What's New at Camp Pinebrook

Value of the Week: RESPECT

As we are concluding week five, we at Camp Pinebrook have been focused on our weekly value: respect.  All week long, counselors and staff have been emphasizing the importance of showing honor, admiration, and regard for others.  Campers have been exploring ways to demonstrate respect, whether it be for one another in their bunks, to Continue Reading »

Faces of Camp Pinebrook Feature: Introducing Jo

If you have picked up or dropped your child off at Camp Pinebrook, you’ve already met Jo, Unit Head and undeniably one of the friendliest and sweetest staff members at CP.  Working with our campers from early drop off through late pick up and all day long in between, here are some fun facts to Continue Reading »

Camp Pinebrook Core Value: Teamwork

As week four marches along, we at Camp Pinebrook have been focused on our weekly value: teamwork.  All week long counselors and staff have been emphasizing the importance of working together to achieve and accomplish, and campers have been seeing the value of partnership as they enjoy their daily activities, from cooking to buddy checks Continue Reading »

Faces at Camp Pinebrook Feature: Introducing Janet

Camp Pinebrook’s Director of Programming, Janet is one of the first faces your campers will see every morning.  Always warm and smiling, Janet is full of creative ideas and energy. Here are five fun facts about Janet: During the rest of the year, you can catch Janet teaching Special Education at Westchester Day School. She Continue Reading »

Day camp children in a circle smiling

Highlight Reel: Week III

Another fabulous week at Camp Pinebrook has flown by! We are excited to share some highlights in our weekly highlight reel: Campers showed off their dancing moves with Rabbi Jesse, who taught everyone classics like the Hokey Pokey and Chickaboom! Creating and consuming refreshing fizzy lemonade in Discovery! Building animal puppets and sculptures in Art! Continue Reading »

Camp Pinebrook, Reform Day Camp, and Audacious Hospitality

Camp Pinebrook is Reform Judaism’s only day camp located in the NYC Metro Area.  We are proud to be founded by Temple Israel of New Rochelle and excited to support the Reform community and progressive values honoring the diversity that is part of Judaism today. We have built a home for our campers where they Continue Reading »

Faces at Camp Pinebrook Feature: Introducing Gail

Camp Pinebrook’s own medical professional, known affectionately as Nurse Gail, is a friendly face campers see all around Pinebrook — popping into bunks and activities to check in, always at lunch, and otherwise in her well equipped office for any medical concerns or minor boo boos around the clock. Here are a few fun things Continue Reading »

Highlight Reel: Week II

Our second week at Camp Pinebrook was jam-packed with excitement!  From celebrating July 4th with firework art (read: glitter), sprinklers and tumbling, to an extended free swim on an extra hot day, to a joyous song session with Temple Israel of New Rochelle Cantor Schloss, to discovering that that their beans had sprouted, our campers Continue Reading »

Five Core Values

One of the special things that distinguishes Camp Pinebrook are our five core values that are reinforced and emphasized in all we do.  We understand respect, community, encouragement, teamwork, and compassion to be fundamental cornerstones to creating a safe and meaningful camp experience where our children will not only have a blast, but they will Continue Reading »

Faces at Camp Pinebrook Feature: Introducing Sabrina

Swim Director Sabrina is thrilled to be a part of the Camp Pinebrook team!  Hopefully your families received a letter from her yesterday including information from the American Red Cross about what to expect at the various different levels of swim as well as a personalized note about your own child(ren)’s progress.  Always smiling and Continue Reading »