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Losing Teeth at Camp

Losing teeth is an important life cycle event here at Camp Kalsman. So how do we celebrate lost teeth?

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The Next Generation

Rabbi Kate teamed up with a group of exceptional campers to create a very meaningful t’fillah.

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Sheva Brachot

Two of our stellar counselors were (mock) married at camp this week. The whole camp helped them prepare for the wedding! In this post, Erin shows us how the campers wrote the camp version of the Sheva Brachot, the wedding blessings.

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How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Just Get On Stage

Tzofim used an open mic night to open up to each other as a unit. In this post, Alex the Unit Head gives us an inside look at the program.

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Rain, Rain, We’re Okay

Welcome to the Pacific Northwest, where the winter is wet and the summers are perfect – at least, that’s how it usually works. Today, the skies decided not to cooperate with that plan. So what does camp look like in the rain? In the mornings, we usually have our daily chug (activities). Most of them are outside, so we improvised and did sports in the pavilion, chavaya (adventure) on the garden porch, and art activities (which are inherently indoor) continued as normal. The Tzofim campers did two very interesting activities during their sports block – synchronized hardwood swimming and funky […]

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Growing Together through Mentorship

Our culture of mentorship goes well beyond the teacher-student relationship. Read on for Rabbi Jason’s notes on mentorship at Camp Kalsman.

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Coogarim Cookout Cef (fun)!

We miss our Coogarim campers! Unit head Ashley and counselors took them around the world.

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Bet Clopes!

Kallah Bet cloped today! What did that look like for each unit?

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