Jewish Camp in the News — Week of 3/16/2015

Here's what's been happening this week:  The Daily Herald (Seattle): “Arlington’s Camp Kalsman fosters Jewish identity the fun way” http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20150314/NEWS01/150319512 Jewish Community Voice: “Camp Harlam chosen part of FJC Ruderman Inclusion Initiative...

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Jewish Camp in the News – Week of 2/23/15

Here's what's been happening in the camping world this week:  The Jewish Chronicle: “Food-savvy Jewish camps move toward healthier, more nutritious options” http://thejewishchronicl...

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Jewish Camp in the News — Week of 2/2/15

Here's what's been happening in the camping world this week:  Tablet: “The Zionist Dream in the Poconos” http://tabletmag.com/jewish-arts-and-culture/books/188628/zionist-dream-poconos American Israelite: “Overnight Jewish camp develops future leaders” ...

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Please Consider My Case

“You’ll see, he won’t want to leave in the end,” my wife, Cynthia, said. “He’s going to have the time of his life.” “Not if his soon-to-be bunkmates see him crying?” I replied. Cynthia and I were in the process of putting our son, Jonah, on the bus to Camp B’nai Brith (CBB). CBB is a little more than an hour drive north of our...

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Startup Entrepreneurship at Summer Camp in the Rocky Mountains

The following post originally appeared on Blog.RabbiJason. After finally making my way up the mountain in Golden, Colorado (just outside of Boulder) the other night, I pulled my rental car into the parking lot of ...

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Summer Camp, Life Skills and Confidence

In partnership with The Jewish Week’s “The New Normal” blog, FJC is pleased to present a series of blog posts featuring a range of different voices sharing the power and benefits of Jewish camp for those in our community who have disabilities. ...

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Teens & Screens Part 2: Cyberbullying

The following is the second in a three-part series on how to help safely navigate the world of social media with your kids from Sue Scheff, a mother, author, parent advocate, and expert in internet safety education. ...

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Coming Home Different

I didn’t expect to cry when I picked my kid up from camp. When I dropped him off at the bus? Totally. I skulked past the more experienced parents doing the hora in the parking lot as the bus pulled away, got into the front seat, shut the door and started crying. But when...

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Robots, Minecraft, and Shabbat

The following post is the next in our summer series hearing from the camps that were launched as a result of FJC’s Specialty Camps Incubator. How does one describe the feeling ...

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Teens & Screens Part 1: Raising Smart Cyber-Citizens in Social Media

The following is the first in a three-part series on how to help safely navigate the world of social media with your kids from Sue Scheff, a mother, author, parent advocate, and expert in internet safety education. ...

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