Category: Values

  • New Tevya Summer, Same Tevya Spirit

    As we finished breakfast Wednesday morning, I stood up and looked around the Dining Hall. I knew that our staff was ready. I knew they were ready to greet the 347 campers that would be arriving over the next few hours. After a full week of orientation, returning and new staff from the USA, England, […]

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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • Counting Down the Memories

    Math was my least favorite subject in school. It just never totally clicked. Social Studies, English, History, Science, Gym – no problem. I loved learning in those subjects, especially Gym. The material was accessible for me. It was relatable and fascinating and malleable. Math was cold and rigid numbers and equations. Math and numbers may […]

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