• Torah at CLC: Chukat: Perseverance Even Without Promise

    by Chelsea Feuchs, Assistant Limud Director As a kid, I played softball in the town rec league and my dad helped coach the team. Twice a week we would go out to a local field and he would hit grounders, fly balls, and line drives to the team as we practiced catching. At first the […]


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  • Jewish Value of the Week: Teshuvah

    Mindy Sherry RJE reflects on this week's value of the week-- Teshuvah, or seeking forgiveness.


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  • Torah at CLC: Korach and Justice Models

    by Chelsea Feuchs, Assistant Limud Director This week’s Torah portion is Korach and, to be honest, it’s diffuclt to explain to young campers. Essentially, a man named Korach instigates a rebellion against Moses and, as a result, is swallowed up by the earth along with his biggest supporters. The punishment is swift and brutal, and […]


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  • Jewish Value of the Week: Kavannah

    Cantor Chanin Becker reflects on this week's value of the week-- Kavannah, or intention.


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  • Torah at CLC: Beha’alotcha, Igniting Flames

    by Chelsea Feuchs, Assistant Limud Director In this week’s Torah portion, Beha’alotcha, God instructs the High Priest Aaron on how to light ceremonial lamps. He is told to “raise light” to the candles, a somewhat odd phrase that invites further commentary. The great sage Rashi expounds upon these words, saying “the lamplighter must hold the […]


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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • How To Celebrate A Camp-Style Shabbat

    Missing camp and wish you could celebrate Shabbat just like we do in the bubble? Follow these simple steps!


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  • T’rumah: Camp-Inspired Discussion Questions for Your Shabbat

    Camp-inspired questions for this Shabbat's Torah portion: T'rumah!


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