• L’dor Vador From 1982 to 2018

    For eleven summers, I have always called 3863 Morrison Road my home away from home. I have made countless friendships and memories that are still strong to this day. Like many campers, I am a second generation Jacobs camper, with both of my parents spending time at Jacobs Camp. This ultimately led to their meeting and eventual marriage in 1997.


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  • Countdown to Opening Day and the Best Summer Ever!

    Even though it feels like we’ve barely closed the gates after an incredible summer, I’m writing with exciting news about Summer 2019! Next summer will mark our 50th year, which we plan to commemorate in special ways every day.


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  • Session Two 2018 Slideshow!

    This summer flew by too quickly!  Check out this video of highlights from this past session as you look forward to Summer 2019!


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  • Why Jacobs Camp in 2018 is Crucial

    It's hard to find something to say about HSJ that hasn't already been said. For every camper who walks through the gates, Jacobs is a place of comfort: somewhere they can grow, play, learn, and exist without fear or judgement.


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  • Letter from Anna (July 27, 2018)

    I can’t believe the best summer ever is winding down, but this week at camp had so many great highlights that we’ll remember for a long time to come! Incredible fun, outstanding adventure, and terrific activities filled the days; talent shows, bonfires for s’mores, and bunk nights fill the evenings – and everyone is having a genuinely good time being together as a community in our special summer home!


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  • Gesher Year: Continuing the HSJ Amusement Park

    The Hebrew word for bridge is “gesher.” Now the word bridge, in my opinion, has two different meanings. A bridge can either connect two different things or aid in moving over something, such as a body of water. The Gesher year of camp, in my opinion, fits both ideas of the word bridge. 


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  • Letter from Anna (July 20, 2018)

    Wow…I can hardly believe how fast another super busy week of the best summer ever has flown by! It was a fantastic string of days and everyone had a ton of fun. More than that, we recognized how special our community is and took time to appreciate that after waiting nearly the whole year, we were finally all here together in this sacred place that means so much to all of us.


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  • Olim B Slideshow 2018!

      We can’t believe 10 days flew by so quickly! We have had an amazing time with Olim B and you can watch all of the highlights in this video.


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  • Letter from Anna (July 13, 2018)

    After all the anticipation and waiting, we were thrilled to open the gates on Sunday, so our amazing staff could whoop it up to welcome home a record 226 campers with hugs and high fives, showing everyone just how excited we are to have them back! I am over the moon to be together with our campers again because I know what an incredible summer is in store for them.


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  • Surrounded by Torah at Jacobs Camp

    At Henry S. Jacobs Camp, campers are surrounded by Torah.  Whether in the form of story, prayer, or actions, Torah is in the air and on our tongues.  This is part of the Jacobs Magic I am proud to witness and facilitate as a visiting Educator (and parent of two campers.)  


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