Twenty-six camps, having a capacity of 3,000, are conducted by Y.M.H.A.’s, Y.W.H.A.’s, and Jewish Community Centers affiliated with the Jewish Welfare Board. The camps having this accommodation were opened early in July, making provision for an average stay of two weeks, and at the conclusion of the season will have provided for 12,000 boys and girls, young men and young women.
The New Jersey Federation of. Y.M.H.A.’s and Y.W.H.A.’s, operates Cedar Lake Camp for boys at Lake Tiorati, Bear Mountain, N. Y., and Camp Nah-Jee-War for girls at Barnes Lake, Central Valley, N. Y., the two camps having a capacity of 450. The Associated Y.M. and Y.W.H.A. of New England, District No. 6, conducts Camp Avoda at Lake Tispaquin, Middleborough, Mass.
The Y.M. and Y.W.H.A. of Washington Heights, New York City, this season opened Camp Woodstock at East Berne, N. Y., with accommodations for 75 girls. The largest of the camps is Surprise Lake Camp at Cold Spring. N. Y., with accommodations for 500. It makes provision for boys affiliated with Y.M.H.A.’s and Jewish Centers in New York City. The following New York City associations also maintain camps: Y.M.H.A., Y.M.H.A., Educational Alliance, Federation Settlement, Emanuel Sisterhood, and Harlem Hebrew Institute.
Camps are conducted by associations of New York state, Pennsylvania, the middle west, the south, and the Pacific coast.
Two Jewish nurses, graduates of the Nurses’ Training School, established and maintained in Warsaw by the Medical Committee of the Joint Distribution Committee, are making a tour of American hospitals.
The two nurses are Miss Sabina Schindler and Miss Estera Schabad. Recently they completed a special course at Teachers College, Columbia University, and their tour of American hospitals and nurses’ training schools was worked out in conjunction with Miss Amelia Greenwald, who organized the Warsaw school; Bernard Flexner and Joseph C. Hyman, Secretary of the J. D. C.