Author: Ellen

  • The Pembroke Alumni Stay Warm as They Celebrate Shabbat Together

    The Camp Pembroke Alumni group held their first Shabbatini evening recently, in the Metrowest Boston area.  We began with a camp service, utilizing our Cohen Camps siddur, led by our Head of Jewish Life and Learning and our Head of Music.  It was the perfect antidote to the cold winter for all of us who […]

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  • Camp Pembroke: Girl Power At Work!

    It is positively unheard of for the support staff Color War Team (the Green Team, as they are known) to be so fiercely competitive that the counselor team (Poiple) is forced to surrender!  And yet, that is exactly what happened during the summer of 2013 at Camp Pembroke, an all-girls Jewish cultural camp located in […]

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  • D’Var Torah Emphasizes the Importance of Camp

    Two of Camp Pembroke’s counselors approached us this week, requesting the honor of delivering the D’Var Torah for Shabbat.  As I watched them excitedly writing the words they were going to present to the campers at Shabbat services, it was clear that they were working from their own emotional connection to camp, and to Camp […]

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  • Happy Passover!

    I hope you are well and have survived this winter’s overabundance of snow! Each year at Passover, as I look forward to Seders with my family and friends, I always think ahead just a little to the start of the camp season. I wonder how our camp families are celebrating, and hope that our girls […]

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  • Welcoming Carrie Singer to Camp Pembroke

    It is with great excitement that I welcome Carrie Singer to the Administrative staff of Camp Pembroke!   Her official title is Staff Development Coordinator and Self-Esteem Program Coordinator.  Carrie’s role this summer is to work closely with Sue Callum, our Program Director, and collaborate with our three head counselors; Linda Schiffman, Sue Barash and Laurie […]

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