Welcome to Jordan River Village

Jordan River Village (JRV) is Israel’s only overnight camp designed specifically for children facing serious health challenges, including chronic illnesses and disabilities. As a full member of the SeriousFun Children’s Network, JRV provides a safe and nurturing environment that helps children to thrive and achieve their full potential. 

Located on 64 acres in the Lower Galilee, the facility is purpose-built to accommodate the unique needs of its participants. It features state-of-the-art medical facilities, including a trauma room, pharmacy, and full-time medical staff, ensuring the highest safety standards. The camp’s design emphasizes accessibility, with wheelchair-friendly attractions, a swimming pool with independent access, accessible playgrounds, and art workshops.

Supported by a robust network of over 1,500 volunteers and 200 medical professionals annually, JRV has served over 30,000 children since opening in 2012. Each year, the camp welcomes 8,000 children and 700 family members, offering all programs free of charge to ensure no child is ever turned away due to socioeconomic, ethnic, religious, or national differences.

Oct 7th JRV has shown that no matter how severe the problem, or how complex the trauma impacting the children of Israel, JRV is there for them, responding with resilience building care and nurturing fun in a medically and psychologically safe environment.

Get to Know Jordan River Village

Ariel View of Jordan River Village

"Our Village"

Our state-of-the-art facility provides children with a once-in-a-lifetime camping experience.

Having Fun in the Pool at Jordan River Village

Our Children

The children we serve come to the Village and leave their illnesses at the gate.

Camper and Counselor at Jordan River Village

Our Programs

Children who visit the Village participate in a wide range of camp activities designed for their safety.

Mother and Daughter at Jordan River Village
Father and Son at Jordan River Village
Campers and Candy at Jordan River Village
Family at Jordan River Village

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