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Byfield, Ne Reform

URJ 6 Points Sci-Tech Academy

Inspiring Jewish Minds through Science and Tech.

URJ 6 Points Sci-Tech Academy, the only Jewish science and technology program in the United States, welcomes young Jewish scientists and innovators entering grades 5-10. Each day, campers are immersed in an exciting environment that nurtures their passion for exploration and creativity through hands-on projects and activities, all within the familiar traditions and welcoming community of a Reform Jewish summer camp. Campers can attend for 2, 4, or 6 weeks choosing from a variety of workshops and electives. Sci-Tech East is located 45 minutes north of Boston, on the beautiful and state-of-the-art Governor’s Academy campus in Byfield, MA.

*We welcome transgender, intersex, non-binary and gender-non conforming campers



Byfield, Massachusetts 01922



Lyndhurst 07071

Campers per Session

Medium (100-399 campers)

Staff to Camper Ratio



Coed, Non-binary

Specialty Program(s)

Science & Technology

Dietary Needs

Allergy accommodations, Gluten-free accommodations, Kosher style, Vegetarian

Disabilities / Inclusion

Facilities for Mobility Challenges, Full Inclusion

Meet The Directors

Jayme Dale Mallindine

Jayme has spent her career poking at the intersections between STEM and community. Before coming to the URJ, Jayme has coordinated education programs at synagogues, led teen leadership programs, and has run summer camps for Girls Who Code and Girls Make Games. She has a B.A. in Psychology and Religious Studies and an M.A. in Video Game Studies.

Co-Director, Growth and Innovation
Rabbi Dan Medwin, MAJE, served the Central Conference of American Rabbis for over a decade, most recently as the Director of Digital Media. His work involved creating digital liturgy, such as Visual T’filah, apps, and ebooks, as well as serving as a general technology and media consultant for Reform rabbis and the broader Reform Movement.

Dan has served on the Sci-Tech Camp Council as an advisor since before camp was founded, and has served as faculty practically every summer. Dan is married to Rabbi Lydia Medwin, an expert in relational engagement and small groups, and they live in Atlanta, Georgia with their three children: Zimra, Gavriel, and Jasmine.