The Camp Kef Camp Experience

Camp Kef is committed to providing an engaging, well-rounded summer camp experience where all children feel welcomed, gain knowledge, develop skills, confidence, Jewish pride, and make lasting friendships!

Get ready for themed weeks with daily STEM-based innovation projects, sports, music for grades K-1st, arts & crafts, as well as special programs!
Don't forget our weekly events that include, Yom Foam/Bubble Play, Glow Party, Fort Building, Obstacle Courses, Challah Making, Mitzvahs, Friday Shabbat, Waterslides, and so much more!

This summer we are excited to offer both daily and weekly options.
This summer Culinary Kids Academy is excited to partner with Camp Kef to bring their exciting engaging, experiential summer cooking camp to your children! CKA is a holistic learning experience for children and young blooming chefs. Campers will experience a 75 minute block in the morning for an additional fee. Weekly rate is $140 and daily rate is $35, which includes instructions and supplies.

  • Make 2 new recipes each day, culminating in a Food-Network-esque “CHOPPED” competition each week 
  • Personalized Chef apron & CKA Cookbook with all recipes (all new recipes each week)
  • Building life skills of independence and responsibility
  • Expand culinary comfort zones (try new foods!)
  • Fundamental culinary skills (how to safely cut/prep foods!)
  • Nutrition, health, and wellness reinforcement (own their diet)
  • Teamwork building and great FUN with friends

    Camp Hours - 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Early Drop-off - 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    Pick-up - 3:00 PM


    Wednesday, June 5th 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm ZOOM Please join us for a parent Q & A for our incoming kindergarten campers! Please register by email to for the ZOOM link.

    Kindergarten Q & A
    Wednesday, June 5th
    7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Kinder Meet & Greet
    Thursday, June 6th
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm 
    VBSDS Lunch Pavilion

    Come join us for a camp meet-and-greet where kindergartners can meet their counselors, explore the facility, and get energized for the upcoming camp adventures!

    Week #1 
    June 10th - June 14th: $348.00 (3 day week)

    Week #2
    June 17th - June 21st: $464.00 (4 day week)
    CKA additional block $140.00

    Week #3
    June 24th - June 28th: $580.00
    CKA additional block $140.00

    Week #4
    July 1st - July 3rd: $348.00 (3 day week)

    Week #5
    July 8th - July 12th: $580.00
    CKA additional block $140.00

    Week #6
    July 15th - July 19th: $580.00
    CKA additional block $140.00

    Week #7
    July 22nd- July 26th : $580.00
    CKA additional block $140.00

    Week #8 
    July 29th - August 2nd: $580.00 
    CKA additional block $140.00

    Week #9
    August 5th - 9th: $580.00
    CKA additional block $140.00

    Week #10
    Field Trip Week - August 12th- August 16th: $825.00
    (Sack lunches available for purchase)
    August 12th: Sky Zone, Thousand Oaks
    August 13th: California Science Center/IMAX Movie
    August 14th: Kids World Family Fun Center
    August 15th: Scooters Jungle, Valencia
    August 16th: El Capitan Theater
    We will be offering a CIT program for  7th - 9th graders
    The program runs all summer and is limited to five kids per week.
    All CIT's must attend orientation, and commit to a minimum 
    of three days per week.
    The cost is $50 per day and lunch is included.
    Pizza, Caesar Salad & Fresh Fruit
    Chicken Tenders, Tater Tots, Corn Kernels & Fruit
    (Vegetarian Option: Quinoa Nuggets)
    Pasta Marinara, Garlic Bread, Vegetables & Fresh Fruit 
    Chicken Tacos, Rice, Beans & Fresh Fruit
    (Vegetarian Option: Potato Borekas)
    Hamburger, French Fries, Corn Kernels, & Fresh Fruit
    (Vegetarian Option: Vegetarian Burger)
    Challah for sale on a weekly basis.
    Refunds will not be issued after Friday, May 10th, 2024.

    Please contact Co-Directors Lisa Suman and Nicki Meehleis with questions.
We can't wait to see you this summer!