by Tamra L. Dollin Ever wonder what it takes to build a ‘green’ camp from the ground up? What does it mean to build in an environmentally sustainable way? How do you minimize your impact on the land while building a facility to comfortably house hundreds of campers and staff … [Read more...] about Building a Sustainable Summer Camp
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The Foundation for Jewish Camp has released the first study focusing on the long-term impact of Jewish summer camp. For those of us with first-hand experience of the value added from summer camp experiences, the study, Camp Works, only reinforces what we've long known: Jewish … [Read more...] about Jewish Summer Camp Rocks
Bucking the trend of technology that allows people to tell everyone that they’ve checked into their local restaurant, cafe or bar, Reboot has developed a smartphone app that helps users “check out” of the internet altogether. The app ironically will use technology to shut down … [Read more...] about Rehab for the Smartphone
Despite the continuing financial struggles of many families, nonprofit Jewish overnight camps are filling up. As in 2009, camps are projecting a flat or increased enrollment over last year. Yet, over the next two months, tens of thousands of kids will be attending 160 Jewish … [Read more...] about It’s Camp Time!