• Whats it’s like to be a Rabbi at Camp

    Read how camp is a magical place for everyone, including those that are teaching our campers about our Jewish values!


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  • Camper to Counselor to Leadership

    Crane Lake is a magical place where campers can journey all the way from Lower Nitzanim (9-10) to Olim (15-16). Then they have the option to go beyond to Israel with one another, and, eventually, to become Machon – our counselors in training – where they willlearn to provide the same magical experience that their […]


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  • Maccabia 2018: How Values Help Us Win

    Maccabia is not a set of arbitrarily chosen events. Maccabia is a series of tests, each of which focuses on a particular trait that a person develops over their time at Crane Lake Camp. Watch the video to learn more about how our values drive each aspect of Color War, and read below to find out which team won each for Maccabia 2018!


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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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  • Value of the Week: V’ahavta L’reicha Kamocha

    I’m not the best, “camper.” I don’t love not being in air conditioning when the humidity is 100%.  I’m not a big fan of scrambled eggs that were prepared with the intention of feeding almost 500 people. And honestly, I love my summer routines in Brooklyn, a relaxed time at my congregation I can plan and vision for the upcoming school year.


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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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  • Alumni Feature: The Crane Lake Couple (CLC)

    What does L'dor V'dor mean to you? To alumni Josh and Meredith Clarin, 'from generation to generation' means passing on Jewish values through their Crane Lake family as their daughter begins Crane Lake for her first summer this summer. A first kiss, a big crush, I love you and so much more is discovered if you look at the story of their happy marriage, their beautiful children and the continuation of a Crane Lake Camp legacy.


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  • The Impossible Ball Player

    How a first at-bat changed a life.


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  • Fight Song 2018!

    Check out the full versions of your campers fight song for 2018!


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  • Meet Crane Lake Camp’s Leadership Team 2018!

    Crane Lake Camps Leadership Team is devoted to making every campers summer memorable, safe, and life changing. Meet the team!


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