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Why the World Needs Summer Camp: An Essay to Parents

posted by on Mar 1, 2016

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.

Fresh From Frank

posted by on Dec 30, 2015

The thrill of Maccabiah as you scream and cheer on your friends… singing songs, arms wrapped around each other against the glow of a camp fire…. sharing a final moment with your group on closing day, hoping the feeling would last forever, wishing it would never end.

Thankful and Thanksgiving

posted by on Nov 24, 2015

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. This year, I get to play football with my boys, eat Turkey with my family and friends, and probably watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.