• Maccabiah 2018: Four Teams, One Camp

    When worlds collide, anything can happen! This week, Eisner Camp was consumed by Maccabiah, our three-day, all-camp color war. Our camp turned red, blue, green, and gold this week, and the best of our community shined bright. Four teams, one mission: Hineini.


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  • Two Camps, One Soul: Making A Difference Day

    At Crane Lake and Eisner, we share the mission of bringing our values out into the world to make an impact. On Make A Difference Day, we lived our mission statement out loud as one, showing the power of social action, advocacy, and community.


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  • Being the One on Make A Difference Day

    What does it mean to Be the One? We strive to teach our campers the importance of standing up for others, doing the right thing, and making the world a better place. But how do we do that? This past Friday, we set out to find the answer. After months of planning and anticipation, we […]


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  • Bringing a Taste of the World to Eisner

    From the very moment we open the Camp America or Camp Leaders page to apply to camp, we’re all stepping out of our comfort zones to fulfill a dream we’ve had since children: to come to America and to have a summer that lasts a lifetime.


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  • Tzofimers Take Over Camp For Yom Tzofim 2018

    Every summer, Eisner has a special day called Yom Tzofim.  This day is special because Olim, the oldest unit on camp, is away on trip day.  So, the unit immediately below them, Tzofim, takes over camp. I’m Maddy Greenstein, and I chose to be a part of the Social Media team at Eisner.  I enjoy writing so I figured this would be a fitting job.


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  • Eisner Celebrates Israel’s 70th Birthday

    Shalom! My name is Omer, and this is my 5th summer at camp, and 4th as Rosh Mishlachat. As Rosh Mishlachat, I supervise and support our 42 Israeli staff members.


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  • Jewish Life Update Week 5: Why Choice Is a Value

    Choice seems to be a sacred value here at Eisner Camp. Campers freely move throughout the day to one of several options during each period, be it sport instruction, arts, or counselor-led activities. Our older campers also choose their Jewish learning courses during a period called Kesher. The visiting faculty teach classes that last for two to four days on a variety of topics. These topics are based on data from camper surveys as well as the faculty’s own strengths and interests.


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  • Campers Learn Paper Sculpting and Fencing from Special Guests This Week

    This week, we are lucky to be joined by two special guests at Eisner, artist Marna Chester and fencing instructor Jonathon Williams. Marna and Jonathon have been leading activities for each unit, helping enrich our program and provide unique opportunities to our campers.


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  • Teaching Peace and Friendship Through Ultimate Frisbee

    It is always a thrill for us when we have the opportunity to welcome Eisner alumni back to camp to share their passions and professions with our community. Today, we were joined by former camper, counselor, and unit head Jacob Barr, who now works with Ultimate Peace (UP), a non-profit organization that teaches the values of peace and friendship to youth in the Middle East using Ultimate Frisbee.


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  • Celebrating Art: Play Week, Chagigah Highlight Final Week of First Session

    We are very proud of the daily activities we offer here at Eisner. All summer, our campers have been hard at work honing their skills and creativity, from the stage to the recording studio to the pottery wheel. After weeks of rehearsals, sketches, and countless coats of paint, our entire camp community finally got to see all the art, in its many forms, that campers created this session.


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