• I Belong to Jewish Camp: Celebrating Our Diverse Community

    Staff members share their Jewish journeys to camp as we celebrate our diverse community.


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  • Shavuot: Receiving Torah at Camp

    A look into how Crane Lake Camp receives Torah every day.


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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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  • Shabbat Snippets 7/26

    Nitzanim and Olim led our Shabbat services this Friday night and Saturday morning. They both did a wonderful job touching on their themes of Ahavat Ger, loving the stranger, and journeys through time.


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  • Naomi Less Shines at Crane Lake

    This week Crane Lake hosted a very special musical guest, Naomi Less. Naomi visited for one whole week to bring our community together in song and prayer with a little added touch of uniqueness.


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  • The Power of Shabbat at Camp

    Every moment of Shabbat, all the way through Havdallah, is special and memorable. On Shabbat, we dress differently, we live on different time, we come together as a community at times that we generally are separated into age groupings. We eat together, pray together, sing together, and dance together with a spirit that is felt […]


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  • I Love Camp: Reflections of a Rabbi, Husband and Father

    By Rabbi Craig Marantz Rabbi Craig serves on Faculty each summer at Crane Lake Camp. Rabbi Craig is the Rabbi of Congregation Kol Haverim in Glastonbury, CT. I love Crane Lake Camp. I come every summer. I am a rabbi, and I serve on the faculty. On its face, I am here for two important […]


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  • Opening Day! A Day of Celebration and Creating Strong Community

    by Debby Shriber, Director, Crane Lake Camp There was true excitement in the air on Wednesday morning, as a sea of blue shirted counselors filed into the dining hall for breakfast. The weather was perfect and there were cheers of excitement and even Greg Kellner’s mom called and wished everyone a great day over the […]


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