Author: Efraim Yudewitz

  • CTN 2019: Just around the corner

    It’s true what they say, a day at summer camp feels as though two weeks have passed. When lunch time rolls around it’s a complete shock that only a few hours have passed – how does camp manage to fit so many activities into such a short space of time? If you didn’t get chance […]

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  • Camp food is the best!

    Part of the magic of camp is transforming the things that we do everyday of the year into special moments and elevated experiences. Eating is just different at camp, mostly because we get a chance to be with our friends in an awesome and spirited dinning hall! Here are 10 foods that ALWAYS taste better […]

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  • The Values of Camp

    At CTN we have always promoted a strong sense of community, deep, caring relationships, a strong connection to Israel, and a love of being Jewish. Three years ago our community was selected as one of eight camps to the pilot program of the Foundation for Jewish Camp’s Hiddur Program.  The goal of the program is […]

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  • We Saved You A Seat

      Take a seat! There’s a tradition in the Passover seder that engages guests in a discussion involving the four sons. Typically this is interpreted to represent the diversity of the Jewish community. Recently there has been a new interpretation highlighting the concept of the fifth son, the one who isn’t at the table. The […]

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  • The CTN Greatest Hits Album…

    We all know camp is about the people! The relationships we build with our bunk mates, counselors, department heads, and camp leadership help shape who we are and how we engage with the world. If relationships are the main course of camp, all of the side dishes that enhance the experience are crucial to providing […]

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