Camps

Immersion Technique

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It used to be that parents who wanted to expose their children to conversational Hebrew over the summer had to travel to Israel. Now...

Flashback: Debbi Weinberg

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Debbi Weinberg grew up attending Jewish camps. From Milldale to Louise to Timber Ridge, camps have been a major part of this Baltimore native...

Beware of Poison Ivy!

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It’s green, bushy and lurks in leaves of three: It’s poison ivy. Urushiol is an oily allergen that is found on the leaves of...

It’s Spring Break: Time for Camp!

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Summer is not the only time that kids can enjoy a fun and educational camping experience. Nip boredom in the bud: Get your 9...

Great Beginnings

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One dollar was all it took. At least, that’s how longtime director Sara Yudlson recounted the start of Camp Louise in a self-published history. Post...

‘They Were So Cool’

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She met them nearly 30 years ago, but Jenny Wingrat still remembers her three favorite counselors from good old Camp Wohelo. Even though Camp Wohelo...

Best Of Both Worlds

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When the first Jewish summer camps were founded over a century ago, they offered youngsters respite from urban blight and disease, opportunities for friendship...

Habonim Dror: A Recipe For Engagement

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When asked to summarize the 78-year-old Habonim Dror Progressive Zionist movement, Camp Moshava executive director Jen Silber is understandably overwhelmed. “It’s a kibbutz-like environment dedicated...

Ode To Jewish Camping

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I was not a happy camper. And let’s face it, some of us aren’t overly fond of the great outdoors, with its summertime mosquitoes, oppressive...

Out &About

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