Texas Is A Non Profit Organization

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For over 60 years, Camp Young Judaea Texas (CYJ Texas) has continued to flourish and expand our reach in local Texas communities. We receive over 600 campers each summer and administer programming to over 5,000 individuals every year. CYJ Texas is a non-profit organization that is firmly committed to providing individuals of all financial backgrounds with opportunities for an exceptional camp experience. Through dynamic camp activities and superior retreat programming, we provide both children and adults with a fun, educational space that fosters spiritual growth, social activism, philanthropy, and a passion for preserving the environment. Mirroring the strategies being developed in the state of Israel, CYJ Texas has begun making strides to incorporate new conservation techniques and infrastructures that will stimulate environmental wellness, reduce our dependence on energy and water resources, and decrease overall waste production. At this time, CYJ Texas has already implemented a recycling program and recently finished the construction of our new Experiential Learning Center (ELC). This facility operates using a number of sustainable technologies; including solar panels to offset energy use, a butterfly rain-catchment roof system, and rainwater collection cisterns that provide water for the ELC’s living roof to help insulate the building. Our camp has already received and installed a new 5,200-watt multi-axis solar array and a Netafim drip irrigation system for our
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