Thank you, Sam!

Thank you, Sam!

It feels like a lifetime ago that we shared the URJ system-wide decision not to run in-person programming at camp this summer.  What followed that announcement gave us such strength as we heard from so many of the members of our community, campers, parents, coaches,...
From Best Friends to Maccabiah Co-Captains

From Best Friends to Maccabiah Co-Captains

An interview with 4th year, S3 Co-Maccabiah Captains, and best friends Nathan Friedman-Lowenthal & Noam Erez Nathan and Noam have been best friends since they were two years old, playing in Yad b’ Yad at the Osher Marin JCC. From tossing around a ball as toddlers...
The Blessing of Jewish Sports Camp

The Blessing of Jewish Sports Camp

by Denise Crevin Mom of a 6ixer Director of Education at Congregation B’nai Israel – Sacramento As a Jewish educator at a synagogue, I spend a lot of time considering how to help families and students connect to their Judaism beyond our buildings and...
Next year, I’m going for 4 weeks!

Next year, I’m going for 4 weeks!

by Maggie S., 3rd Year 6ixer The first thing I said to my parents when they picked me up at the airport after Session 2 of 6 Points this year was, “next year, I am going for 4 weeks!” While we are still negotiating that one, I have lots of great reasons why the more...
Jewish athletes are thriving at The 6

Jewish athletes are thriving at The 6

by Lisa Langer, RJE It was a pleasure for my soul and a (good) pain for my muscles to immerse in URJ 6 Points Sports Academy-CA (The 6) for a week on faculty. The pleasure came when experiencing the joy and enthusiasm of everyone at camp: leadership, campers,...
Not everyone is a winner, and that’s ok!

Not everyone is a winner, and that’s ok!

by Rachel Slaton, Associate Camp Director At 6 Points Sports Academy we don’t shy away from talking about winners and losers. We celebrate and embrace the competitive spirit of our athletes and coaches because that is what makes this a place unlike any other. On the...