A new program has been established at camp this summer called, Omanoot. The program is designed for Garin specifically because of their wild imaginations according to Michael Natarus. Michael, Garin Unit Head, says the program is to encourage the youngest unit on camp to use their imaginations. The unit needed a program that would help them interact with each other in a tangible and Jewish way! Omanoot today was all about making “goop”. On the outside it looked messy, but it was really a way to show the kids how God separated land and water when creating the earth. The [...]
on June 13, 2012
Since today is the first official day of camp we all came together, as a whole camp, in our educational program Shiur. Ari Ballaban is our Judaic Studies Director this summer and a current student at Hebrew Union College. He planned and led our inspiring program that showed us our Shuir theme, Partners with God. In order to help campers understand the theme for the summer, they were involved in many Tikkun Olam projects around camp. Campers were sent to areas like the Old Pool, Camp K’ton Cottage and Sports Field to plant trees and paint. They worked together within [...]
on June 12, 2012
Opening day has finally arrived! Our gates opened at 2 p.m. and the check-in station was flooded with eager and excited campers asking, “What cabin am I in?” Staff was ready at their cabins to greet campers and help them unpack. Returning campers sought out their friends and new campers explored camp. By 3 o’clock most of the campers had arrived and the areas were buzzing. Mark and Max sat down with new camper parents to inform them on anything they wanted to know. And by 4 p.m. G.U.C.I.’s gates were closed as campers said their goodbyes and settled into their cabins. They [...]
on June 11, 2012
This past Wednesday all of our summer staff arrived to begin preparing for the summer. As the staff is bonding they are showing how excited and eager they are for Kallah Aleph to begin. In the next few days before the session starts they will be hard at work planning an amazing summer! Since this summer is going to be one of the best we have seen, we want to share it with you. We have planned weekly Blog and Facebook posts to keep you updated and in the loop of the happenings at G.U.C.I. Some of the events we [...]
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