• Shabbat Sha-lympics

    Shabbat Sha-lympics by Amelia Lavranchuk, Program and Media Coordinator After a rainy Friday morning, the clouds parted and the sun appeared just in time for Shabbat! We gathered in a circle on the main lawn to welcome our first Shabbat of Session 3. The evening continued with Shabbat blessings, a delicious Shabbat dinner complete with matzoh […]


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  • The DNA of Our Community: A Shabbat Drash from Sci-Tech

    The DNA of Our Community:  A Shabbat Drash from Sci-Tech by Cantor Michelle Rubel, faculty This week’s big question is: What is your Jewish DNA? We know that DNA is the blueprint, the recipe for the foundation of life. Through our DNA, each of us is connected as a species and each of us is unique. […]


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  • Opening Day: GO!

    Opening Day: Go! by Amelia Lavranchuk, Program and Media Coordinator On Tuesday, we greeted campers arriving for the third and final session of Summer 2016! It was a beautiful, sunny day as parents pulled onto campus to drop off their campers. Our intersession campers were close at hand, enthusiastically helping counselors move bags into rooms and welcome […]


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  • TECH Talks: Session 2

    TECH Talks: Session 2 by Amelia Lavranchuk, Program and Media Coordintator As the sun began to set on our second Shabbat of Session 2, we gathered together in the Performing Arts Center to celebrate another amazing session with our second edition of TECH Talks for Summer 2016. TECH Talks give our campers the opportunity to […]


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  • Have Science, Will Travel: Trip Day Session 2

    Have Science, Will Travel: Trip Day Session 2 Yesterday, we packed our bags, loaded eight different buses, and hit the road for our session 2 trip day! Each bus headed for a different location in the morning, as campers got a chance to experience the real world implications of the subjects they are exploring in […]


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  • Session 2 Pool Party Video

    Session 2 Pool Party Video How does Sci-Tech cool down on a hot afternoon? POOL PARTY!!!  


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  • Star Wars Shabbat Video

    Star Wars Shabbat Video What happens when Sci-Tech becomes a Jedi Academy for a day? Just watch our Star Wars Shabbat video to find out!


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  • A Jew Hope: Star Wars Shabbat

    A Jew Hope: Star Wars Shabbat by Amelia Lavranchuk, Program and Media Coordinator A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away (Byfield, MA)… All seemed relatively normal as we gathered on the main lawn to welcome Shabbat! Our Shabbat celebration continued with blessings, dinner, and visual t’filah. This week during livnot campers explored the question, “what is […]


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  • “When I get my doctorate…”: Sci-Tech’s Girl Power!

    “When I get my doctorate…”: Sci-Tech’s Girl Power! by Rabbi David Levy, Faculty I recently returned from a week on faculty at URJ 6 Points Sci-Tech Academy in Byfield, Massachusetts, one of our Reform movement’s summer camps. This three-year- old affinity camp that combines science and technology with Reform Jewish living and values is an […]


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  • Session 1 2016 Video Game Design Pitch Presentations

    Session 1 2016 Video Game Design Pitch Presentations At the end of each session of the Video Game Design Workshop, campers present a “pitch” presentation to the class. Each group talks about what the development process is like, and how they incorporated Jewish values into their game. You can view their presentations here!


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