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August 14, 2016

It is with deep sadness that we inform you of the passing of Goldie Stampfer, z"l. With her husband of 72 years, Rabbi Joshua Stampfer, Goldie was a beloved founder of Camp Solomon Schechter and a tireless advocate for creating a place "where Judaism and joy are one" for every camper.


August 12, 2016

I am always surprised when we get to the last Shabbat of the summer! Time flies when you're having fun, and I sure had fun this summer, as did all of our campers and staff. (Indulging in one of my favorite pastimes of the summer, this morning...


August 2, 2016

On Monday, August 1, the Sephardic Adventure Camp (SAC), an Orthodox camp from Washington State, was evacuated from their campsite in eastern Washington due to a forest fire. Consistent with our Jewish value of hachnasat orchim (welcoming guests), we will be hosting SAC at Camp Solomon Schechter August 5 - 17; and our staff will embrace...


July 8, 2016
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Toda Raba (thank you) and Yasher Koach (congratulations) for sending your children to Camp Solomon Schechter! By entrusting us with your children this summer, you are ensuring that they have a very meaningful and exciting Jewish experience, and that we, together, are strengthening our greater Jewish community.


July 6, 2016
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Last year we launched a very successful program called Derech Schechter (The Schechter Way), a spin on the phrase Derech Eretz (respect). This year we continued it with a twist: at the start of camp each camper receives a ravid (necklace) with this first token, or tag.


July 1, 2016
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I am always amazed at the hard work of the counselors and specialists during staff week. They are so excited to learn, grow, and have fun. This year is no exception: the staff enthusiasm is palpable. This past week staff have been training on safety, activity programing, role modeling, child development, challenge course, lifeguarding, inclusion, and how to be an effective Jewish educator.


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