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    URJ Camp Harlam

    URJ Camp Harlam

    Details

    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Destination: United States
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Session Start: June, July
    • Session Length: One Week, Two Weeks, Four Weeks, Three Weeks
    • Entering Grade: Below 6th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Faith-Based
    • Sub-Categories: Jewish
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
    • Minimum Cost: Free
    • Accreditation: American Camp Association
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    Overview

    Camp Harlam provides the finest in Jewish Camping. Established in 1958, Camp Harlam has developed a strong tradition of success and excellence based on a highly skilled staff dedicated to the spiritual, physical, social and emotional well-being of each child, while building lifelong relationships between friends.

    Camp Harlam is one of fifteen Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) overnight camps around the country (with one day camp, run by Harlam, opened in 2014). Camp Harlam opened in 1958 and has grown to its present size with a 300-acre facility, a population of approximately 550 campers each session, and a staff of over 225 exceptional role models.

    The Camp Harlam family consists of smaller communities within Junior Camp, Senior Camp, and the Gesher (Counselor in Training) Program. Junior and Senior Camps are further broken down into units based on a child’s school grade to create a more intimate and age-appropriate experience for our campers.

    The mission of Camp Harlam is to create a vibrant, fun and caring camp community which enriches and strengthens Reform Jewish identity and values while cultivating lifelong friendships.

    Camp Harlam fulfills its mission through our commitment to the following core values:

    Ahavat Yisrael / Love of Israel and Hebrew
    B’tzelem Elohim / Created in Image of God
    G’milut Hasadim / Acts of Loving Kindness
    Hachnasat Orchim / Being a Welcoming and Accepting Community
    Kehilah Kedoshah / Sacred Community
    Ruach / SpiritTalmud Torah / Lifelong Jewish Learning
    Tikkun Middot / Character Development
    Tikkun Olam / Responsibility to Repair the World

     

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