Tag - Jewish Summer Camps

Songleading at Sports Camp

By Jacob There’s nothing quite like having the title of Song Leader at a sports camp. Despite having a history as an athlete, I knew that my first summer at 6 Points would be a little bit of a culture shock. I love sports, but music is my primary passion and I was well aware that the campers here would probably speak a different language than I...

What Some Camps Are Doing This Summer

By  Marissa Stern As the rising temperatures indicate, summer is officially upon us. And for many kids, in between celebrating school being over, the summer means a chance to get away from it all and head to camp for some bug juice and arts and crafts. For some overnight and day camps, the season offers a chance to offer new programs to pique the...

The Joy of Camp

By Becca Goldman Every year we count down the weeks, days and hours until we are reunited together at camp. The result? Pure joy. The butterflies of pulling through the entrance into camp, running, hugging and jumping into the arms of the bunkmate you haven’t seen in ten months, high fiving your counselor as you unload your duffle into the chug...

Torah and the Art of Toilet Plunging

By Max Weiss Na’aseh v’nishmah, we will do and we will understand.  As the Israelites stood at Sinai preparing to receive torah, they replied to the oncoming revelation, Na’aseh v’nishmah—we will do it and we will understand it. They took a leap of faith and, and declared that they would, no questions asked, accept torah and do all that...