Summer 2022 COVID Update for Jacobs Camp

Summer 2022 COVID Update for Jacobs Camp

Dear Jacobs Camp Families, We are hard at work planning for an incredible summer ahead, and as always, the health and safety of our entire community is our main priority. With that in mind, I am writing to share a couple of important policy updates for Summer 2022....
I miss you, but I will miss camp more!

I miss you, but I will miss camp more!

The night before the 2nd session of camp started, and we were putting our 8-year-old first-time camper to bed, she looked at my wife Nicole and I and said, “ I’m not ready…I need a few more days at home before I go.”  To be fair, while I went to many camps...
More Than Just the Activities

More Than Just the Activities

During the hectic chaos of an Ultimate Frisbee game, I saw three campers chatting away next to the Gaga pit. As I walked over, I overheard them talking about video games, obscure history facts, and their favorite board games. As I joined the conversation, I saw that...
A Year Later… I’m In Israel!

A Year Later… I’m In Israel!

From a young age, we as Jews are taught that we have a special connection to Israel. My Mom has always told me that every Jew should be given the opportunity to go to Israel at some point in his or her life. Luckily, we are given many chances to go, whether it is...
Being Welcomed Home Into Judaism

Being Welcomed Home Into Judaism

When I posted a generic ‘seeking a summer job’ post on my Facebook page in March 2021, I never expected that what would come from it would be so meaningful. Within 20 minutes of posting, I had a message from my rabbi, Lexi, in my Messenger inbox asking me if I would...