• That’s a Wrap: Unit Head Reflection

    Crane Lake is filled with lots of laughs, smiles and energy all day long! Once a week, we will share a unit update with you from our unit heads about what our campers have been up to. We hope you get a sense of all the exciting things going on in our Crane Lake community!


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  • 18 Things WE Love About URJ Crane Lake Camp!

    This summer we are celebrating our 18th summer as a Union for Reform Judaism camp. To honor to this particular summer, the Cornerstone Fellows, 3rd year counselors, had each bunk create a list of 18 things they love about URJ Crane Lake Camp.


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  • Shabbat Snippets 7/25

    This week Nitzanim and Olim led Shabbat Services. On Friday night, Nitzanim led the service and on Saturday morning Olim led the service. The themes celebrated were gevurah, meaning strength, and promise of the future.


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  • Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat- First Session Play!

    For the first session play, Crane Lake campers put on Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Campers entered the rec hall with huge smiles, loud chants and high anticipation.


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  • What Makes Our Garden Jewish?

    Chaverim campers have had the opportunity to spend time in our garden with Nili and Lauren as part of Kesher. Did you know that our first job on earth was to be a farmer?


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  • This Week’s Jewish Value: Gevurah

    This week’s Jewish Value is Gevurah, meaning strength. There are many things we do at camp that involve strength.


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  • Mini Maccabia Personal Reflection

    Yesterday was filled with lots of energy, laughs, hugs and cheering. To say being a Mini Maccabia Coach is a highlight of my summer doesn’t even fully begin to describe my happiness and excitement about the leadership role I was given.


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  • Dancin’ in the Trees

    The bonds that form while the campers are on the ropes course are invaluable to the camper’s experience while at Crane Lake. IMG_4812Without the trust that they develop with their bunkmates while on the course, they would not be able to make the lifelong friends that they do.


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  • Dance Like No One’s Watching!

    Everyone had a blast at Todd Yahney last night!


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  • Lacrosse at CLC!

    Since my first year at Crane Lake I have learned so much more about coaching and how to be a great coach and a positive role model.


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