• Jewish Value of the Week: Hakarat Hatov

    Listen to Rabbi Sara talk about our value of the week Hakarat Hatov (Gratitude)


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  • Introducing WOLFoods

    Brand new for 2019, Crane Lake Camp has partnered with WOLFoods, the industry leader in camp food service, to bring some fresh new tastes to Breakfast, Lunch, Snack and Dinner! WOLFoods comes to Crane Lake with an all-new menu that balances new flavor with the classic camp favorites – don’t worry, we still have Tender […]


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  • Changing the World, One Camper, One Moment at A Time

    In the midst of our crazy first semesters at college, it felt like a nuisance to go to middle of nowhere Georgia for a weekend. Little did we know that those 4 days would change us. The theme of the retreat was “human rights and social justice.” Yet, those words don’t even come close to what this weekend meant to us. This weekend was joyous, meaningful, inspiring, and important.


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  • Value of the Week: Toch’cha

    What is the most important thing in your life? Really take a moment and think about it. I have heard many kinds of scenarios that start out with, “You have ten minutes to leave your home with what you are able to carry.” What would you take? Some might grab important documents for identification, others may grab irreplaceable photographs from relatives no longer able to retake them and finally, many would immediately go for their pets.


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  • Camp’s Cutest Puppies Ever?

    The time has come to consider putting in your name for a chance of a lifetime: winning the puppy of your dreams. Meet our puppies and enter our annual puppy raffle!


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  • Compassion and Our Culture of Kindness

    CLC compassion is interesting, inviting, and inevitable. Get the insight from general counselor Louie Goldsmith: a Yale undergraduate.


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  • Value of the Week: Ometz Lev

    In the center of this week's t'filah and shabbat services was last week's jewish value: Ometz Lev or Courage. Reb Deb, one of our enthusiastic faculty members, shared her words of wisdom with camp in this unique way!


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  • Staff Training Promotes Staff Community

    Staff Week creates a bond between all Crane Lake Staff members that invites constructive criticism, help, and encouragement from and for every area.


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  • How Camp Gave Me the Courage to Be Myself

    A camper shares how camp was a safe environment to come out as transgender, to feel accepted as who he is, and to build the confidence to share it with the outside world.


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  • Power of the Lake

    For someone walking on camp for the first time, the lake is beautiful. But for those of us who make Crane Lake our home for two months every summer, it's a lot more than that.


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