By: Foundation for Jewish Camp

The Power of Sport

Type: Programs
Topics: Cornerstone

Nelson Mandela once said, “Sport has the power to change the world.” Sport has the power to change camp, too. At camp, sports evoke a variety of emotions from love to hate, joy to despair; they can create unity or division, delight or devastation. In this track, Fellows will develop skills for creating a positive culture of sport at camp. They will uncover what people gain from participation in sports and learn how to be holistic educators, recognizing that sport can be a powerful tool for achieving outcomes such as building cabin community, resolving conflict, teaching communication, or increasing self-esteem among campers. (In this Specialty Track, Fellows will spend time on the fields and courts, so please wear comfortable clothing and athletic shoes.)