Registered Campers

Laundry is done every 10 days by the campers and supervised by our staff (just one of the life skills learned at Step It Up). Campers are required to pack their own laundry bag.


  • Underwear – 14
  • Socks – 14
  • Jeans / Pants – 4
  • Shorts – 14
  • Jerseys / T-shirts – 14
  • Long sleeved shirts – 4
  • Jeans – 2
  • Sweatshirts – 2
  • Light Jacket – 1
  • Bathing Suit – 1-2
  • Hats – 1



  • Dress Shoes – 1
  • Running Shoes – 1
  • Basketball Shoes – 1-2
  • Slippers – 1


  • Laundry Bag
  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Sunscreen
  • Soap
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Hairbrush
  • Bug repellent
  • Lip Balm
  • Moisturizer



  • Sheets – Twin XL (Boys), Full (Girls) – 2
  • Pillow – 1
  • Blanket – 1
  • Towels – 4
  • Washcloths – 4


  • Reusable water bottle
  • Contact Lenses
  • Glasses
  • Sunglasses
  • Cell phone charger
  • Wireless charger
  • Reading Light
  • Books
  • Tefillin
  • Kippot
  • Siddur
  • Earphones
  • Backpack


Shabbat Attire

  • Boys – Shabbat clothes – 5
  • Girls – Shabbat clothes – 5
Your Camp In Touch account includes important resources and forms for camp. i.e. Medical, financial, transportation, canteen money, bedding, etc. It’s a great resource and takes just a few minutes to set up. Upon registration, you will receive a link to set up your Camp In Touch account. To access Camp In Touch please click here If you’re registered for camp your account has already been created for you. If you are unsure of your password please use your email to reset it by clicking the Retrieve/ Set Password button on Camp In Touch.
Without all 4 of these documents your camper will not be allowed to participate at camp.

Log in to your Parent Dashboard:

  1. Click on Application, Forms and Documents and fill out the health form.
  2. Upload Immunization Records from your family physician.
  3. Upload Copy of Insurance Card – front and back.
  4. Complete ‘Permission To Treat’ Form.


Make sure to pack enough medication for the duration that the camper is registered for. All medications need to be in the original, labeled container. Upon arrival at camp, the camp nurse will collect any medication and safely store it in the infirmary as well as administer it when scheduled. Prior to camp, parents will be required to fill out a “Medication Log Form” for all medications that are sent with campers. Contacting our camp nurse: [email protected]

BEDDING SETS – $60.00 Waiting for your camper when they arrive.
INCLUDES: Fitted sheet, bed sheet, pillow, pillow cover and blanket. 100% Ultra-Soft Wrinkle Resistant Microfiber. Breathable, stain resistant, hypoallergenic and resistant to dust mites.
Step 1 –  Log in to your Parent Dashboard.
Step 2 –  Click on the ‘Camp Purchases’ tab and then click on your camper’s name.
Step 3 –  Scroll down towards the bottom of the page, when you see “Bedding” click on Add Option.

CANTEEN AND CAMP STORE – The Canteen and camp store will be open nightly for your child’s convenience. As a general rule of thumb, we recommend $50 – $100 per week to be placed into the camp account for the canteen and our camp store. Remaining canteen balances will be refunded at the conclusion of the summer.
Step 1 –  Log in to your Parent Dashboard.
Step 2 –  Click on the ‘Camp Purchases’ tab and then click on ‘Purchase additional options for 2021’. Scroll down and select the canteen option you would like. Here you can also book private training, nutritional programs and life coaching.
Canteen – Stocks personal hygiene items, snacks, additional water and Gatorade along with protein bars and drinks.
Camp Store – Sells Step It Up merchandise. Includes t-Shirts, jerseys, dry-fit shirts (long and short sleeve), basketballs, sweatshirts/pants and Backpacks.

Passport & Identification for Step It Up Israel

Campers traveling with Step It Up to Israel on July 31, 2021, must have a valid passport. Contact camp for flight details. Upon arrival at camp, camp staff will collect your passport and securely store it.

If a camper is traveling domestically via airline or train, a form of identification may be required. Please check with your carrier.

Additionally, a notarized Note of Authorization must be completed and sent to [email protected] in order to allow any children to travel internationally with our staff, both to and from Israel.

Step It Up offers bussing options for Summer 2021 from NYC, Deal, and Teaneck, NJ as well as airport pick ups/drop offs on June 23, July 21 and August 4. *Included in tuition.

