• Maccabia 2018: How Values Help Us Win

    Maccabia is not a set of arbitrarily chosen events. Maccabia is a series of tests, each of which focuses on a particular trait that a person develops over their time at Crane Lake Camp. Watch the video to learn more about how our values drive each aspect of Color War, and read below to find out which team won each for Maccabia 2018!


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  • Maccabia 2014 Video

    This year’s Maccabia was absolutely incredible. There were so many memories that campers and staff of Blue Destruction and White Creation will never forget. Here is a small glimpse into the action packed four and half days of Maccabia 2014.


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  • Maccabia Captain Reflections

    Captains '14 have done an incredible job leading Crane Lake in Maccabia this week. They've been busy doing all sorts of things to make this color war the best yet. Here are a few reflections written by the captains on how their days have been.


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  • Maccabia Day 1 – Blue Destruction Vs. White Creation

    Maccabia 2014 has come to Crane Lake in full force. Blue destruction and White Creation have split our camp in two.


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  • Maccabia Memories 2013

    What an incredible Maccabia! In the final days of camp, Blue and White competed as White Desert and Blue Rainforest. The competition was complete with the Ruach that is Crane Lake Camp. From Tug to Bucket Brigade to Rope Burn, the energy was electric! Your could taste the excitement and you could certainly see the […]


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  • How I Live Blogged Maccabia 2012 and Lived to Tell About It

    CLC’s live blog of Maccabia 2012 was a huge success. We thought it would be exciting to share how it all happened behind the scenes! A couple of days before Maccabia break out, Senior Assistant Director Greg Kellner approached the programming team with a wild idea: to live blog Maccabia.  He had just purchased a […]


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  • Maccabia 2012 LIVE! Tweeting, Blogging, Photos, and More

    Day 1, 2, and 3 photos and blog have been archived – click here to view Thank you for joining us on this live blogging journey! We’ve enjoyed sharing the magic and fun of Maccabia with you! Good night!! 10:25 PM – The room goes wild, and them settles as we sing bedtime Hashkiveinu and […]


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  • Maccabia 2011 – Wrap Up

    After weeks of anticipation, a Nemesis risen and vanquished, a Color War Divider eager to start a war, Maccabia 2011 arrived with a vengeance.


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  • 2011 – Maccabia Saga Beginning/Conclusion

    2011 Maccabia has finally broken!


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  • Maccabia Break Out Coming Soon

    The Color War Divider has a new enemy on his hands......the Nemesis!


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