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Chalutzim Unit Update: Session 1 2024

The first session of the Chalutzim unit was particularly emotional, as it was the last time for the oldest campers to be at camp as campers. The kids have grown up here and have been coming for years as campers in various units. This summer was their final time....

Kesher Unit Update: Session 1

Kesher is our second oldest unit here at Camp Coleman. Kesher means “Connection,” and while it is not one of our camp’s four core values, connection is a quality we strive to foster within this community. This summer, I have seen that connection flourish in Kesher....

Tsofim Unit Update: Session 1

The Tsofim Scouts have been having a blast at camp these past few weeks! Throughout the session, they have made new friends, deepened pre-established relationships, explored their Jewish identities, and participated in engaging programs. Many campers have found...

Pirates of the Caribbiah

AC Team: Mia Oklin, Jacob Schwartz, & Gal Kafzan Red Team Captains: Hannah Fassberg, Blair Berenson, Yoav Greenshtein Blue Team Captains: Rae Myers, Evyatar Bar-On, Hannah Louise Day   STORY Arrrghh yee mateys! Camp Coleman has magically been transported into...

Nachshonim Unit Update: Session 1 2024

Nachshonim is the transitional unit between younger and older camp, marking an especially important time in campers’ experiences. Named after Nahshon, the tribal leader of the wandering Israelites, Nachshonimers are leaders and role models in the Coleman community....

Solelim Unit Update: Session 1 2024

Solelim means trailblazers, and our goal at camp is to guide each camper to be the best trailblazer they can be. By focusing on the Jewish values of Chesed (kindness), Kavod (respect), Kehilah (community), and Shalom (peace), we are able to guide these campers in...

Kochavim Unit Update: Session 1 2024

Our Kochavim shooting stars are having a blast as they finish up their first week at camp! They have been making new friends, participating in fun activities, and learning more about their Jewish identities. Every day presents new and exciting opportunities for them...

Bonim Unit Update: Session 1 2024

Bonim is our youngest unit here at camp. We have four values that we focus on: respect, community, kindness, and peace. We make sure to teach our campers these values so they can use them not only at camp but also outside of Coleman. These values foster friendship,...

 BRODY UPDATE

Hello Coleman Family! Our favorite mountain “home away from home” is getting ready to settle in for her winter hibernation. Our facilities team, comprised of Adam Griff, Associate Director, Carlos Hester, Head of Facilities, Evan Reiss, facilities chair of the Camp...

CAMP COMMITTEE UPDATE 

It is my honor and pleasure to serve as the chairperson of the Camp Coleman Committee. I have been involved with Camp Coleman since 1981 as a faculty member while I was the educator at Temple Beth El in Boca Raton, as a parent of campers/staff member from 1990-2000...
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...

Kochavim Unit Update

Kochavim Unit Update

Kochavim has been having a fantastic time at camp. From Gaga, to the pool, to services, they’ve loved it all. The cabins B3A/B and GS3, while safely separately podded, have been able to come together as a unit and enjoy the magic of camp. We’ve learned about all the...

Solelim Unit Update

Solelim Unit Update

Wow! We can’t believe our first week of camp has finally come to an end. It’s been a wild ride so far, and we can’t wait for the next two weeks. So far, we’ve done everything from swimming to Gaga to dance. Everyone especially enjoyed Saturday night’s program, Fashion...

Bonim Unit Update

Bonim Unit Update

by Rachel Levi For our newest Camp Coleman camper editions, this Bonim unit has flourished in exploring camp’s endless activities, forming long-lasting friendships, and creating unforgettable memories. From swimming at the pool and Lake Shalom to making lanyards and...

Tsofim Unit Update

Tsofim Unit Update

For Tsofim, this week has been a week like no other. We dove right into our daily cabin rotations on the second day of camp with fun activities such as ropes course, drama, metals, and yoga. We’ve had numerous evening programs to keep the campers engaged and excited...

Summer 2021 Machon-Israel Adventure Track FAQs

No, Coleman is offering 3 different options for Machon 2021 participants- Machon Israel Summer Adventure, Machon 8-week, and Machon Camping Adventure Machon- Israel Summer Adventure (1st session at camp, 2nd session in Israel) Full Tuition - $8,475  With  RootOne...