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Mishkan Israel Camp In Stamford Completes 37th Season

Camp Mishkan Israel, combines recreation with cultural activities and studies for personal growth.
Camp Mishkan Israel, combines recreation with cultural activities and studies for personal growth. Photo Credit: contributed

STAMFORD, Conn. -- The Mishkan Israel Day Camp in Stamford concluded its 37th season with accolades from the campers and their parents.

The camp provided nine weeks of activities from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays for boys and girls from and Fairfield and Westchester Counties.

A typical day covered swimming with instruction at the YMCA pool, computer time, theater and song, arts and crafts, sports like basketball, volleyball and horseback riding and field trips to locations such as the Norwalk Maritime Center and the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport. Bus transportation, lunch and snacks were all included.

The Torenheim family operates the camp through the Mishkan Israel Synagogue in Trumbull.

Jacob Sigman, 12, of Stamford looks back on his experience over several summer camps and says, “This was the most original in activities and the most fun.”

His father Eric adds, “The family atmosphere, food and excellent caregiving have made the camp a fabulous experience for our children over the years.” Yaacov Stock, 9, of Trumbull says, “The sports are amazing but what I like most are the fun trips we go on.”

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