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B’nai B’rith Camp to receive emergency matching grant funds from the Harold Grinspoon Foundation

Summer camp, like many institutions, is in jeopardy this summer. Camp directors and their boards are busily working to develop contingency plans to reopen in accordance with national and state health guidelines. To assist camps during this unprecedented time, the Harold Grinspoon Foundation has created the All Together Now matching grant to offer access to a…

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Two Pacific NW camps tapped for groundbreaking new initiative for inclusion

PHOTO: Camps receiving grants for the Yashar Initiative can use the money to build accessible facilities such as these ADA-accessible cabins currently under construction at B’nai B’rith Camp.   Two Pacific Northwest camps are among 16 Jewish day and overnight camps that have received grants in an unprecedented national push for inclusion. B’nai B’rith Camp…

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Everyone’s gaga for ga-ga

Photo: B’nai B’rith Campers play ga-ga. Ga-ga has been a favorite game at Jewish summer camps for decades. Recently, the game has gained mainstream popularity and can be found at camps and playgrounds around the world. Deemed a “gentler version of dodgeball” the game is played in a ga-ga pit. The ga-ga pit is usually…

BB Camp feted as good place to work

B’nai B’rith Camp was named the state’s seventh-best large nonprofit to work for in Oregon Business magazine’s fourth annual 100 Best Nonprofits to Work for in Oregon. Winners were revealed Sept. 27 at the Portland Downtown Hilton. “We’re incredibly honored and humbled to have been chosen number seven out of the 100 Best Nonprofits in…