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And the Arie Goes to…

And the Arie Goes to…

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...

A Tribute to our 5 Year Staff Recipients

A Tribute to our 5 Year Staff Recipients

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...

18 Years: To Life a Camp

18 Years: To Life a Camp

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...

Acting with Your Heart

Acting with Your Heart

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

It’s a Big Playground

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.

Chavurah Says Farwell to Their Campers Years

Chavurah Says Farwell to Their Campers Years

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.

To Chavurah: Camp is within You

To Chavurah: Camp is within You

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.

Shehecheyanu Moments

Shehecheyanu Moments

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.

Where Friends Become Family

Where Friends Become Family

What has become clear to me is that no matter how much or how little campers know each other when they get to camp, they leave with a deep level of caring, appreciation, and love for their fellow Harlamites. If that’s not camp magic, I don’t know what is. 

Week 3 Round-Up: 2nd Session 2021

Week 3 Round-Up: 2nd Session 2021

Week 3 has been a blast! please read below to see what each unit has been up to! Carmel: Carmel had an amazing week filled with fun and memories that will last a life time! Carmel started off the week with Carmel/Chavurah Day. This was by far biggest and most...