1 Mar, 2024

Israeli Camper Program expands in 13th Summer

Herzl Camp creates leaders who are passionate about Israel. One powerful way that camp ignites love for Israel is by bringing children from Sderot and surrounding communities ...

29 Sep, 2023

Herzl Camp Strategic Plan 2023-2026

We are thinking big about how to maximize the impact of Jewish camp! Check out our 2023-26 Herzl Strategic Plan to see where we are going and how you can help....

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 ...

22 Aug, 2023

Meet Michael Arato, Director of Program Innovation

TC JewFolk recently featured our amazing Director of Program Innovation on their Who The Folk podcast. Listen in and get to know Michael!...

17 Aug, 2023

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...

Week 8 – A Letter from Camp

Dear Herzl Camp Families, As the sun begins to set earlier and the last week of camp comes to an end, we’re feeling all the feelings here in Webster. We've had an incredi...

Week 7 – A Letter from Camp

Dear Herzl Families, I hope you all are doing well! I’m going to begin this week’s pre-Shabbat email with an update about influenza at camp. Following up on our email e...

Week 6 – A Letter from Camp

Dear Herzl Camp Parents and Families, It's been an incredible week here in Webster to say the least. We’ve had some unforgettable moments over the last few days - the spi...

17 Jul, 2023

Week 5 – A Letter from Camp

Dear Herzl Families, Oh, what a week to be at Herzl Camp! Since Danya wrote you last Shabbat, we’ve had a joyful and jam-packed final week of Second Session. We kicked...

Week 3 – A Letter from Camp

Dear Herzl Families, The ruach (spirit) here on Mickey Smith Parkway is off the charts! Welcome to the first week of Herzl Camp’s Second Session for Summer 2023! Each ...

Week 4 – News from Camp

  Dear Herzl Camp Parents and Families, We hope this blog post finds you well! We are excited to share the many adventures of second session, Kadimah and B’yachad...

Week Two: Celebrating Milestones and Cherishing New Friendships!

Dear Herzl Camp Parents and Families, With immense joy and excitement, we bring you the latest update from the vibrant heart of Herzl Camp here in Webster, Wisconsin! Our s...

Week one! A Letter to Herzl Families

Dear Herzl Families, The countdown is finally over! Summer 2023 at Machaneh Herzl has begun! Each Friday before Shabbat, we’ll send a letter to all parents who have ki...

1 Jun, 2023

Helping Your First Time Herzl Camper Get Ready for Camp

We are so excited to welcome your new camper to Webster! They are gearing up for an incredible adventure filled with new friends, fun activities, and amazing memories. Whil...

30 Jan, 2023

Celebrating Friendship – A Tu B’shevat Story

Last fall, the ‘72 Ozrim returned to camp to celebrate their 50th reunion and honor the memory of member, Joel Toberman, who passed  during the pandemic. “It was the heig...

30 Jan, 2023

Celebrating Friendship – A Tu B’Shevat Story

Last fall, the ‘72 Ozrim returned to camp to celebrate their 50th reunion and honor the memory of Joel Toberman, a member who passedduring the pandemic. “It was the height...

Israeli Camper Program Expands to Ozo Year

For the first time, a large number of Ozrim will be from Israel. Since 2012, Herzl has hosted 8th and 10th grade campers from Sderot, a small community in the Negev border...

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

Camp Visits, Gatherings, and Tours

We are coming to visit your town soon and we'd love to see you. Coming together with our camp community gives us strength and comfort. Did you know only 20% of Jewish kids ...