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Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
National Camps Association series
Camp Biluim sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 28; Series 2-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
National Camps Association series
Camp Biluim sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
28
Series
2-2
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1968-1971
Physical Description
5 cm of textual records
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Admin History/Bio
Camp Biluim was founded in 1961 under the auspices of the Zionist Organization of Canada as a national leadership training institute for Canadian youth. Originally located in Huntsville Ontario, the camp moved to Mont Tremblant, Quebec, in 1976, where it shared its land and facilities with Camp Kinneret, another ZOC-owned summer camp. The purpose of the camp was to provide practical and transferable leadership training to slightly older Canadian Jewish youths, most of whom were members of Young Judaea. Many Camp Biluim graduates later returned to ZOC summer camps as counsellors or found senior administrative positions in Canadian Young Judaea.
Camp Biluim was administered by the National Camps Association in conjunction with the regional committee, although daily operation and staffing of the summer camp was provided by Canadian Young Judaea. The camp still exists today under the full administrative operation of Canadian Young Judaea.
Scope and Content
The sub-series consists of files created between 1968 and 1971. These files include Camp Biluim Committee meeting minutes and reports, executive correspondence, financial records, staffing records, press and publicity records and several photographs of the camp's waterfront.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Ontario Camps Association series
Camp Biluim sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 1-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Ontario Camps Association series
Camp Biluim sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
28-1
Series
1-1
Material Format
textual record
Date
1963-1967
Physical Description
3 folders of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Camp Biluim was founded in 1961 under the auspices of the Zionist Organization of Canada as a national leadership training institute for Canadian youth. Originally located in Huntsville Ontario, the camp moved to Mont Tremblant, Quebec in 1976, where it remains today under the full operation of Canadian Young Judaea. The purpose of the camp was to provide practical and transferable leadership training to a slightly older group of Jewish Canadian youths, most of whom were members of Young Judaea. Many Camp Biluim graduates later returned to ZOC summer camps as counsellors or found senior administrative positions in Canadian Young Judaea.
Camp Biluim was co-administered by the National Camps Association, and during its period in Ontario, the Ontario Camps Association. However, daily operation and staffing of the summer camp was provided by Canadian Young Judaea.
Scope and Content
The sub-series consists of files created between 1963 and 1967, including executive correspondence, programming records, and procedure records.
Name Access
Canadian Young Judaea
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Young Judaea series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 4; File 18
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Young Judaea series
Level
File
Fonds
28-1
Series
4
File
18
Material Format
textual record
Date
1963
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of the inspection report (file # SC-104) and laboratory analyses of water supplied at Camp Biluim. These reports were submitted by the Ontario Department of Health.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Young Judaea series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 4; File 17
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Young Judaea series
Level
File
Fonds
28-1
Series
4
File
17
Material Format
textual record
Other Title Information
minutes of meetings and correspondence
Date
1960-1964
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of a listing of members of the Camp Biluim Committee, notices and invitations for committee meetings and minutes of meetings.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
National Camps Association series
Camp Biluim sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28; Series 2-2; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
National Camps Association series
Camp Biluim sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
2-2
File
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[196-?]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of a group photograph of campers and staff at Camp Biluim.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Young Judaea series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 4; File 16
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Young Judaea series
Level
File
Fonds
28-1
Series
4
File
16
Material Format
textual record
Date
1963-1968
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of correspondence regarding the finances of Camp Biluim, the statement of revenue and expenditure, lists of purchases and supplies, and the site description of Camp Biluim.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Young Judaea series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 4; File 19
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Young Judaea series
Level
File
Fonds
28-1
Series
4
File
19
Material Format
textual record
Date
1961-1963
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of outlines of discussions, drama, research and other programming activities.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Young Judaea series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 4; File 21
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Young Judaea series
Level
File
Fonds
28-1
Series
4
File
21
Material Format
textual record
Date
1961-1964
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of correspondence regarding potential staff of Camp Biluim.
