What a summer! As temperatures cool and the Jewish new year begins, we are already hard at work preparing for summer 2016, but we’re also taking some time to reflect on the successes of summer 2015. Below are a few numbers from our best summer yet.
- 364 campers from 247 families attended In the City Camp during summer 2015.
- On average, 132 campers attended each week. In total, we provided 1052 weeks of summer fun.
- In total, camp awarded $30,833 in need-based scholarships during summer 2015.
- On average, each child who received aid attended camp for 4.5 weeks.
- On average, each scholarship award covered 52% of the cost of a week of camp.
- Of the 364 campers who attended in 2015, 78% live inside the 285 perimeter (ITP). 22% live outside the perimeter (OTP).
- 84 campers from Sandy Springs and Brookhaven rode the camp bus this summer.
Judaism at Camp
- All In the City Camp campers, counselors, and head staff are Jewish.
- 26% of camper families do not belong to a synagogue.
Post-Camp Parent Survey Highlights
- 83% of parents indicated their child connected with Judaism in a meaningful way during camp.
- 93% of parents indicated their child connected positively with his/her Jewish role model counselor.
- 95% of parents plan to sign up their child for In the City Camp next summer and recommend it to friends.