Building an Inclusive Camp

Explore ways to make your Jewish camp a more inclusive, welcoming, and safe environment for LGBTQ campers, staff, and families.

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A Guide for LGBTQ Inclusion for Jewish Summer Camps Below you will find several suggestions for how to make your Jewish summer camp a more inclusive, welcoming, and safe environment…

Letter from the Directors of Camp JRF June 19, 2014   Dear Parents, Last summer, we were proud to be profiled in The Jewish Daily Forward in an article on…

Time: 10 minutes Materials: List of statements below or your own list of statements Audience: Students from 6th grade through college, Adults Note: This activity requires movement, you will need…

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  Click here to download  an all-gender restroom sign. Click here to download a sign explaining the purpose of all-gender restrooms.

This resource is available only as a downloadable PDF. Download an 11″ x 17″ printable sign. Download an 8.5″ x 11″ printable sign.

LESSON 6: Coming Out at Camp Goal: To create a space for CITs (Counselors in Training) to think critically about how accessible camp is for those who are LGBT. Objectives:…

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What’s in a Pronoun?: Resources and Activities on Third-Person, Gender- Neutral Pronouns Assembled by Dubbs Weinblatt, Essie Shachar-Hill, and Jacob Klein   WHAT’S A PRONOUN? Pronouns are words used to…

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Save the following JPEG images to print, or display them on your organization’s website: Easily print your own Safe Zone stickers using Avery 5395  adhesive label paper and our Word-compatible…

Written non-discrimination policies and benefits form the foundation of diversity and inclusion efforts. Do the organizations you belong to, work for and/or support have a policy in place that specifically…

Top 10 ways to respond to “That’s So Gay!”  Compiled from responses gathered from participants of Keshet’s National Training Institutes Don’t ignore it. Take the individual aside and have a…

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Many events in Jewish life are accompanied by a ritual or ceremony. Our library of materials can help you find a meaningful LGBTQ inclusive text or interpretation for your event.

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