Tagged Jewish camps

Portlanders Take Reins of Camp Miriam

Portlander Morriah Kaplan will head the summer program this year at Camp Miriam, one of seven Habonim Dror youth movement camps in North America. Camp Miriam is located on 20 waterfront acres on Gabriola Island, a 20-minute ferry ride from Vancouver Island, BC. With its focus on developing Jewish leadership, the camp selects a new…

Camping to a. . . Brighter Future

Like all overnight camps, Jewish sleep-away camps help young campers learn valuable life skills that enhance their lives in college and beyond. Jewish camps have the added benefit of creating confident, engaged Jewish adults. Numerous studies have shown youth benefit from attending sleep-away camps. An article in the February issue of Psychology Today explores “why…