The Letter From Camp Lives On

Even in the age of email, the genre of ‘Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah’ endures

From Sports Camp to Talmud Sleepaway Camp

Kutsher’s Sports Academy’s former Catskills location now Hasidic boys’ camp

Camp Offers Sick Jewish Children—and Their Families—a Vacation From Illness

For two weeks at Camp Simcha every summer, campers aren’t kids with cancer or kids with cerebral palsy. They’re just kids.

How the Pledge of Allegiance Helped Me Love ‘Hatikvah’

The nationalist anthem my kids sing at camp makes me uneasy. But I grew up reciting a jingoistic pledge, and I turned out OK.

Camp Puts Jewish Values to the Test—That’s Why Camp Friendships Endure

While kids play ball, swap clothes, and steal their first kisses, they also learn about community, identity, and being a mensch

For $1,000, A Pro Will Pack Your Kids for Camp

This year’s over-the-top summer camp trend involves professional organizers

Find Out Which Jewish Summer Camp These Celebrities Attended

There’s a website for that

Finally, a Jewish Science Summer Camp

URJ’s 6 Points Sci-Tech Academy has robotics, video game design, and more

Polish Yeshiva Becomes Hotel; Syria’s Horror

Plus a church’s stolen bible returned 40 years later, and more in the news

Letters to Summer Camp—From the Parents of Very Special Campers

What adults whose kids have purported psychic powers, from soulful Crystal Children to fiery Indigo Children, might say

Thirteen Signs That You May Have Attended Jewish Summer Camp in the 1980s

Still cry when you hear ‘Cat’s in the Cradle’? Remember how to Dippity-Do your hair? Take a trip down memory lane, camper.

A New Novel Brings Ghosts, Geeks, and Golems to Sleepover Camp

First-time novelist Ari Goelman faces tough questions from an 11-year-old fantasy fiction aficionado and summer-camp devotee

New Film About Summer Camp Holocaust Game

‘How to Make it to the Promised Land’ based on Ellen Umansky’s short story

Finding God in the Wilderness

Hiking the Appalachian Trail—once before Tisha B’Av—taught me the essence of observance

Camp Songs for Neurotic Parents

Anxious about sending your kids to camp? Don’t just fret—sing along to some of your favorite songs.

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