Summer Camp

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Nature group demands: Allow summer camps for older children

Nature group demands: Allow summer camps for older children

Groups appeal to Supreme Court, demand government open summer camps for older children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2020 15:04
Jewish camp to parents: Coronavirus precautions have paid off

Jewish camp to parents: Coronavirus precautions have paid off

Camp Modin, Jewish camp that opened this summer, tests 100% negative for COVID-19.Ben Sales, JTA, 21/07/2020 08:09
NY Judge: Cuomo can keep Jewish summer camps closed

NY Judge: Cuomo can keep Jewish summer camps closed

Last-ditch effort by Orthodox Jews to allow sleepaway camps to open fails as judge refuses to hear case in lawsuit.Shira Hanau/JTA, 07/07/2020 17:40
Ezra Youth Group summer camps - coronavirus style

Ezra Youth Group summer camps - coronavirus style

Arutz Sheva looked at the fate of traditional summer camps, given coronavirus fears. This time we are with Ezra Youth Movement.Ariel Feiglin, 06/07/2020 19:59
Haredi preschool chains threaten to shut 'summer camps' over bureaucracy

Haredi preschool chains threaten to shut 'summer camps' over bureaucracy

'Unthinkable that 150,000 children will be left without childcare due to bureaucracy,' director says.Michal Levi, 06/07/2020 16:06
Camp Seneca Lake counselor tests positive, delaying start of session

Camp Seneca Lake counselor tests positive, delaying start of session

American Jewish camp delays start date after counselor tests positive for coronavirus.Ben Sales, JTA, 04/07/2020 21:04
Two Modern Orthodox summer camps announce decision not to open this summer

Two Modern Orthodox summer camps announce decision not to open this summer

Add them to the list: 2 Orthodox camps cancel summer 2020 due to COVID-19.Ben Sales, JTA, 23/05/2020 22:37
Sweden’s only Jewish camp reverses decision to close this summer

Sweden’s only Jewish camp reverses decision to close this summer

Sweden's Jewish summer camp says it will allow limited number of campers, in accordance with new government decision.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 23/05/2020 22:05
Camp to parents: 'No matter what procedures we put in place, there are no guarantees'

Camp to parents: 'No matter what procedures we put in place, there are no guarantees'

A Jewish camp in Maine is actually opening. Here’s how it plans to keep COVID-19 away.Ben Sales, JTA, 19/05/2020 07:53
Ramah camps face multi-million-dollar deficit due to COVID-19, but expect to pull through

Ramah camps face multi-million-dollar deficit due to COVID-19, but expect to pull through

Ramah camps anticipate a total budget shortfall of $27 million this year, but don’t expect to fold.Ben Sales, JTA, 18/05/2020 08:59
Will the coronavirus outbreak allow 'family camp' to be this year's summer camp?

Will the coronavirus outbreak allow 'family camp' to be this year's summer camp?

From cabins to bungalows: Some Jewish overnight camps may become socially distanced family retreats this summer.Ben Sales, JTA, 09/05/2020 20:54
Rivlin meets with 'House of Wheels' campers

Rivlin meets with 'House of Wheels' campers

House of Wheels works with young people with physical and motor disabilities, helping them integrate into society.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/08/2019 14:59
PA summer camp in J'lem: 'We will remain here millions of years'

PA summer camp in J'lem: 'We will remain here millions of years'

Summer camp includes combat lessons taught by PA police and songs: 'We will continue to stand proudly on all our lands.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/07/2019 08:33
Alumni of these Jewish summer camps are making aliyah in droves

Alumni of these Jewish summer camps are making aliyah in droves

'Connection to Israel is nurtured in the home, school synagogue - and summer camp,' Nefesh B'Nefesh official says.Ben Harris, JTA, 16/07/2019 10:45
Watch: Hamas summer camps

Watch: Hamas summer camps

Coordinator of Government Activities in Territories reveals to international community 'summer camps of Hamas terror organization.'Koby Finkler, 15/07/2019 16:00
Breaking with tradition, Israeli Chabad yeshivas ban summer jobs

Breaking with tradition, Israeli Chabad yeshivas ban summer jobs

Chabad yeshivas in Israel ban their students from working in summer camps.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/06/2019 23:15
First summer camp for forcibly converted Jews opens in Brazil

First summer camp for forcibly converted Jews opens in Brazil

Brazilian rabbi opens summer camp for descendants of Jews forced to convert to Christianity in Portugal and Spain.Cnaan Lipshitz, JTA, 28/03/2019 22:24
What it’s like to go to Sweden’s only Jewish overnight camp

What it’s like to go to Sweden’s only Jewish overnight camp

Campers say camp gives them Jewish friends, identity, when many had none prior.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 23/03/2019 19:27
California Jewish camp cancels final session over forest fires

