Year-Round Events

GFC Fun Doesn’t Stop in the Summer

URJ Greene Family Camp takes the magic of camp, translates it into a year-round experience, and brings it you in a variety of dynamic events, trips and activities!

We connect children, youth and adults to an expansive menu of fun, immersive Jewish experiences inside and outside of Texas and Oklahoma, all year long. Along with our local synagogue youth groups and NFTY, we present everything from family fun days to high school parties to middle school outings.

 

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Grades 2-5

Come get a taste for camp and a love for Judaism at our fun & exciting day-long family events and mini retreats for 2nd through 5th graders.

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Grades 6-8

We give 6th to 8th graders lots of options to experience the magic of camp at super fun events all year throughout Texas and Oklahoma!

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Grades 9-12

URJ Greene Family Camp & NFTY partner all year long to present high schoolers fun and enriching programs and unforgettable teen events.

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Join us every month!

  • August: Summer Camp
  • September: Summer Palooza (9th-12th grades)
  • October: Women’s Retreat (Ages 21+), NFTY678 in Houston, DFW and San Antonio Areas, NFTY-TOR Fall Conclave in Houston
  • November: GFC Fall Camp (2nd-12th grades)
  • December: URJ Biennial in Boston, MA
  • January: GreeneSki, NFTY TOR Winter Conclave (Dallas Area)
  • February: Family Retreat, L’Taken Seminar in Washington D.C. (9th-12th grades)
  • March: Men’s Weekend (Ages 21+)
  • April: NFTY678 Even in Houston area, DFW, Austin, GFC Spring Camp (2nd-12th grades)
  • May: Young Adult Weekend
  • June-July: Summer Camp and other Summer Programs

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Jan
12
Fri
GreeneSki Trip @ Winter Park, Colorado
Jan 12 – Jan 15 all-day
GreeneSki Trip @ Winter Park, Colorado | Frisco | Texas | United States

Ready for an adventure? Seasoned and first time skiers alike are invited to join us in Winter Park, Colorado for our third annual GreeneSki. Spend time on the slopes with other Jewish middle schoolers and teens from Texas and Oklahoma. We will stay at a Winter Park ski resort condo, make our meals together, celebrate Shabbat, and of course spend lots of time on the mountains!

Your child will be flying out of your local city to the Denver Airport.  There will be a staff member on certain flights from Houston and Dallas if you wish to have your child with a staff member on a flight.  You may also book your ticket and have your child fly by their selves, but they MUST be in the Denver Airport no later than 1:00PM on Friday, January 12, 2018.  We recommend flying DIRECT whenever possible.  Please book your flight home on Monday January 15, 2018 no later than 2:00 PM unless you are on the flight with the GFC Staff.

The Flights that the GFC staff will be on are

Houston:  January 12, 2018 – Southwest 4471 Departs HOU at 11:30AM and arrives in

DEN at 1:00PM

January 15, 2018 – Southwest 5994 Departs DEN at 3:20 and arrives at HOU at 6:40PM

Dallas: January 12, 2018 – Southwest 693 Departs DFW at 12:00PM and arrives in

DEN at 1:00PM

January 15, 2018 – Southwest 2065 Departs DEN at 1:35PM and arrives at

DFW at 4:25PM

How do I book my flight?

Please book flights as soon as possible to ensure the cheapest fares.  We must have all flight information by December 15, 2017.

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Jan
26
Fri
NFTY-TOR Winter Conclave @ Dallas Mid-Cities Area
Jan 26 @ 6:00 pm – Jan 28 @ 11:00 am
NFTY-TOR Winter Conclave @ Dallas Mid-Cities Area | Fort Worth | Texas | United States

Winter Conclave will be co-hosted by Congregation Beth Israel, Colleyville (NETTY), Congregation Kol Ami, Flower Mound (NOTTY) & Adat Chaverim, Plano (CFTY). 8th graders from hosting congregations are eligible to attend. Teens who are from the DFW area and attending a NFTY-TOR regional event for the first time will receive a $20 discount.

Event Highlights: More information coming soon!

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Check out our scholarship and cancellation policies.

Transportation Information

FRIDAY NIGHT Bus Itinerary (Estimated Arrival to Dallas area at 6PM):

Houston Bus:

1:00 PM South Houston Stop

JCC Houston Stop (5601 S Braeswood Blvd, Houston, TX 77096)

1:45 PM North Houston Stop

Sam’s Club the Woodlands Stop Depart 1:45PM (19091 I 45, Conroe, TX 77385-8748)

 

San Antonio/Austin Bus:

12:30 PM San Antonio Stop

Barshop JCC (12500 NW Military Hwy, San Antonio, TX 78231)

2:30 PM Austin Stop

Congregation Beth Israel (3901 Shoal Creek Blvd, Austin, TX 78756)

 

SUNDAY Bus Itinerary (Estimated Arrival times based on 11AM departure with a stop for lunch):

Houston Bus:

3:30 PM North Houston Stop

Sam’s Club the Woodlands Stop Depart 1:45PM (19091 I 45, Conroe, TX 77385-8748)

4:00 PM South Houston Stop

JCC Houston Stop (5601 S Braeswood Blvd, Houston, TX 77096)

 

San Antonio/Austin Bus:

3:30 PM Austin Stop

Congregation Beth Israel (3901 Shoal Creek Blvd, Austin, TX 78756)

5:30 PM San Antonio Stop

Barshop JCC (12500 NW Military Hwy, San Antonio, TX 78231)

Feb
2
Fri
Family Retreat with PJ Library @ URJ Greene Family Camp
Feb 2 2018 @ 6:00 pm – Feb 4 2019 @ 11:00 am
Family Retreat with PJ Library @ URJ Greene Family Camp | Texas | United States

More information coming soon!

It’s the ultimate Jewish family vacation and a great opportunity for parents and children of all ages to discover the incredible experience of a GFC Shabbat. The young and young-at-heart will spend much of their weekend together – climbing our 50-foot Alpine Tower, experiencing the giant swing, creating arts & crafts projects, learning Israeli folk dances and camp songs, enjoying outdoor and indoor sports, as well as participating in many of the other great activities that GFC offers during the summer.

Join us for the GFC Family Retreat, and you will return home with memories of a Shabbat your family will not soon forget. There will be “Parents Only” sessions with our scholar-in-residence, as well as “Camper Only” sessions with our all-star staff. Our entire extended camp family will join together for exciting family programming and a wonderful time.

Apr
13
Fri
Spring Camp @ URJ Greene Family Camp
Apr 13 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 15 @ 11:30 am
Spring Camp @ URJ Greene Family Camp | Texas | United States

A new BIG weekend combining Fall Camp Retreat (1st-5th Graders), Spring Fest (6th-8th graders), and NFTY-TOR’s Spring Kallah (9th-12th graders). Send the whole family to GFC for a weekend of camp fun, and special programming.

This is also a great opportunity for children to try out camp for the first time, or reunite with old camp friends!

More information coming soon!