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  • The Story of Camp

    I often find myself explaining and defending camp – the place(s) I’ve spent the last 22 summers of my life and the career I’ve chosen for myself. Trying to describe the magic of late night bunk talks, or the taste of the first grilled cheese, or the feeling of the sand in your toes before […]

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  • Our Sacred Space

    Every morning, when I step out of the HC and look around the horseshoe, I see so much more than a semi-circle of white-framed bunks – I see a circle of memories soaked in 85 years of summer sun and memories and hung on the rafters to dry. The Dining Hall isn’t just the place […]

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  • 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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