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Kallah Kalsman Summer 2020 Reflections

Kallah Kalsman Summer 2020 Reflections

Summer 2020 was full of community, fun, and Judaism. The unconventional detail of it being through the screen allowed for some of our staff alumni who haven't been able to be at camp for the past few summers to "come back home", and join our other eager staff and...

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Dear Future Counselor In Training,

Dear Future Counselor In Training,

Joey K, one of our current Machon, or Counselors in Training (CIT), writes to future CITs, reflecting on his decision to apply to the program and how that decision has led him to what has already been an incredibly rewarding summer.

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L’Dor V’Dor: Passing Down the Magic of Camp Kalsman

L’Dor V’Dor: Passing Down the Magic of Camp Kalsman

Sarah Moody, our Machon Director, talks about how she was able to feel the magic of Camp Kalsman over her years at camp. After a few summers away, Sarah is so excited to be back and pass that magic along to the future of Kalsman, our Counselors in Training.

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Bringing Camp Traditions into the “Real World”

Bringing Camp Traditions into the “Real World”

As Bet Coogarim and Nitzotzot depart camp until next summer, our Katan Unit Head and long-time staff member Lauren reflects on how her time at camp over the years has helped shape the Jewish traditions she carries with her into the “real world”.

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The Beauty of the Lake

The Beauty of the Lake

“I was a waterfront specialist at Camp Kalsman for the past three years so I have been on the lake more times than I can count. It continues to be one of my favorite places on camp.”

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Summer Reflections

Summer Reflections

Reflecting on what camp has given me, I value the friendships formed with these people in a small corner of Washington state, and part of me just wants to count the days until I can reunite with them all again.

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