5 Ways to Use PJ Library Radio at Camp

Looking for upbeat, kid-friendly, Jewish music perfect for camp programming? Download the new PJ Library Radio app or stream music from The station features classic camp songs and Jewish superstars like Noah Aronson, Billy Jonas, and Rick Recht – plus, there are no boy-bands. Here are five ways to use PJ Library Radio to enrich your camp experience:

Wakeup Routine

Get campers and staff ready to start the day with energetic Jewish rock and roll playing on your camp speakers. It’s hard to drag your feet when the Rainbow song is playing, right?

Swim Soundtrack

While kids are enjoying pool time, turn up PJ Library Radio for summer sounds and poppy melodies that feature Jewish themes and values without the worry of offensive language.

Programming Ideas

The PJ Library Radio website is full of videos and artist information to help your programming staff find the perfect songs to use for programming. Need a song to close out a campfire Havdalah ceremony or a playlist about loving the earth? Browse the website for suggestions and ideas.


Hook your phone up to a set of speakers and stream music from the app to provide the soundtrack for special celebrations and camp dances. Campers and staff can sing along with familiar favorites, enjoy radio hits from Jewish artists, and dance to a continuous playlist of different styles and songs. Plus, no Justin Bieber.

Wrap up

In the evening the PJ Library Radio lineup switches over to lullabies and good night songs. The calming music is a great way to wind down after a busy day and is also a good tool for helping younger, first-time campers ease into their new summer routine.

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