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Jacobs Camp is My Home

Jacobs Camp is My Home I have always thought about a certain question for the past year or so. Why do I want to go back to camp? And the answer is Jacobs is my home! When I think about it, it always can guarantee a smile because I can recall so many happy memories....

A Rejuvenated Spirit

A Rejuvenated Spirit Over the last two weeks, I've had the opportunity to reflect on the past year at our beloved Home Away from Home in Utica, MS. In many ways 2021 helped to rejuvenate the Jacobs Magic and the incredible spirit of the Jacobs Camp Family.  Certainly,...

Jacobs Camp is #1!

At the end of each summer, we participate in the Foundation for Jewish Camps' Customer Satisfaction Insight Survey that provides a look at what parents and campers really think about their camp experience. This year, we learned that Jacobs Camp topped the charts in...

Camp Never Ends

Those who have worked on staff at Jacobs Camp know that the Jacobs Magic continues even as you graduate from a camper to becoming a "magic maker". During the summer, our amazing staff members make a lasting impact on the lives of our campers while developing their own...

Jumping For Jacobs – A Tzedek Project

My name is Mica Karotkin and I am helping raise money for Jacobs Camp for my Bat Mitzvah Tzedek project. When I was thinking about what I wanted to do, Jacobs camp came to my mind instantly. I decided to do a backflip for every five dollars raised. I made the website...

Next Summer Vacation

Dear Mom and Dad, What do you want to do on your next Summer vacation? I would like to go back to Jacobs Camp, my sleepaway camp. I went there last summer and I met a lot of new friends, and I had an amazing time with lots of fun experiences. There where so many fun...

A Day in the Life – My Solelim Journal

One of my favorite things to do is to document my experiences through my journal. I welcome you to experience my summer of a lifetime as a Solelim participant through the lens of my journal entries from the summer. Enjoy! Sunday, June 13th: Driving up Morrison Road, I...

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....

Alumni Relations Vintage T-Shirt Fundraiser is Live!

"J-A-C-O-B-S, Jacobs is our name. Hey!" Show your camp spirit by purchasing a re-booted vintage HSJ t-shirt. Were you at camp when it was the Henry S. Jacobs Camp Institute? Do you know where your 80s-90s Staff t-shirt is? Have you always wanted that HSJ Rainbow...

BAT MITZVAH TZEDEK PROJECT DELIVERS JACOBS MAGIC

BAT MITZVAH TZEDEK PROJECT DELIVERS JACOBS MAGICJacobs Camp has always been such a special place to me for as long as I can remember. I am sure you can imagine my excitement when 6 year old me got to go for my first summer at Jacobs. Even though it was only for one...
Jacobs Camp is My Home

Jacobs Camp is My Home

Jacobs Camp is My Home I have always thought about a certain question for the past year or so. Why do I want to go back to camp? And the answer is Jacobs is my home! When I think about it, it always can guarantee a smile because I can recall so many happy memories....

read more
A Rejuvenated Spirit

A Rejuvenated Spirit

A Rejuvenated Spirit Over the last two weeks, I've had the opportunity to reflect on the past year at our beloved Home Away from Home in Utica, MS. In many ways 2021 helped to rejuvenate the Jacobs Magic and the incredible spirit of the Jacobs Camp Family.  Certainly,...

read more
Jacobs Camp is #1!

Jacobs Camp is #1!

At the end of each summer, we participate in the Foundation for Jewish Camps' Customer Satisfaction Insight Survey that provides a look at what parents and campers really think about their camp experience. This year, we learned that Jacobs Camp topped the charts in...

read more
Camp Never Ends

Camp Never Ends

Those who have worked on staff at Jacobs Camp know that the Jacobs Magic continues even as you graduate from a camper to becoming a "magic maker". During the summer, our amazing staff members make a lasting impact on the lives of our campers while developing their own...

read more
Jumping For Jacobs – A Tzedek Project

Jumping For Jacobs – A Tzedek Project

My name is Mica Karotkin and I am helping raise money for Jacobs Camp for my Bat Mitzvah Tzedek project. When I was thinking about what I wanted to do, Jacobs camp came to my mind instantly. I decided to do a backflip for every five dollars raised. I made the website...

read more
Next Summer Vacation

Next Summer Vacation

Dear Mom and Dad, What do you want to do on your next Summer vacation? I would like to go back to Jacobs Camp, my sleepaway camp. I went there last summer and I met a lot of new friends, and I had an amazing time with lots of fun experiences. There where so many fun...

read more
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....

read more