Tevya Spirit

  • Week of Community

    Friday the 13th 2018 was a Shabbat that we will always remember.  I was sitting with a group of campers when the electricity went out. We quickly learned that a car accident caused a black out in the entire town. While my biggest worry was how we were going to cook dinner for 500 people, […]

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  • Week of Wisdom

    Dear Tevya Community, “Who is wise? One who learns from all people.  Who is honored?  One who honors everyone.”  Last Shabbat we introduced the value of the week, wisdom, through the Torah portion, Pinchus.  We learned that a person who is wise never stops learning. A person who is wise takes time to listen and […]

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  • A Week of Celebrating the Courage of our Community

    Dear Tevya Community, I sit at a picnic table on this Friday afternoon, measuring the passing of time by the number of Shabbats that we celebrate as a camp community.  As we prepare for our second Shabbat of the summer, I watch campers run from bunk to bunk to borrow clothes and to help each […]

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  • Welcome to our Tevya Bubble!

    It has been 3 weeks since our support staff arrived from Mexico, Poland and Columbia to start preparing camp for the arrival of our campers.  Almost all of these college students are returners (2 for their 4th summer) or friends of returners, and they all call Tevya their summer home.  Some of these students work […]

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  • Meet Our 2018 Leadership Team: Head Counselors

    I am thrilled to introduce this year’s team of passionate, caring and dedicated Head Counselors.  Our Head Counselors, along with our Department Heads, work together as a team all year to make Camp Tevya the strong community that it is. They are dedicated to creating a warm and supportive environment for our campers and staff, […]

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