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American-style sleepaway camps exist in Israel - here are three you need to know about

Machane Hineni, Camp Dror and Kayitz Bakibbutz are three American-style summer camps founded by olim to capture that unique American summer camp experience with the beauty of Israel.

17/07/2022

BA.5 is pummeling Jewish summer camps, sickening campers, canceling visiting days

With the coronavirus spreading rampantly among campers and staff, summer camps have rejiggered their plans.

By Jackie Hajdenberg/JTA
15/07/2022

Man accidentally signs himself up for camp instead of daughter

The father experienced some difficulty when he took his daughter to camp and found she wasn't the one signed up.

Time to prepare your children for summer camp

Unless you invest time and energy first, your child’s initial excitement can turn into anxiety.

Summer camp: An American Jewish tradition

Findings show the first factor is Jewish day school, the second is an Israel experience and the third is Jewish camps.

Kids’ camps in Israel gear up for post-pandemic summer of fun

Camps aim for strong recovery after easing of health restrictions, with many reporting sold-out programs.

By MAYA MARGIT/THE MEDIA LINE
12/06/2022

Lawsuit alleges mishandling of sex assault allegation at Camp Ramah in the Berkshires

The lawsuit’s allegations come amid a nationwide reckoning about the handling of sexual assault allegations within Jewish institutions.

By Jackie Hajdenberg/JTA
10/05/2022

Jewish summer camp veterans are opening a camp for trans kids

Berkowitz is working to create a different kind of summer camp experience for children — and staff — who are LGBTQ.

By Jackie Hajdenberg/JTA
05/05/2022

New Israeli-American summer camp opening in the Berkshires

A new Camp Kimama called "Half Moon" will open this summer in the Berkshires, Massachusetts.  

By MICHAL GALANTI
25/01/2022
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Jewish adult summer camp includes color war, fire breathing and shabbat

Held on Labor Day weekend just before Rosh Hashanah, Camp Nai Nai Nai drew some 100 adults in their 20s and 30s from throughout North America to have fun, make new friends and do Jewish stuff.

By SAMANTHA COOPER/JTA
18/09/2021
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