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February 26, 2020

Empowering Teen Leaders at EKC

BY Aaron Cantor

Overnight summer camp is well-positioned to provide teens with empowering opportunities as future Jewish leaders.  Specifically, EKC does this intentionally through several programs that allow teens different chances at exploring their connection to Judaism and their leadership style. We create…

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EKC BLOG - teens 190718_0150

February 26, 2020

Empowering Teen Leaders at EKC

BY Aaron Cantor

Overnight summer camp is well-positioned to provide teens with empowering opportunities as future Jewish leaders.  Specifically, EKC does this intentionally through several programs that allow teens different chances at exploring their connection to Judaism and their leadership style. We create…

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February 21, 2020

Prioritizing The Staff Experience

BY Jordyn Kay

We know that just like our campers and our parents, our staff needs someone to care about them, to focus on them, to appreciate them, to be their support system throughout the summer and beyond when they’re on campgrounds. Just…

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Natalie Andrea Sarah

February 21, 2020

Prioritizing The Staff Experience

BY Jordyn Kay

We know that just like our campers and our parents, our staff needs someone to care about them, to focus on them, to appreciate them, to be their support system throughout the summer and beyond when they’re on campgrounds. Just…

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February 13, 2020

Purposeful Programming

BY Brooks Weaver

While we are very intentional about how we design our program, the experience in each of our specialty areas is about so much more than just the activities themselves.  It’s not just “going horseback riding” or “getting a part in…

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February 13, 2020

Purposeful Programming

BY Brooks Weaver

While we are very intentional about how we design our program, the experience in each of our specialty areas is about so much more than just the activities themselves.  It’s not just “going horseback riding” or “getting a part in…

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February 6, 2020

EKC -A Special Place for Summer 2020

BY Aaron Cantor

What is going to make EKC special in 2020? Honestly, everything! EKC is such a special place for campers and staff every summer. Each day brings new laughs, new friends, and memories to last a lifetime.

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February 6, 2020

EKC -A Special Place for Summer 2020

BY Aaron Cantor

What is going to make EKC special in 2020? Honestly, everything! EKC is such a special place for campers and staff every summer. Each day brings new laughs, new friends, and memories to last a lifetime.

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January 14, 2020

Jordyn’s First Day

BY Jordyn Elyse Kay

First days are tough. Ask any kid who has ever been the new kid at school, and they’ll tell you themselves, it’s not often classified as fun. Being an adult, one might think first days would get easier. Often times…

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January 14, 2020

Jordyn’s First Day

BY Jordyn Elyse Kay

First days are tough. Ask any kid who has ever been the new kid at school, and they’ll tell you themselves, it’s not often classified as fun. Being an adult, one might think first days would get easier. Often times…

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January 13, 2020

EKC Accepted Into Exclusive Mental Health Camping Grant

BY Aaron Cantor

We are excited to that share that Emma Kaufmann Camp has been accepted into the inaugural cohort of the Foundation for Jewish Camp’s Yedid Nefesh grant. This initiative aims to provide overnight and day camps with financial and programmatic support…

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January 13, 2020

EKC Accepted Into Exclusive Mental Health Camping Grant

BY Aaron Cantor

We are excited to that share that Emma Kaufmann Camp has been accepted into the inaugural cohort of the Foundation for Jewish Camp’s Yedid Nefesh grant. This initiative aims to provide overnight and day camps with financial and programmatic support…

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December 20, 2019

Jordyn Kay Named as EKC Director of Staff Engagement

BY Aaron Cantor

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December 20, 2019

Jordyn Kay Named as EKC Director of Staff Engagement

BY Aaron Cantor

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November 22, 2019

Camp Is the Best Professional Development

BY Brooks Weaver

We’re in the process of building our team for this summer and as we travel to the many universities visiting our staff, I find myself having the same conversation over and over. It usually goes something like, “I really want…

