Unpacking Camp

Unpacking Camp

By Rabbi Shawna Brynjegard-Bialik, URJ Camp Newman Faculty and Rabbi at Temple Ahavat Shalom With the first sessions of camp ending, we have already brought home one of our children from camp. After spending two weeks at camp there is lots to share, but sometimes kids...

Introducing…Your Head Counselors!

We are thrilled to introduce you to… your head counselors! Also known as Rashim, these counselors will be your primary contacts in case you have any questions about your camper while they’re at camp. If you need to reach them, please call our main camp...
A Visual Tour of Our Hagigah Art Specialties!

A Visual Tour of Our Hagigah Art Specialties!

By Shani Haquin, Photographer/Marketing Assistant, and Alaina Yoakum, Director of Marketing & Communications   During our first two weeks with Hagigah, these creative rising 10th grade campers were on skill-learning overdrive, crafting, printing, cooking and...
What the Camp Photos Don’t Show You

What the Camp Photos Don’t Show You

By Rabbi Shawna Brynjegard-Bialik, URJ Camp Newman Faculty and Rabbi at Temple Ahavat Shalom   For the past two weeks I have been part of the faculty at URJ Camp Newman, which affords me a unique perspective: I get to see what happens at camp as both a rabbi and...