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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

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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

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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

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I’ll Find My Way Back Home

I’ll Find My Way Back Home

In this new Zoom world, I have developed a hobby of picking the right song for the moment. I pride myself on picking the perfect song to kick off a zoom call or to say goodbye to everyone as we log off. These days, the song of the moment for me is “I’ll Always...

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Authentic Moments

Authentic Moments

When parents ask us what is the magic of Jacobs Camp we could go on and on about that feeling you get walking to Shabbat services, or when you jump into the lake. We could talk about Maccabiah and Rib Night.  And we do. But with any kind of magic, the Jacobs Magic is...

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