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Dear Bobby, L’hitraot from Amy

In Parashat Eikev we learn that there was a second set of tablets placed in a rebuilt ark, written by Moses’ hand from God’s words. The inscribed commandments on the tablets and Moses’ spoken message to the people formed his legacy and is the basis of the Judaism we...

As I look back upon summer of 2021…

As I look back upon summer of 2021, I am filled with joy and satisfaction that we were able to bring everyone together for an “in person” summer. Throughout the year the obstacles seemed insurmountable and there were so many questions — Would we be able to find staff?...

A Message from Todd Gordon, Camp Chair

“What’s the best way to roast a marshmallow?” This is the question I was asked most frequently throughout the summer of 2021. Not the usual question a camp chair expects to hear most often. However, when you are given the opportunity to be the Campfire Specialist and...

Final Summer 2021 Update

Dear Camp Coleman Family,  It’s hard to believe there are only a few days left for the summer of 2021 at Camp Coleman. I can tell that we are savoring every movement of it. We just celebrated the final Shabbat of the summer and what a meaningful moment it was for me...

Kochavim Unit Update S2

Kochavim campers have been enjoying incredibly fun programs! Always a favorite, Super Sloppy night was a crazy night of shaving cream, water balloons, and camper v. counselor challenges. The counselors won the obstacle course race, but campers won both the water...

Tsofim Unit Update S2

Whew! It’s been a wild week for Tsofim , and the session is only just getting started. We’ve done so many activities, from circus arts to Krav Maga. So far, one of our favorite evening programs has been Olympics night. We all represented different countries and...

Mitzvah Mashehu…Impacting our Community

Tikkun Olam…Repairing the World…one of the most important parts of Judaism is making our world a better place.  In the before times (pre-COVID), our Kesher and Chalutzim campers would have Mitzvah Day outside of camp.  Our oldest campers were taken into the community...

Chalutzim Unit Update

Shalom from the Chalutzim unit! We are all so happy to be back together at camp for our final summer and were making every moment count. This week has been jam-packed with programming and fun. We all enjoyed a blast from the past with kindergarten night, snacked on...

Kesher Unit Update

Kesher’s Unit theme is “ how is the world broken and what can we do to fix it?” This week we dove head first into these questions, focusing on issues of social justice and injustice during our first “mashehu” programming time each day. A favorite mashehu activity...

Summer 2021, the Summer of Intent, Kavannah – Rabbi Adam Miller

In March of 2020, our world turned upside down. My family weathered the initial stages of the shutdown, accepting the shift to virtual school, safety protocols, staying at home, and the shortage of toilet paper without too much fuss (camp gets you used to single-ply)....
Dear Bobby, L’hitraot from Amy

Dear Bobby, L’hitraot from Amy

In Parashat Eikev we learn that there was a second set of tablets placed in a rebuilt ark, written by Moses’ hand from God’s words. The inscribed commandments on the tablets and Moses’ spoken message to the people formed his legacy and is the basis of the Judaism we...

As I look back upon summer of 2021…

As I look back upon summer of 2021…

As I look back upon summer of 2021, I am filled with joy and satisfaction that we were able to bring everyone together for an “in person” summer. Throughout the year the obstacles seemed insurmountable and there were so many questions — Would we be able to find staff?...

A Message from Todd Gordon, Camp Chair

A Message from Todd Gordon, Camp Chair

“What’s the best way to roast a marshmallow?” This is the question I was asked most frequently throughout the summer of 2021. Not the usual question a camp chair expects to hear most often. However, when you are given the opportunity to be the Campfire Specialist and...

Final Summer 2021 Update

Final Summer 2021 Update

Dear Camp Coleman Family,  It’s hard to believe there are only a few days left for the summer of 2021 at Camp Coleman. I can tell that we are savoring every movement of it. We just celebrated the final Shabbat of the summer and what a meaningful moment it was for me...

Kochavim Unit Update S2

Kochavim Unit Update S2

Kochavim campers have been enjoying incredibly fun programs! Always a favorite, Super Sloppy night was a crazy night of shaving cream, water balloons, and camper v. counselor challenges. The counselors won the obstacle course race, but campers won both the water...

Tsofim Unit Update S2

Tsofim Unit Update S2

Whew! It’s been a wild week for Tsofim , and the session is only just getting started. We’ve done so many activities, from circus arts to Krav Maga. So far, one of our favorite evening programs has been Olympics night. We all represented different countries and...

Mitzvah Mashehu…Impacting our Community

Mitzvah Mashehu…Impacting our Community

Tikkun Olam…Repairing the World…one of the most important parts of Judaism is making our world a better place.  In the before times (pre-COVID), our Kesher and Chalutzim campers would have Mitzvah Day outside of camp.  Our oldest campers were taken into the community...

Chalutzim Unit Update

Chalutzim Unit Update

Shalom from the Chalutzim unit! We are all so happy to be back together at camp for our final summer and were making every moment count. This week has been jam-packed with programming and fun. We all enjoyed a blast from the past with kindergarten night, snacked on...

Kesher Unit Update

Kesher Unit Update

Kesher’s Unit theme is “ how is the world broken and what can we do to fix it?” This week we dove head first into these questions, focusing on issues of social justice and injustice during our first “mashehu” programming time each day. A favorite mashehu activity...