Up to $2,400 available for overnight Jewish camp counselors/staff!


The Fellowship will be available for Cincinnati Jewish young adults from age 18 (or after high school) to age 26 to work at an approved Jewish overnight camp in the United States or Canada. The fellowship will include the following grant for a work contract of at least 8 weeks: 

  • $1,200 for new counselors/staff
  • $2,400 for returning counselors/staff



Prorated grants will be provided for those who fulfill work contracts of at least 4 weeks. No grant will be provided if a Fellow does not complete the work contract.


Camp fellows are required to complete professional development provided by the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati prior to going to camp and submit a reflection project (in written or visual format) after returning from a camp in order to receive the grant.


The professional development days will be as follows:

  • Sunday, May 7, 2023, 12:30 to 4:00 p.m., location to be announced
  • Thursday, Aug. 17, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., location to be announced

Grant Eligibility Requirements



  • Applicant must be ages 18-26



  • Applicant must have at least one Jewish parent or have converted to Judaism
  • Applicant must identify with Jewish faith at time application is made



  • Not taken into consideration



  • If applicant is currently attending college outside of the Cincinnati area, parent or guardian must be a permanent resident of the Greater Cincinnati area, and must have maintained this residency for at least a year
  • Applicant does not have to attend or have graduated from a Greater Cincinnati college
  • If a college graduate, applicant must be employed in Greater Cincinnati and have lived in the area for at least 12 months
  • Former Israelis must have lived in the United States for a minimum of 10 years, Cincinnati residency requirements also apply


Cincy Journeys

513-985-2962 | cincyjourneys@jfedcin.org