Category: Director reflections

  • 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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  • Celebrating Our Mothers

    I know, just as you all do, that Mothers Day is really a Hallmark-created holiday.  It does give me pause, though, to think about my own mother who passed away 10 years ago in the middle of the summer.  My mother, when I first signed my daughter up for Camp Pembroke many years ago, could […]

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  • Reflections from Lake Oldham

    When my daughter was 9 years old, and I was making the decision about where to send her to overnight camp, we took tours of several New England Jewish camps. Camp Pembroke was not the first camp we looked at, but it was most definitely the last. As soon as she heard that wearing pajamas […]

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