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Summer 2021 Machon-Israel Adventure Track FAQs

[accordions id="machon"] [accgroup] [acchead id="machon" tab_id="machon0" class="active"]Is the Machon-Israel Summer Adventure track the only option for those entering 12th grade?[/acchead] [accbody tab_id="machon0" in="in"] No, Coleman is offering 3 different options...

Remembering John Lewis Through Remembering Camp

By Jonathan Edelman It took me a while to face the passing of civil rights leader and U.S. Representative John Lewis, whose story and teachings have been with me throughout most of my life. When I did, though, I thought back to how I first learned about him. It wasn’t...

Machon 5-Series Program

Calling all 2020 Machon! You asked and we heard you! We will be hosting a 5-week workshop series where we will explore some of the topics that are important and that you would have explored at camp. June 30th: Programming 101 with Marlee GordonJuly 7th: Israel Program...

NEW! Camp Coleman Minecraft Server

Camp Coleman’s official Minecraft server - build and hangout with camp friends anytime. [siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget][siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Button_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget] Paste...

Tuesday Tutorial: Challah Making

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URJ Camp Coleman and Racial Justice

Shalom Camp Coleman family, Last week our nation watched another video of a Black man, George Floyd, being killed by police.  We could list many more names of Black men and women killed by police in the last several years. I shudder to think how many more names we...

Cole-Cam Live!

Introducing the COLE-CAM, our LIVE Coleman webcam!  When you are home and thinking of your summer home, click here to take in a little essence of camp. The Cole-cam will be available every day from 4:00pm-9:00pm. The password to watch the feed is Oursummerhome30528. ...

Summer 2020 Launch RECAP

Good Afternoon! Thank you to everyone who joined us for our Summer 2020 Launch! We look forward to spending meaningful moments with you throughout the summer. Here are some of the highlights from the launch: Introducing the COLE-CAM, our LIVE Coleman webcam!  When you...

2020 Updates: Letter to Families

Dear Camp Coleman Family, It is with broken hearts that we share our plans to cancel all in-person activities held on our site for summer 2020. If at any point new information emerges and conditions change that lead us to be able to provide in-person gatherings, we...

Introducing Todd Gordon, Camp Committee Chair

“We are here for a reason, every day, every season, and it’s time for us to shine.” These words come from Shine (Mind, Body, and Soul), one of our Coleman theme songs which campers are taught the first day of each session. While these words are sung to mark the...
Bonim Tree Climbing!

Bonim Tree Climbing!

Bonim went up high in the sky throughout this week during tree climbing!! All the campers were excited to climb! Each cabin started the time off getting harnessed up and learning how to scale the trees! Some had tree climbed before, but many were excited to try this...

Tsofim Update 2nd Session 2019!

Tsofim Update 2nd Session 2019!

T-S-O T-S-O-F-I-M YOU KNOW! Tsofim has been having an amazing summer learning how to take care of ourselves, our communities, and our world.  To Tsofim, self-care means creating happiness: our own and for others. We’ve learned that sometimes the simple things are what...

Chalutzim Update 2019, 2nd Session!

Chalutzim Update 2019, 2nd Session!

This session for Chalutzim flew by… it’s hard to believe that camp ends in 2 days. The session started off strong, and that only continued throughout. The most exciting part of the first week was getting Bonim Buddies and celebrating meeting by having a luau at the...

Nachshonim End of Session Update, 2nd Session!

Nachshonim End of Session Update, 2nd Session!

The unit Nachshonim was named after a biblical hero and leader, Nachshon. He walked into the red sea, believing it would part to let the Jewish people escape from Egypt. Similar to Nachshon, the unit Nachshonim is truly one of a kind. From their constant smiles and...

Campscape Journal 2019

Campscape Journal 2019

From the garden, we see all kinds of goods and crafts. Our campscape specialists worked hard to put this together for everyone to see what campscape is truly all about.

Bonim Update – Second Session 2019!

Bonim Update – Second Session 2019!

Bonim second session 2019 has had an amazing session! After welcoming all of our campers, we started the first week by passing the Torah from the oldest unit to us, the youngest unit, embodying the value of l’dor v’dor, from generation to generation.   Bonim has...

Kochavim Update – Second Session 2019!

Kochavim Update – Second Session 2019!

The Kochavim unit has been having so much fun this summer, all while continuing to learn and explore our Jewish identities. This week has been full of fun programs, educational experiences, reconnecting with old friends and meeting new ones. We started off the week by...