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Summer, Endless?

Camp’s increasingly challenged future

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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Camp for Everyone

The blessings of Jewish camps for special-needs kids

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Home Again

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

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Today on Tablet

An inconvenient friendship, an enduring dance, and more

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Camp, Then and Now

Three decades, two very different trunks

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Notes on Camp

An argument for keeping summertime unplugged

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Ortho Kids Like Ritual, Summer-Camp Study Shows

While Reform campers define Jewishness through success

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Cry, the Beloved Country

A Torah portion chronicling a tragedy foretold

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Settlement Summer Camp

In the West Bank, not the Berkshires

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Earthbound

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

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Sundown: A Campy Idea

Fashion plates, golden coffins, and bad verse

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New UJC Chief

Brings fundraising experience, clipboard, and whistle

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Hack Job

The surgical steps Alfred Hitchcock Presents took to adapt Philip Roth for television

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Christmas in July

Or, Tales from My Supposedly Secular Summer Camp

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How to Make It to the Promised Land

A short story explores what happens when a camp game goes horribly awry

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Summer Lovin’

Reminiscences of sleepaway camp, where sleep was the last thing on anyone’s mind

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My Son, the Assimilator

Allan Sherman’s page in the American songbook

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