California Jewish camp cancels final session over forest fires

Camp Tawonga in Northern California cancels camp due to smoke from the Ferguson Forest FireJTA, 06/08/2018 22:52
Ramah: We don't allow counselors to teach anti-Israel messages

Ramah: We don't allow counselors to teach anti-Israel messages

Conservative camps respond after some counselors take left-wing course on Israel.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/06/2018 21:19
Israel's impact on young adults' Jewish identity

Israel's impact on young adults' Jewish identity

Israel is a highly effective post high school change-agent.Dr. Harold Goldmeier, 18/04/2018 09:30
Summer camps offer kids an immersion in Israel’s tech prowess

Summer camps offer kids an immersion in Israel’s tech prowess

Innovative summer camp 'brings the Israeli technology spirit to kids,' one mother says.JTA, 10/02/2018 23:29
The camp that will have its participants saving lives

The camp that will have its participants saving lives

New Israeli summer camp for North American teens combines touring and fun with life-saving emergency medical training.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/01/2018 20:40
Destroyed California Jewish summer camp finds home for 2018

Destroyed California Jewish summer camp finds home for 2018

Camp Newman, destroyed in California wildfires, finds temporary home for next year.JTA, 05/11/2017 16:39
Is this the end of cultural exchange staff?

Is this the end of cultural exchange staff?

Jewish camps urge Trump to preserve visa program for Israeli counselors.JTA, 11/09/2017 09:33
Israeli Arab party's summer camp: 'We will redeem Palestine'

Israeli Arab party's summer camp: 'We will redeem Palestine'

Balad youth camp graduation ceremony features groups named for Yasser Arafat 'Az a-Din al-Qassam in procession at Deheishe refugee camp.Mordechai Sones, 30/08/2017 10:25
Jewish summer camps are reopening to host Houston victims

Jewish summer camps are reopening to host Houston victims

Jewish camps provide shelter, childcare, and a sense of normalcy for families whose homes were destroyed by Hurricane Harvey.JTA, 30/08/2017 07:28
'Each course integrates Jewish content'

'Each course integrates Jewish content'

This Jewish pre-college program uses coding and cooking to build Jewish identity.JTA, 19/08/2017 20:58
Hamas camp trains children for 'liberation of Palestine'

Hamas camp trains children for 'liberation of Palestine'

Hamas holds closing ceremony in Gaza for boys and girls attending the terrorist group’s summer camp.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 18/08/2017 23:51
12 children burned by hot soup at summer camp

12 children burned by hot soup at summer camp

Pot of hot soup spills on children attending Bnei Akiva summer camp in the Galilee.Hezki Baruch, 15/08/2017 03:04
PLO youth camp honors mass-murderer

PLO youth camp honors mass-murderer

Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah faction names summer camp after Dalal Mughrabi, who led terror attack which killed 37 civilians.David Rosenberg, 10/08/2017 21:03
Camp Ramah in the Rockies relocates after devastating fire

Camp Ramah in the Rockies relocates after devastating fire

Jewish camp moves to nearby JCC facilities after fire destroys camp kitchen, dining hall, and offices.JTA, 09/08/2017 16:04
2,000 Jewish campers connect with Jewish identity in Israel

2,000 Jewish campers connect with Jewish identity in Israel

OU and NCSY bring thousands of Jewish campers from North America to connect with Israel and their Jewish roots.Yoni Kempinski, 03/08/2017 17:35
11-year-old boy dies at US Jewish summer camp

11-year-old boy dies at US Jewish summer camp

Boy at Jewish camp in Pennsylvania dies after contracting meningitis.JTA, 16/07/2017 11:52
Teen charged with hate crime in vandalism of NY Jewish camp

Teen charged with hate crime in vandalism of NY Jewish camp

Local teen had broken into historic Jewish summer camp and covered it in anti-Semitic graffiti.JTA, 02/07/2017 17:03
Binyamin-region residents get subsidized summer camps

Binyamin-region residents get subsidized summer camps

Israel agrees to subsidize summer camp for 2,000 needy Binyamin-region children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/06/2017 15:03
Swastika painted on welcome sign of Virginia Jewish summer camp

Swastika painted on welcome sign of Virginia Jewish summer camp

Camp run by local JCC hit with anti-Semitic graffiti ahead of summer season. Security for camp to be increased.JTA, 11/06/2017 18:58
Interfaith fellowship to fund Israeli summer camps

Interfaith fellowship to fund Israeli summer camps

International Fellowship for Christians and Jews provides summer camp subsidies for 11,000 of Israel's poorest children.Hezki Baruch, 05/06/2017 15:00
PLO idololizes murderers

