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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...

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...

Time Flies…But Where Does It Go?!

It is absolutely true that “time flies when you’re having fun,” and we have evidence of that from our amazing week, but y’all, I cannot believe it’s the end of July. Where does the time go?! WE ARE NOT READY FOR THE SUMMER TO END! This week was Maccabiah, and I’m so...

Week in Review – Session 2; Week 3

https://vimeo.com/581178740

I miss you, but I will miss camp more!

The night before the 2nd session of camp started, and we were putting our 8-year-old first-time camper to bed, she looked at my wife Nicole and I and said, “ I’m not ready...I need a few more days at home before I go.”  To be fair, while I went to many camps growing...

Olim B Slideshow

https://vimeo.com/578928614

We’re Savoring Every Minute Together!

We started this week on a high note when we learned that 100% of last week’s COVID-19 tests came back negative! The news, of course, was our signal to celebrate, which is exactly what we did—with a huge party and Israeli dance session on Sunday, followed by cake for...

Week in Review – Session 2; Week 2

https://vimeo.com/578167307

These campers can’t wait for Summer 2021!

On the Road to Welcome Home, we wanted to hear what some of our campers are most excited about for next summer! Take a listen! Camper 50 & 51 https://vimeo.com/472841709/d38d635812 Eden: "I'm most excited about going on the Blob and I'm also excited to make new...

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How My Outlook on Fundraising has Changed

How My Outlook on Fundraising has Changed

I hate fundraising, I mean I really hate it. Many years ago, I met with Anne Lowenburg about a donation for Camp. It was my first meeting of the fundraising campaign and I was absolutely terrified. I really like Anne and had already worked with her on a gift to Dream...

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