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Song Session and Spirituality

Song Session and Spirituality Spirituality takes many forms. Sometimes it’s prayer, sometimes it’s community. Sometimes it’s silence. It looks different for everyone. For me, it’s always been music. Whether as an audience member or performer, practicing alone or in an...

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Anna Herman’s Tenth Summer at Camp: The Difference One Person Can Make

Anna Herman's Tenth Summer at Camp: The Difference One Person Can Make URJ leadership told Anna Herman to budget for ten percent fewer campers in her first summer, 2015, than in 2014. Apparently, that kind of decline is expected in a new director’s first year....

Preserving Dream Street’s Magic

Preserving Dream Street’s Magic Camp Dream Street has been one of the most important aspects of my life since my first year as a counselor in 2017. Through the many stages of my life, Dream Street has remained a constant; it is a major source of my joy and purpose. I...

6 Ways to Stay in Touch – Summer 2024

6 WAYS TO STAY IN TOUCH – SUMMER 2024 Whether your camper is joining us for their first summer at camp, or their tenth, we know how important it is to stay in touch. With that in mind, here are the 6 best ways to keep up with everything happening at HSJ and stay in...

Preparing for Summer 2024

Preparing For Summer 2024 Shalom from Jacobs Camp,As Camp Director, I can tell you first hand that when a child goes away to camp, the entire family grows from the experience. But that doesn’t make getting ready for the summer any easier! Today, I am sharing some...

Homesick is a Four-Letter Word

“Homesick” is a Four-Letter Word The idea of missing people, places and routines is actually a lovely sentiment–how lucky we are to have people and things to miss (and people to miss us) while we’re away! Labeling this as a “sickness” is a directly negative label to...

New Athletic Complex Construction Progress and Photos

We are so thrilled to share the progress on our brand new athletic complex! The transformation is nothing short of incredible, and we can’t wait for our campers to enjoy this new space for gymnastics, indoor climbing, basketball, floor hockey, and much more! This...

Dream Street Camper Recruitment

Dear HSJ Family, Hello from Camp Dream Street! We are a speciality camp founded in 1975 with the mission that all children, regardless of their abilities, must be offered the chance to have fun, to make new friends, to achieve, to be accepted for who and what they...

6 Ways to Stay in Touch – Summer 2024

6 WAYS TO STAY IN TOUCH – SUMMER 2024 Whether your camper is joining us for their first summer at camp, or their tenth, we know how important it is to stay in touch. With that in mind, here are the 6 best ways to keep up with everything happening at HSJ and stay in...

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Preparing for Summer 2024

Preparing For Summer 2024 Shalom from Jacobs Camp,As Camp Director, I can tell you first hand that when a child goes away to camp, the entire family grows from the experience. But that doesn’t make getting ready for the summer any easier! Today, I am sharing some...

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