Access Restriction
Closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing the records.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 22; Item 129
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Level
Item
Fonds
22
Item
129
Material Format
textual record
Date
1964
Physical Description
1 item
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Young Judaea series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 4; File 22
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Young Judaea series
Level
File
Fonds
28-1
Series
4
File
22
Material Format
textual record
Date
[197-?]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of an invitation to attend Visitor's Day and directions to Camp Biluim.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Young Judaea series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 4; File 15
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Young Judaea series
Level
File
Fonds
28-1
Series
4
File
15
Material Format
textual record
Date
1961-1965
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of promotional material for Camp Biluim, a report on the campers for the 1961 season, and correspondence regarding potential campers.
Access Restriction
Closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing the records.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Young Judaea series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 4; File 36
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Young Judaea series
Level
File
Fonds
28-1
Series
4
File
36
Material Format
textual record
Date
1963
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of the Shalom Day Camp Director's report for the 1963 summer season. It also contains a hand-written draft of the report.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Canadian Young Judaea series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28; Series 3; File 16
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Canadian Young Judaea series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
3
File
16
Material Format
textual record
Other Title Information
minutes of camp meetings and reports
Date
1973-1975
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of a Camp Biluim presentation report and correspondence regarding meetings of the Canadian Zionist Camps Committee.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Young Judaea series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 4; File 28
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Young Judaea series
Level
File
Fonds
28-1
Series
4
File
28
Material Format
textual record
Date
1963
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of the Camp Shalom Programme Report for the 1963 season. This report was prepared by the acting Programme Director, Allan Levi.
Name Access
Allan Levi
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Young Judaea series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 4; File 45
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Young Judaea series
Level
File
Fonds
28-1
Series
4
File
45
Material Format
textual record
Date
1960-1964
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of correspondence, minutes of meetings, listings of committee members, memoranda, and briefs.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Young Judaea series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 4; File 46
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Young Judaea series
Level
File
Fonds
28-1
Series
4
File
46
Material Format
textual record
Date
1959-1964
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of minutes of meetings of the Ontario Zionist Camps Committee regarding proposals for national staff application forms for Young Judaea summer camps, establishing day camps staffed by Young Judaea leaders and programming issues. This committee is chaired by Dr. Mark Zimmerman. The file also contains notices of upcoming meetings.
Name Access
Dr. Mark Zimmerman
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2004-5-37
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-5-37
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
36 photographs : b&w and hand col. (12 negatives) ; 13 x 18 cm or smaller
Date
1938-1943
Scope and Content
Accession consists of photographs taken at Camp Balfour Manor on Morrison Lake in Muskoka, Ontario and Camp Yungvelt in Pickering, Ontario. Scenes include a group of young people on the steps of a building, a Shabbat service, a flag lowering ceremony, boxing lessons, an arts and crafts class, and a photograph of Hyman Riegelhaupt at Camp Yungvelt.
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
National Camps Association series
Administration sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28; Series 2-1; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
National Camps Association series
Administration sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
2-1
File
5
Material Format
textual record
Date
1975
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of notices of annual drafts of personnel, correspondence and camp staff salary guidelines.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee series
Photograph collection sub-series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 61; Series 2-2; File 49; Item 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee series
Photograph collection sub-series
Level
Item
Fonds
61
Series
2-2
File
49
Item
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1980
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 11 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of a group of young boys playing outside in the snow at the northern branch of the Y.M.-Y.W.H.A.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Cowan family fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 102; File 90; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Cowan family fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
102
File
90
Item
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1965
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of CIT counsellor girls taken in 1965. Trudy Cowan is one of the girls photographed. Seated in a plaid shirt in the front row is Renee Barsh.
Notes
Photograph is by Willy Lobel.
Name Access
Barsh, Renee
Subjects
Camps
Places
Huntsville (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Cowan family fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 102; File 90; Item 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Cowan family fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
102
File
90
Item
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1965
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 36 x 29 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of CIT counsellors taken in 1965. Trudy Cowan is one of the girls photographed. Identified in the photo; Adrienne Haas, Valerie Bricks, Judy Resnick, Stephen Kay, Susan Fisher, Marlene Rosenfeld, Bailey Davidson, Ellie Chitel, Trudy Cowan, Denise London, Gail Cohen, Candy Burstein, Lynn Gordon, Steven Green, Shelley Freeman, Laurie Lubin, Leslie Goldenberg, Donna Lebo, Susan Applebaum, Risa Stein, Jay Schwartz, Carolyn Wainberg, Murray Singer and Zevi Shainhouse.
