Camp Shalom Quick Facts 2018

Location: South Lexington, KY  •  Phone: 859-268-0672  •  For youth ages 4-14

The only Jewish summer day camp in central Kentucky 
Non-denominational • Open to children of all backgrounds.


Day Camp Session 1:  July 23-27
Day Camp Session 2:  July 30-Aug. 3
2nd-6th grade overnight: Aug. 6-10


Day Camp Hours:

9:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. Monday thru Friday

Extended day until 5:30 p.m. M-Th (subject to change based on enrollment)

Day Camp Units by Entering Grade Level:

Ofarim (The Deer) - Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st Grade
Soussim (The Horses) - Some Kindergarten and 1st Grade (when Ofarim is too large)
Tsofim (The Scouts) - 2nd and 3rd Grade
Chalutzim (The Pioneers) - 4th and 5th Grade

Gesher (The Bridge) - 6th and 7th Grade

Counselor-In-Training is an option for entering 9th graders

Contact Us:


Acting Camp Director/JFB Executive Director - Tamara Ohayon

Adult and Youth Education Director - Rabbi Sharon Cohen

Tuition for Camp Shalom

Early Registration - By April 1*

All Units $229.00 per week
Extended day M-Th. (3:15-5:30) $45.00 per week



Regular Registration - After April 1*

All Units $249.00 per week
Extended day M-Th. (3:15-5:30) $45.00 per week



Overnight Camp*                        

For entering 2nd - 6th graders $350.00             

*Additional discounts available for UK employees and siblings for all sessions. 

Camperships are available! Contact for more information.

Enrollment is on a first come, first served basis.  Early registration is recommended.


Discounts are offered for early registration, UK employees, and siblings. For additional questions call our Acting Camp Director, Tamara Ohayon, at (859) 268-0672 or email to


To inquire about scholarships for Camp Shalom, contact Jewish Family Services at (859) 269-8244 or jfs@jewishlexington.orgDEADLINE FOR CAMPERSHIPS IS APRIL 1!



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