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  • For the Love of the Arts

    Last week, I had the honor and privilege of visiting the newest URJ 6 Points camp, the Creative Arts Academy, during their staff training week to lead two professional development sessions, one on creating inclusive environments and one on professionalism. Beyond the beauty of the campus, the quality of the food and the treat of finding a “Philly Pretzel Factory” less than 10 minutes away (I LOVE hot pretzels, and these were fantastic), what I was most impressed with was the commitment each and every staff member had to the shared goal of bringing this new camp to life in the best way possible.

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  • Singing in Perfect Harmony

    My first night on camp, the leadership staff and several of my fellow counselors sang the Birkat Hamazon in improvised four part harmony. It was at that moment precisely, about 2 hours after my arrival in Westtown, that I knew I chose the right place to be this summer.

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