On Oldham Pond

  • Where Magic Happens: Reflections on 13 Years of Summer Camp

    At Camp Pembroke, the Bat Mitzvah tradition (for those who have spent 13 summers at Camp Pembroke) signifies the 13 year commitment to camp, to the campers, and to the role that Pembroke has played in their development into the women they have become. It accentuates that commitment and acknowledges the connection that these women […]

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  • Food, Glorious Food!

      Meet Paul Henricksen, our new Head Chef! Chef Paul is determined to give our girls nutritious, delicious meals to sustain their energy and joy all summer. Our camp takes great care with food: our kitchen is Kosher, we provide a salad bar at every lunch and dinner, and we make sure that campers and […]

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  • Welcome Our New Staff!

    I am very excited to be able to add four very special people to our head staff team at Camp Pembroke!  I can’t wait for you to meet all of them, and I know that each of them brings their own very special talent to our group!  Marissa Zwelling will be working primarily with Sue […]

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  • 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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  • 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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