Monthly Archives:July 2018

  • Week of Leadership

    Last Shabbat we introduced our value of the week, leadership. Our oldest girls in Birya had the opportunity to model this value on Saturday night.  It is tradition for the girls in Birya to lead the camp in a moving Tisha B’av service. As they shared their hopes for a future filled with kindness and […]

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  • One Person Can Make a Difference

    Thank you to Melanie Steier, our Host Family Coordinator, for assisting in connecting our staff with families and for writing this post. As John F. Kennedy stated, “One person can make a difference, and everyone should try.” Camp Tevya is sending a big thank you to those families who have made a difference by hosting […]

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  • 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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