• How 6 Points Athletes Make the Most of Their Day of Rest


    URJ Lay Leader for Youth and North American Camping Chair Shelley Niceley Groff writes on her experiences during Shabbat at 6 Points.

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  • Day in the Life: Camp Song Leader


    Our Song Leader Emily Groff—or “Music Coach” as the campers call her—plays an integral role in our camp community. Follow her through a day in the life at 6 Points!

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  • A rabbi reflects on the true meaning of 6 Points


    I remember when 6 Points Sports Academy opened nine years ago. It took me a minute (or more!) to realize… “Oh! I get it… 6 Points… like the SIX points on the JEWISH star!” Clever. And hidden. And yet so obvious. What a great metaphor for this URJ camp that has been so successful. Rabbi Mark Cohn reflects on how 6 Points fosters Jewish living.

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  • Top 5 Items Campers Forget to Pack


    With the first session of camp quickly approaching, you might be rushing to get last-minute packing done. During the final homestretch to get everything packed before the big day, you may forget to bring these very important items! Here are the top five items you won’t want to leave behind:

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  • We Have So Much to be Grateful For

    Winter is coming and we’re in the height of recruitment and planning for the upcoming summer. As we finish up the week, pack our bags to be with family, and bake that one last pie, we want to stop, be in the present, and remind ourselves how grateful we are for 6 Points Sports Academy. […]

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  • Letting our Core Values Guide Us

    How can we make sense of the changes brought about by the election? How will we face challenges and maintain who we are as Jews and citizens of our great country? We must go back to our roots and draw on our core values, reminding us of who we are...

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  • The Chronicles of a Camp Hopper

    In her fifth summer at 6 Points Sports Academy, counselor, Ayla Kaufman, shares what it was like to grow up going to many different camps, and why she has returned to 6 Points many more years than she could have imagined. “Sam Shabsin, Gina Salemi, Ellie Buckner,” the names continued, but mine was never called. […]

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  • 6 Points Sports at West Coast Party!

    This weekend, I had the awesome opportunity to attend West Coast Party at URJ Camp Newman. When you have a NFTY or camp event, you are bringing together passionate, enthusiastic teens, all motivated by their love of Judaism. When you do it with 400 teens from 3 URJ Camps and 4 NFTY regions all across […]

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  • The Crossover of Judaism and Sports

    I am writing this from my spring break vacation to Orlando, Florida. I've been here four days. Three of them I have spent traveling and hanging out with my 6 Points friends

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  • THANKS to you for GIVING!

    A mensch is a person of integrity and honor. When we think of a mensch, we often think of famous people, maybe someone who gives of themselves selflessly or a person of wealth who generously gives to the needs of others.

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