Ben is a young boy with autism who has trouble making friends, and figuring out social situations. At first, he had a hard time connecting with the campers in his bunk. One day, he asked his bunk-mate, Aaron, if he could play ping pong, and Aaron told him ‘no’.
At CYJ, everyone belongs. By showing each and every camper love, acceptance, and respect — and asking for it in return — they feel important, accepted and most importantly, capable of doing great things.
Snow or rain, heat or cold, your mail will reach Camp… learn how in Camp Prep #6!
Maybe some of Bubbe’s chicken soup will make you feel better… come learn about homesickness!
No baggage claims or carry-ons in sight– this post is about Camp packing!
Check out this Washington Post article, describing some hidden benefits of summer camp!
Continuing in our ‘Camp Prep’ series, this blog is all about CYJ dining!
Welcome to Camp Prep, our pre-camp updates designed to get you ready for an amazing summer!
CYJ is excited to announce our special guest for this year’s Women’s ReJEWventation Weekend, May 13-15: Rabbi-Cantor Robbi Sherwin!
It is not easy for parents to make the decision to send their child away into the waiting arms of strangers who promise to take care of them — people who promise to show them the wonders of nature, fun, new skills, and friendships. As a parent of two children, even I struggle with the idea, and I have been around summer camps my entire life.