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The Federation is open for normal business hours. Due to COVID-19 all guests must wear a mask while in the building.

What We Do—

Camp Ideal

Winter Camp

12/26/2021 - 12/30/2021
9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Join us at the Federation for Winter Camp, an extension of our Camp Ideal program. Winter camp programming is a great way for our current summer campers to stay in touch, for us to stay connected to our staff, and for new campers to get a taste of Camp Ideal even if they have not attended during the summer months.

Age 5 - 12
Drop Off: 9 AM
Pick Up: 4 PM

If you have a child age 13+ who may be interested in becoming a Counselor in Training please email Dan Ravitch.

Contact Information
Dan Ravitch
5742331164

Looking for a safe empowering camp experience for your child? Look no further than Camp Ideal! For over 60 years we have been dedicated to a pluralistic experience exploring community values while also offering exciting workshops that stimulate creativity and leadership. Camp Ideal has a commitment to provide a fun, safe, enjoyable, and growth-filled summer experience for children of all religions. Join us at camp!

Camp Ideal is an exceptional day camp program for all children entering Kindergarten through 7th grade.

Campers participate in activities such as arts & crafts, music, baking, sports, Zumba, drama, dance, nature activities with St. Joseph County Parks Department, theme days, intergenerational lunches, and much more. Our campers also take field trips to fun and educational venues in Michiana, like Fernwood Botanical Gardens in Niles,  and Four Winds Field, home of the South Bend Cubs.

COVID-19 & Camp Ideal

We understand the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is on your mind as the camp season approaches. While we are hopeful that camp will continue uninterrupted, we know that this is no guarantee and want to assure you that the health and safety of our community is our priority. We plan on following all safety guidelines to ensure a safe camp experience. Should anything change due to COVID-19 related circumstances or you deem camp unsafe we will offer a 100% refund of all tuition and registration fees. Masks will be worn while indoors.

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