Author: Mindee Gerstein Meltzer

  • Time Flies…

    Today as I walked around camp, I did it a little slower than usual. Knowing that this was our last Friday of the summer, I did not want to miss a thing. I wanted to make sure that the joyful feeling I get from seeing the smiles of our campers was strong enough to get […]

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  • Four Teams, One Tevya

    It has been quite a week at Camp Tevya. Since I last wrote, our usual Shabbat morning service was transformed into “Shabbat-o-Rama” with Tsofs and Bogs choosing between yoga, traditional, music and meditation services. The Oles had their own special service. The yoga service was led by one of our alumni, and the rest by […]

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  • Leading the Way

    Walking around camp this first week of Second Session and seeing the new friendships that have developed and the closeness of friends reunited, I can’t believe that less than a week ago First Session campers were packing their bags to prepare to go home. Was it really only 6 days ago that Birya and Tel […]

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  • The Magic of Camp

    Each year we have a theme for our staff orientation week. This year our theme was “The magic of camp.” We spent the week before campers arrived sharing how our staff can create a magical summer for our campers. As our First Session comes to a close, and I think about all that has been […]

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  • Picture Perfect

    Each year, I have my favorite “pictures”. Not the ones that we post on CampMinder, but the snapshots that I keep in my mind of those camp moments that I never want to forget; camp moments that will forever remind me why Camp Tevya is such a special place. As I did my early morning […]

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