• Katie’s Ark

    We don't need another flood to gather the animals... Come explore Katie's ark and see what the campers learn to care for at the CLC Zoo.


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  • Balancing The Scales of Justice

    A look into how tzedek, justice, surrounds us at camp.


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  • What Granola Teaches Us About Tikkun Olam

    Each summer in Limud, Upper Bonim takes on issues of Tikkun Olam (repairing the world).


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  • A Kavannah Experiment

    Each week at camp we highlight a different value throughout our activities and all over camp. This week's Jewish Value of the Week is Kavannah, focus or intention.


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  • Kids Really Do Like Their Veggies!

    By Greg Kellner, Senior Assistant Director Summer 2012 began for me at the end of May.  I’ve spent the past two months pouring over every inch of camp, preparing for the summer and then ensuring that everything continues to flow smoothly.  One of the first things I did when I moved up to camp was worked […]


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  • Happy Tu B’Shevat: Environmental Responsibility in the Berkshires

    by Greg Kellner, Senior Assistant Director, URJ Crane Lake Camp During the wintertime, I try to drive up to the Berkshires as much as possible. As an assistant director, you don’t get so much time to enjoy all that the Berkshires has to offer during the summer, so I try to experience it during the […]


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  • SoCo Creamery: The Inside Scoop

      Written by Greg Kellner, Senior Assistant Director, Crane Lake Camp Over the last few months I have seen my favorite Berkshire ice cream appearing all over the place: Whole Foods, Fairway, Wild By Nature, and other stores. I began to wonder, what’s the secret to SoCo’s success? I called Dan, who owns the company, […]


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