Monthly Archives:July 2019

  • Transitioning Into Second Session with Courage

    Dear Tevya community: There is a popular saying that a day at camp lasts forever and a week at camp goes by so fast.  On the one hand, so much happens each and every day at camp and at the end of the day it just seems impossible that we can accomplish so much in […]

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  • Kadima! Let’s go! Introducing the Kadima Leadership Training Program

    First in a series about the Kadima Leadership Training Program This year, Camp Pembroke celebrates its 85th season, Camp Tevya its 80th, and Tel Noar’s 75th comes up next summer! My grandfather, Eli, who founded the three Cohen Camps, always felt that learning and shared experiences connect Jewish values and history to keep our community […]

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  • Creating Camp Memories

    As we complete our third week of camp, we also prepare to say goodbye to our first session friends.  It was just 3 weeks ago that I shared news on our first Shabbat together, and now tonight, I share news from our last Shabbat of first session.  As we look back on this session, we […]

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  • Camp’s Everyday Leaders

    There are so many formal opportunities for our campers to develop leadership skills at camp.  We have our Big Brother and Big Sister programs, BLT (Bog Leadership Training) and the planning of camp events such as spirit night and banquet.  However, as leadership was introduced last Shabbat as the value of the week, I did […]

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  • A week of celebrations

    Each week on Shabbat we introduce Middah HaShavua, the value of the week, at our Friday night service.  Last week we gathered together for our first Shabbat of the summer, and “community” was introduced as our value of the week. Everything that happens at camp starts with being a strong community and so community was […]

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