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Camper of the Week: A Relationship Builder

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From eating pierogies to hanging out with his friends, this week's star camper is having a blast at Harlam. This summer, the Exponent is profiling standout campers...
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Camps Face Tough Decisions About Israel Trips

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The ongoing violence in the Middle East has challenged Israel program directors to modify planned itineraries on the fly, and in some cases, even...
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Camper of the Week: Sing-along Specialist

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This week's standout from Camp Pinemere eagerly participates in every activity, from sports to ceramics, and plays backup guitar at folk song sessions.  This summer,...
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Jewish Summer Camps Grappling With Murders of Israeli Teens

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Counselors and administrators are wrestling with how to share tragic tidings from Israel with their young charges. On the morning of June 30, the children...
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It’s Never Too Late to Make Camp Memories

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A Camp Akiba alum explains why she traded her long career in television production to create a camp program for grown women to reconnect...
Avi Hurwitz

Camper of the Week: A Problem-Solving Bunkmate

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This 11-year-old from Camp Golden Slipper is already showing outstanding leadership skills this summer. This summer, the Exponent will help you live the summer camp life vicariously...
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From Day Camper to Director

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The new director of youth and camp engagement at Congregation Beth Or reflects on how her past experiences as a camper shaped her into...
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Filling More Bunks at Jewish Summer Camps

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Local and national enrollment figures show that more children are attending Jewish summer camp this year, and more of them are taking advantage of...
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Share Your Campers’ Experiences With the Exponent

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As kids dive into a new summer camp season, we’ll bring you their stories and photos in our online camp section.  For anyone who has...
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Chabad Overnight Camp Welcomes the Non-Observant

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A new Chabad-afiliated Gan Israel Camp in the Poconos aims to show campers why Judaism is relevant and inspire them to learn more about...