I’ve been coming to camp for 7 years and I love it because Maccabiah is the one time every year that kids from all ages come together and aim towards one goal.
There are so many things I love about camp it’s hard to name just one. The sports are fun because you get to play hard and have fun with camp friends at the same time. Camp is fun because I get to express myself and live with people I don’t normally get to live with. ...
Posted April 3, 2015
The Passover Seder is not about reading the Hagaddah – it’s about telling the story of our people’s redemption. It’s about our story. We are instructed to see ourselves as if we personally crossed the sea from slavery to freedom, as if we personally were redeemed. Though the Exodus was, without ...
Posted March 6, 2015
Yesterday, we celebrated the holiday of Purim and the remarkable story of how a young woman saved the Jewish people. It is a celebration full of fun and revelry. When we take off the masks, though, the story of Purim is actually terrifying. Purim reminds us of our vulnerability in the world. At one ...
Posted February 27, 2015
Since 2005, the Foundation for Jewish Camp has partnered with the Summation Research Group on the design and implementation of Camper Satisfaction Insights (CSI). This past summer, 71 Jewish overnight camps across North America, including Capital camps, participated in the CSI. At the end of each session this summer, we invited families to complete the online survey ...Read More