• Fight Song 2018!

    Check out the full versions of your campers fight song for 2018!


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  • Special Guest: Alan Goodis

    By Jenny Rehkugler, Communications Specialist  Crane Lake had the honor of hosting a special guest this week who filled the camp with joyous song and cheer. Alan Goodis, renowned Jewish musician, serenaded the camp at a cozy bonfire on the lake and collaborated with CLC’s song leaders to teach them how to work most productively. […]


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  • NFTY Convention Music… You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet

    If there is one thing I love about NFTY Convention, it’s that I get to be a part of creating some moments that are unforgettable for teens and even for myself. Having grown up in NFTY Long Island (now part of NFTY New York Area Region), I had the opportunity to attend the first two Los Angeles NFTY Conventions as a participant. Fast forward 12 years, and I am back in the same room, but the feel is quite different…


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  • Megablog 1: Michelle Citrin, Tzofim Friendship Caravan, and Olympics 2012!

    By Hilary Winer, Athletics and Programming Team Leader Wow! What an incredible few days we have had here at Crane Lake!  In fact, because sometimes at camp events happen all at once, we’ll occasionally be updating you with Megablogs!  In this Megablog: Artist-in-Residence Michelle Citrin’s visit, the Tzofim Friendship Caravan’s appearance, and the 2012 CLC […]


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  • Reflections on Our First Shabbat

    by Rabbi Devorah Marcus Rabbi Marcus is the Associate Rabbi at Temple Beth El of Great Neck, NY and a faculty member this summer at Crane Lake Camp. After days of packing, arriving, unpacking, name-gaming, group-mixing, swim-testing, program writing, and community building, our first Shabbat came barreling towards us at the speed of camp. I […]


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  • Getting to Know Greg, Our New Senior Assistant Director

    So many of our campers and families have had an opportunity to meet Greg Kellner, our new Senior Assistant Director, this year at some of our synagogue visits, reunions or other camp events. We thought you might want to know a bit more about Greg and what he loves to do… We asked Greg to […]


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