Tevya Spirit

  • 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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  • Orientation, 80th Reunion, and Welcome to Tevya 2019

    As we prepare for our first Shabbat of the 2019 season, I reflect on this past week with pride on all we have accomplished. It is hard to believe that last week at this time we were only two days into our staff week, a week of training, sharing and bonding.  Watching our staff together […]

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  • 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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