Week 1 is almost done!

Kadimah Kadimah is off to a great start. Cabin groups have been getting to know each other and setting up cabin rules and agreements. The full program had a “get-to-know yo...

21 Jun, 2022

June 20 – The Campers are Here!

The Campers are HERE!!!  After a long wait, camp is overflowing with ruach once again!  Campers spent the day meeting their cabinmates and staff, getting the layout of camp ...

20 Jun, 2022

Herzl Happenings – Live from the Buses!

Thank you to our volunteers and families for a smooth, safe departure despite the heat! [embed]http://youtube.com/shorts/Qi5afmACnbI?feature=share[/embed]...

20 Jun, 2022

June 20 – Herzl Magic, Amein!

A post from Josh Levine, Herzl Camp's Executive Director...   I just experienced the famous Herzl Magic for the first time. After a beautiful Shabbat Caravan, a ...

17 Jun, 2022

June 17 – Staff week and Ozrim arrival

Welcome to the Camp Clipboard, our regular speed letter to the Herzl Family! The Camp Clipboard is updated several times a week throughout the summer.  Each week features: ...

14 Jun, 2022

Herzl Happenings – Marp Edition

Welcome to our first Vlog of 2022!  Check back regularly for video updates from camp! Today we are exploring the Marp - or Marpeah - our onsite health center, with Alex Lo...

2022 Covid Readiness Plan

Learn more about our Covid readiness protocols here....

6 Apr, 2022

Herzl staff inspire other student leaders

Rabbi JP Held, our Director of Jewish Education, along with Rosh Sport David Getzkin, Rosh Chinuch Sam Schachtman, and Uncle Ozo Ethan Fine volunteered to put their experienti...

16 Mar, 2022

Letter to Soon-To-Be Campers

Dear Soon-to-be Herzl Camper, Herzl has changed our lives. It has become our second home. It is a place of unity, friendship, love, kindness, and more. It is where kids fro...

8 Mar, 2022

Grandparent’s Gratitude Circle Launched!

We are delighted to announce the creation of the Grandparents Gratitude Circle! The idea was sparked while listening to our kids at a family dinner. They were telling Herzl Ca...

29 Nov, 2021

Welcome Josh Levine, our next Executive Director!

Following a thorough and inclusive search process, we are excited to share that Josh Levine has been selected to serve as Herzl Camp's next Executive Director! Josh will be jo...

2021 End of Camp News: A Mix of Sadness, A Dash of Comfort, and Lots of Opportunity

For many in the Herzl Camp community, Gary Kibort and his always present orange hat are part of the sights and sounds that make Herzl the special place we all know it to be. T...

From the Camp Clipboard: Staff Recognition Through Fiterman ‘Kol Hakavod’ Award

Jacqui Kalin, Staff Life and Development   Herzl Camp has a long tradition of recognizing outstanding staff with the Fiterman Kol Hakavod Award.  Staff members vot...

From the Camp Clipboard: B-i-k-k-u-r-i-m, Bikkurim!

Gary Kibort, Executive Director   The day has come: B-I-K-K-U-R-I-M, Bikkurim Bikkurim is a love/hate thing.  Some staff love it, some staff hate it. Whether I ...

From the Camp Clipboard: B’yachad Makes Up for Lost Summer

Hannah Gilfix, Tzrif Life Coordinator   Last week, B'yachad had the opportunity to experience a few traditions that they would have experienced in Kadimah last year...

From the Camp Clipboard: The Last Dance Shabbat

Rabbi Justin Held, Director of Jewish Education Shabbat Shalom! It is B'yachad Shabbat! We are so excited to see our oldest campers lead the whole camp in Shabbat. The...

From the Camp Clipboard: IT’S AN ANNOUCEMENT!

Gary Kibort, Executive Director   How great it is to make this ANNOUNCEMENT!!! So great that I will risk being tossed in the lake in order to use that word! ANNO...

From the Camp Clipboard: 16 Summers Strong with Gary Kibort

Gary Kibort, Executive Director   At camp and in life, we all have our parts to play.  At camp (and maybe in life), our parts are always changing - certainly summe...

From the Camp Clipboard: Collecting Stories Through Camp

Rabbi Justin Held, Director of Jewish Programming   Shabbat Shalom! I am SO excited for our Tasters, and all first year campers to experience their first Herzl C...