Camp Shalom

Camp Shalom - which means "peace" - is the summer day camp of the Jewish Federation of Madison. Its Jewish environment is welcoming to all elementary and middle school-age children and provides a safe, nurturing, and fun experience.

Summer 2018 Registration

Limited spaces available in some sessions.
For more information contact


Camp Shalom, established in 1954, is the oldest and largest day camp in Dane County and is sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Madison. Camp Shalom is for campers going into grades K-5 and Camp Shalom Noar-Bogrim, a hybrid of Camp Shalom Noar and Camp Shalom Bogrim, is for campers going into grades 6-9. Camp Shalom and Camp Shalom Noar-Bogrim serve over 1000 children throughout the summer and is located at the beautiful Irwin A. and Robert D. Goodman Jewish Community Campus in Verona. Camp encourages campers to experience a wide variety of activities through programming designed to stimulate and educate. Full and partial financial-need scholarships may be available.

Camp Shalom & Camp Shalom Noar-Bogrim Overview

Camp Shalom offers three sessions for campers going into Kindergarten- 5th grade. Camp Shalom Noar-Bogrim offers two sessions for campers entering 6th- 9th grade. Programming occurs Monday-Friday from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. We also offer extended care hours from 7:30 am - 9:15 am and from 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm.


2018 Dates

Camp Shalom and Camp Shalom Noar-Bogrim Dates

Staff Orientation: June 18 - June 22, 2018

Session One: June 25 - July 13, 2018 (no camp July 4)

Session Two: July 17 - August 3, 2018

Session Three (Camp Shalom Only): August 7 - August 17, 2018

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2018 Fees

Camp Shalom & Camp Shalom Noar-Bogrim Fees

(Fees include a $55 non-refundable registration fee that must be paid at the time of registration. Families applying for scholarships can request to have these fees waived. A 2018 Camp Shalom t-shirt is included in the camp fee.)


Camp Shalom
(Kindergarten - 5th grade)

Camp Shalom Noar-Bogrim
(6th, 7th, and 8th grade)
Camp Shalom Noar-Bogrim
(9th grade)
Session One $827 $932 $1,051
Session Two $827 $932 $1,051
Session Three $581 NA NA


Bus Transportation Fee

New this year, there will be a non-refundable $25 bus fee per family each session. Families signed up for all 3 sessions will have the session 3 transportation fee waived.


Camp Shalom Scholarship

Full and/or partial scholarships may be available. Completed scholarship applications should be submitted with registration and no later than March 23, 2018. New this year: Scholarship Application is online to be filled out after completing registration. If you need a paper copy please contact Ellen Weismer, You will be notified about scholarship funds by April 6, 2018. If applying for a scholarship, the $55 registration fee need not be submitted at this time.


Bus Transportation Information

For most campers, the day begins and ends with a bus ride. Transportation to and from Camp Shalom is provided by Badger Bus Company. Campers must get on the bus at the same stop in the mornings and off the bus at the same stop in the afternoons at the stops selected during the registration process. Every bus has at least two Bus Counselors riding along to greet the campers and take attendance, play games to make the ride more fun and to provide supervision. Campers are checked on and off the bus at each stop and at Camp. Transportation is not provided for extended care.

Contact for more information about bus stops.


July 24, 2017: Featured in Wisconsin State Journal

Camp Shalom rooted in tradition as Dane County's largest day camp >


2016 Highlight Video/Slideshows

Session One: Camp Shalom & Noar Bogrim >
Session Two: Camp Shalom >
Session Two: Noar Bogrim >
Session Three: Camp Shalom >

Camp Shalom Corporate Sponsors

We'd like to thank the following organizations for their generous support of the 2016 Camp Shalom Scholarship Fund. Their sponsorship has allowed many children to experience summer camp who would otherwise not have been able to afford the chance. Become A Corporate Sponsor >






Associated Physicians, LLP

Galin Education

J. Wexler Law s.c.

Mazur Realty

Milwaukee Valve

Weinbach Investment Management, LLC

Camp Shalom Scholarship Donors

Many other companies and individuals have contributed to the Camp Shalom Scholarship Fund.

See How To Donate >

Awarded Most Loved All Around Camp 2017 & 2018 - Two Years In A Row! Thank you to everyone who spread the love and voted.