The best party, that is. This past weekend Newman was proud and excited to share West Coast Party Jr. with over 100 wonderful 6th through 8th graders.
on January 15, 2012
Social action is an important theme in the NFTY and camping world. Weather it be learning about AIDS like the Avodah campers do here at Newman or participating in the NFTY wide social action theme of Mishpacha (Family) every Jewish teen has a chance to be part of something bigger than themselves. The West Coast Party participants were part of a social action program about homelessness. They learned about the Jewish view on helping the homeless and what the protocol is according to the Torah. The participants then spoke about their own views on the homeless and stories about their [...]
on January 13, 2012
Ain’t no party like a West Coast Party. Such a true slogan, we don’t even care that ain’t- ain’t a word. Every other year, Jewish teens from up and down the west coast get together to appreciate their camp and NFTY identities together in a wonderfully Jewish celebration. West Coast Party is one of the few opportunities Jewish teens get to mix their temple life with their camp life. Not only do lifelong campers get to show their friends from home what being at camp is all about, but also teens that have never been to camp get to experience [...]
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