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November 22, 2019

Camp Is the Best Professional Development

BY Brooks Weaver

We’re in the process of building our team for this summer and as we travel to the many universities visiting our staff, I find myself having the same conversation over and over. It usually goes something like, “I really want…

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November 15, 2019

Celebrating Camp on Wear Your Camp T-Shirt Day

BY The JCC Camping Team

Whether it is winter, spring, summer, or fall, camp professionals are the lucky ones.  We get to eat, sleep and breathe summer camp all year long.  Spending time engaging our campers, parents, staff and community partners is a critical and…

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November 15, 2019

Celebrating Camp on Wear Your Camp T-Shirt Day

BY The JCC Camping Team

Whether it is winter, spring, summer, or fall, camp professionals are the lucky ones.  We get to eat, sleep and breathe summer camp all year long.  Spending time engaging our campers, parents, staff and community partners is a critical and…

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September 10, 2019

Smartphones, Social Media & Summer Camp

BY Rachael Speck

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September 10, 2019

Smartphones, Social Media & Summer Camp

BY Rachael Speck

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August 4, 2019

Our Last Sunday

BY Pamela Nestor

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August 4, 2019

Our Last Sunday

BY Pamela Nestor

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August 3, 2019

Our Day

BY Pamela Nestor

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August 3, 2019

Our Day

BY Pamela Nestor

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August 2, 2019

What a Day!

BY Pamela Nestor

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August 2, 2019

What a Day!

BY Pamela Nestor

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July 31, 2019

Color War’s Final Night

BY Pamela Nestor

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July 31, 2019

Color War’s Final Night

BY Pamela Nestor

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July 29, 2019

Happy Color War!

BY Pamela Nestor

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July 29, 2019

Happy Color War!

BY Pamela Nestor

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July 29, 2019

Maccabi Color War Theme

BY Andrew Horvitz

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July 29, 2019

Maccabi Color War Theme

BY Andrew Horvitz

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July 29, 2019

What a Weekend!

BY Pamela Nestor

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July 29, 2019

What a Weekend!

BY Pamela Nestor

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July 26, 2019

TEEN CHALLENGE

BY Pamela Nestor

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July 26, 2019

TEEN CHALLENGE

BY Pamela Nestor

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July 25, 2019

What a Day!

BY Administrator

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July 25, 2019

What a Day!

BY Administrator

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July 25, 2019

A Great Day!

BY Administrator

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July 25, 2019

A Great Day!

BY Administrator

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July 24, 2019

It’s Israel Day!

BY Pamela Nestor

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July 24, 2019

It’s Israel Day!

BY Pamela Nestor

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July 23, 2019

Halutzim & Teens: Mountain Biking and Golf

BY Pamela Nestor

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July 23, 2019

Halutzim & Teens: Mountain Biking and Golf

BY Pamela Nestor

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July 23, 2019

What a full day!

BY Pamela Nestor

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July 23, 2019

What a full day!

BY Pamela Nestor

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July 21, 2019

Sunday, Fun-day!

BY Pamela Nestor

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July 21, 2019

Sunday, Fun-day!

BY Pamela Nestor

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July 21, 2019

Teen Tikkun Olam

BY Alex Malanych

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July 21, 2019

Teen Tikkun Olam

BY Alex Malanych

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July 18, 2019

Happy Thursday!

BY Pamela Nestor

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July 18, 2019

Happy Thursday!

BY Pamela Nestor

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July 18, 2019

Today at EKC

BY Pamela Nestor

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July 18, 2019

Today at EKC

BY Pamela Nestor

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July 17, 2019

Busy Day at EKC!

BY Pamela Nestor

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July 17, 2019

Busy Day at EKC!

BY Pamela Nestor

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July 17, 2019

Big Brother, Big Sister!

BY Pamela Nestor

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July 17, 2019

Big Brother, Big Sister!

BY Pamela Nestor

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July 16, 2019

About the Variety Show!

BY Pamela Nestor

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July 16, 2019

About the Variety Show!

BY Pamela Nestor

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