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Summer Camps Wind Down, Prepare for Off-Season and Smaller, Short-Term Rentals

As a camp counselor at Camp Echockotee, perched on the murky, swampy Doctors Lake in North Florida, camp cleanup was always the most dreaded...

What Some Camps Are Doing This Summer

As the rising temperatures indicate, summer is officially upon us. And for many kids, in between celebrating school being over, the summer means a...
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Camp Ramah in the Poconos Starts Program for Children with Special Needs

The new Tikvah Residential Program creates a more inclusive camp experience for children with special needs as well as their neurotypical siblings. When kids in...
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JCC Kaiserman Camp Rebounds from Adversity, Wins Honor

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

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

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

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

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

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

Should Jewish summer camps be more proactive about how they address campers’ romantic relationships, particularly given that some statistics indicate that as many as...