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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...
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Camper of the Week: Bonding With Her Bunk

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Eating fettuccine alfredo and bonding with bunkmates at Camp Ramah in the Poconos have been highlights of the summer for this Camper of the...
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Camp JRF’s Eco-Friendly Path to New Youth Village

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The Reconstructionist camp's "Eco-Village," where the oldest set of campers now get to live, skirts the line between cutting edge and rudimentary.  Yurts and motion...
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Filling a Niche: Health, Fitness and Judaism at Camp Zeke in the Poconos

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Launched with the help of a national incubator program, Camp Zeke's first season of campers experimented with healthy cooking lessons, judo, Krav Maga, bootcamp...