Category - Jewish Camping

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...

Preparing for Camp

First in a series from Reform Educators from the Association for Reform Jewish Educators, ARJE. by Rabbi Stacy Rigler, RJE I have spent many of my summers since 1993 at URJ Camp Harlam. It has always been my “happy place.” As a...

It’s time for a New Approach to Jewish...

By Eileen Snow Price and Allison Boaz Research has indicated for years that Jewish overnight camp is one of the most effective ways for our children to develop lifelong Jewish friendships, to grow as individuals, and to form meaningful...

How to Put Camp on your Resume

By the Foundation for Jewish Camp. Thank you to David Berlin and Evan Taksar for contributing your resources on this topic. Do you love working at camp but feel like you need to get a “real job”? Think again. You can learn even more...