Wednesday, August 16th

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Color War continues at Camp Stone! Please also read below for a special *spotlight update* on the Machal’s program incredible week! Color War competitions continued with sports: soccer, basketball, ultimate frisbee, agam, high ropes, kickball, volleyball, swim, dodgeball, & climbing wall. The teams had tremendous ruach as they marched and cheered before each meal. Last Read the full article…

Tuesday, August 15

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It’s Color War – Camp Stone style!!! Yesterday, after much build-up Color War broke out at camp. In Camp Stone, we like to keep things exciting and refreshing and take “break-outs” (for color war and everything else 🙂 ) very seriously. Yesterday the tension was building up in camp as the campers continued to experience Read the full article…

Monday, August 14th

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We have been very busy – learning, growing, & exploring at Camp Stone! Please read fully for a long-awaited Machal update. On Friday, the campers danced as they packed their lunches for their different outings. After shiur and nikayon (cleaning time), the campers left on their pre-shabbat adventures: berry picking, hiking, and nature excursions.The staff Read the full article…

Thursday, August 10th

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The campers this morning woke up under the beautiful blue sky, on the grassy field, and surrounded by forest at the chutz, very refreshed – albeit somewhat dirty 🙂 .  They made breakfast with their plugah (named after different kibbutzim) and then packed up. The campers had a wonderful experience “building settlements in Israel” with campers Read the full article…

Wednesday, August 9th

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The campers are thoroughly enjoying their second day at the chutz! The campers and staff have relocated to an open field about a mile away from camp and love the the experience of connecting with nature and each other. They love cooking food, hanging out and being creative, crafty and resourceful 🙂 The campers started Read the full article…

Tuesday, August 8th

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This morning, the campers were gathered on the Upper Soccer field for a big announcement by Chanan Porat (aka Rosh Mosh Yosef), an Orthodox Rabbi and veteran of the Six Day War, who encouraged the establishment of over 100 settlements throughout Israel. Our campers swiftly backed their bags and prepared to explore and “settle the Read the full article…

Monday, August 7th

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Following the very exciting “toilet paper” bombing from live airplanes overhead that started the “Six Day War” (Stone-style :-)) yesterday, the campers engaged in an exciting camp-wide battle for Jerusalem during night tochnit last night. The campers rotated between different stations that were designed to reflect actual experiences of the intense and demanding battle – Read the full article…

Shabbat & Sunday, August 5th & 6th

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It’s been an action-packed, community-building, experiential-learning Camp Stone-style weekend! On Friday morning, all of the campers left on their Friday morning nature & outdoors excursion – hiking, berry-picking, outdoor barbq-ing, etc. The staff that was left behind got busy cleaning and preparing the beautiful grounds lekavod shabbat kodesh. That’s how we celebrate Friday mornings here at Read the full article…

Thursday, August 3rd

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Today was another fun-filled and adventurous day at Camp Stone! The campers all thoroughly enjoyed their lina experiences – the cook-outs, singing, ruach, star-gazing, and chalutz (pioneer) experience. They all had high spirits during the big adventure of returning back to camp in the wee hours of the morning – just in time to miss the thunder Read the full article…