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About Us

Welcome to Wilshire Boulevard Temple Camps—Camp Hess Kramer and Gindling Hilltop Camp! Since 1952, Wilshire Boulevard Temple Camps have been providing a dynamic and fun environment where campers and staff become part of a community. We strive to build a place where everyone is equal and included, supported and cared for, connected and challenged. Wilshire Boulevard Temple Camps provide children a better understanding of their Jewish background while giving them a summer they will never forget.


A Transformative Experience

A Lifelong Connection


The day your family becomes a part of Wilshire Boulevard Temple Camps is the beginning of a lifelong connection to our extraordinary community. Campers step off the bus against the backdrop of the spectacular Pacific Ocean and are immediately embraced by our camp family. In this matchless setting, they are offered a wealth of programming options—top-notch sports, theatre, music, dance, swimming, arts and crafts, social, spiritual, and educational activities, all designed to create a magical environment in which campers can stretch their limits, build meaningful relationships, develop a profound connection to Judaism, and have the time of their lives.

The experience is nothing short of transformative. We have more than 70 years' worth of evidence to prove it. Many of our staff grew up at Camp, and we are all deeply committed to your child's experience and inclusion in our community. We also bring in staff from Israel to expand our perspectives and enhance our culture. Each of us understands the privilege and responsibility of being a positive Jewish role model.

Call us with questions after exploring our website. We look forward to welcoming you and your child to our Wilshire Boulevard Temple Camps family.