Session 3 Recap

Session 3 Recap

It may be the end of Summer 2021, but it is certainly not the end of our Sci-Tech story! Take a trip down memory lane by checking out our recap of Session 3 by watching the above video.  To watch the films campers created in Digital Film Production during Session 3,...
From #BackToByfield to Returning Back Home

From #BackToByfield to Returning Back Home

We still can’t believe that Summer 2021 has already come and gone. Tonight is the first Shabbat In 8 weeks that our sanctuary spaces aren’t full of campers, staff, and faculty singing our favorite camp tunes. We will miss seeing the orange sunsets as we head into...
Pi Day 2020: Help Sci-Tech become someone's SECRET INGREDIENT!

Pi Day 2020: Help Sci-Tech become someone's SECRET INGREDIENT!

What is Pi Day??? Pi Day is an annual celebration of the mathematical constant π (Pi). Pi Day is observed on March 14 (3/14 in the month/day /date format) since 3, 1, and 4 are the first three significant digits of π. It’s also Sci-Tech’s annual...
From fail to fail, mistake to mistake, growth to growth

From fail to fail, mistake to mistake, growth to growth

Every evening at URJ SciTech West, ahead of an always-epic Erev Big Bang, the campers are asked these questions, “What do you know about science that you did not know when you woke up this morning?” and “What did you fail at today?” The responses are honest, poignant,...
Science, Music, and Judaism: Oh My!

Science, Music, and Judaism: Oh My!

By Eva Turner, Communications Manager and Songleader Working at Sci-Tech West has been an incredible and unique experience. A camp that is dedicated to the innovative spirits and the scientific minds of children growing up as part of the reform movement is something...
A Week at Sci-Tech West

A Week at Sci-Tech West

“What are the forces, rules, or powers that cause the universe to act the way it does?”   This was the prompt that launched one of our “J-lab” sessions at the URJ 6 Points Sci-Tech Academy – West last week. It was a prompt that catalyzed conversations and...