Caring for Your Camper at Camp

Caring for Your Camper at Camp

Our Nefesh team (Hebrew for soul), or Camp Care Team, is composed of mental health professionals, social workers, therapists, school counselors and more who have dedicated their time and energy to figure out how camp can be a place of happiness and success for our...
Communicating with Camp & Your Camper

Communicating with Camp & Your Camper

Everyone loves getting letters in the mail! We also know that some campers like to send one-liner letters that say “my counselor told me to write you a letter. Love, Charlie” … so to give you a glimpse of camp magic, you can expect some REAL news...
A Warm Welcome Home

A Warm Welcome Home

This weekend, we welcomed over 200 alumni, current camper families and friends of camp back home to Porter Creek Road – some folks joined us for an entire Shabbaton and many spent their Sunday together with us at camp. With CIT classes represented from the 1970s all...

Youngest Campers, Biggest Heroes

Bonim: Building Connections, Becoming Mensches by Rachel Chancellor, Bonim Dalet Rosh A long time ago … well, not that long ago, just this summer… in a galaxy far, far away … on Porter Creek Road … our Bonim campers began their Camp Newman...
The Little Ambassador

The Little Ambassador

Our Torah portions recently and this week in the book of Exodus have been focused on the Mishkan, or the Tabernacle, the movable ark and the spot that was known as God’s dwelling place on earth. It seems so fitting that just this past week we welcomed home to Porter...