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JCC Kaiserman Camp Rebounds from Adversity, Wins Honor

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About 300 children, ranging from infants to age 14, will attend the day camp starting June 27. The camp has about 100 staffers, about...
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Camps ‘Cautious but Calm’ on Zika

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Regardless of the degree of medical concern, every camp takes seriously the “health, safety and welfare of every camper and staff member.” WASHINGTON — As...
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Following in Their Footsteps: Continuing the Camp Tradition

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Why do Jews love sending their kids to camp so much? And how has the tradition of Jewish summer become more common than attending...
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Developing a Bunk Mentality at Camp Getaways for Grown-Ups

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Area women came together for a "mini-camp" program intended to empower them in a fun setting reminiscent of Jewish overnight camp. At a nearly deserted...
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Plan Ahead for the Summer of a Lifetime

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It's not too early to start thinking about finding the right Jewish summer camp experience for your child or grandchild.   It may be winter, but...
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BunkConnect Set to Branch Out in a Big Way

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Piloted last summer in 35 camps on the East Coast, BunkConnect is launching in full this year, with 75 camps nationwide offering discounts ranging...
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Grappling With Teen Sexuality at Summer Camp

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Should Jewish summer camps be more proactive about how they address campers’ romantic relationships, particularly given that some statistics indicate that as many as...
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Philadelphia Jews Extend Royal Welcome to Lightning Victim

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After learning that a Jewish camper who was struck by lightning last summer would be in the area for pain treatments, a group of local well-wishers...
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Where Jews of Color Go to ‘Feel Normal’ at Summer Camp

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Now in its sixth season, Camp Be’chol Lashon in Northern California is the nation’s only Jewish sleepaway camp geared toward Jews of color. PETALUMA, Calif....
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Finding the Jewish Camp That’s Right for Your Child

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With such a diverse variety of Jewish camping options in this area, the question isn't whether Jewish camp is right for your child, but...