Notes
Photograph is by Willy Lobel.
Name Access
Barsh, Renee
Subjects
Camps
Places
Huntsville (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee series
Photograph collection sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 61; Series 2-2; File 49
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee series
Photograph collection sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
61
Series
2-2
File
49
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1953], 1980
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w and col. ; 21 x 26 and 11 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of two photographs of Camp Winterland at the Bloor JCC and the Northern JCC.[Bassken?], C.T. Gloria Borden, Mark Olfer and Billy Goldstein.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2016-10-1
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2016-10-1
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
2 folders of textual records
Date
1948-1951
Scope and Content
Accession consists of counter cheques, cancelled cheques, Statements of Account, deposit slips, promissory notes (1948-1950), a 1948 realty tax bill, an invoice from E. Hoffman Machinery Supply and letter of assignment of lien. Also included is a 1951 Camp Kvutza season price fees, a letter to parents, and a promotional pamphlet.
Administrative History
Camp Kvutza was a summer camp for children and adults and was promoted as the summer home of the Labour Zionist Movement. It was situated in Lowbanks, Ontario on the shores of Lake Erie. The children's program (ages 7-16) included swimming, baseball, basketball, ping-pong, arts and crafts, sabbath programs, Hebrew and Yiddish instruction, and Israeli songs and dances. The donor's father was associated with the camp.
Subjects
Camps
Labor Zionism
Name Access
Camp Kvutza (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2018-9-5
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2018-9-5
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 20 x 90 cm
Date
1942
Scope and Content
Item is a panoramic group portrait of Camp Winnebagoe campers taken in 1942. Identified are brother and sister Lyle Steinberg (third row up, the sixth boy from the right) and Shiela Steinberg (seated in the front row, second from the left). Later—possibly in 1947—the family changed its name to Stanway.
Custodial History
Margot Freedman, the daughter of Lyle Stanway (né Steinberg), one of the children identified in the portrait, donated the photograph to the Ontario Jewish Archives, Blankenstein Family Heritage Centre.
Use Conditions
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Subjects
Camps
Portraits, Group
Name Access
Camp Winnebagoe
Places
Muskoka (Ont. : District municipality)
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Client Agency Correspondence series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 18; File 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Client Agency Correspondence series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
18
File
8
Material Format
textual record
Date
11 Jan. 1963
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence about Camp Massad.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Mimi Wise fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 16; Item 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Mimi Wise fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
16
Item
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1946
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of a group of campers at Camp Winnebagoe, taken during the summer of 1946. Mimi Wise was one of the counselors at the camp and is pictured on the far left. The other counselor pictured is Miss. [?] Dicker.
Subjects
Camps
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Accession Number
2003-6-6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
National Camps Association series
Camp Hagshamah sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 28; Series 2-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
National Camps Association series
Camp Hagshamah sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
28
Series
2-3
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1968-1976
Physical Description
6 cm of textual records
12 photographs : col. and b&w ; 9 x 14 cm
Admin History/Bio
Camp Hagshama was founded in 1948 by the Zionist Organization of Canada as a summer camp for children between the ages of 9 and 13. It was administered by the National Camps Association in conjunction with the regional committee, although, daily operations and staffing were provided by Canadian Young Judaea.
Camp Hagshama was located in Mont Tremblant, Quebec. The Camp merged with Camp Kinneret in 1976, after it began to experience financial problems.
Scope and Content
The sub-series consists of files created between 1968 and 1976 These files include Camp Hagshama Committee meeting minutes and reports, financial records, executive correspondence, staffing and administrative records, director's reports, press and publicity, legal records, Hagshama Commission correspondence and reports, a councellor's manual, a camper's yearbook, and several photographs of the camp.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
National Camps Association series
Camp Hatikvah sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 28; Series 2-4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
National Camps Association series
Camp Hatikvah sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
28
Series
2-4
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1963-1979
Physical Description
10 cm of textual records
1 photograph : col. ; 9 x 14 cm
Admin History/Bio
Camp Hatikvah was founded in 1956 by the Zionist Organization of Canada as a summer camp for Jewish youth between the ages of 9 and 13. Located in Oyama, British Columbia, Camp Hatikvah served as the only Zionist camp for the Western region of Canada. Most of the campers came from British Columbia and Alberta.
