Here is what early research on Jewish teens and young adults tells us. By Nila Rosen As a researcher, I always seem to have a question falling out of every pocket. How many perplexing and unanswered questions do we have about this pandemic? Too many: How exactly have we … [Read more...] about How are Teens and Young Adults Coping Through this Pandemic?
By Eileen Snow Price This summer was our 9th summer of running camp. When we made the decision to close camp, we had nearly 650 campers registered. That was in April and we just couldn't see how to safely bring kids together. By May, experts were understanding more about COVID … [Read more...] about 4 weeks of Camp. How our campers actually had fun and were safe at the same time.
By Solomon Fox Looking back at the middle of March seems like an eternity ago. Businesses started to shut down, schools transitioned their operations to virtual platforms, and everyone was focused on the present. While our country began to battle a vicious pandemic, few knew … [Read more...] about Amidst a Summer of Uncertainty for Camps, We Counselors Weren’t Forgotten
By Yakov & Estee Fleischmann “We can’t handle that kind of volume!” the FedEx employee said. For the first time in Camp Stone’s 50 year history, we were unable to open. But we didn’t just lock the front gate and say, “See you all next summer.” Our commitment to ext … [Read more...] about Nothing is Impossible: Creating Our Own Destiny
By Chabad Children’s Network More than 150 Chabad day camps are open for business this summer, “covid-style,” bringing the joy and impact of Jewish summer camp to thousands of children. This remarkable feat was achieved with the creation of “CKids Out of the Box,” an innovativ … [Read more...] about Taking Camp Out Of Its Box