Amazing careers begin at camp!

The Great Resignation, Quiet Quitting, Upskilling, Reskilling…Our news feeds are filled with stories, ideas and solutions for today’s workforce. In the midst of this, our ...

6 Dec, 2022

The Legacy of the Old and the New – Herzl and Herzi

  From Josh Levine's presentation to the Foundation for Jewish Camp's Leaders Assembly 2022...   In 1947, the newly-established Herzl Camp found land in rur...

30 Nov, 2022

Welcoming Danya back to camp!

I am delighted to introduce the newest member of the Herzl Camp year-round staff: Danya Kornblum, who will beour Director of Camp Life & Culture. In this senior lead...

25 Aug, 2022

Saying L’hitraot to Drea Lear

When the buses rolled out of camp on the last day, I closed a chapter, really many chapters, of my life. After 27 summers at Herzl Camp, I am stepping out of my professional r...

B’yachad Shabbat Dvar Torah – Intentions Matter

Last Shabbat was planned and led by B'yachad, our 10th grade camper group. We're intentionally sharing Camille Brimmer's D'var Torah...   Shabbat Shalom. This we...

1 Aug, 2022

Herzl Happenings in Mickey’s Mitbach

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26 Jul, 2022

Our take on the camp photo conversation

A recent article in the Forward and the response to it got us thinking about photography at Herzl Camp particularly. Over the years we’ve tried many approaches - a single...

Helping “campsick” kids

At camp, we spend a lot of energy preventing and managing homesickness. As campers head home from camp, our families are confronted with “campsick” kids! Here’s some ide...

21 Jul, 2022

Herzl Happenings – Chatting with Rabbi JP

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12 Jul, 2022

B-I-K-K!! B-I-K-K!! BIKKURIM!!

B-I-K-K!! B-I-K-K!! BIKKURIM!! Today’s the day!! After a Nickelodeon-themed opening, we’ve broken into 6 teams each with an associated Nick-tv show -Red (The Adventures...