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Camp Limmud


zKids painting at Camp Limmud 2014

Kids painting at Camp Limmud 2014
Photo credit: Meri Bond


LimmudBoston offers an affordable, fun and innovative Camp Limmud program for children from ages 3-13.

Parents must be registered for LimmudBoston in order to register their child for Camp Limmud. Camp Limmud costs $25 per child and is held during the same hours as the conference. Register both parents and children here.

To help plan Camp Limmud, volunteer at this page.

Camp Limmud is run by staff from the Early Learning Center of the JCC of Greater Boston.

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Thanks to a Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) Innovation Grant, the all-day Camp Limmud program cost is only $25 per child.

Camp Limmud parents for whom the cost of their own conference registration poses a financial hardship should get in touch with us at


Camp Limmud has 3 age groupings:

  • ages 3-5
  • ages 6-8
  • ages 9-13


All three children’s programs will feature a variety of activities. Experienced preschool educators and counselors stay with the children throughout the day as top Jewish educators, musicians, and artists present creative, exciting, and educational sessions.
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Our Camp Limmud staff is composed of adults college-age or older who have experience planning and implementing children’s educational and/or leadership programs in a variety of communities (i.e. former camp counselors, Jewish Educators, religious school teachers, day care providers, etc.).

Assistant counselors will include high school students (11th and 12th graders) who are interested in helping support Camp Limmud programming.

Camp Limmud staff positions are PAID positions. If you are interested in working at Camp Limmud during the conference contact Terri Swartz Russell, LB co-chair, at or 617-448-3996.

Special Needs

LimmudBoston is partnering with Greater Boston Yachad/The National Jewish Council for Disabilities in order to extend an invitation to families with children who have special needs to attend our conference. Special needs students will be accompanied by 1:1 teen volunteers from the Yachad clubs at Maimonides, Gann Academy and The Binah School.

If your child has special needs please contact Liz Offen, Director, Greater Boston & New England Yachad. Liz may be reached at or 617-285-0007.

Parents and Children Together

A selection of sessions are geared specifically for Parents and Children to participate in together throughout the conference day. Parents will receive a copy of the full Camp Limmud program and may join their child/ren in the Camp Limmud area for these special sessions if they wish.

Help Plan Camp Limmud

We are now planning the children’s program for LimmudBoston.

If you are interested in helping plan our Camp Limmud children’s programs please contact Terri Swartz Russell, LB co-chair, at or 617-448-3996.

To learn more about volunteering at Camp Limmud, click here.

Teens at Limmud

Please see this page.

This program is supported in part by the CJP Innovation Grants Committee.

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