Owned and operated by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, EKC’s emphasis is placed on Jewish values, informal education, Shabbat celebrations and premiere programming & activities. This child-centered environment is for campers’ ages 7 to 16 and offers session lengths of 1-8 weeks, which include our First Experience and Specialty Camps.

Emma Kaufmann Camp is accredited with the American Camping Association, and campers and staff come from Squirrel Hill, South Hills, North Hills, Fox Chapel, Monroeville and other Pittsburgh communities, as well as from Ohio, Virginia, Maryland, Washington DC, Florida, Las Vegas, Spain, Israel, England and more.


What are you doing this summer? Join our staff at Emma Kaufmann Camp and make a difference in the life of a child? EKC is an overnight camp for boys and girls operated by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh. As camp staff, you’ll have a summer you’ll never forget, meeting tons of new people while working with children in a recreational setting. Emma Kaufmann Camp is a place where you’ll learn a great deal about yourself and gain important skills for your resume including leadership, supervision and teamwork.