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How To Roast the Perfect Marshmallow

One of the best things about camp are the memories made sitting around a campfire and exchanging stories. But the best part of a campfire? Roasting marshmallows. Follow these steps, and you’re sure to have the perfect marshmallows when you go to Jewish summer camp.

1. Build a Fire

To have the perfect fire for roasting, start building your fire an hour before you break out the marshmallows. Be sure that you have a safe fire pit area and appropriate fire-starting tools. Using dry tinder such as paper or dryer lint, make a pile along with small twigs. Once the fire is lit, add in dry branches to enhance the size and longevity.

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Fundraising for Camp? Here Are Some Easy Ideas

Summer camp is often the highlight of a child’s year, but it can be difficult to figure out how you’re going to pay for this experience. Here are some fundraising ideas to keep your Jewish summer camp dreams funded.

1. Recycle for Cash

Teach kids about the value of recycling, while sending in the materials collected to a center that will pay you for items such as ink cartridges and aluminum cans!

2. Bake Sale

A classic fundraiser, have kids and parents provide homemade snacks that practically sell themselves. You can organize a bake sale with other families who are raising money for camp, or do it on your own.

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