Camp Hatikvah was administered by the National Camps Association in conjunction with the regional committee, although, daily operation and staffing was provided by Canadian Young Judaea. The Zionist Organization of Canada ended operation of the camp in the late 1970s due to financial instability and an emboiled legal battle with the Vancouver Jewish community over ownership. In 1979, ZOC transfered the land title to the Vancouver community's Camp Hatikvah Foundation, which has been in charge of operating the camp ever since.
Scope and Content
The sub-series consists of files created between 1963 and 1979. These files include: financial records, Hatikvah Committee meeting minutes, reports and correspondence, staffing and administration records, camp director reports, executive correspondence, programming, press and publicity, legal records, and photographs of the camp.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
National Camps Association series
Camp Kadima sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 28; Series 2-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
National Camps Association series
Camp Kadima sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
28
Series
2-5
Material Format
textual record
Date
1958-1976
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Camp Kadimah was founded in 1948 by the Zionist Organization of Canada as a summer camp for youth between the ages of 9 and 13. Located on Lake William in Lunenberg, Nova Scotia, Camp Kadimah served as the sole Zionist camp for the Maritime provinces.
Camp Kadimah was administered by the National Camps Association in conjunction with the regional committee, although, daily operation and staffing was provided by Canadian Young Judaea. The camp is still in use today under the leadership of Canadian Young Judaea.
Scope and Content
The sub-series consists of files created between 1958 and 1976, including: Camp Kadimah Committee meeting minutes and reports, property records, financial records, and press and publicity documents.
Name Access
National Zionist Camps Committee
national zionist camps association
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
National Camps Association series
Camp Kinneret sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 28; Series 2-6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
National Camps Association series
Camp Kinneret sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
28
Series
2-6
Material Format
textual record
Date
1971-1977
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Camp Kinneret opened for its first summer season in 1976 after a merger with Camp Hagshama. The camp was located in Mont Tremblant, Quebec and also shared its site with Camp Biluim, the summer leadership institute operated by the Zionist Organization of Canada. The camp served the Eastern region youth between the ages of 9 and 13.
Camp Kinneret was administered by the National Camps Association in conjunction with the regional committee, however, the daily operation and staffing was provided by Canadian Young Judaea. The camp still exists today and is operated by Canadian Young Judaea.
Scope and Content
The sub-series consists of files created betwwen 1976 and 1977. These files include: Camp Kinneret Committee meeting minutes and reports, executive correspondence, financial records, and press and publicity documents.
Name Access
National Zionist Camps Committee
national zionist camps association
Camp Haghsama
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
National Camps Association series
Camp Shalom sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 28; Series 2-7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
National Camps Association series
Camp Shalom sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
28
Series
2-7
Material Format
textual record
Date
1967-1976
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Camp Shalom was founded in 1948 by the Zionist Organization of Canada as a summer camp for youth between the ages of 9 and 13. Located in Gravenhurst, Ontario, Camp Shalom was one of the most successful of the Zionist camps.
Camp Shalom was administered by the National Camps Association in conjunction with the regional committee, although, the daily operation and staffing of the camp was provided by Canadian Young Judaea. The camp still exists today and is jointly operated by the Toronto Zionist Council and Canadian Young Judaea.
Scope and Content
The sub-series consists of files created between 1967 and 1976. These files include: executive correspondence, financial records, programming records, and press and publicity documents.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
National Camps Association series
Camp Solelim sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 28; Series 2-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
National Camps Association series
Camp Solelim sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
28
Series
2-8
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1969-1976
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
2 photographs : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm
Admin History/Bio
Camp Solelim was founded in 1965 by the Zionist Organization of Canada as a leadership camp for Canadian Jewish youth between the ages of 14 and 15. The camp was located just outside of Sudbury, Ontario and was administered by the National Camps Association in conjunction with the regional committee. However, daily operation and staffing for the camp was provided by Canadian Young Judaea. The camp is still in operation today under the auspices of Canadian Young Judaea.
Scope and Content
The sub-series consists of files created between 1969 and 1976. These files include: Camp Solelim Committee meeting minutes, correspondence and reports, financial records, programming records, office and administrative records, press and publicity documents, executive correspondence, and photographs of the camp.
