This Week’s Jewish Value: Sakranut

This Week’s Jewish Value: Sakranut

This week’s Jewish value is Sakranut, meaning curiosity. Curiosity can take many different forms at camp; we can show curiosity by trying new things, asking questions and stepping out of our comfort zone.

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Tikkun Crane Lake- Kesher 2015

Tikkun Crane Lake- Kesher 2015

“Kesher has become something we love!” Kesher are the electives taught by our faculty—the rabbis, cantors, and educators who spend a week or two with us at camp and help to make Judaism come alive for our campers. Check out the Kesher courses being offered this week!

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My Israel Journey…40 Years and Counting

My Israel Journey…40 Years and Counting

It has been a privilege and a pleasure, to work with these amazing young people these past few summers. Their contribution to Crane Lake has been remarkable. They have helped us all to truly become part of Am Israel, the nation of Israel.

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My Fondest Camp Memory

My Fondest Camp Memory

My favorite camp experience would have to have been fight song 2014. The girls in my bunk had been writing things throughout the year, as had all the other bunks in Olim.

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VIDEO – Opening Day – Second Session 2015

The Crane Lake Bubble is filled with refreshed laughs, hugs and smiles. The sun was shining and the day was great! Opening Day went smoother than we could have imagined, after paperwork was checked, cans were donated and name tags were made, campers made their way to their bunk to reunite with old friends and meet new friends! As the sunset lit up the sky, Olim surrounded our community with the unrolled Torah. We all sang and danced as we welcomed second session 2015!

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What’s it Like to be New at CLC?

What’s it Like to be New at CLC?

Not only was it an unfamiliar place, but there were so many unfamiliar faces – everyone to be exact. I came to Crane Lake Camp as a new Machon (counselor in training) and I was thrown into a unit that had been together for years.

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We Did It!

We Did It!

We made our goal! On both opening days as well as first session closing day and visiting day, we collected over 300 cans to feed the hungry in our local community.

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That’s a Wrap: Unit Head Reflection

That’s a Wrap: Unit Head Reflection

Crane Lake is filled with lots of laughs, smiles and energy all day long! Once a week, we will share a unit update with you from our unit heads about what our campers have been up to. We hope you get a sense of all the exciting things going on in our Crane Lake community!

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