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With launch of four new camps, specialty sector is booming

GABE FRIEDMAN | JTA News & Features | Posted: Wednesday, February 18, 2015 10:00 am

NEW YORK — When his new camp opened last summer, Greg Kellner suspected he needed a morning ritual different from the traditional flagpole gathering at many Jewish overnight camps.

Kellner, the director of URJ Six Points Sci-Tech Academy in Byfield, Mass., a Jewish science-themed camp in the Reform movement’s network, knew his campers were more interested in science than singing, so he devised what he calls the “Boker [Hebrew for "morning"] Big Bang.”

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