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May Gazette: 12 Reasons You’re a Camp KidMay 11, 2017

12 Reasons You’re a Camp Kid! In just 52 days, we’ll be cooking delicious meals, playing sports with neighboring camps, joining heart-pumping fitness activities, and experiencing a joyful Jewish summer! Learn …Read More


Sweatbands, bike rides & toursMarch 24, 2017

Sweatbands, bike rides, tours! Just 101 days to cooking delicious meals, playing sports against neighboring camps, joining all sorts of fitness activities, and experiencing a joyful Jewish summer! Dear friends, …Read More


Brendan’s Mitzvah Project: Ride With Zeagle!March 22, 2017

Help Brendan Send Kids to Camp! For Brendan’s bar mitzvah project, he and his family are organizing an 18 mile out-and-back bike ride (with a shorter 6 mile option) to …Read More


January 2017 Zeke Gazette: Take center stage this summerJanuary 20, 2017

20 Dear friends: When we talk about Camp Zeke’s emphasis on celebrating healthy living through fitness, sports, cooking, and gourmet food, it’s easy to forget that we offer so many …Read More


December 2016 Zeke Gazette: A community based on values!December 9, 2016

Dear friends: Families often ask us, “What makes Camp Zeke different?” We love that question! For starters, we’re the only Jewish camp and teen travel program that celebrates healthy, active living …Read More


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Organic, gluten-free and locally sourced food — now available at Jewish summer campFebruary 7, 2018

“I think a lot of families are really focused on healthy living at home, and they are looking for camps that reflect those values in the camp,” said Isaac Mamaysky, who serves as the camp’s director with his wife, Lisa.

At Camp Zeke, the canteen offers a smoothie bar and trail mix instead of the traditional candy and chips. Campers can participate in a variety of exercise programs, such as yoga, martial arts, dance and climbing. And while kids still eat traditional camp offerings, such as pizza and chicken wings, they are made in healthy ways.

“We serve many of the things that you would find in other camps, it’s just they don’t come out of a box, they’re not frozen, and we’re making them from scratch and we’re making them in the healthiest possible way,” Mamaysky said.

Camp Zeke also caters to kids with food restrictions and has a separate chef dedicated to their needs.

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18 Up-And-Comers To Watch In The Camp IndustrySeptember 23, 2017

“At Camp Zeke in Lakewood, PA, campers are encouraged to celebrate and embrace a healthy and vibrant lifestyle. Throughout the summer, students learn all the skills for leading a more healthful life – from yoga, to organic cooking, to mindfulness. What’s more, the camp’s picturesque and quiet lakefront location is the ideal spot to relax.”

1,800+ Attend 43rd Annual Westchester Jewish Music & Arts FestivalAugust 22, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, NY — More than 1,800 people attended the 43rd Annual Westchester Jewish Music & Arts Festival Sunday, August 20 at the Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla.  In addition, Israeli dancing by Camp Zeke, was led by Cantor Uri Aqua throughout the day.

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