Summer camps open bunks to transgender Jews

Parents know which camps are ahead of the curve

Ramah Day Camp attracting more than Conservative Jews

Ramah Day Camp of Greater Washington is growing. In its second full season at the Wellspring Conference Center in Germantown, the Conservative-affiliated summer camp...

With multicultural draw, Silver Spring day camp a generational affair

What started 45 years ago as a place to provide “a wholesome, healthy and peaceful summer for children of all different backgrounds,” according to...

Capital Camps awarded $100,000 grant

For its groundbreaking work in the personal and professional development of its staff, a local Jewish summer camp was awarded a signature grant from...

What’s new this summer?

On the first day of camp — whether a day camp or overnight camp — kids will find a blend of old and new....

Virginia program helps students make ethical choices

Could. Should. Would. Those three words are the essence of making ethical decisions as taught to local elementary school students participating in what are...

Choices, choices — evaluating different camp experiences

Every summer many Jewish parents grapple with the camp question. Do they send their children out into the woods for the overnight experience or...

In the NFTY spirit

The spirit of Debbie Friedman was evident at Washington Hebrew Congregation as the North American Federation of Temple Youth paid tribute to the late...

Laughter through tears

There are all kinds of specialty camps for girls out there: riding camps, volleyball camps, rock ‘n’ roll camps, modeling camps. What about a camp...

Sports camp provides specialized focus

Gaithersburg-resident Jeanne Ellinport has a cardinal rule for her children: If you don’t go to Jewish day school, you go to Jewish summer camp. When...