Camp Laurelwood is a vibrant, nurturing community rooted in Jewish values and traditions that inspire campers and staff to learn, grow and explore, creating lasting memories that strengthen the community.
To provide a fun, safe and inclusive environment that builds self-esteem and encourages personal growth for children ages 5-15.
Our programs explore and enhance Jewish identity and values, encourage healthy lifestyle choices, and lay the foundation for positive, lifelong friendships.
"Every camp has facilities, fields, lakes, pools . . . the same sort of things. They all have soccer balls, they all have kids, they all have counselors. What they don't have that we have . . .is a family." - Brendan, 13th Year at Laurelwood
If your child has never experienced the exhilaration of challenging ropes course, the excitement of kayak race across a scenic lake, or the beauty of Shabbat under the stars, this is the summer to discover Camp Laurelwood in Madison, Connecticut.
Founded in 1937 on 140 magnificent wooded acres, Camp Laurelwood is the home of life-long memories and friendships you’ve always dreamed of for your child.
From a shy first-timer to the teenaged veteran, Laurelwood campers develop self-confidence, create lasting, meaningful friendships, master new skills and embrace Jewish values, all while having the absolute best time of their lives!