• My Israel Story: Shahar P.

    This is the third installment of our “My Israel Story” series. All week, we’ll be sharing personal photos and stories from our staff about their connection to Israel in honor of Yom HaZikaron (Memorial Day) and Yom HaAtzmaut (Independence Day) on May 10-12. We look forward to sharing even more of our Israel stories and experiences […]


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  • My Israel Story: Lisa T.

    This is the second installment of our “My Israel Story” series. All week, we’ll be sharing personal photos and stories from our staff about their connection to Israel in honor of Yom HaZikaron (Memorial Day) and Yom HaAtzmaut (Independence Day) on May 10-12. We look forward to sharing even more of our Israel stories and […]


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  • 5 Lessons Learned from Olim Fellowship

    “I miss Olim Fellows already,” I said last week on the bus home to New York from the final Olim Fellowship retreat at camp. My friends surrounding me on the bus agreed. The Olim Fellowship program is more than just a reason to see your camp friends during the school year (although, who’s complaining?)


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  • Shabbat at Camp vs. Shabbat at Home

    Here is how I spend a Shabbat at camp. I take a shower and try to tame my hair. I put on some nice-ish clothes and throw an epi-pen and a bunch of band-aids and pens into a fanny pack. I grab my walkie-talkie and I walk down the rows to check in on all of my bunks. I help a few of the girls finish their friendship bracelets. I watch a few of the boys finish up a Magic: The Gathering card game.


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  • Vayak’heil: Camp-Inspired Discussion Questions for Your Shabbat

    Shabbat Shalom! We are thrilled that so many Crane Lakers are celebrating Shabbat Across America this Friday night by inviting members of our community into their homes for Shabbat dinner! No matter where or how you are enjoying Shabbat this week, we want to offer you the chance to learn some Torah and reflect on its relevance for camp.


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  • Celebrate Shabbat Across America with Crane Lake!

    What? Shabbat Across America is an historic, nationwide event when thousands of Jews across the country will join with their communities to celebrate Shabbat!


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  • A letter to campers from their counselor, an IDF soldier

    Avital Goshen was one of our Israeli counselors this past summer, and she came to camp while she was in active duty in the Israeli Defense Force.  Over the summer, she was granted the rank of lieutenant in the army, which we presented to her in front of all of camp!  As she was released from the […]


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  • VIDEO – Bonim Second Session Trip Day!

    More Flags More Fun for Bonim Second Session!


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  • VIDEO – Camp Out with Teva!

    Who wants some S'mores? Camp outs and so much more at Teva!


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  • VIDEO – The Crane LAKE Experience!

    Take an inside look at how fun the lake really is at Crane Lake!


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