Author: Mindee Greenberg

  • Cornerstone

    There are so many things that make Tevya special, and the Cornerstone Fellows are one of them. Each year Mindee and Ben select 4 – 6 returning counselors that are the “cornerstones” of Camp Tevya.  Cornerstone, an incredible program sponsored by the Foundation for Jewish Camp, gives these fortunate young professionals the opportunity to join […]

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  • Week of Gratitude

    I keep hearing that the days at camp are long, but the weeks fly by.  As I write this newsletter on the final Shabbat of the summer, I have to agree with that statement.  The summer has flown by. Tonight, our campers will dress up in their blue and white for the last Shabbat evening […]

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  • Bog Leadership Training

    At Camp Tevya we strive to produce the best leaders that we can. Our Bogrim and Bogrot, the campers that are entering 9th and 10th grade, are given a period a week to further enhance their leadership skills that they will be able to apply to their future, either here at Tevya or wherever their […]

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  • Week of Integrity

    Last Shabbat we introduced integrity as the Middah HaShavuah, the value of the week. Tying the value into the D’var Torah, we discussed the idea that we don’t follow camp rules simply because we are afraid of consequences, or because we want praise, although everyone does benefit from positive feedback. We follow the rules of […]

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  • 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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