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Introduction to Jacobs Camp

Introduction to Jacobs Camp To say that Henry S. Jacobs Camp had a significant impact on the trajectory of my life would be the understatement of the century! This was where I met the love of my life, Scott Levine, established many life-long friendships and developed...

Hineh Mah Tov Moment

Hineh Mah Tov Moment   Services at Jacobs Camp typically begin with Hineh Mah Tov, Psalm 133, singing and rejoicing how good it is to be together. Earlier this month, Anna, Nadav and I had the opportunity to attend the Foundation for Jewish Camp (FJC) Leaders...

Lights, Campers, Action!

Lights, Campers, Action! I knew my first Jacobs Camp summer would be a special experience, but I could not have expected Film with campers to exceed my expectations so much. As a former film major and current film nerd, I was so excited to bring my love of film to...

Jacobs Camp: The Gift that Keeps on Giving

Jacobs Camp: The Gift that Keeps on Giving   Growing up there was no happier place for me than the grounds of HSJ. I spent every summer there from 3rd grade until college. Even today as an adult, driving though those gates makes me feel warm and fuzzy like...

Summer 2022; Session 2 Slideshow

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The Power of Jacobs Camp

The Power of Jacobs Camp I am/was an anxious parent -- maybe it's part of my Jewish neurosis or that's just how I'm wired. And for any mom of a child who doesn't fit within a conventional "box" (whatever that may be), parenting can be that more nerve-inducing. The...

Who Knows One? host, Micah Hart, Leads Podcasting at HSJ

Who Knows One? host, Micah Hart, Leads Podcasting at HSJ It's been 20 years since I have last been to Jacobs in the summer. It's truly amazing how the time passes - in many ways it feels like I just left, and in others I am well aware of how much has gone by. Over the...

Shabbat Shalom from Jacobs Camp

Shabbat Shalom from Jacobs Camp Shabbat shalom from Jacobs Camp, where we’ve had another amazing week! At camp this week, we enjoyed continuing to build our Kehillah Kedoshah (Holy Community). Take a look at all the fun we had in our Week in Review Video. Continuing...

Olim B Slideshow

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Another Fun Week at HSJ

Another Fun Week at HSJ! Anna's Blog Session 2 Week 2 2022 Shabbat shalom from Jacobs Camp, where it’s been another busy, wonderful, and fun week!  It’s going by too fast! Check out what we have been up to in the Week in Review Video! Olim created paper-bag puppets...
The Camper to Counselor Pipeline

The Camper to Counselor Pipeline

The Camper to Counselor Pipeline  Maddy O'Quain   Being jewish has always been a big part of my life when growing up-- from going to temple every Friday night to finally being old enough to go to Jacobs Camp. My mom came here as a kid, so I had heard so many...

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I Found Out Who I Really Am At Camp

I Found Out Who I Really Am At Camp

I Found Out Who I Really Am At Camp A defining characteristic of Jacobs Camp are the life-long friendships that are made each and every summer at camp. Whether you went to camp in the 70s, 80s, 90s, 00s, 10s, or are currently a camper, you know that Camp Friends are...

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A Challenging But Joyful Week

A Challenging But Joyful Week

A Challenging But Joyful Week Shabbat Shalom from Jacobs Camp! As Shabbat begins this week, I want to acknowledge that this has been a challenging week here at camp. However, there is still a lot of joy and fun and I’d still love to share all of that with you. We are...

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Home from Camp: An Unpacking List

Home from Camp: An Unpacking List

Home from Camp: An Unpacking List   The end of the summer can bring many mixed emotions for campers. While they will be so happy to be back with their families, they will also miss their friends, counselors, and life at camp. As for parents— we know you can’t...

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Dr. Jake’s First Summer Camp Experience

Dr. Jake’s First Summer Camp Experience

Dr. Jake's First Summer Camp Experience Having never been to sleepaway camp I really didn’t know what to expect coming to Jacobs Camp. I heard words like magic, incredible, life-changing, memories, but I didn’t really understand what any of that meant. The night...

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