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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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  • What’s In A Knish?

    We decided to try something new and different at Camp Pembroke for Friday programming this year: make knishes, stand-up paddleboard yoga, visit and learn from a local chocolatier, lessons from a professional basketball coach, hiking trips to a secret location, cake decorating, special ceramics classes, and more – these were the Friday morning offerings at […]

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  • Camp Vs. The Internship… Why Not Both?

    This spring marks the second year of participation for Camp Pembroke in the Onward-Israel Start Up Intern, an internship program for summer camp staff, provided by the Foundation for Jewish Camp and Onward Israel.  The Cohen Camps piloted this program for camp counselors last spring, when we collectively sent 11 Cohen Camps counselors as participants.  […]

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