21 Apr, 2017

Herzl’s Journey 2018

Sunday, December 23, 2018 - Wednesday, January 2, 2019   Our 70th anniversary trip in 2016 was such a success that we are planning another trip to Israel...this time, w...

17 Apr, 2017

60s Staff Reunion and Camp Visit

It’s been 5 years since our reunion!  It’s time to get together again. This time we will do something we didn't do 5 years ago:  we will see camp in action!  Learn how ...

15 Apr, 2017

90s and Friends Reunion

Date: August 18, 2017

  Do you still consider Tzrif Gimel a NEW cabin? Do you yell, “I’m going to that one!” when someone invites you to a meeting? Can you sing all the words to the D...

13 Apr, 2017

Music in the City

Date: October 7, 2017

Time: 6:30 pm - 11 pm

    Herzl Camp will hold our benefit concert on Saturday night, October 7, 2017 at The Fine Line in Minneapolis. Elly and Mike Zweigbaum are chairing this yea...

28 Mar, 2017

Herzl Heroes

By Camper Demi Fine   When someone asks you to think of your favorite super heroes, who comes to mind? Most people would say Superman, Spiderman, Batman, etc yet I ...

17 Mar, 2017

5 Signs your Child is Ready for Camp

Are you struggling over whether to send your child to overnight camp this summer? Do you wonder if your child is old enough for this adventure? In my years at camp, I’ve com...

17 Jan, 2017

Disconnecting…

By: Ben Segelbaum (2015 Staff Member)   At camp, one of the most difficult things for me isn’t being away from parents, having to walk to use the bathroom, or eat...

17 Jan, 2017

Pick me up or I’m walking home!

Pick me up or I’m walking home! I wish I’d kept a list of all the things campers have said to me and in letters home over the years when they feel homesick, in an attem...

16 Jan, 2017

Camp Meet and Greets

  Camp Director, Drea Lear and her staff are on the road, visiting our campers and staff and meeting new campers and families!  Stop in and see us and bring friends...

9 Jan, 2017

Visitors Day 2017

Date: July 16, 2017

Time: 3 pm - 6 pm

  Join us for an afternoon with our Kadimah (9th grade) and B'yachad (10th grade) campers and staff! Herzl will provide dinner for guests and campers.     ...

9 Jan, 2017

Herzl’s Journey 2016

  The bags are unpacked, the laundry is done, the photos are shared, and we wake up at a normal pace to bagels, instead of rushing to an amazing Israeli breakfas...

22 Dec, 2016

Not just another typical summer…

By Jessica Koolick   Editor’s Note: Teva Trek is a 3-week program for campers entering 10th and 11th grade that combines Herzl Camp traditions with outdoor advent...

22 Dec, 2016

Once a Teva Trekker…always a Teva Trekker

By: Lev Gringauz (2012 and 2013 Teva Trek Camper)   Editor’s Note: Teva Trek is a 3-week program for campers entering 10th and 11th grade that combines Herzl Camp...

22 Dec, 2016

To do list: Try new things, challenge myself…

By: Zach (2014 Teva Trek Camper) Editor’s Note: Teva Trek is a 3-week program for campers entering 10th and 11th grade that combines Herzl Camp traditions with outdoor ...

30 Sep, 2016

Try Wearing Tennis Shoes

It’s been a meaningful and surprising week here at Herzl Camp. Together, we’ve had a lot of fun, we’ve learned, and we’ve grown. Appropriately enough, as this Shabbat ...

Camp will be there waiting

By: Sophie Stillman (2015 Staff Member)   I have cried every summer for the past nine years.   In 2006, as an eleven year old, I made the decision that i...

As Herzl turns 70

By: Eli Ziff (2015 Staff Member) As Herzl turns 70, I took some time to reflect on all the people that have changed my life since I started coming as a taster in 2006. From C...

3 Aug, 2016

Harold Smith’s Webster Address

At 97, Harold Smith may be one of Herzl Camp’s oldest supporters, but more importantly, he may also be one of our campiest and schtickiest camp friends.   As we b...

2 Aug, 2016

Camp Matters

By: Sara Gottlieb (Herzl Alumnus & 2014 Mama Ozo)   A dear friend of mine passed away earlier this year. At the age of 24, he was taken from this planet unexpec...

2 Aug, 2016

Camp is my Super Hero

By: Sydney Mirviss (2014 B’yachad Camper) Superheroes. The people we look up to and can always count on when in need of saving. I’m Sydney Mirviss, a 2014 B’yachad ca...