FAQs - Leader's Assembly


Who should attend Leaders Assembly?

Leaders Assembly is right for anyone interested in building a strong Jewish future.  The field of Jewish camp is made up of many constituents – camp professionals, lay leaders, educators, communal professionals, and emerging Jewish leaders. With over 75 sessions and workshops, networking opportunities and plenaries you will find significant benefits to attending the conference, no matter your role.


Leaders Assembly is created for all levels of year-round professionals. Veteran camp directors, new assistant directors, fundraising and marketing professionals will find a wide-array of sessions to choose from. We encourage you to bring your lay leaders as well to see how your camp fits with the national conversation.


Lay leaders are critical to the work we do on the local and national level. Your presence at Leaders Assembly helps each camp move to the next level in fundraising, attracting new markets, upgrading facilities and programs and your expertise is invaluable to the field.


Jewish camping is at the forefront of experiential education.  Whether you’re an educator at camp during the summer or a year-round Jewish educator, you’ll find Leaders Assembly to offer unparalleled opportunities for networking and expanding your impact on the next generation.


Whether you’re looking to develop a local Jewish camp initiative or deepen your community’s Jewish camp agenda, you’ll find Leaders Assembly an invaluable place to discuss why and how Jewish camp can be a priority for your community.


If you are interested in being a camp professional or experiential educator, this is an excellent opportunity to network with professionals in this field, gain a clear understanding of the current trends, and find the motivation and mentors to make your dreams reality.

I can only attend for one day. Which day should I choose?

Look at the sessions closely to see which day offers the best professional development opportunities to meet your goals for the next year or so. Each day has a plethora of networking opportunities, plenaries, workshops and master classes.

What is included in the conference registration? What additional fees will I incur?

Conference registration includes the cost of all meals and snacks, presentations, and conference materials. It does not include the cost of hotel accommodations and travel.

I have specific dietary needs. How will they be met?

If you have specific dietary needs, please let us know what they are when completing your registration. All meals and snacks served at the conference are certified by The Rabbinical Council of Greater Washington (Capital K). They are a Glatt Kosher and Cholov Yisroel caterer.  There is also a kiosk that serves Starbucks and restaurant on site. These spaces are not under kosher supervision.

I’d like to be part of the Exhibitor Hall.

Great, we are looking forward to hearing about you. Please contact Randi Honig at randi@jewishcamp.org.

I’d like to be a conference sponsor.

We appreciate your support. Please contact Corey Cutler at corey@jewishcamp.org to learn about sponsorship opportunities.

Can I buy a list of your attendees?

Sorry. That list is proprietary and available only to attendees for networking purposes.

What is the conference attire?

Conference attire is business casual on Sunday and Monday.

Then on Tuesday show your camp pride! Wear your favorite camp shirt.

I need special accommodations to attend. Who should I contact?

Please let us know what special accommodations you require when completing your registration. For further questions, please contact Samantha Lavine at samantha@jewishcamp.org.






Questions? Contact assembly@jewishcamp.org.