Monthly Archives:July 2019

  • More Than Dirty Clothes

    One large duffel bag. Six to eight towels, bath AND beach. A shoe bag, a tutu and a feather boa. The list goes on and the end result is a car filled with stuff. You can plan and prepare, fold and refold, and still not feel entirely ready as you press down on the gas […]

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  • Kadima! Let’s go! Introducing the Kadima Leadership Training Program

    First in a series about the Kadima Leadership Training Program This year, Camp Pembroke celebrates its 85th season, Camp Tevya its 80th, and Tel Noar’s 75th comes up next summer! My grandfather, Eli, who founded the three Cohen Camps, always felt that learning and shared experiences connect Jewish values and history to keep our community […]

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  • Dear Campers

    Dear Camper, Just a few days left in the first session – can’t believe how quickly the time has flown! Is it your best summer ever? Have you made some new friends? I saw photos of the water trampoline, is it fun? Did you get a part in the Lion King play? Are you still […]

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  • Sights, Sounds & Sisterhood

    Since 1998, when I first pulled up to the horseshoe, Dad’s station wagon packed to the brim with my cardboard drawers, denim husband backrest and way too many of my brothers hand-me-down Umbro shorts, I’ve been a part of something great. I can still close my eyes and picture the first camper to approach me […]

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  • A Work of Art

    Four walls, wooden rafters, a big porch on the outside and hundreds of campers in and out throughout the periods of the day – our Arts & Crafts building is one of our most well lived-in, and well-loved, spaces at camp. It’s a place that tells a story of creativity and discovery, covered in a […]

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