Our Programs For Children

We offer a wide range of educational, recreational and social children's programs for newborn thru high school. Our programs provide opportunities for children and parents to build lasting friendships and a connection to the Jewish community.

  • Yad B'Yad Playgroup

    Yad B'Yad (Hand in Hand) is a free Jewish Community Playgroup for Caregivers and Children Ages 0-2. Explore and discuss a new topic with a Jewish twist each month.

  • Winter Maccabiah

    An Olympic style winter camp experience for kids in 2nd - 8th grade with rallies, team building and competitions! Sponsored by Camp Shalom and the Family Education Committee.

  • Camp Shalom

    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..

  • One Happy Camper

    If you have a camper in 2nd-12th grade, they may be eligible for a grant of up to $1,000 to attend Jewish overnight camp for the first time. Program in partnership with Foundation for Jewish Camp.

  • Midrasha Hebrew High School

    A jointly sponsored program by Beth Israel Center, Temple Beth El, and Jewish Federation of Madison offering classes in Hebrew and Jewish Studies for students in grades 8 through 12.

  • Teen Israel Trip Stipends

    Does your teenager want to travel to Israel on an organized trip? The Jewish Federation of Madison wants to help! The Federation now has ten stipends available for up to $1500 per student to help with teen trips to Israel.