Bus #1 – MANHATTAN, NY / Departure Date/Time: Wednesday, June 23, 2021 @ 10:00 am

Location: Asphalt Green. York Avenue between 90th + 91st street in Manhattan / Upper East Side. Our bus will be parked directly in front of the Asphalt Green outdoor turf field on the South Side of York Street. If you have any questions as you are on your way to the bus stop please contact our bus chaperone. Chaperone info to be sent out closer to pickup date.

Bus #2  – TEANECK, NJ / Departure Date/Time: Wednesday, June 23, 2021 @ 10:00 am.

Location: TABC High School, 1600 Queen Anne Road, Teaneck, New Jersey 07666. Located on the South Side of Milton A. Votee Park. If you have any questions as you are on your way to the bus stop contact our bus chaperone. Chaperone info to be sent out closer to pickup date.

Bus #3  – DEAL, NJ / Departure Date/Time: Wednesday, June 23, 2021 @ 10:00 am.

Location: JCC Jersey Shore, 100 Grant Ave #1, Deal, NJ 07723. If you have any questions as you are on your way to the bus stop please contact our bus chaperone. Chaperone info to be sent out closer to pickup date.

1 suitcase OR 1 large duffle bag per camper allowed on the bus. Please arrive 45 minutes prior to departure to make sure we can stick to a 10:00 am departure.


Step 1 –  Log in to your Parent Dashboard.
Step 2 –  Click on the ‘FORMS’ tab and then click on your camper’s name.
Step 3 –  Scroll down toward the bottom of the page under ‘Transportation Forms for Summer 2021″ and Click on ‘Step It Up’.
Step 4 – Choose the applicable bus option for your camper.

For dates where trasnportation is not provided by camp, we can assist you in arranging car service pickup/dropoff.

There is a minimum flat fee of $150 for all airport transfers (Newark and Philadephia). Please reach out to [email protected] to discuss and plan your transportation needs.

Communicating with the camp office throughout the summer
We’re available for you every day at the camp office.

Sunday – Friday / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm by email
Saturday / Motzei Shabbat by email
Once an email is received, a camp representative will respond in a timely manner.

For emergencies and special situations call us at 888.600.0908

Emails are free of charge and are handed out daily during lunch.
Email your camper at [email protected]

Please include camper name and camp grade in the subject of the email.

Photos and videos of your camper
Photos and videos of your campers are posted throughout our social media channels.

Our Instagram accounts tell our story in a way that only Instagram can 🙂 and our Facebook page is updated frequently with photo albums.

Follow us at..

Boys Instagram / @campstepitup
Girls Instagram / @siu_girls
Facebook Page / Step It Up

LETTERS AND PACKAGES – We will allow a maximum of 2 packages per camper. All other packages will be returned to the sender’s address.

Feel free to send snacks, books, magazines, essentials, etc.

No candy and gum. All packages are screened. Packages with items which are not allowed will be donated.

Mailing Address:
The College of New Jersey
Step It Up C/O, Camper Name
2000 Pennington Rd, Ewing, NJ 08628

Visiting day
Sunday, July 11, 2021 / 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM

*Covid Permitting

Catch up with your camper, check out our campus, have lunch with us, meet our staff and see Camp Step It Up in action. We will be sending out RSVP forms closer to Visiting Day.

Private Basketball Training
Camp Step It Up founder and director Yogev Berdugo is offering private basketball training this summer. These are 60-minute, 1-on-1 sessions. Yogev travels globally, training professional, collegiate and youth basketball players.

Cost: $150 per session

We are only offering 40 sessions and these will sell out fast. To reserve your session please email [email protected].

We also offer a $100 option with one of our top-level skill coaches.
We are only offering 100 sessions and these will sell out fast.

Private Strength Training
This program was a big hit for the last two years with our head strength coach offering private 60-minute 1-on-1 sessions.
Campers younger than 14 will work on non-weight bearing exercises; while kids 14 and older will get a top-notch introduction to strength training. These sessions will be both educational and practical and will lay down a solid foundation for your child to continue to train and stay fit year round.

Cost: $150 per session

We are only offering 50 sessions and these will sell out fast. To reserve your session please email [email protected].

Field Trips
Our 6-week program at The College of New Jersey features 3 full day field trips. We wake up early, get a light workout in, daven, head to breakfast and off we go. We typically head out around 10:00 am. You should expect a phone call from your camper around that time. Amusement parks, water parks, fun activities and more.