Category: Parent Connections

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Traditions That Make Tevya Home

    Tonight, like many of you, I will be sitting around a table with my family and friends telling the story of the Jewish people’s journey from Egypt. Our celebrations will be filled with laughter and warmth as we realize that the passing down of the informal family traditions such as Grandma Dolores’s fluffy matzah balls, […]

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