By: Director Jeff Rose
Wahoooo!! Camp is just around the corner! This is such an exciting time of year – in a matter of weeks and days we will open the camp gates to greet first our Hanhallah (camp leadership), then our camp staff and finally, our campers! We are thrilled to once again be welcoming close to 500 campers at camp this summer! We are so grateful for the opportunity to provide each member of our camp community a magical, transformative, Jewish summer camp experience.
This summer will be another exciting one on Maple Lake! With lots of new additions to our camp program – we continue to grow and to learn from your feedback about what is important to you!
New for summer 2013:
- Stand up paddle boards – it’s all the rage!! We have added paddle boards to our paddle sports program.
- Water system upgrades! We have a brand new system for this summer that will enhance our water pressure throughout camp! Friday afternoons will never be the same again J
- Israel programming! Our group of talented Shinshim (Israeli staff members) are creating dynamic programs to enrich our specialty activities.
- NEW cabins! The cabins will be ready for the start of first session! We are so excited for our youngest campers to have a brand new home!
- And Our amazing group of caring staff members have been planning, NEW, innovative and fantastic programs for the camp community!
The excitement is mounting! We are also very proud to continue our award winning communications plan! Over the summer, you can expect:
- Daily tweets about with programmatic updates like, “K3 is at canoe!”
- 75 Daily photos uploaded to Bunk 1
- Daily Facebook updates with links to:A weekly round-up Shabbat email!
- Minimum of 3 videos per week
- Minimum of 3 blog posts per week
Make sure to follow us and we will continue to keep our entire community up-to-date with all that is happening at Camp George!!!
We are looking forward to seeing you all, very soon, at camp!
Jeff Rose, Director