How Camp has Affected My View on Social Justice

How Camp has Affected My View on Social Justice

Though we are not at Jacobs Camp right now, that doesn’t mean the magic can’t be with us. It’s sad to wake up every day and wonder what we would be doing if we were at camp right now. We will always remember things like minors, chugs, specialties, but there some...
What HSJ365 Has Given Our Family

What HSJ365 Has Given Our Family

Over the last thirteen weeks, we’ve all dealt with our fair share of disappointments, cancellations, and altered plans. As schools (and our world as we knew it) started shutting down rapidly mid-March, Jacobs Camp came to the rescue with their engaging virtual HSJ365...
Where We Are Now

Where We Are Now

2020 has been a crazy year so far from the fires in Australia to COVID-19 to the recent protests for racial equality and justice. Like most people, I was disappointed to hear that camp was not going to happen this summer. I was looking forward to my first year being a...
Timeless Magic

Timeless Magic

The shock has subsided.  We live with the reality that there will be no Jacobs Magic this summer, at least not the way it has been experienced for the past 50 summers.  Our recent camp reunion in New Orleans demonstrated that the times spent at Jacobs have shaped a...
Anna’s Shabbat Update – June 5, 2020

Anna’s Shabbat Update – June 5, 2020

Shabbat Shalom, Jacobs Camp! As much as you have all taught me about gratitude – I can’t help but be sad since June 7th would have been our Session 1 Opening Day. My calendar is not my friend right now.  It’s reminding me that we should be in staff orientation,...