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Nitzanim Gets Heroic!

To help set their path, Nitzanim is using important Jewish values to guide their way.

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Shabbat shalom from under the desert stars

Shabbat shalom from under the desert stars

It is hard to believe that we have already reached our first Shabbat! Every morning, we start our day on NFTY Adventure Bus 7 with a Hebrew “Word of the Day.” Yesterday, our word was “hadash” or “new.”

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Transformative Camp Experiences

Thank you parents, campers, alumni for the beautiful testimonials that keep coming in from first half of summer 2014. Here are just a few…

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Midsummer Reflections

Midsummer Reflections

As the fog lifted and the morning chill waned, I reflected back on the first half of summer 2014 with so much pride and gratitude.

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Chaverim: A community of friends

Chaverim is a small but mighty session. Many of these 3rd and 4th graders are experiencing camp for the first time.

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Machon Leads the Way!

Our oldest two week campers always take a strong role in camp leadership as the role models in camp. Fittingly, this year Machon is taking on the theme of Manhigut, or Leadership, for their session.

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Pride Parade 2014- Avodah’s Perspective

What do your kids do during the summer? Well us teens in URJ Camp Newman’s Avodah program march in the Gay Pride Parade in San Francisco, California.

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Gesher Gets Messy

Gesher’s 81 campers are learning about their responsibility to those in different circles of their lives.

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