• Session 1 Reflections


    With session 1 wrapping up, our campers and staff had a lot to say about all of the wonderful moments here at camp and their experiences! Read below to find out what they said!


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  • Gear Systems and a Camp Kehillah Kedoshah


    Every community has different components that all work in tandem to create the best possible community for everyone. However, similar to the gears, if something shuts down or changes, the community will function differently and even potentially below expectation. The way that we discuss and view gear systems relates directly to the idea of a kehillah kedoshah.


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  • Lower Camp (4-7 grade) Counselors Intros!


    Our counselors are so excited to meet the campers! Read here to meet the counselors for the kids entering 4th-7th grade!


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  • Upper Camp (8-10th grade) Counselor Intros!


    Our counselors can't wait to meet the amazing campers! Read here to meet our counselors for the kids entering 8th-10th grade!


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  • Sci-Tech West Leadership Intros!


    We can't wait for Opening Day! Read here for some quick introductions to our Leadership Team!


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  • Q&A with West’s Video Game Design Instructor


    I've always wanted to know how things work. When I was a kid, I was taking apart broken vacuum cleaners, digging holes in the back yard, and building model rockets. Once out in the professional world, I was startled to find that not everyone enjoyed science as much as I did, and so I decided to weave together my two major passions - science and games - and use that help others to find their own joy and meaning in science.


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  • Summer Camp and Medical School: Overlapping Skills


    It’s another morning, and I’m up before the sun rises. I gently wake up each of the folks I’m taking care of, checking in on them. How are they feeling? How did they sleep? I meet with my co-workers to go over our plan for the day – whom we might need to spend some extra time with, who had a rough day yesterday and needs support, who requires a special meal and who might need some time alone.


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  • 7 Decades of Innovation in Israel: Computers and Software Technologies

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    Today, Israel is known worldwide as a leader in science and the hi-tech industry. During its second decade (1958-1968), the still-young nation laid the groundwork that eventually would enable its advanced institutions and hi-tech companies to flourish, creating a global center for innovation.


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  • First Year Mitzvah Project: E-Cycling!


    As Reform Jews, our goal is to work, create, and build toward a more just, joyful and compassionate world. As Sci-Tech campers, we want to use our passion for science and computers as a tool to accomplish this. 


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  • What Science Means to Me

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    Sci-Tech Camper, Samantha writes a poem about what science is to her. "Science is​ ​camp. Science​ ​is​ ​the​ ​sound​ ​of​ ​summer"


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