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    Sweet Mother They’re Coming Home

    This was an historic gathering for the Coleman music program, and the team is excited to lead Coleman in old favorites, teach some new tunes (including a Mi Chamocha written by our own Emily Groff), and bring lots of ruach (spirit) and energy to camp this summer!

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    Stepping Up for Good at the Olim Kallah

    Olim did the impossible- it made me fall even more in love with my camp than I already was.

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  • Camp Committee Winter Meeting Update

    by Mark Wolfson, URJ Camp Coleman’s Camp Committee Chair On Sunday, February 21st, members of our Coleman Camp Committee gathered in Florida for our Winter Meeting. We were lucky enough to have Earl Ferguson, the  new chair of the  URJ’s North American Camp Committee (NAC),  in attendance to share a global perspective on URJ camping and […]

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  • Camp Coleman- Where You Can Never (Ever) “Age Out”

    Sitting in that room was the confirmation of why you can never (ever) really age out of Camp Coleman simply because of your love of camp, friendships formed and a strong connection to Judaism.

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    Cities of Gold: From Appalachia to the Middle East

    I’m not a parent yet, but I have created something which has taken on a life of its own. It has opinions I don’t necessarily agree with and has grown to interact with perspectives I never could have imagined. I wrote a play.

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  • 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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