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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...

EVERY KID GOES TO CAMP

It is always amazing how quickly chants catch on at camp. Whether a unit is chanting “messy night” excited for their messy night evening program or the whole camp on Friday night is chanting “cherry cobbler.” When there is chanting at camp there is excitement...

A PARENT’S SUMMER 2021 JACOBS MAGIC EXPERIENCE

A Parent's Summer 2021 Jacobs Magic ExperienceWe talk a lot about the Jacobs magic, but sometimes it's hard to define. Read on to hear how one parent witnessed the Jacobs magic in action this summer.  "Steven* had the most magical and transformative time at Jacobs...

Summer 2021 Session 2 Slideshow

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To Dream Street with Love

For their Chalutzim project, the campers chose to partner with Dream Street to clean up and enhance the Dream Street garden by adding two new flower beds, weeding the existing beds, and cleaning the dedication signs. Jacobs Camp is grateful to Dream Street to...
What Parents are Saying About our Staff

What Parents are Saying About our Staff

When we ask parents what the strengths of Jacobs Camp are, they overwhelmingly respond: "the impact the staff has on my child." We wanted to share with you other quotes from camp parents about how much camp means to their family, and the impact the staff make in...

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I’m the Best Version of Myself at Camp

I’m the Best Version of Myself at Camp

I didn't go to Jacobs Camp until I was 13. I joined the camp family late, but I eventually decided to “see what all the fuss was about”. Talmidim was my first summer, and I had absolutely no expectations, but  after my first hour at camp, I surprisingly felt like I...

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Goodbye 2020!

Goodbye 2020!

Good Bye 2020.  I have never been someone who is a big on celebrating New Year Eve.  But this year I am looking forward to saying goodbye to the old year and welcoming 2021!  Though my celebration will be at home with my wife, Rabbi Eleanor Steinman, we will dance a...

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