Category - Jewish Camping

What Fire Can’t Destroy

This post is a part of Foundation for Jewish Camp’s summer blog series “Because of Jewish Camp.” Each week, we will be featuring personal reflections from camp parents, staff, and alumni exemplifying the ways that Jewish camp impacted...

Gear Systems and a Camp Kehillah Kedoshah

By Jonah Lerner This summer, as the robotics workshop instructor, I was tasked with developing a curriculum that seamlessly integrates robotics and Judaism. At first, I thought this was an extremely difficult task because robotics and Judaism...

Seamless Inclusion

Image credit: Camp Simcha By Stacy Rosenthal, RJE At first glance, Camp Simcha looks like any other day camp. Some of the campers are practicing their skills to become “Jedi Masters,” others are folding zucchini into their recipe as they...

Intentional and Accidental Camp...

Part 3 in a series from the Association of Reform Educators (ARJE) on preparing for camp. Last week, Vanessa Ehrlich shared with us this quote from Chip and Dan Heath: “Moments are what we remember and cherish.” This is so evident...

Spring Training: Israel Content in Camp...

By Steve Kerbel With the cooperation of the Foundation for Jewish Camp and the National Ramah Commission,  Center for Israel Education, conducted a three-day Israel learning retreat in May 2018 for 35 overnight and day camp staffers, most of...