Our Mission and Values

We endeavor to provide a joyful and inclusive community where all can thrive.

New Country Day Camp, a program of the 14th Street Y and Educational Alliance, is guided by Jewish sensibilities and champions universal values.

Growth

Na’aseh v’Nishmah
We foster personal growth by encouraging all community members to make adventurous choices, look with curiosity at the world around them, and take responsibility in our community.

Empathy

Elu v’Elu
We build meaningful connections and restorative relationships through empathy, perspective sharing, and kindness.

Respect

Brit
  We are a respectful community that is broadened by diversity, deepened by compassion, and strengthened through teamwork.

Passion

B’tzelem Elohim
We encourage all campers and staff to value experiences over material things, have a lasting and active passion for natural splendor and community, and inspire these actions in the people around them.