Summer 2020

Shir shel Yom | Al Eileh

To set the tone for the fast of Shiva Asar B’Tammuz, it seems appropriate to bring a song from the big fast we usually commemorate at camp together – Tisha B’Av.  The words come from 2 different biblical texts: עַל־אֵ֣לֶּה ׀ אֲנִ֣י בוֹכִיָּ֗ה comes from Megillat Eichah (1:16) which we read on Tisha B’Av, and means “Because of this I am crying”, referencing the many causes and results of the tragedy of the destruction of the Temple.  The second part of the song comes from the book of Yechezkel (37:3), in which the prophet Yechezkel sees dry bones and say הֲתִֽחְיֶ֣ינָה הָֽעֲצָמ֣וֹת הָאֵ֑לֶּה?  He is asking in this line: Will these bones live again?  The bones are a metaphor for the weak state of the Jewish people in exile from the destruction of the First Temple.  However, it is important to note that the end of that chapter discusses the miraculous revival of the bones back to life done by God, alluding to a future redemption and return of the Jews to Israel.  As much as this song sets the sad tone for the fast day, it hints at the possibility for hope for the future.

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About the Chanukah Raffle

Dear Camp Stone Community,

It is an incredible feeling to reconnect with everyone once again at the beginning of our 2021 camp season.

We are writing to you today, first and foremost, to express tremendous gratitude.

Hakarat HaTov, literally “recognizing the good”, is an important and fundamental principle in our community. We, at Camp Stone, want to express our Hakarat HaTov to everyone receiving this email for your unwavering support, especially this past summer. Whether you provided financial assistance through your donated tuition dollars, participated in Indoor World, or connected with the Camp Stone community in other ways, together we had an incredibly successful, albeit different, summer experience.

There is no substitute for being in Sugar Grove, Pennsylvania, and this summer, B’ezrat Hashem, we will be back at Camp Stone, in person, in full force.

To achieve that goal, we must continue to ensure the financial success of our home away from home that we all know and love so deeply. The logo on top, featuring the slogan “Stone. Forever.” also features a Ner Tamid, an “eternal flame.” The year 1969, etched into the logo, is the year camp was founded. Symbolically, the overall image represents the idea that Camp Stone began many years ago and must endure forever, always burning brightly, and always an integral part of our collective conscience.

On that note, we are excited to announce that our annual Chanukah Campaign will be a raffle taking place over all 8 nights of Chanukah with prizes for both campers and parents/alumni!!

Please go back to the web page  to purchase raffle tickets and help us achieve 100% participation from our entire camp community!

Looking forward to being in touch with all of you in the near future.


Yakov & Estee, Co-Directors