Camp Yavneh Blog

Dvar Torah – Tazria-Metzora

Shabbat is a special time at camp. A time for fun, relaxation and prayers. The perfect day to spend with friends and eat good food. Many campers and counselors alike…

Welcome 2017 Roshei Aydah

The wait is over! We are so excited to announce our 2017 Roshei Aydah.    Gurim (Grades 2-4): Mandy Budd and Cooper Eisenhard Kfirim (Grades 5-6): Adam Berelowitz and Danni…

Reflections on a Yavneh Shabbat

Almost every Yavneh camper and counselor will tell you that Shabbat is their favorite time at camp. Clearly, Shabbat at Yavneh is its own special breed. Starting late Friday afternoon,…

Why I spent Yom Kippur in prison

By Ezra Weener – 2nd year madrich Growing up, I was taught that I definitely didn’t want to end up in prison. From TV shows such as Orange Is The…

Arayot Loving Maccabiah!

We’ve had a wacky and fun first couple days of Maccabiah. After breakout on Wednesday, we started with the classic first event of למעלה למתה (over under), which is a…

Gurim Does Dizzy Izzies!

Well ladies and gentleman, I have to say that this month has really ended with a bang. Shabbat was extra joyous because it was the last one with Debbie and…

Leviim Excited for Lechu N’ranana

And just like that, it’s the last שבוע (week) of the summer. Last time we checked in, לביאים had cruised through powderpuff and SNL. Since then, we welcomed the last…

Kerem’s Final Week!

Dear Parents and Other Interested Individuals, Our last Shabbat started off with a bang as Bil Zarch gave a motivating and powerful sermon during קבלת שבת. Zmirot were raucous as…

Kfirim Enjoys Last Shabbat Together!

Dearest Readers, The summer is quickly coming to a close, and with it our final blog post. Sticking with the theme of finality and endings, the summer cannot end without…