• Shabbat Korach

    “Anybody can observe the Sabbath. Making it holy surely takes the rest of the week.” – Alice Walker   As our first Shabbat draws near, I am inspired by the community that our teens, staff, and faculty have worked to build this week. One of the real beauties of this place is that each summer […]


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  • My First Day at Camp

    When I first signed up for Kutz camp, I didn’t know what to expect. Melissa Frey went to visit my congregation during my confirmation class, and she explained to me that the campers were typically new, which was great news because I would be a new camper. So now comes the day of June 20th, […]


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  • Battle of the Bunks

    Last night at the Kutz Camp, we celebrated the first full day that participants spent immersed in Kutz culture with a ‘Battle of the Bunks’ showdown! The dedicated Kutz program team and I spend all day gathering our supplies; we could tell by the reactions of other staff members when we asked for vaseline, hula […]


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  • Day 2 – And so it Begins

    Kutz Camp Opening Day was yesterday, and what a whirlwind day it was. I can hardly remember most of it. And now, we are on to Day 2. Opening Day is by nature is very structured; there is a certain process that every participant must go through, and in a very specific order. It does not resemble a typical day at Kutz Camp at all.


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  • How do you measure a year?

    As we concluded our incredible 51st summer, we were eager to bring the best of Kutz into our NFTY regions, URJ congregations, and your local communities. It’s been an incredible arc of time as we’ve now moved into our 52nd summer of Jewish camp.


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  • Welcome Josh Satok, URJ Kutz Camp Senior Assistant Director

    Following an extensive search process, I am delighted to share that Josh Satok will join our professional team as Senior Assistant Director. You’ll see from Josh’s bio below that he has a rich history of Jewish camping coupled with an impressive education and work history which will help us elevate all aspects of our camp mission and vision.


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  • 46 Bowen Road and Beyond

    Kutz is a real place. It’s physical, tangible. I’ve been there, so I know it really exists. But Kutz is also a mythical/magical place that can appear anywhere, at any time. It exists in our hearts and, it seems, everywhere I go.


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  • A New Role in a Familiar Place

    This summer, I’m returning to my old stomping grounds with a new perspective, I will be serving as the NFTY North American President at URJ Kutz Camp! After attending Kutz in 2015, returning this summer I feel a nostalgic euphoria and a new thirst for amazing opportunities for networking, and building connections.


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  • In Case You Missed It!

    For the past fifty-two weeks, we’ve measured our year by learning, laughing, and rapping Torah. It’s been an amazing journey filled with love and friends along the way.


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  • A Parent’s Perspective

    My son, Andrew Moehringer, loved going to Kutz last year! He wrote to me early in the session that he was excited (and clearly proud) to be part of this group that is the future of Reform Judaism. He loved the songleading major and was honored to be part of the fellowship program.


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