• “We Remember When . . .” Growing Up in West Stockbridge in the 1950’s

    A Series of Recollections by John Bormolini and Friends. This article was originally printed in West Stockbridge’s monthly newsletter, the Local Yokel. Reposted with permission. Until 1954, Crane Lake Camp (CLC), one of the many camps in the Berkshires, was owned and operated by George Kaplan. Then it was sold to Ed Ulanoff, his wife […]


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  • Devarim: The Importance of Repetition

    Chelsea talks about in riching the lives of all Crane Lake campers and counselors through our services and traditions at camp. How we may continue to grow each and every day and to be the kinds of caretakers who facilitate that growth in our campers and children.


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  • Matot-Masei: One People, Many Homes

    Read how camp can be a place for so many people to feel safe and cared for!


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  • Jewish Value of the Week: Hachnasat Orchim

    Explore our first Jewish value of the second session Hachnasat Orchim with Rabbi Erica Asch.


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  • Crane Lake Camp is Open Again!!

    The gates are open for Second Session 2019! Find your camper's bunk and watch the electricity in our community as we rev up for another amazing summer!


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  • Mini Maccabiah 2019

    Mini Maccabiah 2019 was one for the ages! When the corporates at Mini Maccabiah headquarters threatened to remove yellow from the competition based on performance, yellow teams of years past rebelled and entered under new colors! Read on to hear more about this colorful and competitive day!


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  • From Camp Staff to Camp Mom

    Alyson Bazeley was a camp staff member years ago and, with time, has become a camp mom and contributing faculty member.


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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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  • Pupdate!!

    Breaking News!! This Summer 2019, Crane Lake Camp has adopted 4 amazing puppies to live at the bubble with us. They are all three months old. They are all cuddly, beautiful and more importantly, they are looking for a forever home. Campers may enter their names into a raffle and with permission from their parents, […]


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  • Crane Lake Camp is Open!

    Our amazing community has grown little by little over the past month and the final piece of the puzzle has arrived… ALL 340 CAMPERS!! Summer 2019 at CLC has finally begun! Even though the heavens opened for opening day, camp was still camp, everyone was still smiling, singing, dancing, and showing what camp is all […]


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