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Jewish Camp in the News (Week of 8/1/2016)

Here’s the news from the past week:

CAMP IN THE NEWS

 

Last week’s “Road to Chi” at JCC Camp Chi was an outstanding example of how the field of Jewish camp is a leader in advocating for inclusive communities. We were thrilled to partner with Special Olympics Wisconsin, Keshet: Special Needs. Extraordinary Opportunities., and the amazing community at JCC Camp Chi for this awesome event.

An alum of Camp Sabra on the growing difficulty to retain talented staff members at camps:

We’ve seen the growth of adult summer camps over the last few years.  This piece explores this phenomenon in the Jewish camp arena.

Promoting Family Camp at Camp Zeke:

FJC is involved in (and mentioned in this piece) this new two-year initiative by the URJ and JCCA that promotes excellence in best practices and family engagement in early childhood education:

There’s a new movie coming out about two characters who reunited later in life after attending Jewish camp together:

Our blog post this week on The Canteen:

 

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