• Humans of Jacobs Camp

    “This is my eighth summer at Jacobs, and my favorite part of camp is the friendships I’ve made.  You get to live with them for six weeks, or a month and it is so special. It’s just not something we normally get to do at home. You grow so much closer to them than you […]


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  • How Jacobs Magic Changed Me

    Wait... you’re not Jewish? This is a question I get asked quite a bit here at HSJ. The answer is no, I’m not Jewish, but that hasn’t stopped me from falling in love with Jacobs Camp. I firmly believe that opportunities present themselves at the right time and just when you need them.


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  • How Israel Brought Me Home

    The following is an excerpt from our Garin Unit Head, Taylor Poslosky's sermon during our Friday night Shabbat Service!


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  • Shabbat Letter from Anna (July 14, 2017)

    This week we welcomed home our Second Session family! We are constantly excited by the energy and spirit that is present this session! Although it has only been a week, our community has already tried new activities, made new friendships, and strengthened existing ones.


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  • Second Session Opening Ceremony

    On opening day, we kicked off our Jewish learning by introducing the four Jewish values we will be studying this summer, Kehilah (community), Hakarat Tovah (gratitude), Yashrah (integrity), and Musar Avodah (work ethic).


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  • Humans of Jacobs Camp

    "At camp you get to do a huge variety of activities with your friends that you can't do when you're at home. When we're here, we can climb the tower, play adventure games, and do a zipline! Those aren't things that I can do at home with my friends, but here, it is just normal.


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  • Opening Day Session 2 Video!

    We kicked off Session Two yesterday! We’re so excited to finally have our campers home and we hit the ground running! All of our units spent time with their cabins and learned the ways of camp. We can’t wait to see what the rest of this session has in store!


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  • First Session 2017

    We had the summer of a lifetime with our first session campers and cannot believe how fast the time has flown by! We are already counting down the says until next summer!!


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  • More Than Just a Summer Home

    I’ve spent almost my whole life at Henry S. Jacobs Camp, first starting in 2002 as an Olim camper where I had Anna B. Herman as my Olim Unit Head. I went all the way to Chalutzim in 2011. I always knew that I wanted to give back to the community, so in 2014, I applied to be a counselor.


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