Adult Swim

Ignore the bugs and the Bieber; focus on the break from everyday life and the enveloping sense of community: Jewish summer camp can be fun and meaningful for growns-ups with families in tow, too

Camp Lessons

Between color wars and singalongs, some Jewish camps include Holocaust education in Tisha B’Av programming. What does that mean for Jewish identity?

Camp Stories

A humiliating first day, taking it outside for a showdown behind the bunk, the first stirrings of an urge for aliyah: readers’ stories of summer camp—and illustrations inspired by them

In the Zionist Camp

I have conflicted feelings toward Israel, but I love my daughter’s progressive, tolerant, anti-bullying, anti-materialist—and, yes, Zionist—summer camp

Camp for Everyone

The blessings of Jewish camps for special-needs kids

Home Again

The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Back from Summer Camp Edition!

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An inconvenient friendship, an enduring dance, and more

Camp, Then and Now

Three decades, two very different trunks

Notes on Camp

An argument for keeping summertime unplugged

Ortho Kids Like Ritual, Summer-Camp Study Shows

While Reform campers define Jewishness through success

Cry, the Beloved Country

A Torah portion chronicling a tragedy foretold

Settlement Summer Camp

In the West Bank, not the Berkshires


A giant leap for mankind, a short drive for my family

Sundown: A Campy Idea

Fashion plates, golden coffins, and bad verse

New UJC Chief

Brings fundraising experience, clipboard, and whistle

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