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  • The Camp Trunk: 10 Tips to Pack Like a Pro

    The Camp Trunk: 10 Tips to Pack Like a Pro Label everything…and then label it again: Camp very quickly feels like home to our campers, which means one thing…our campers leave everything everywhere (sound familiar?). If there is a label or name written somewhere on it, that lost item is 99% more likely to find […]

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  • Is That My Campers Elbow?

    Is That My Camper’s Elbow? I clearly remember the “aha” moment of realizing how important it was for parents to “see” their child during their time at camp. It was my fourth summer on staff at Pembroke, and I was at home on my day off. I hadn’t yet had the chance to see all […]

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  • At Passover We Say, “NEXT year in Jerusalem.” For Our Teens, It’s Got To Be “THIS year.”

    By Barbara Stevens, Cohen Camps Development Director Imagine you’re a Camp Pembroke teen. The Dor L’Dor Israel Leadership Program—an extraordinary joint experience for each camp’s oldest campers—is something you’ve heard about and have looked forward to ever since you were a young camper. The reading of DLD letters from Israel back to camp became part […]

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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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