Welcome Families At CAMP AHAVA, children build confidence, life-long friendships, and find new and exciting challenges that stimulate their minds as well as their bodies. Camp Ahava is a multi cultural camp in the heart of the Kemp Mill community that celebrates life every day with energizing and fun activities. The real magic of CAMP[...]

Office Staff’s Welcome

 Dear Prospective Camp Ahava Families, Welcome to Camp Ahava 2014! We are anticipating a safe, sensational and memorable summer for your child/children! I hail from El Paso, Texas where I was a teacher and administrator for 35 years. I have extensive experience working with children of all ages developing creative[...]

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Camp Ahava Calendar 2014 We have weekly shabbat celebrations with songs, challah baking and parsha stories. We start every day with an assembly that includes hebrew prayers, hatikvah, the national anthem the pledge of allegiance. We have weekly themes that emphasize Jewish ethics such as visiting the sick, humane treatment[...]

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Our Super Staff

Rabbi Herzel Kranz Founder of Camp Ahava Tel.:(301) 649-4425 Fax.:(301) 649-1274 Rabbi Herzel Kranz, the founder of Camp Ahava had a vision to reach out and to enable each and every child a wholesome, healthy and peaceful summer for children of all different backgrounds. He founded Camp Ahava in 1971,[...]

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Camp Jobs

Head Counselors The Head Counselor position is a paid position at Camp Ahava.  Each bunk has one Head Counselor assigned to it and Head Counselors are at least high school graduates while many are college students or have completed college.  Head Counselors are responsible for implementing the camp schedule in an effective manner and[...]

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Our Location

Located in the heart of the Kemp Mill community, CAMP AHAVA has been a wonderful camp experience for girls and boys since 1971. 1401 Arcola Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20902 [mapsmarker marker="1"]

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Camp Ahava Song

At Camp Ahava we bring American and Jewish values alive in a vibrant and non-judgmental setting. Our staff members are carefully selected to help serve as role models for the campers as we pursue the goal of a wholesome community.  Besides learning Ethics & Values, our Summer Program has a wide range of modalities including historical, educational &[...]

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