Tamarack Camps

At Tamarack Camps, Summers Become Stories.

Are you searching for a Jewish summer camp experience that goes beyond the ordinary? Look no further than Tamarack Camps – a leader in Jewish camping since 1902. Nestled against the backdrop of Michigan’s natural beauty, we offer everything from traditional camp activities to immersive Jewish experiences and cross-country travel trips, so campers can forge lifelong friendships while participating in exciting adventures. And with nearly one-third of our campers hailing from out-of-state locations, Tamarack is a diverse family that spans the nation. We invite you to join our playground!

Explore our unforgettable programs.

At Tamarack, we offer a safe, inclusive environment where Jewish values, personal development and pure enjoyment converge. And for parents’ peace of mind, we also have a staff of professional adults on site for medical, mental health and dietary support.

Plus, out-of-state campers can say goodbye to scorching summers. Our summer sanctuary acts as an enjoyable retreat from extreme temperatures — providing a comfortable and safe environment for your child to thrive.

Camp Maas
Located on nearly 1,000 forested acres and with two lakes in Ortonville, Michigan, Camp Maas is uniquely designed for children and teens entering second through ninth grades. Our programs combine outdoor adventure with a wide range of creative activities that launch lifelong passions, Jewish culture, first-class facilities, and of course, boundless fun.

At Camp Maas, all campers live in villages, separated by grades.

Mini Session: 10 nights for children entering second through sixth grade
Fortnight Session: 14 nights for children entering seventh grade
Full Session: 24 nights for children entering second through ninth grade
Six-Week Session: 38 nights for children entering second through seventh grade
Super Session: 48 nights for children entering second through ninth grade

Outpost Camps
Connect with nature — and yourself — at our Tamarack outpost camps. Essential skills foster self-reliance that will last a lifetime through multiple program options set against the backdrop of Michigan’s picturesque upper peninsula and the natural beauty of the Canadian Wilderness.

Camp Kennedy: 24 nights for campers entering ninth grade
CHARLES N. Agree: 35 nights for campers entering 10th or 11th grade

Travel Trips
Embark on the adventure of a lifetime, where the values of Jewish identity, community, leadership, and personal growth expand daily. Discover the western state and national parks or take a trip through Alaska and the Canadian Rockies.

Western Trip: 34 nights for campers entering 10th grade
Alaska Trip: 47 nights for campers entering 11th grade

Special Needs Inclusion Program
Tamarack Camps offers inclusive programs for children and young adults with a variety with learning, social and communication differences.

Yachad Inclusion Program
Avodah Young Adult Program

*To help campers participate to their personal ability, Tamarack also offers customized programming for children and young adults with special needs.

Ready to start your adventure?

Join our Tamarack Camps family today. Apply now to secure your child’s spot for summer 2024.