• HDC to Sunset After Four Amazing Seasons

    HDC was a bold experiment by the URJ and Harlam, but despite the pride in what's been accomplished, we are sun-setting the program.

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  • Camp Harlam Enrollment Open for 2018!


    Our early enrollment period for summer 2018 is now open for returning Camp Harlam and Harlam Day Camp families and those who took a summer tour or participated in Rookie Day in 2017.

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  • How We’re Changed For Good at Camp


    Camp is about nurturing opportunities for kids to become the best version of themselves, and to take that version with them to face, and change, the world.

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  • Finding Joy in Thinking About Others


    In a way, I feel indebted to this place and to my parents for the gifts both have given me. By my parents making the decision to raise a Jewish family and to send me here, I have made countless lifelong friends, met my best friend (who is also visiting tonight), and have had the pleasure to work with some of the most talented, thoughtful and wise colleagues I could have ever dream of.

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  • Once There Was A Sad, Sad Potato…


    Most importantly, we’re endeavoring to tell the stories of these kids, which are still incredibly meaningful and incredibly important even if they’re incredibly silly. Here at Harlam, we provide our campers the ability to be creative and silly and be celebrated for it, to be cheered on by your bunkmates and hopefully bring deep laughter to the whole unit.

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  • Gesher: The Bridge from Camper to Counselor


    From the Carnivals to the Banquets, the CITs have been sharing their ruach (enthusiasm) with the entire camp this summer, all while being the best versions of themselves.

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  • The Art of Losing


    Here at Harlam, we are teaching our campers what I call, “The Art of Losing.” We try to instill in our campers the tools necessary to frame the moments directly following loss: how can they accept defeat, acknowledge others’ successes, and look forward to the next challenge that awaits them.

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  • Creating a Sacred Community


    By being at Harlam, they will go back with the skills, the Jewish language and the values to navigate that world, knowing that the bubble will be waiting for them next year.

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  • My Adventure Experience at Camp Harlam


    My time with adventure has enabled me to work on my leadership skills, and I feel comfortable and confident when I'm facilitating a period.

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  • Why Do We Sing at Camp?


    But, what will hopefully always be true, is that we sing. Whether for ourselves, for each other, or for some greater purpose, music will always be a unique part of camp that helps us be moved.

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