Shema Pitches

Posted August 8, 2015 by

By: Sarah “Zippy” Magida, Chief Fun Officer This week’s Torah portion, Eikev (because), includes the text of the Shema (meaning “hear” this is the central tenet of Judaism).  Last week I wrote about the Six Word Memoirs that Jordyn had the campers write and about how the Shema is a sort of the Six Word […]

Shabbat Takeaway

Posted August 7, 2015 by

By Jordyn Steifman, Judaic Educator In my personal life outside of camp, it’s often challenging to make observing Shabbat a part of my weekly schedule. Although I am involved in numerous Jewish communities, it’s a secular world I live in, and I frequently have to decide between going to synagogue and going to a concert, […]

The Power of the Wave

Posted August 7, 2015 by

By Dave Poussard, Business Specialist to Entrepreneurs On a recent trip to Denver the Camp Inc. campers and staff had the please of visiting Coors Field, an iconic ball park located slap bang in the middle of downtown Denver.  Coors Field, home of the Rockies baseball team is named after the beer that is brewed […]

20 Seconds of Courage

Posted August 4, 2015 by

By Dan Baer, Camp Operations Director Nine of ten startups fail within the first 3 years of their inception.  Of those, 42% fail because the market doesn’t desire the product or service that they are providing.1  The late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs famously said, “A lot of times, people don’t know what they want until […]

The Business of Baseball

Posted August 4, 2015 by

By Anna Smith, Business Specialist Today was our third session’s trip to Denver and Boulder. The campers in general are always excited about these trips and today was no different. The day started out with a bus ride to the Red Rocks Amphitheater. This amazing outdoor venue is carved into giant red rocks and is […]