Author: Ellen

  • When Is The Right Time To Send Your Daughter To Camp?

      I am often asked: “When is the right time to send my daughter to camp?” Over my dozen years as Director (and 13 as a parent here myself!), I’ve seen hundreds and hundreds of girls arrive for the first time. My response? It may surprise you. There is no one-size-fits-all answer about the ideal […]

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  • Camp Pembroke Honored with Goodman Prize for Excellence in Israel Education at Camp

    I am so honored to let you know that Camp Pembroke has just been awarded the inaugural “Goodman Prize for Excellence in Israel Education at Camp!” We are being recognized for our success infusing Israel into camp culture and the overall Pembroke experience. Please read more about this wonderful honor on eJewishPhilanthropy. The Goodman Prize […]

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  • You Can Never Have Too Many Sisters

      We are all about Sisterhood here at Camp Pembroke; sisters are what make us who we are, what keeps us coming back year after year, what defines us as a camp and as individuals.  Our older campers have always made connections with our younger campers, and we are very proud of the fact that […]

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  • Anticipating Israel and Lifelong Israeli Sisters

      Just last week, the Cohen Camps sent about 120 excited teenagers to Israel on our Dor L’Dor Leadership Program.  Our Pembroke girls made up about 40% of those teens, and the girls have been preparing for this day since they were 7 or 8 years old. For many of them, it was their Israeli […]

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  • Pembroke Staff Join Dor L’Dor: College Style

    The Cohen Camps has embarked on a new initiative this spring – Onward Israel Dor L’Dor: College Style!  We sent a total of 11 college-aged interns to Israel for five-week internships in their respective fields of college study, the first program of its kind in the camping world.  They are immersed in the culture of […]

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