Universal Eats

Posted June 30, 2015 by

By: Anna Smith, Business Specialist Food is our common ground, a universal experience.  Tonight at Camp Inc. we all had a truly Universal experience.  The evening program was all about coming together and learning about different people’s countries and more importantly their food. Tonight at camp we had Poland, Hungary, Israel, Brazil, and Australia – […]

Lessons Learnt at Camp Inc.

Posted June 29, 2015 by

By Dave Poussard, Business Specialist Often when talking to business owners, those starting a business, and young entrepreneurs, I hear the same story; “why didn’t I learn business skills at school?” Perhaps these business skills simply weren’t offered as a class. If they were, maybe these classes seemed boring and dry, and were less appealing. Perhaps […]

Reinventing and Redefining

Posted June 28, 2015 by

By Bill Crotty, Head Counselor Some days just don’t have enough hours. Between guest teen entrepreneur visits, rock climbing, basketball, prototyping, marketing research, gaga, company branding, team-building exercises and Jewish/Israeli education, a single day can feel like a week – sometimes all of this can happen before dinner. During middle and high school, I often […]

Work/Life Balance at Camp

Posted June 27, 2015 by

By Sarah “Zippy” Magida, Chief Fun Officer Work/life balance is one of the most difficult things, even for adults to achieve.  It is something that we are trying to teach our campers.  To help teach them this valuable skill we provide menucha (rest hour) almost everyday after lunch, and we encourage each of our campers […]

The Opposite of Lonliness

Posted June 26, 2015 by

By Jordyn Steifman, Judaic Educator We say that at Camp Inc., Shabbat is a time when we focus on connecting to three things: community, God, and self. I believe that one way to do so is to be a participant, rather than an observer, in Shabbat services. Whether it’s humming along to the melodies of […]