Camps

Flashback

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Pikesville native Laurie Rosen has plenty of memories from summer camp. After all, she was a camper and counselor for eight years, from age...

What’s Trending?

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In recent years, healthy eating and lifestyle initiatives have grown in popularity among Jewish summer camps. This year promises to prove the trend is...

Magical Wonderland

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Ecstatic children spill off the buses and run through a tunnel of counselors decked out in silly costumes, cheering loudly. The session kickoff is...

A Thing Called Love

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NEW YORK — Beth and Jeff Kopin are one of an estimated 700 married couples to have met at one of the Conservative movement’s...

Back at Jewish Boot Camp

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It’s pretty accurate to say that when I began seventh grade, my life changed. Navigating a new student body, and then spending three weeks...

On Bookshelves

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“Summer on the Short Bus” by Bethany Crandell Running Press Book Publishers, 2014. 256 pages Nook Book and paperback Bethany Crandell’s debut novel is a perfect pick...

Bad Hair Days

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It’s drop-off day at summer camp and smiles are everywhere. Campers and counselors share hugs, music blares from outdoor speakers, and parents greet one...

Education

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Does your middle school or high school student prefer curling up with a good book to playing sports, doing arts and crafts or singing...

On Bookshelves: The Path of Names

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By Ari Goelman 339 pages; Arthur A. Levine Books (Appropriate for mature middle schoolers) Dahlia Sherman, 13, wants to spend her summer going to magic camp. Her...

No Nuts About It

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The Centers for Disease Control indicate food allergies are now affecting an estimated 6 percent of children. Camp Shoresh, a kosher Jewish day camp...