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Summer Camp Offers a Break for Campers and Staff Alike

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Even before the pandemic began ...
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Choosing a Camp: Why Start Now?

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It may not be the first thing that comes to mind ...

Camp Green Lane Owner Jerome ‘Jerry’ Stein Dies at 92

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On the afternoon of Oct. 6, the doorbell rang at Carol Stein’s Bryn Mawr home. It was the sprinkler man. Stein knew it was time...

A Post-COVID Day at Golden Slipper Camp in the Poconos

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Driving through the Poconos to get to Golden Slipper Camp, you won’t see a business or residential area for miles. Just winding roads and...

Jewish Overnight Camps Enhancing Security

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The Tree of Life synagogue complex shooting in Pittsburgh, the deadliest attack on Jews in American history, is now almost four years old. Each...
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Jewish Couples Remember Summer Camp Meet-Cutes

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The song of the summer in 1988 was Richard Marx’s “Hold Onto the Night,” though Guns N’ Roses’ “Sweet Child O’ Mine” was also...

Jewish Philadelphia’s Summer Camp Album

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The first Jewish summer camp in the United States was opened in New York by the Jewish Working Girls Vacation Society in 1893.
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Summer Camps Plan 2021 Safety Protocols

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Although the second summer of the pandemic is approaching, Rabbi Joel Seltzer knows this camp season will be different from the last. “Last year was...

A Day in the Life of Summer Camp During a Pandemic

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For long enough to dream that it might stay that way, the weather at Camp Kef on July 9 was pleasant. Cloudy with a...

Summer Camp Tradition Gets Reinvented

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In 2017, Moishe House started Camp Nai Nai Nai, an abbreviated re-creation of overnight camp for Jewish 20- and 30-somethings. The four-day sessions sell...