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    #Thankful for Camp: A Community in Which We Can Be Who We Are


    This #ThankfulThursday we are thankful for an accepting community in which we can be who we are, together with people who share the same values and interests. 


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  • Daylight Savings Time is Jewish?

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    Twice a year, most homes in the United States reset their clocks – we “fall back” and “spring ahead” to participate in daylight savings time. Last night, we set our clocks back by one hour, giving us more hours of sunshine in the morning.


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    #Thankful for Camp: Inspiring New Passions


    In honor of Thanksgiving, we will be celebrating #ThankfulThursday by sharing why our Sci-Tech community is thankful for camp. Throughout the month of November, watch out for a new #ThankfulThursday video each week.


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    Sci Tech Electronic Menorah Premiere


    This is just one example of the fusion of science and Judaism that’s unique to Sci-Tech – performing the rituals of the holiday, enhanced by our love of technology and cool gadgets. We get to learn and explore while celebrating our Judaism and we’re so grateful for this everyday.


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  • Asking How and Why: Exploring Science and Torah

    Each year when we dive into the Torah we make new discoveries. Complexities in the stories and texts lead to endless interpretations of what the Torah can teach us. Similarly, when embarking in scientific exploration, each time you reexamine a sample, an ecosystem, or try an experiment you can be lead to new discoveries.


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  • Open House at Governor’s Academy — RSVP Today!


    Join us on November 19 at 1:30 p.m. for an Open House at the Governor’s Academy in Byfield, MA. Meet with Director, Greg Kellner and Assistant Directors, Barak Malkin and Rachel Landman to see what’s in store for Summer! Tour our beautiful site and imagine what it will be like to live, learn and play together.


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  • Get in on the 2017 Eclipse Action

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    We are sure that by now your social media feed is full of Solar Eclipse 2017 news! Let's get in on the action together with Sci-Tech and share photos of the Eclipse from across the country.


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  • What’s Jewish About a Solar Eclipse?

    Baruch Atah Adonai, Eloheinu Melech ha-Olam, who has given us a world to explore, questions to ask, and a community with which to share them. We are thankful that God has created a world with such amazing natural wonders that raise new questions for us to discuss every day, and provide light in times of darkness.


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  • Circular Rainbows, Fractals, and Spiritual Technology

    The thoughtful use of technology can enhance Jewish spiritual practice and engagement. This summer, I was privileged to witness and facilitate a few exceptional examples of this while serving as faculty at the URJ 6 Points Sci-Tech Academy. 


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  • Session 3 TECHtalks: Living our 6

    Throughout the past 3 summers, our 5 core values of  Patience, Curiosity, Discovery, Connection, and Respect, have been exhibited and discussed in all aspects of camp. They are seen through discoveries in workshops, connections made between science and tech and Judaism at our Boker Big Bang each morning, respect we give to our hall mates and friends, the curiosity that leads us to ask question and try new activities and the patience we need as we collaborate and struggle to create our innovations.


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