Author Amalia Hoffman came to Camp Shemesh and held an interactive workshop with the campers about her book “Astro Pea.” “Astro Pea” is about a pea who is tired of living in a pea pod so he jumps out of his pod and goes on an adventure to outer space on a carrot spaceship. All the vegetables turned into stars and planets in
The camp was filled with ruach with week as chanichim played awesome sports and had legendary lunch dance parties! Following the chinuch theme of “Moshevet Chazal,” this week at camp we are focusing on the moadim, specifically, Shabbat! Chanichim made art projects, played games and sang songs that reflected
Camp 613 campers of all ages (and their counselors!) loved Tie Dye day! The amazing array of colors and patterns which emerged from campers’ creations were astounding! It was so much fun to unfurl each item and see how the colors formed such varied and beautiful designs. The best part is now the campers get to
The Playland challenge is: How much fun can you pack into a week?
This week campers went on five different trips, had two shows, bunk day, water olympics, tutu day...and also participated in martial arts, gymnastics, Zumba, inflatables, sports leagues, art, scrapbooking and
Many of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs started out with humble beginnings. Hey, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniack started Apple in a small garage in Silicon Valley. And you’ve likely heard about how Mark Zuckerburg launched the first
Ten years ago, on July 7, at the young age of 6, I suffered a stroke. I was eating breakfast when I spilled my cereal, stood up and stumbled and then smiled at my parents with half of my face. Thank God, although there were aftershocks, this was the only stroke I suffered. I was in miraculous condition when I walked out of the