Canadian Young Judaea is proud to introduce Machane Lev, Canada’s only overnight camp for Jewish campers of the LGBTQ+ community.  CYJ’s Machane Lev is a one-week, Jewish overnight camp program that is committed to being an inclusive Jewish summer camp community, which celebrates identity, encourages creativity, enhances leadership skills, and evokes a love for Israel and the Jewish community.

Read more about the launch of Machane Lev from our Camp Director and Director of Camper Care in the Canadian Jewish News HERE!

General Information

Date: August 19-26, 2018

Ages: 8-16 Years Old

Location: Camp Shalom, Gravenhurst, ON

Cost: $1000.00 + HST (Scholarships Available)

Mission Statement

Machane Lev furthers our commitment to providing immersive Jewish and Zionist experiences to all members of Canada’s Jewish community. While our existing summer camp network will continue to open its doors to any and all Jewish campers, we know that the addition of Machane Lev will provide an open space for the affirmation and celebration of all sexual identities, gender identities and gender expressions in a Jewish setting.