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

Ep. #70: Like the Time I Snuck Out of My Cabin To Help Take Care of the Horses

Many of us met some of our closest friends in the world at summer camp, and author Iris Krasnow joins our latest episode to share her experiences growing up at Camp Agawak and the friendships she made there, both of which serve as the inspiration for her new book Camp Girls: Fireside Lessons on Friendship, … Continue reading Ep. #70: Like the Time I Snuck Out of My Cabin To Help Take Care of the Horses

Ep. #69: Like the Time We Created the World’s Largest Color Wars Competition

Part of the wonderful nature of summer camp is how so much of it is improvised. Creating evening programs out of whole cloth, pivoting activities because it's raining, it's a valuable skill set for adulthood. Another wonderful part of camp, as the title of our podcast would suggest, is Color Wars. Well, with quarantine in … Continue reading Ep. #69: Like the Time We Created the World’s Largest Color Wars Competition

Ep. #68: Like the Time I Wrote Wherever You Go, There’s Always Someone Jewish

If you went to a Jewish summer camp, at some point you probably sang the song "Wherever You Go, There's Always Someone Jewish". Frankly, the song is so well known at this point you might have sung it even if you didn't go to a Jewish camp (although that could get weird). In an homage … Continue reading Ep. #68: Like the Time I Wrote Wherever You Go, There’s Always Someone Jewish