PLO idololizes murderers

PLO encourages terror by naming summer camps after terrorists.PMW, 19/09/2016 21:59
Kids play executing prisoners in PA camp

Kids play executing prisoners in PA camp

In Palestinian Authority sponsored summer camp, children enact libel that Palestinian prisoners are abused and executed in Israeli jails.Palestinian Media Watch, 15/08/2016 21:59
Hamas recruiting for ‘Jerusalem Intifada’ camp

Hamas recruiting for ‘Jerusalem Intifada’ camp

Hamas summer camps issue inciting video of terror against Israel, calls on Palestinian girls to join the fight.Dalit Halevy, 03/07/2016 20:00
Girl killed at camp remembered as sweet and polite

Girl killed at camp remembered as sweet and polite

11-year-old girl killed when a tree fell on a cabin at a Jewish camp in Indiana identified as Jadyn Larky of Bexley.JTA, 23/06/2016 02:41
Girl dies in freak accident at Indiana Jewish camp

Girl dies in freak accident at Indiana Jewish camp

11-year-old camper dies in freak accident, after lightening strikes healthy tree during severe storm.JTA, 21/06/2016 21:29
Hamas names summer camps after the 'intifada'

Hamas names summer camps after the 'intifada'

Hamas starts registration for its annual summer terror camps, named the "Al-Quds Intifada".Dalit Halevi, 09/06/2016 05:43
Parents protest summer camp prices

Parents protest summer camp prices

Kaytana, or summer camp, can cost nearly half a minimum-wage monthly salary for just three weeks.Tova Dvorin, 03/06/2016 10:59
6 insider tips to prepare your child for camp

6 insider tips to prepare your child for camp

How to prepare your child for the essential Jewish-American tradition: going to overnight camp.Jamie Lake, 02/06/2016 05:41
French Kids Get a Warm Welcome in Summer Camps

French Kids Get a Warm Welcome in Summer Camps

Bnei Akiva launches volunteer summer camps to help new immigrant Jewish families from France adjust easier to their new home.Yoni Kempinski, 25/08/2015 20:17
Gaza Psychoanalyst: Terror 'Camps' Kill Childhood

Gaza Psychoanalyst: Terror 'Camps' Kill Childhood

Summer should be for 'play, developing human character,' says Fadil Abu Hein - not for terror indoctrination foisted on child soldiers.Ari Yashar, 12/08/2015 10:02
Terror 'Camp' Season in Full Swing in Gaza

Terror 'Camp' Season in Full Swing in Gaza

Over the summer, Hamas holds special summer camps to give its potential next-generation of terrorists the operational tools to attack IsraelDalit Halevy, 26/07/2015 23:00
Camp Bus With 50 Children On Board Catches Fire

Camp Bus With 50 Children On Board Catches Fire

Driver smells smoke and quickly gets children off in the nick of time, just before flames leap over the bus.Ari Yashar, 02/07/2015 14:10
Kids Wield AK-47s in PA Summer Camp

Kids Wield AK-47s in PA Summer Camp

150 children trained paramilitary style in youth camp sponsored by Fatah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2015 17:31
Gazan Teens Learn Jihad at Hamas Summer Camp

Gazan Teens Learn Jihad at Hamas Summer Camp

850 youths finish first camp of summer, after learning to conduct attacks and identify with jailed terrorist murderers.Dalit Halevy, 10/06/2015 09:12
Group: One Third of Families Can't Afford Day Camp

Group: One Third of Families Can't Afford Day Camp

A consumer group said that summer camp was too expensive for a third of Israeli families - and demanded solutions.David Lev, 08/07/2013 02:42
YU Students Launch Summer Camps for 8th Season

YU Students Launch Summer Camps for 8th Season

Student volunteers from New York City’s Yeshiva University kick off their eighth season in southern Israel on Tuesday as camp leaders.Chana Ya'ar, 01/07/2013 21:22
PA Gov't Names Summer Camp for Terrorist

PA Gov't Names Summer Camp for Terrorist

The Ramallah-based Palestinian Authority has named a summer program for the bloodthirsty terrorist who killed 37 civilians in 1978.Chana Ya'ar, 17/07/2012 16:19
Ezra's Summer Camp is "the Real Tent Camp"

Ezra's Summer Camp is "the Real Tent Camp"

The Ezra youth movement's annual summer camp teaches children about responsibility. Arutz Sheva TV visited the colorful tent camp.Elad Benari & Hezki Baruch, 19/08/2011 05:13
Hamas Summer Camps Underway

Hamas Summer Camps Underway

Hamas reports record numbers of children in its summer indoctrination programs; competing UN programs attacked, burnt to ground.Gabe Kahn., 10/06/2011 14:48