Category: Camp Memories

  • Easily Extraordinary: Introducing Mitzvah Projects

    Every year, a few Cohen Campers do something I consider extraordinary: they set up their own camp fundraiser, inviting friends and family to give to their camp’s Scholarship Fund. They do this in place of gifts for their bar or bat mitzvah, or for their birthday. Cohen Camps Alumni do it, too, as a way […]

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  • Avery’s Mitzvah

    I remember the first time I met Avery Meer and his family in their New York Apartment in the Spring of 2015.  Avery’s mother, Deborah, was a Camp Tevya alum (Birya ’88) and was considering sending Avery to her alma mater.  We had so much fun that night, and I couldn’t wait to welcome Avery […]

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  • 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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  • Meet Our 2017 Head Counselors

    Not a day goes by during the summer or during the off-season that I don’t realize how lucky I am for the opportunity to work with such an amazing group of people at Camp Tevya. Our Head Counselors, along with our Department Heads, work together all year to make Camp Tevya the strong community that […]

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