• Introducing our Gesher Director – Lily Gottlieb

    We are thrilled to welcome Lily Gottlieb as the inaugural director of the Gesher Unit, our staff-in-training program for rising high school seniors. In this role, Lily will oversee the participants and all aspects of curriculum and scheduling.  Lily has worked with teens in a variety of capacities, developing numerous leadership, youth and arts education programs for […]


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  • Side by Side

    Judaism and dance have always been quintessential to my identity. I have been dancing since age five and was raised in a strong Jewish household, in college I was a dance major with a minor in theology; my senior thesis was a culmination of the ways in which these two worlds have shaped my identity, presented in both research and performance. However, these two aspects of who I am have not always sat comfortably side by side.


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  • Minor to Major: The Story of Creative Writing

    Campers created stories that would never have been written outside of CAA, and they were able to express a portion of themselves that can only be released with a pen.


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  • Soundtrack to our Summer

    There's no question that music plays a big role in daily life at URJ 6 Points Creative Arts Academy. Luckily, we've created a place for campers and families to access camp's music year-round.


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  • Jewish Camp From A Parent’s Perspective

    During each aspect of the showcase, there was an overwhelming aura of support and joy for each and every camper from each and every camper. The support for one another transcended each camper's age and was also obvious between campers and staff.


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  • 2018 Creative Arts Recipe Book

    The inaugural summer of 6 Points Creative Arts produced a number of tasty treats! Find some of them here in the 2018 Recipe Book! Don’t see what you’re looking for? Email us to ask about a certain recipe!


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  • Real World: Creative Arts

    We encourage our campers and staff to look for safe places outside of camp. Like helpers, there are always points where we can feel safe and brave.  Since we now know what one looks like, we have a framework to look for others.


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  • CAA’s Fingerprint of Prayer

    It was as if each prayer was designed to stick with our campers, so that, in camp and beyond, we can draw on their wisdom in our art and in our lives.


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  • 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 to do daily cardio. By the time our staff was ready to welcome campers to Westtown, I was ready to help incorporate physical activity into their lives. I was determined to run a Zumba-style dance class with both Bonim and Olim units for the entirety of the summer.


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