It’s possible that giving kids choices, at least some kids, or at least at some times, is actually counterproductive to our intentions.
Grow comfortable with your child’s discomfort. It’s giving your child a gift you’ll get great returns on, all while giving you practice and building resiliency of your own.
Every Summer our staff nominated their peers for an Arie Award. This award goes to staff members who are outstanding members of the Harlam community. Please read the individual blurbs below about each recipient. Annie Joseph: Annie stepped into a close knit community...
Each summer Camp Harlam honors our staff members who have worked at camp for a 5 years. Some a take a few years off in between, the years, others come back year after year. THANK YOU to each and everyone of you for time and dedication to Camp Harlam. This year we...
In honor of Lisa David and Kara Weiner's 18 years at Camp Harlam! Nineteen years ago in 2002, which was Arie Gluck’s final summer as Harlam’s Director, camp sold Arie Gluck bobblehead dolls, which are now given away to the Aries – an end-of-summer awards show to...
It is my first summer at camp, and the moment I walked through the door and saw all of the smiling faces, I knew I would have a great time! I knew I made the right choice coming to Harlam. All my friends care for me and I care for them.
It’s a big playground, with a big safety net built in, that allows kids opportunities to take risks, knowing they have the guidance and support of peers and staff there to assist them.
In the Chavurah village, every surface is covered with signatures messages from past campers. These represent the real meaning of camp: The people we have grown up with and the people who were here before us as campers and staff, made many memories just as we have. Now, we join together as a community to remember all of our loved ones who gave us so many memories.
Your experiences at Camp Harlam will always come with you. No matter where you find yourself or what you’re doing, you’ll take this summer, and all the summers, with you. I’m so proud of the people you are and the people you will become, and I can’t wait to see you again.
The Shehecheyanu is the blessing for when you do something for the first time. We say it on the first night of all of our holidays. We say it to mark joyous occasions. We said it on our first day of camp in the amphitheater before beginning this fantastic summer.