Emma Kaufmann Camp
Have you seen the brand new EKC website design?
Nestled on 200 acres along Cheat Lake near Morgantown, West Virginia, campers age 8-16 can enjoy exciting and challenging activities with our (7) 3-4 -week sessions, or a 1-week option for first-time or specialty campers. Children participate in outdoor sports arts & crafts and adventure activities.
EKC Music Video: Are You Ready?
Major funding for Emma Kaufmann Camp is provided by grants from the Philip Chosky Charitable & Educational Foundation, Massey Charitable Trust, the Morris & Fannie Skilken Family Foundation and The Edith L. Trees Charitable Trust with additional funding from the Ricky Lebovitz EKC Scholarship Fund, S.J. Noven Memorial Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation, Harry Pearle Memorial Fund, Irving A. Jaffe and Judith Jaffe Pollock EKC Scholarship Fund, Claire and Vern Reingold EKC Scholarship Fund, Sally and Fred Rock Family Fund, Melanie Scheinberg EKC Scholarship Fund, Beatrice Schutte Foundation, Gladys & Abraham Shore Endowment Camp Fund, Kenny Silverblatt Memorial Fund for EKC, B.C. Weiner and Marjorie Ash Weiner Memorial Fund and the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh.
The Cornerstone Fellowship is a program of the Foundation for Jewish Camp made possible by the generosity of the AVI CHAI Foundation, the Crown Family Philanthropies nd the Morning Star Foundation.
This Week at Camp
New Emma Kaufmann Camp Website!
Have you explored the NEW EKC Website yet?
Emma Kaufmann Camp is a co-ed, residential camp located on Cheat Lake in Morgantown, WV., just 70 miles south of Pittsburgh. Owned and operated by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, EKC’s emphasis is placed on Jewish values, informal education, Shabbat celebrations and premiere programming & activities. This child-centered environment is for campers’ ages 7 to 16 and offers session lengths of 1-8 weeks, which include our First Experience and Specialty Camps. Emma Kaufmann Camp is accredited with the American Camping Association, and campers and staff come from Squirrel Hill, South Hills, North Hills, Fox Chapel, Monroeville and other Pittsburgh communities, as well as from Ohio, Virginia, Maryland, Washington DC, Florida, Las Vegas, Spain, Israel, England and more. Visit our Activities page to learn more about High and Low Ropes Courses, Horseback Riding, Mountain and BMX Biking, Athletics, Instruction and Recreational Swimming, Water Skiing, Teva (Nature), Canoeing, Knee Boarding, Tubing, Kayaking, “The Rave”, “The Blob”, Singing, Chinuch (Education), Arts & Crafts, Ceramics, Drama, Outdoor Cooking Color War and more.
EKC Family WeekendJune 8, 2012 9:00 am
Emma Kaufmann Camp Family Weekend
Family Weekend Dates
Aleph, June 8-10; Bet, August 24-26
Registration has begun; $300/weekend/family
Weekend Highlights include:
- Swimming in our NEW Aquatics Center
(3 pools, diving boards, waterslides and water buckets
- Lake Activities (tubing, canoeing, kayaking, "The Blob" and "The Rave")
- Ropes Challenge Course (cargo net, climbing tower and zipline)
- Arts & Crafts projects
- Sports (basketball, tennis, archery, soccer and many more)
- Horseback Riding
- Camp Fires and other programming at night
- Shabbat Dinner
- Family Nature Hike & Canoe Trip
- Family Weekend Annual Talent Show
Session I, 4 weeks
June 23-July 19
Session II, 3 weeks
July 21-August 11
Sabra Aleph, 2 weeks
June 23-July 5
1st Exp/Specialty Week
- Ropes Courses
- Mtn / BMX Biking
- Water Skiing
- Horseback Riding
- Arts & Crafts
The Emma Kaufmann Camp is accredited by the American Camp Association