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Empower Your Child for Sleepaway Camp Growth

Empower Your Child for Sleepaway Camp Growth

Friday, June 21, 2024
Category: Camp Families

Summer camp is an excellent opportunity for children to develop practical new skills, make friends, and gain independence outside of…

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2024 Wacky Wednesdays

2024 Wacky Wednesdays

Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Category: Camp Events, Camp Families, Program News

Wacky Wednesdays are back! If themes like Wizarding Wednesday, Disney Day, Superhero Day, and Decades Day intrigue your child, they’ve…

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2024 Programming Update

2024 Programming Update

Monday, January 29, 2024
Category: Camp Events, Camp Families, Program News

Buckle up, campers! We’re dialing the fun factor up to eleven! Calling all thrill-seekers, costume connoisseurs, and adventure cravers! Get…

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Teen SLC campers pose inn the woods, next to a wooden bench.

7 Reasons Trees Rule at Surpise Lake Camp

Wednesday, January 24, 2024
Category: Holidays, Why Camp?

Trees! They are certainly all around us at Surprise Lake Camp and we never take them for granted. Tomorrow we…

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Jewish Summer Camp Prepares Students for Campus Challenges

Jewish Summer Camp Prepares Students for Campus Challenges

Tuesday, December 12, 2023
Category: Camp Families, Why Camp?

Introducing impressionable children to strong cultural role models has never been more important. While the Middle East conflict is transpiring…

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The Importance of Teaching Kids Giving

The Importance of Teaching Kids Giving

Thursday, November 23, 2023
Category: Giving, Holidays

As a holiday, Thanksgiving is a time for many things: feats of culinary coordination, feasts with family and friends, and,…

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The Hidden Benefits of Summer Camp Jobs

The Hidden Benefits of Summer Camp Jobs

Friday, October 27, 2023
Category: Our Staff

If you’re looking for the ideal summer job, it’s smart to take a strategic approach. The best jobs are those…

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Three campers enjoy Shabbat services at Surprise Lake Camp.

The Positive Impact Summer Camp Can Have on Jewish Identity

Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Category: Camp Families, Why Camp?

If you’re considering sending your child to summer camp, you might have priorities like fresh air, exercise, socializing, and healthy…

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Aerial image of Surprise Lake Camp

Why You Should Tour Sleepaway Camp This Fall

Wednesday, October 11, 2023
Category: Why Camp?

Fall is here: your child has returned to school, the days are getting shorter, and you’ve already begun to embrace…

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The Benefits of Preparing for Summer Camp — In the Fall

The Benefits of Preparing for Summer Camp — In the Fall

Wednesday, October 4, 2023
Category: Why Camp?

Are You Ready for the Summer? For many parents, sending kids to summer camp can often involve a last-minute scramble….

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