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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...

Week in Review: Session 2, Week 2

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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...

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...

L’dor V’dor at Henry S. Jacobs Camp

L'dor V'dor at Henry S. Jacobs Camp Cantor Joel Colman     One of the great joys in having a long tenure as cantor at Temple Sinai in New Orleans for over 23 years, is celebrating wonderful life-cycle events such as weddings, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs and so much...
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...

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EVERY KID GOES TO CAMP

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...

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To Dream Street with Love

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...

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