• World Zionist Congress Elections 2020

    by Debby Shriber, Executive Director, URJ Northeast Camps & Youth I’m typing this as I get ready to travel to Israel to meet some of our new shlichim. As you know, each summer an incredible cohort of Israeli Shlichim enriches our summer experience by bringing Israel to life for our campers. The bonds that are […]


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  • Staff Training at CLC: Making a Summer that Lasts a Lifetime

    Peel back they layers and have a look at how Crane Lake Camp builds a Summer that Lasts a Lifetime.


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  • That’s Generosity

    This summer, Upper Chaverim was lucky enough to work with our friend, visiting artist Noam Katz, to create an original song for camp.  The value that week was Nedivut, or Generosity, which is an integral part of our Culture of Kindness.  Inspired a little bit by the Torah's description of the Israelites' generosity in bringing their gifts to the Tabernacle, and a lot by the acts of generosity they see at camp, Upper Chaverim created this instant hit!


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  • Two Camps, One Soul: Making A Difference Day

    At Crane Lake and Eisner, we share the mission of bringing our values out into the world to make an impact. On Make A Difference Day, we lived our mission statement out loud as one, showing the power of social action, advocacy, and community.


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  • Disconnected at Camp: Connecting Tech Free

    Hear from our campers about the necessity of living at camp without screens!


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  • Second Session Trip Day 2018

    Check out these graphics of all our fun from Trip Day 2018! Be sure to click on the links to watch the videos from Lower Chaverim at Ramblewild's adventure park and Upper Chaverim white water rafting on the Deerfield River!


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  • Second Session Opening Day 2018!

    Experience the magic of entering our bubble in our Second Session Opening Day video!


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  • Montreal Highlights and Video 2018!!

    Follow our Olim campers' itinerary to Montreal and back, in this blog and video. Experience for yourselves the sights and sounds of Lake Placid, Canada, and Vermont!


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  • CLC and the Power of Perseverance

    Faculty member Rabbi Marci Bellows shares her reflections on our campers' perseverance and the Jewish people's endurance, in honor of this week's Jewish value of the week: Netzach.


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  • Tasty Teva Taboon Pizza

    An inside look at our campers' favorite Teva dinner: pizza made outside on the taboon (outdoor oven)!


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