Enrollment Isn’t a Task, It’s a Lifestyle

Ok, maybe lifestyle is a bit of an exaggeration, but at JCamp 180 we take enrollment very seriously. Increasing camper population and sustaining revenue is, after all, the bottom line. Our Enrollment Program is based on a comprehensive and holistic interpretation of what drives camper enrollment, and how to increase it. If you think it’s simply marketing, our enrollment flow chart may be a shocker.

While marketing is critical, and our curriculum offers several ways to upgrade your marketing strategy, we also look at how data infrastructure, customer satisfaction, budgeting, fundraising, strategic planning, staffing/professional development, and governance all affect enrollment. And so you may have already noticed how all of our work with our 116 camps is infused with a new emphasis on enrollment. To find out more, and to stay abreast of our latest enrollment offerings, you can always visit the Enrollment Program page on our website

Written by Aron Goldman. Aron is a Mentor with JCamp 180. Aron’s focus areas at JCamp 180 include camper enrollment, recruitment, and retention. He also directs our year-long Enrollment Program. Aron also has experience working as a consultant with grassroots, regional, national, and international organizations in the areas of capacity-building, strategy, and systemic change.

Who we are: JCamp 180 is a program of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation (HGF). Our goal is to significantly enhance the long-term effectiveness of nonprofit Jewish camps in North America. To meet this goal, we provide affiliated Jewish camps with consulting services, annual conferences, shared resources, professional development, and matching grant opportunities. Find more at