One of my favorite parts of the camp was the farm. I liked seeing the flowers, chickens and food. I got to chase around the chickens which was so fun. I also got to pull the weeds with my cabin mates so we could plant food.
This is my 5th year at camp and I can’t really sum up camp in a few words. If I had to though, I would describe the mud course. The course is so much fun because there is a sense of unity. No matter if you like the mud course or not, everyone has fun ...
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