6 Things I Learned at The 6

6 Things I Learned at The 6

by Brian Mitchell, Camp Director I successfully survived my first summer as Camp Director at URJ 6 Points Academy California. And in true 6 Points “Ruach” (Spirit) I believe I learned 6 things this summer: 1) Sports and Judaism Do Mix:  We often say we don’t stop...
Day in the Life: Jerusalem Lions

Day in the Life: Jerusalem Lions

6 Points’ youngest Eidah at camp is the Jerusalem Lions, 3rd-5th graders who participate in a variety of sport majors, electives and other exciting camp activities! Take a look at what a typical day in the life of a Jerusalem Lion looks like! 7:30 am: Boker Tov! Lions...
The World Cup Reminds Me of 6 Points

The World Cup Reminds Me of 6 Points

I wrote this blog after the recent England vs. Colombia game at the World Cup. I’m an Englishman so it was obvious where my loyalties lay. As I watched the game I realized something I had never ascertained about elite sport. Until that game I had mostly watched for...
Why the 5K Matters at Camp

Why the 5K Matters at Camp

by Rachel Slaton, Associate Camp Director A few weeks ago a camper asked me what running a 5K had to do with Tikkun Olam?  As a coach, educator and camp associate director, I couldn’t have asked for a more perfect question … it was, in baseball terms, a meatball right...