Author: Allison Blonder

  • What Does Being a “Summer Sister” Mean at Camp Pembroke?

        Summer sisters: A term used to describe the lifelong friends made at Camp Pembroke. Ask any camper or alum about Camp Pembroke, and within the first few minutes she will be talking about the unique sisterhood she shared at Camp Pembroke. It’s more than friendship, it’s more than camp friends, it’s a deep […]

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  • Chag Sameach!

    Passover is one of my favorite Jewish holidays.  I love sharing the Pesach meal with family as we re-live the story of the Exodus bringing the Jews from Egypt. Passover also brings out, for me, the strength and values of our Camp Pembroke sisterhood. The Passover story reminds us what it is to be a […]

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  • 16 Things That Every ‘Brokie Understands

    No matter your age, whether you’re a camper, counselor, or alum, ‘Brokies share a special bond. As the new year approaches we wanted to remind all of our sisters what they can look forward to in 2016! Counting down to Opening Day (As of December 31st it’s only 180 days) It’s POIPLE, not purple   Tutus […]

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  • One Bat Mitzvah Gift Making A Difference on GivingTuesday

    In advance of Giving Tuesday, I wanted to share this photo with you, as well as the incredible thoughtfulness behind it.  One of our campers who recently celebrated her Bat Mitzvah decided that instead of flowers on the bimah, she preferred to create baskets filled with items that girls new to Camp Pembroke would need.  […]

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  • What’s In A Knish?

    We decided to try something new and different at Camp Pembroke for Friday programming this year: make knishes, stand-up paddleboard yoga, visit and learn from a local chocolatier, lessons from a professional basketball coach, hiking trips to a secret location, cake decorating, special ceramics classes, and more – these were the Friday morning offerings at […]

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