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Scholarships from local fund can help send kids to camp

The Coalition for Jewish Education of the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona is accepting applications for scholarships to Jewish overnight summer camps for the summer of 2016.

The need-based scholarship assistance is funded by the Mo and Frances Beren Family Scholarship Fund at the Jewish Community Foundation of Southern Arizona. Any student currently attending religious school programs in Southern Arizona or Tucson Hebrew Academy is eligible to apply. The application can be downloaded from

The scholarship is for any overnight Jewish camp and is meant to be combined with funding from another source such as a synagogue, camp or other organization.

Eligible campers may also qualify for additional funding through the national PJ Goes to Camp program. A separate application is required (see to-Camp). The deadline to submit the CJE camp scholarship application is Feb. 19. For more information, contact Suzanne at 577-9393 or