IT (Impact in Technology) Award

2017 Annual Conference

Thank you to the 400+ leaders in Jewish Camp who attended the 2017 JCamp 180 Conference!

Stay tuned here and on our blog for more information about the 2018 JCamp 180 Conference. If you have any suggestions or feedback, please let us know on the conference survey or by contacting us directly.

Who Should Attend?

Our conference is designed to meet the needs of executive and lay leaders as well as the development professionals of our affiliated Jewish camps and partner organizations. Workshop content is devoted primarily to JCamp 180's core focus areas: Fundraising, Board Development, Strategic Planning, and Technology. We are also including some sessions on enrollment: recruitment and retention. And throughout the conference we encourage all attendees to take advantage of both formal and informal networking opportunities with new and old peers who share our passion for Jewish camp.

Conference Schedule

The conference took place from Sunday, October 22 through Tuesday, October 24 in Springfield, MA.

You can find information about the high-level conference schedule, the conference keynote speakers and workshop presenters here on our website.

Detailed Workshop Schedule

Please find the detailed workshop schedule for the 2017 JCamp 180 conference below:

Registration for the 2017 #JCampConf is Now Closed

Return here in summer 2018 to register for the 2018 #JCampConf!

Thanks to the generosity of Harold Grinspoon, registration is free for all attendees.

Pack Your Camp T-shirt

Yes, our conference is an opportunity for Jewish camp staff and lay leadership to learn new skills and bring innovative plans and ideas back to camp. But this is camp after all, so don't forget to have some fun! Make sure you pack your Camp T-shirt when you travel to Springfield. Traditionally, Monday is Camp T-shirt day at the conference, but feel free to wear your camp swag proudly throughout the weekend.

Travel Details

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