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9 Ways Crane Lakers Show Responsibility – Achrayut

By Jenny Rehkugler, Communications Specialist  Each week Crane Lakers are presented with a Jewish value to live by throughout the week. This week’s value is Achrayut, responsibility. There are many ways that the CLC community acts on this value; here are the top 9 ways that Crane Lakers show Achrayut. 9. Cleaning the Bunk Each morning campers have about half an hour for Nikayon, cleaning time. This time allows for campers to be responsible for cleaning their areas as well as doing their jobs around the bunk. 8. Picking up Around Camp Camp is a beautiful place, but sometimes it […]

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Chadar Ochel Construction

We are so fortunate to have such an incredible new Chadar Ochel that has brought the Crane Lake community more together than ever before. Here is an awesome video of the year-long construction of our Chadar Ochel. https://vimeo.com/101172052

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International Night

By Jenny Rehkugler, Communications Specialist  Last night Crane Lake hosted its annual international night. With staff from all parts of the world from the Philippines to the U.K., Australia to Israel, you name it and Crane Lake has got it! The whole camp met on the main lawn after dinner and toured around different countries at stations located throughout the area. There were tons of activities that international staff created and lead for campers. At the Scotland booth, campers translated Scottish words and learned some tradition Scottish dancing. Australian staff had a rousing game of pin the joey on the […]

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Opening Day 2nd Session Video

Sit back, relax and enjoy our opening day at CLC 2nd session!

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Puppies at Crane Lake

By Jenny Rehkugler, Communications Specialist  This year Crane Lake has four super cute puppies that live in our bubble with us. They are all around six months old and after the summer, they will be in need of forever homes. Campers have entered their names into a raffle and with permission from their parents they can win a puppy at the end of the summer. Here are Crane Lake puppies 2014! Bell – Female Morkie (Maltese and Yorkie mix) Hi! My name is Bell! I’m super independent and friendly to everyone I meet. I’m very easy going and I enjoy […]

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14 Things That Made First Session at CLC Epic!

By Jenny Rehkugler, Communications Specialist You counted down the days from 364 to 0 to arrive at CLC for first session. You woke your parents up at 5 a.m. to drive to camp for opening day, because you knew that first session 2014 would be the most epic summer of you life! Here are the top 14 things that made Crane Lake Camp first session so epic! 14. Double Lake Periods Double lake periods transformed your lake experience from 0 to 60 this summer. You got to kayak, canoe, sail, paddle board AND go on the inflatables all in one […]

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Second Session is Here!!

Opening day for second session 2014 came with a little rain a little shine and even though it was slower than usual everyone arrived safely into the Crane Lake bubble. Our community is complete again with all the campers and staff moved comfortably into their second session homes. Campers were greeted today by old friends and new and a brand new Chadar Ochel sitting on our main lawn. Hugs, smiles and joyful laughs were heard all over camp as people were reunited for another amazing summer. There were many great things that were overheard today at camp when people came […]

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1st Session Closing

This month has blown by faster than ever and today all Crane Lake first session campers went home.  Now everyone hopefully arrived safely at home and is happily reunited with your comfy beds, family and pets. This session has been amazing. Crane Lake ate together for the first time as a whole camp community, sang a new unique prayer for our Kehillah and Olim ’14 won fight song! Clue mini mac was certainly a highlight and The Little Mermaid was some great entertainment. CLC learned never to waste the milk, drink lots of water and compost our food scraps or […]

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