• Adding Comfort to the Mix

    The excitement was tangible. Rabbi Rick Jacobs was coming to camp! We couldn’t wait to welcome the esteemed president of the Union for Reform Judaism to CAA. 


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  • From Zumba to Dance Party

    The last thing I ever expected to do while working at CAA was go to the gym. Somehow during staff week, I got myself up at 6 am every morning


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  • A Wish Come True, Part 2

    I found my Jewish family. I found the people that I can relate to. CAA created a safe space where I could learn and grow, while staying Jewish AND maintaining


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  • Give It A Shot!

    We love Saturday at camp. Shabbat, a chance to rest and reflect, and our favorite Saturday activities: Shabbat Sha-lectives! Enter our first social media Sha-lective, “Give It A Shot!”


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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


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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


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  • Shabbat Full of Soul

    ... holding balanced space for the perfection and the little bit of brokenness too...


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  • A Wish Come True

    It was honestly a dream come true and what I had always wanted in a camp.


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  • Summer 2018 Promotional Video!

    Art and Judaism come together on a foundation of four core values: creativity, curiosity, grit and craftsmanship. Hear from Camp Director Jo-Ellen Unger on why the Creative Arts Academy is


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  • Right Kid, Right Camp!

    I spent every summer from the ages of 14 until 22 at a URJ sleep-away camp. I met my husband and all 6 bridesmaids from our wedding at a URJ


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