Surprise Lake Camp

Unplug. Connect. Grow.

Your summer home.

Your lifelong family.

Most. Fun. Ever!

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GET A TASTE OF CAMP
and meet some of the campers & staff who love it here.

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What makes SLC
SUCH A SPECIAL PLACE:
Warmth, fun, community & natural beauty are just the start.

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So many
Ways to Try Camp
Rookie Days 7/14 & 8/4, or choose a short session.

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Unplug. Connect. Grow.

Welcome to Surprise Lake Camp, which generations of campers ages 7-15 call home. SLC is the nation’s longest-running Jewish sleepaway camp—and the starting point for lifelong friendships, spectacular adventures, skills, confidence, and warm community. We can’t wait to welcome you here!

Tours & Home Visits All Year