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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...
And… We’re Off!

And… We’re Off!

In my last post, I told you I was at a loss for words to describe my gratitude to have our community back together. Well, apparently, the trend continues. Even after opening the gates last Sunday and seeing my previous campers come home, and new faces experiencing...

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Full Circle Moment

Full Circle Moment

  I am so different from how I was five years ago. I used to only talk to 3 people and now I would describe myself as unnaturally extroverted.  One thing that hasn’t changed though, is my love for art.    Jacobs camp has a wonderful tradition of “take a Chalutz...

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Session 1 Opening Day Video

Session 1 Opening Day Video

Campers are already deep into the fun and magic of Jacobs Camp! Click here to take a look at the first 24 hours of  Session 1 excitement in our Session 1 Opening Day Video!

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Welcome Home to Jacobs Camp: A Blessing

Welcome Home to Jacobs Camp: A Blessing

June 2021                                            Rabbi Barry H. Block M’kor habrachot, O God, Source of blessings, We give thanks for this great day, When we may once again say, And hear, “Welcome Home” To Jacobs Camp. This special place Has been our summer home—...

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Out of Cabin Staff

Camper Care Team [siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget]Leah Tennen My name is Leah (she/her/hers) and this is my 23rd summer at camp, although it's been 26 years since the last time I was here! I grew up in Jackson, MS, but now...

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Solelim 2022

Solelim 2022

Solelim 2022 Application is OPEN! Apply Here  Solelim is our Staff-in-Training program for current 11th graders. Solelim participants develop their leadership skills by building programs for all camp events and leading Dates and Fees Session 1 June 12-July 6 $1600...

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