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Although some of our sessions may show a “waitlist” notification, there are plenty of spots available at camp this summer for campers of all ages and genders throughout the summer.  We encourage you to join the waitlist. We are usually able to accommodate everyone who wants to come to camp – either in a first choice session or one that is similar. 

Dates & Rates: Summer 2022

SessionLengthEntering GradesOpening DayClosing Day2022 TuitionNon-URJ Fee
Atid5 Days2-4August 10thAugust 14th$400$0
Kallah Aleph - WAITLIST2 Weeks3-5June 20thJuly 3rd$2750$150
Kallah Bet2 Weeks3-5July 4thJuly 17th$2750$150
Kallah Gimmel3 Weeks4-6July 19thAugust 7th$4100$225
Kibbutz HaTzofim Aleph - WAITLIST2 Weeks4-7June 20thJuly 3rd$2750$150
Kibbutz HaTzofim Bet - GIRLS WAITLIST2 Weeks4-7July 4thJuly 17th$2750$150
Kibbutz HaTzofim Gimmel - BOYS WAITLIST4 Weeks5-7July 19thAugust 14th$5625$300
Gesher Aleph - WAITLIST4 Weeks6-9June 20thJuly 17th$5625$300
Gesher Bet4 Weeks7-10July 19thAugust 14th$5625$300
Moshavah Aleph- GIRLS AT CAPACITY4 Weeks8-9June 20thJuly 17th$5625$300
Moshavah Bet4 Weeks8-9July 19thAugust 14th$5625$300
Chalutzim7 Weeks10-11June 20thAugust 7th$7775$500
Tour La'Agam - WAITLIST4 Weeks10-12July 19thAugust 14th$5625$300
Chalutzim Ba'Aretz3.5 Weeks11-12June 20thJuly 17th$8,075N/A

Dates & Rates: 12th Grade Options

SessionEntering GradesOpening DayClosing Day2022 TuitionDiscount for Previous OSRUI Campers
Avodah Aleph12thJune 12thJuly 17th$3000$750
Avodah Bet12thJuly 18thAugust 15th$3000$750
Tour La'Agam - WAITLIST10th-12thJuly 19thAugust 14th$5625 ($5925 non-URJ)N/A
Chalutzim Ba'Aretz11th-12thJune 20thJuly 17thTBDN/A
Avodah Aleph + Avodah Bet12thJune 12thAugust 15th$5500$750
Avodah Aleph + Tour La'Agam12thJune 12thAugust 14th$8,125 ($8,425 non-URJ)$750
Chalutzim Ba'Aretz + Avodah Bet12thJune 20thAugust 15thTBD$750
Terms of enrollment


A $500 per Camper, per session deposit will be collected upon registration. This deposit is non-refundable, unless indicated below.


There are various payment plans available to choose from at registration, which all adhere to the following schedule.

January 21st, 2022 – 25% of tuition payment is due
March 22nd, 2022 – an additional 50% of tuition payment is due (75% of tuition paid)
April 21st, 2022 – final payment is due.

The possible payment plans are as follows:
Monthly payment plan with equal charges on: November 9th, December 14th, January 11th, February 8th, March 8th, and April 12th.
3 equal payments on January 11th, March 8th and April 12th.


If you cancel by March 22nd, 2022 or prior  – 100% of tuition is refundable except for the administrative deposit
If you cancel between March 23rd, 2022 and May 6th, 2022 – 75% of tuition is refundable
If you cancel on May 7th, 2022 or after – no refunds will be given unless stated below.

Refunds will be given including your deposit:

  • for campers on a “Waiting List” (those not able to be placed in their desired session at OSRUI) if at any time they choose to be removed from the list or are ultimately unable to be placed;
  • if OSRUI is unable or elects not to open because of government regulations, orders or guidelines
  • if OSRUI is required to cancel the session of a child with a pre-existing health condition;
  • if OSRUI is unable or chooses not to open at their own discretion.

COVID Refund Policy

Typically, our refund policy is that families do not receive any refund if a camper leaves a session early. Prior to the summer, we shared that for campers who missed part of the summer due to COVID, we would provide a $50/day credit per day missed of camp, that can be used for future URJ programs (such as camp tuition or Israel trip registration).  

We are now adjusting our policy to be further favorable to families and, in the event a camper needs to leave camp due to COVID, will offer either (1) $50/day refund for days missed or (2) a pro-rated tuition credit for each day missed, less a 15% non-refundable charge, that can be used for future programs (such as camp tuition or Israel trip registration).  

Credits will expire as of August 31, 2023. 

Change of Session

If Camp is required to make a change to Camper session prior to summer, you will be notified by Camp in writing.  Camp will provide an opportunity at that time for you to cancel Camper’s session without penalty (including return of any deposit). You will also be eligible for this change of session refund for all children in your household who are registered at Camp regardless if the sessions of the sibling(s) were not changed.

A change to the Camper session is defined as one or more of the following: a change of session dates, session cost, or camp geographic location change.


additional fees and discounts

Sibling Discount: Families with two or more campers will receive a $100 discount for each camper after the first. The discount may not be used to reduce your deposit; it will be applied to your balance.

Referral Discount: Any current camper who refers a first-time camper (not a sibling and must be a new family to OSRUI) who attends OSRUI 2022 for 2 weeks or longer will receive a $100 tuition credit. There is no limit on the number of tuition credits a camper may receive. This fee is not valid for cash and may not be used toward your deposit. The referring camper must attend camp to get the tuition credit. If the referred camper cancels, the credit will be removed. Please email the names of campers you have referred to Those families must indicate that you referred them when they register.

The tuition fee includes: All camp activities, laundry, the basic camp pharmacy registration fee, and free limited access for camper families to our online service for viewing photos and emailing your camper.  

The tuition fee does not include:

Non-URJ Fee: Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute is part of the Union for Reform Judaism family of camps and youth programs. Families who are not members of a URJ congregation will be assessed a surcharge of $75 per week, not to exceed $500 per family. See the grid above for costs per session.

Transportation Fee: This fee covers a coach bus to and from camp. We have bus stops in the Chicago area and Minnesota. The bus fee is $230 roundtrip. More details will be available soon.

The transportation fee is covered in the cost of Atid tuition.


We believe in the transformative power of camp and are committed to ensuring that financial need is not the reason that stops a family from experiencing a life-changing summer at OSRUI.   

Our goal is to help make camp affordable for every family. 

Contact us:Reach out to us at and we will answer all of your questions. We make the application process easy and confidential.

Learn more and apply here.


Campers enrolled in Kallah or Tzofim Aleph AND Bet are welcome to stay at camp during the day between the sessions (July 3-4).  Campers staying for sessions spanning the mid-summer intersession (July 17-19) should plan to depart camp with family between sessions.  If travel home for the interim days is not possible, please contact the camp office to discuss options.

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