• Shabbat Snippets 7/18

    This Shabbat we welcomed several special guests to our Crane Lake community for our annual Camp Assembly. Lower Bonim led Friday night services with the theme of Manhugit, meaning leadership. The theme celebrated by Upper Bonim on Saturday was pathway to leadership.


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  • Rib Night 2k15

    Rib night is a time for the whole camp community to gather together in their best country attire and can sing along to their favorite country tunes while chowing down on a delicious spread of ribs, cornbread and veggies.


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  • This Week’s Jewish Value: Manhigut

    This week’s Jewish Value is Manhigut, meaning leadership. Leadership is a common theme seen all around camp.


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  • Trip Day! Trip Day! Ooh Ahh!

    Trip day is always a great time. It is an awesome opportunity for campers to spend time with their closest friends outside of the Crane Lake bubble. This week Nitzanim, Bonim, Lower Chaverim and Upper Chaverim went off on four different trips.


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  • My First Night Ever

    My first night at Crane Lake Camp ever took place in the beginning of August 2004, a mere 12 years when I was just a little lower Nitzanimer.


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  • Overheard at Crane Lake Camp

    This summer we started posting an “Overheard at Crane Lake Camp” Facebook status almost everyday. We would like to give you a recap of “Overheard at Crane Lake Camp” so far!


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  • Tikkun Olam 2015 – Helping Those in Need

    The other day, campers had the opportunity to volunteer at the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York.


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  • Oh Canada!

    “MON-TRE-Al MONTREAL!” That’s the cheer the Olim campers chanted days before they boarded the bus.


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  • This Week’s Jewish Value: Yetzirah

    The Jewish Value of this week is Yetzirah, meaning creativity. We do many things here at Crane Lake that involve Yetzirah, so we asked campers and counselors how they show creativity at camp.


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  • Hut, Hut, Hike!

    After many summers without the great sport, football has finally been added to our schedule!


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