Category: Parent Connections

  • Meet our 2017 Programming Team, Support Staff, and Department Heads

    It was a few months ago that I introduced you to our Head Counselors.  As we get ready to welcome our 347 First Session campers tomorrow to their summer home, I am excited to introduce you to the other members of our Leadership Team, our Programming Team and Department Heads.  These are the professionals that […]

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  • Meet Our 2017 Head Counselors

    Not a day goes by during the summer or during the off-season that I don’t realize how lucky I am for the opportunity to work with such an amazing group of people at Camp Tevya. Our Head Counselors, along with our Department Heads, work together all year to make Camp Tevya the strong community that […]

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  • The Traditions That Make Tevya Home

    Tonight, like many of you, I will be sitting around a table with my family and friends telling the story of the Jewish people’s journey from Egypt. Our celebrations will be filled with laughter and warmth as we realize that the passing down of the informal family traditions such as Grandma Dolores’s fluffy matzah balls, […]

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  • Apple Picking, Crafts and Connecting

    On September 22, friends from all three Cohen Camps (Tevya, Tel Noar and Pembroke) gathered for an afternoon of apple picking, crafts and connecting. While the apples were tasty and the crafts were fun, it was watching the hugs and smiles from campers reuniting that gave me the greatest joy. I couldn’t help but smile […]

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  • The Parent Perspective

    As many people have heard me say, “I was a Tevya parent before I was a Tevya Director.” As a parent, I was always the last to leave on opening day, not because my children needed me, but because I was having so much fun. The parents of my children’s friends quickly became my friends. […]

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