Name Access
National Zionist Camps Committee
national zionist camps association
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Ontario Camps Association series
Camp Massad sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 1-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Ontario Camps Association series
Camp Massad sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
28-1
Series
1-2
Material Format
textual record
Date
1957-1970
Physical Description
5 cm of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Camp Massad was located in Torrance, Ontario, in the heart of the Muskokas, and was therefore under the jurisdiction of the Ontario Camps Association. It was a summer camp for Jewish Canadian youth co-sponsored by the Zionist Organization of Canada and Karen Hatarbut.
Scope and Content
The sub-series consists of files created between 1957 and 1974. The files include: staffing records, office and administration records, camper-produced publications, financial records, and executive correspondence.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Ontario Camps Association series
Camp Shalom sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 1-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Ontario Camps Association series
Camp Shalom sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
28-1
Series
1-3
Material Format
textual record
Date
1965-1978
Physical Description
51 cm of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Camp Shalom was founded in 1948 by the Zionist Organization of Canada as a summer camp for youth between the ages of 9 and 13. Located in Gravenhurst, Ontario, Camp Shalom was one of the most successful of the Zionist camps. Camp Shalom was under the direct supervision of the Ontario Camps Association, which received its guidelines and standards from the National Camps Association. However, the daily operation and staffing of the camp was provided by Young Judaea. The camp still exists today and is jointly operated by the Toronto Zionist Council and Canadian Young Judaea.
Scope and Content
The sub-series consists of files created between 1965 and 1978. These files include: staffing records, staff contracts, camper registration records, press and publicity records, programming and procedure records, office and administration records, director's reports, and Camp Shalom Committee meeting minutes, correspondence and reports.
Access Restriction
Partially closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing some of the records.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Ontario Camps Association series
Camp Solelim sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 1-4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Ontario Camps Association series
Camp Solelim sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
28-1
Series
1-4
Material Format
textual record
moving images
Date
1965, 1974, 2003
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
3 film reels (ca. 1 hr.) : col. ; Super 8 mm
1 videocassette (ca. 1 hr.) : col. ; VHS
Admin History/Bio
Camp Solelim was founded in 1965 by the Zionist Organization of Canada as a leadership camp for Canadian Jewsih youth between the ages of 14 and 15. The camp was located just outside of Sudbury, Ontario and was under the direct supervision of the Ontario Camps Association, who recieved their standards and guidelines from the National Camps Association. However, daily operation and staffing of the camp was provided by Canadian Young Judaea, which still operates the camp today.
Scope and Content
The sub-series consists of procedure records, press and publicity records, programming records, financial records, and a visitor's day camp booklet, created between 1965 and 1968. The sub-series also contains 3 film reels created in 1974 and 1 videocassette transfer of those reels, depicting various camp activities.
Name Access
Camp Solelim
Canadian Young Judaea
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28; Series 5; File 17
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
5
File
17
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28; Series 5; File 18
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
5
File
18
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28; Series 5; File 19
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
5
File
19
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2003-10-4
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2003-10-4
Material Format
moving images
Physical Description
1 videocassette : b&w, si., VHS
Date
1943
Scope and Content
Accession consists of one VHS videocassette copy of an 8mm silent film that was taken by Hy Rossman of campers at Camp Tamarack in 1943. The film includes scenes of the boys engaged in activities at camp as well as "mess hall" gatherings, training sessions and drills
Administrative History
Hy Rossman was the father of one of the campers. The donor, Dr. Martin Wolfish, was a friend of his son and was a camper in 1943 as well.
Descriptive Notes
A clip of the film can be viewed at: //www.youtube.com/embed/eFGNoca4vkw
Subjects
Camps
Children
Name Access
Camp Tamarack
Rossman, Hy
Places
Bracebridge, Ont.
