• Nisayon (Experimentation)

    This year, we introduced something new to the process—a one-hour program called nisayon (experimentation). This enabled faculty to work with their campers on a deeper level to better appreciate the act of prayer. Nisayon is not necessarily part of preparing to lead Shabbat t’filah, but in my case it was.

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  • Galil Camp Traditions

    The traditions of camp such as dining hall games where campers enjoy cleaning up, or losing our voices at song sessions and singing out hearts out.  All these traditions at camp bring everyone closer together, which allows us to find additional joy of just being with one another.  

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  • K’Far Noar Take on the Big Apple

    The New York City trip gave K’far a chance to grow as individuals and a unit, there first time out of camp on a trip alongside the opportunity to visit new places meant that as a whole the unit became much stronger going into the second half of the session

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  • Everyday is a New Day!

    My favorite part about being a specialty counselor is making connections with campers outside of my bunk. Everyday, as I walk around camp, I always see a familiar face. We give high fives, ask about each other’s days, and bond over our shared love for soccer.

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  • Chocolate Milk in the Water Fountains

    I see leadership in the way that campers put others needs first. I see leadership in the way that campers bring energy and enthusiasm into athletic competitions. I see leadership when campers cannot stop offering new that support our effort to make Harlam an open and safe community. 

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  • The Giving Tree- A Lesson in Gratitude

    In our busy lives outside of the camp “bubble” we don’t always find the time to stop and share our gratitude. And, that’s what makes this place all the more special. It’s the intention to be present, to act with our hearts, and to show gratitude - each and every day. 

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  • Week 3 Schedules: 2nd Session 2018

    It’s hard to believe it’s already Week 3! See the schedules below to find out what each unit is doing this week.

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  • 17 Tallitot: URJ Camps Respond to Tragedy with Honor

    I’ve been reminded of the importance to live in the moment and embrace all that life has to offer. Because, you only get one chance at life and I strongly believe in the need to make the most of the time we have been given.

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  • Becoming a Hero

    As a unit head, I was incredibly proud to see my campers advocate for what they believe in and embody the Jewish values of a hero. It was a welcome reminder that each one of my campers, at only 13 years old, has the potential to be a hero.

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  • Weekly Round Up for Week 2: Second Session

    Week 2 was a blast! Read below to see what each unit has been up to.

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