Today Shoresh travelled all over camp to learn about Tikkun, which means to repair. They learned about how it is important to repair their community and themselves! Shoresh started at the sports field and were asked to make a choice when given a scenario, like a choose your own adventure shiur. They were first asked to choose between going to help at a homeless shelter or staying home to rest, when they had the flu. They were also given situations about family and friends. Once they had picked they were asked to move to a different location to talk [...]
on June 15, 2012
Today is the first Shabbat of Kallah Aleph. What makes today so special for campers is that the daily schedule is different so they can prepare for Shabbat. Garin, Shoresh and Gezah participated in Shabbat prep instead of their regular Olami. They learned new Rikudei Am (Israeli Dance), the song Lo Yareiu, and the importance and significance of the Shabbat Walk. Rabbi Rapport discussed with Gezah that we are not the only people who take part in a Shabbat Walk every Friday. He explained that it was started about 500 years ago in the city of Tzfat, Israel. He also [...]
on August 2, 2011
For Anaf limud (our interactive educational program) this week we had each camper write down one word that describes camp for him or her. They then handed in their words and were given a new set of words, which were used to complete the below poems to describe their feelings about camp! Please enjoy their beautiful poetic works.
on July 7, 2011
By the end of Kesher, everybody has made new friends, learned how to be better at camping, and created memories that will last a lifetime.
Being together every day has brought them together as one unit, enabling them to break out of their cabin groups and meet new people and make new friends, and I’ve loved having the opportunity to watch that happen. I couldn’t wait to see them perform and to see the excitement and pride on their faces as they cheered after the finale.
- Yom Sport Kallah Bet 2011! July 21, 2011
- Opening Day Kallah Aleph June 12, 2012
- It’s Kallah Bet Opening Day! July 10, 2012
- Camp has Begun May 7, 2013
- A Year of Change April 25, 2013
- Making Friends at GUCI & in Israel April 11, 2013
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