1 Oct, 2020

Covid-19 Preparedness Plan

  We are planning to safely operate camp in Summer 2021. Our approach in all areas of camp is based on COVID-19 best practices for summer camps published by the C...

17 Sep, 2020

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...

20 Jun, 2020

Herzl in the City

We invite you to join us, along with co-chairs Libby and Andy Finn & Alli and Andrew Lifson, on April 17 for a night to celebrate community, friendship and the place where...

10 Jun, 2020

Keeping the Dream Alive

Herzl Camp has closed for Summer 2020 to protect campers, staff, and their families from the coronavirus.  Indeed, this is an unprecedented response to an unprecedented situa...

17 Feb, 2020

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 May, 2018

Herzl History is coming to life!

As Herzl Camp celebrates our 72nd year, we are creating a history exhibit for display at our Music in the City benefit concert in November.   This is where you come in!...

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...

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 ...

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...