A High Holiday surprise

Rosh Hashanna at Surprise Lake Camp

What happens when a camp celebrates Rosh Hashanah Ina Muskin and her family aren’t religious. They don’t belong to a synagogue. And past high holidays haven’t seemed to be about themes of the season, but more about fees and membership. Despite that, or maybe because of it, the family of four is going to travel […]

JCC Association Enters into Day Camp Project with Grinspoon Foundation

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The Harold Grinspoon Foundation, best known for their PJ Library program and the Grinspoon Institute for Jewish Philanthropy (GIJF), has joined JCC Association as a partner in a new national initiative to strengthen our day camps. Many of our JCC overnight camps have benefited from participation in the GIJF, in which the camps are assigned […]

Israeli Summer Shlichim in Training

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JCC Association staff is in Israel this week, participating in the training of hundreds of young Israelis who will be coming to JCC camps this summer. Israeli shlichim are part of almost all JCC resident camps and more than three-quarters of JCC day camps. These young men and women bring contemporary Israel to North American […]

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