The Feeling of Coming “Home”

By Marnie Gontovnick, Alumni Coordinator Camp B’nai Brith of Ottawa has been home to thousands of people – campers, staff and supervisors – for almost 85 years. Once we make the decision to leave home and spend our summers in the...

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Camp as a Formative Jewish Experience

By Larry Ginsburg, Head of Jewish Life What is a Jewish experience? I mean, truly, beyond the synagogue, beyond the classroom – what do we want when we say that we hope our kids are “experiencing Jewishness”? In many cases, what it comes...

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Preparing First Time Campers

By Justin Shulman, Assistant Director With less than 8 weeks left until camp, it won’t be long before CBB of Ottawa is in full swing with General Swim, A&C, Waterfront, and more. The lead up to camp is a busy one. It is right about now where...

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A Lifetime of CBB

By Pam (Rosenberg) Swedko, Board Member Back in the 80s, when my life revolved around summers at CBB, there was no website with a perpetual countdown to the first day of camp, but we knew exactly how many days there were to go (maybe not to the...

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Camp Connections that Last all Year

By Pam (Rosenberg) Swedko, Board Member Camp B’nai Brith of Ottawa has taken the camp experience and extended it all year long by partnering with a number of Jewish agencies, being part of important community events and giving campers and their...

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#ThankstoCamp

By Abby (Gail) Greenberg, Head Office Administrator and Marketing Coordinator CBB is so excited to be among the many camps and organizations participating this year in the social media campaign for the #ThankstoCamp movement. #ThankstoCamp is a...

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