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Camper of the Week: A Relationship Builder

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...

Camps Face Tough Decisions About Israel Trips

The ongoing violence in the Middle East has challenged Israel program directors to modify planned itineraries on the fly, and in some cases, even...
Hayden Ufberg

Camper of the Week: Sing-along Specialist

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

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

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

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...

From Day Camper to Director

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

Filling More Bunks at Jewish Summer Camps

Local and national enrollment figures show that more children are attending Jewish summer camp this year, and more of them are taking advantage of...

Share Your Campers’ Experiences With the Exponent

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...

Chabad Overnight Camp Welcomes the Non-Observant

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...