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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“And I Didn’t Feel Nervous Anymore”

Lynne Butner spent the evening with Nitzotzot, discussing the importance of creating a safe and accepting community.

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My Summer Home

CIT Sarah R. shares her thoughts about the importance of summer camp and the importance of her home at Camp Kalsman.

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How to T’filah

How do you t’filah? Our campers explored five different ways today with our visiting faculty.

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The Original Camp Celebrity

Peachy and Mark Levy were the founding visionaries of our summer home. Peachy and her daughter, Jani, visited Kalsman today. Our CITs wanted to give them something to read on their ride home.

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