A Jewish camp in Wisconsin has closed early due to a COVID outbreak
August 13, 2021
(TCJewfolk via JTA) — A Jewish summer camp in Wisconsin sent its campers and staff home three days early following a COVID outbreak affecting nine cabins.
Herzl Camp in Webster primarily serves Jews from the Twin Cities area and, as of 2019, had about 500 campers ranging from third to 11th grade. Its summer began in mid-June and was due to end on Aug. 4, but camp administrators made the decision to close early on Saturday night.
“Out of an abundance of caution and with the health of your children our number one priority, our Medical Committee and Board of Directors have made this diffic...