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Coleman Connection March 2018

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2017 In Review & Gearing Up for 2018

Last February, our Camp Committee defined two priorities: Scholarship Fund Development and Alumni Engagement. Both are intended to help Camp Coleman reach as many campers as possible and to continue Coleman’s longstanding tradition of inspiring generations of campers to be caring, committed and connected Jews. You can read about Coleman’s accomplishments in 2017 from our Director, Bobby Harris, and Camp Committee Chair, Bert Rosenthal. Read more…


An Unforgettable Summer for All

“When we got in the car, the boys immediately started singing Birkat Hamazon (the blessing after the meal). I had tears in my eyes. It was a truly priceless moment!” Melissa Kenny, Coleman parent and Nurse, shared her reflections on her family’s first summer at Coleman. Read more…


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Summer Lovin’

“You don’t just go on a date and not see them after. At camp you’re around them all the time, and because of our jobs, we also worked together basically all day.” Molly and Justin Levy, two of our very own alumni and current year-round staff members,met, got engaged, and got married at Coleman! And they aren’t alone- check out our Facebook page for more.  Read more…


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A Community Coming Together

“Even though the road to recovery is long, and the event will forever impact us, we at URJ Camp Coleman, and as Reform Jews, are building a [sanctuary]. We support each other, embrace each other, and together, are rebuilding our world.”The tragedy in Parkland struck the Coleman community but truly showed the power we have together as Aaron Torop, Coleman alum and staff eloquently described in this article in The ForwardRead more…


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Thank You 2017 Scholarship Donors

“Camp Coleman has fostered an amazing environment for my child. Her best relationships are from Coleman. Her love for Judaism is from Coleman.” Last year Coleman provided more than $350,000 in scholarships and One Happy Camper Discounts, and of that $133,000 came from generous donors whom we have recognized on our Donor Roll. Read more…


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