Jacob's Story

My favorite times as a counselor are those when I am hanging out with the campers during downtime. When I was a camper, I remember how much I loved when my counselors took a genuine interest in me and spent quality time getting to know me.

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Hannah's Story

Working as a lifeguard is my favorite part of being at camp. From teaching swim lessons to leading chugim such as water polo, to getting close with the rest of the team, I love every moment. I return to camp for my campers, and to see everyone’s smiles as they splash into ...
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Latest News from Camp

Daily Newsletter – See You Soon

Posted July 21, 2017

Dear Friends of Capital Camps,
I used to hate goodbyes. When I was a camper and even a staff member, I remember avoiding the difficulty of facing my friends, some of whom I might not see for many months. But while I certainly don’t love them now, I think I understand goodbyes in a different, ...

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Daily Newsletter – A Different Kind of Leadership

Posted July 14, 2017

Good Morning Friends of Capital Camps,
A few days ago, our Leaders-in-Training (LIT) Coordinator, Shira Brown, wrote about several of our leadership training programs at camp. I was impressed with her ability to capture the essence of why we create these programs for our campers and staff members to learn, providing them essential tools that ...

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Daily Newsletter – Welcome to the Jungle

Posted July 13, 2017

Good morning Friends of Capital Camps,
Yesterday, Habimah (theater) was transformed into a jungle.  Vines climbed the pillars, and trees lined the back of the stage.  CITs became residents of the jungle, mysteriously guarding the space.  A persistent drum beat filled the space with sound.  Campers streamed in from all over camp, running with excitement ...

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