Ep. #89: Like The Time I Had A Legendary Performance In A Chorus Line

Caroline Rothstein, ready to perform at a moment's notice Poet, writer, and performer Caroline Rothstein joins the podcast to revisit her time growing up at Camp Walden in Maine, and discusses her transformation from quiet, shy kid to loud, boisterous show lead. Plus we discuss first kisses, going to camp far from home, and much … Continue reading Ep. #89: Like The Time I Had A Legendary Performance In A Chorus Line

Ep. #88: Like the Time We Had To Be Rescued On Lake Michigan By A Speedboat

Rebecca Kling, at one with nature Rebecca Kling is an amazing educator, activist and artist, and also a huge fan of summer camp. We talk about her time growing up at a variety of day camps in the Chicago area, as well as her involvement with Camp Aranu'tiq, a traditional sleepaway camp for trans youth. … Continue reading Ep. #88: Like the Time We Had To Be Rescued On Lake Michigan By A Speedboat

Ep. #87: Like The Time I Got Left Behind At An Amusement Park

Sarah Lefton proudly shows off her most popular arts and crafts project Sarah Lefton is a life-long camp-goer, and her journey through a multitude of camps saw some high highs (like creating an incredibly popular t-shirt) and low lows (like accidentally getting left behind at an amusement park). Plus we talk about the wonderful feeling … Continue reading Ep. #87: Like The Time I Got Left Behind At An Amusement Park

Ep. #84: Like The Time We Lost Color War Because I Was Hopped Up On No Doz

Rogue Shul, long before they became a Twitter sensation (Ellie, pictured left, and Caroline, pictured far right) Rogue Shul creators Caroline Dorn and Ellie Klein Goldman amassed a huge following on Twitter over the past few years with their satirical, incisive look at the lives of Jewish professionals and their trials and tribulations. Naturally, they … Continue reading Ep. #84: Like The Time We Lost Color War Because I Was Hopped Up On No Doz

Ep. #82: Like The Time My Campers’ Prank Got Featured In A National Publication

Both Jonah Platt and our host played the role of Tevya in Fiddler On The Roof. One of us successfully. Jonah Platt is a talented actor, singer, writer, and director, and comes from a long line of both performers and camp-goers. He joins our latest episode to discuss controversial camp pranks, a terrifying story of … Continue reading Ep. #82: Like The Time My Campers’ Prank Got Featured In A National Publication

Ep. #81: Like The Time I Went To Camp Where They Filmed Wet Hot American Summer

The hosts of the Pray For Us podcast, Jacey Naccarella and Jessica Dollin, join our latest episode to share their experiences growing up at camp and dealing with first-kiss jitters, the joy of eating dino nuggets, and matching stories of being unfairly dragged for their choice of underwear. Plus going to the camp where the … Continue reading Ep. #81: Like The Time I Went To Camp Where They Filmed Wet Hot American Summer

Ep. #75: Like the Time I Called an Evening Program Infantile To Get Out of Going

Sara Beth Berman, ready to run sh*t If you've been watching our game show Jewish Geography Zoom Racing, you've probably become familiar with Sara Beth Berman (aka SBB), whose deep ties to the summer camp community have given her an extensive rolodex of contacts that often get called upon during game play (how effective those … Continue reading Ep. #75: Like the Time I Called an Evening Program Infantile To Get Out of Going

Ep. #74: Like The Time We Were Both More Popular At Home Than At Camp (How???)

Jeffrey Yoskowitz and Liz Alpern are the creative forces behind The Gefilteria and recently produced The Great Big Jewish Food Fest, an amazing virtual food festival that took place - entirely virtually - in May. In our experience, that kind of creativity often has a camp background behind it, and the two of them proved … Continue reading Ep. #74: Like The Time We Were Both More Popular At Home Than At Camp (How???)

Ep. #71: Like the Time I Learned to Love Indigo Girls at Camp

Rabbi Sari Laufer (right) When you think about the music you listened to growing up at camp, if you’re a female the Indigo Girls probably feature pretty heavily in your rotation. Why is that? What is it about the folk-rock duo from Atlanta that so ensnared so many girls to walk around camp singing Closer … Continue reading Ep. #71: Like the Time I Learned to Love Indigo Girls at Camp