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Camp photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 5; Item 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Camp photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
5
Item
4
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[195-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of a group of young campers seated in a canoe and standing near the shore of a lake. The boys are all holding fishing rods. The camp is probably Camp Northland, where Bill worked as a counselor.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Accession Number
2004-5-96
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Camp photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 5; Item 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Camp photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
5
Item
8
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1962
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of a group of young campers seated on the ground in a country setting, with camp counselors and staff people.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Accession Number
2004-5-96
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Camp photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 5; Item 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Camp photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
5
Item
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1956
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 10 x 12 cm and 9 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of a group of young boys hiking through a grass field that leads into a wooded area. At the front and rear of the line are two older men.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Accession Number
2004-5-96
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Camp photographs series
Level
Series
ID
Fonds 33; Series 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Camp photographs series
Level
Series
Fonds
33
Series
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1940-1962
Physical Description
13 photographs : b&w (6 negatives) ; 21 x 26 or smaller
Scope and Content
This series consists of photographs of various Jewish camps in Ontario. Bill Stern either worked as a counselor at the camps, or had some affiliation through his work with the Hamilton Jewish Community Centre and the Hamilton Council of Jewish Organizations.
The photographs have been arranged chronologically and described at the item level.
Accession Number
1980-2-1
2004-5-96
2006-2-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dora Till fonds
Mothers' and Babes' Summer Rest Home Association series
Programming and events sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 52; Series 1-5; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dora Till fonds
Mothers' and Babes' Summer Rest Home Association series
Programming and events sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
52
Series
1-5
File
1
Material Format
textual record
Date
[192-]-[193-], 1953
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
1 poster
Scope and Content
Of particular interest in this file is a cardboard poster outlining the rest home's schedule and routine, written in Yiddish.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Executive director series
Subject files sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 61; Series 1-1; File 28
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Executive director series
Subject files sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
61
Series
1-1
File
28
Material Format
textual record
Date
1954-1955
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Camp Fundale was a day camp for children between the ages of eight and thirteen. It was overseen by the Jewish Camp Council and operated out of the Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. at Spadina Avenue and Bloor Street.
Scope and Content
This file contains program material, counselor training material, an end of season report and correspondence relating to the operation of Camp Fundale.
Accession Number
2004-5-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Executive director series
Subject files sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 61; Series 1-1; File 29
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Executive director series
Subject files sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
61
Series
1-1
File
29
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1953-1960
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records
21 photographs : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Admin History/Bio
Camp Playtyme was a day camp for children aged six and seven. It was run by the Jewish Camp Council and operated out of the Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. at Spadina Avenue and Bloor Street.
Scope and Content
This file contains program material, counselor training material, membership reports, financial records, a parent's guide and photographs from 1953-4 of the children partaking in the various camp activities.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Accession Number
2004-5-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Executive director series
Subject files sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 61; Series 1-1; File 30
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Executive director series
Subject files sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
61
Series
1-1
File
30
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1953-1958
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
4 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Admin History/Bio
Camp Winterland was a winter day camp for children aged six to ten, sponsored by the Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. It ran through the Christmas holidays at the Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. at Spadina Avenue and Bloor Street.
Scope and Content
This file contains program material, reports, financial material and four photographs of children partaking in craft activities and eating lunch at Camp Winterland.
Accession Number
2004-5-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Community Relations Committee series
Anti-Semitism Cases sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 5-3; File 41
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Community Relations Committee series
Anti-Semitism Cases sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
5-3
File
41
Material Format
textual record
Date
1937-1938
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence regarding a "Gentiles Only" sign at Clapperton's Camps in Port Loring, Ontario.
Notes
Previously processed and cited as part of MG8 S.
Subjects
Camps
Places
Port Loring (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Isaac Matenko fonds
Workmen's Circle series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 89; Series 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Isaac Matenko fonds
Workmen's Circle series
Level
Item
Fonds
89
Series
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1928]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.5 x 9 cm
Admin History/Bio
Founded in the 1920s, Camp Yungvelt was a Yiddish summer camp for Jewish children. It was originally situated on Lake Wilcox, but later moved to Pickering, where it operated until it closed in the 1950s. It was established by the Workmen's Circle and affiliated with the I.L. Peretz Schools. Camp Yungvelt was known for accepting the children of poor immigrants for a fraction of the regular fee.
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Isaac Matenko and Gelberg (a teacher at I.L. Peretz School) standing in front of a tent at Camp Yungvelt in Pickering, Ontario.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Education and extracurricular activities sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 4; Series 1-4; File 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Education and extracurricular activities sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
4
Series
1-4
File
6
Material Format
textual record
Date
1973-1998
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists correspondence and an information booklet relating to Camp Massad and Camp White Pine.
Source
Archival Descriptions
50 records – page 1 of 1.

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