• North Georgia Mountain Magic, an Alumni Story

    I graduated from UM in May, packed my life away in my Nissan Altima, and ventured back to Georgia in June knowing only five souls in the entire city. Would it surprise you if I told you that all five of those people were Coleman folks?

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    Jumping into the Deep End

    There are professions, there are jobs, and there are fields that you go into because it matches everything you value.

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  • SO Happy at Camp: Articles from the Savannah Jewish News

    The five articles below were originally posted in the Savannah Jewish News, a publication of the Savannah Jewish Federation. These campers all attended Camp Coleman with the assistance of summer Jewish experience grants from the Savannah Jewish Federation. SO Happy at Camp (originally posted in the January/February 2016 newspaper) by Gillian Warmkessel, Camp Coleman Parent A […]

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  • Mishpacha: Coleman in Israel

    by Max Adamsky, Coleman alum and Birthright Participant Going to Israel on a free trip is not only a privilege, but also a blessing.  Add along Camp Coleman people, values, and traditions, and no words can describe how impactful, enjoyable, and amazing a Camp Coleman Birthright trip really is.  From the second I stepped off […]

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  • Alumni Newsletter- December 2015

    Having Your Apple Brown Betty and Eating It Too In June we posted the story of a Coleman alum and third year counselor who were connected through The Coleman Advantage: A Summer Internship Experience. In this follow-up, both Adam and Eric share how they each benefitted from the partnership. Spoiler alert: there’s a snake involved! Read […]

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  • Having your Apple Brown Betty and Eating it Too- The Coleman Advantage

    What I wanted to write: “There is a nice size snake outside on our deck”. The light turned green. I sent the text and continued my drive to the airport. I ran thru security and was the last person to board the flight. I called Eva once I was in my seat. “Did you get my text?” I asked. “I did,” Eva answered; “you wrote there is a nice size snack outside on the deck.”

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  • Coleman Dads of Kids with Special Needs Connect on Facebook

    Week after week, that enormous box would arrive at our door. Week after week, the tears would overcome my wife and me. How did our Coleman friends come together to do this?

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  • Forward Together, Not One Step Back

    I sat on an animated bar stool, wore headphones, placed my hands firmly on the counter, and closed my eyes, putting myself into the position and mindset of a helpless activist being spit on, kicked, screamed and shot at around the time of Jim Crow laws.

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  • Coleman Chronicle Podcast Episode 10

    Episode 10 – Bobby, Nellie & Malka

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  • Time Flies and Also Lasts Forever

    One half of my heart bid farewell to our 8th grade students with a tear in my eye, while simultaneously, the other half of my heart opened and welcomed the Programming Team to camp for the summer. I both did and didn’t really know what was in store for the summer; the calendar is set, but the seconds, minutes, and hours get programmed and planned for in real “camp” time, where ultimately, each minute was but 60 seconds.

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