Camp George Blog

The Camp George Blog

Home » Camp George Blog

Top Ten Reasons To Get Married At Camp

Top Ten Reasons To Get Married At Camp

Top 10 Reasons to Get Married at Camp Live out your childhood fantasy by getting married at summer camp! Having your wedding at camp is gaining in popularity among couples. Katie Watkowski, wedding planner at The Event Design Company explains “Couples are seeking...

read more
Camp George Favourites Playlist

Camp George Favourites Playlist

We asked YOU to share your favourite camp songs. We’ve made a playlist using those songs to listen to for when you’re missing Maple Lake and to get ready for Summer 2021! We hope this will help get through the months before camp begins. We are so excited to gather...

read more
Making Summer 2020 Come To Life

Making Summer 2020 Come To Life

For the first time in 21 years, Camp George did not take place on Maple Lake. When this sad news was announced, many staff came forward to help keep our community connected and engaged this summer. They showed that our camp extends beyond Maple Lake. Nine Camp George...

read more
CIT Blog

CIT Blog

Hi, my name is Lewis Shaevel and this year I was a CIT and participated in Camp George’s Virtual CIT Program! I’ve been going to camp since 2015, and since then I can remember watching that summer’s CITs helping out in my cabin, specialty areas and having a blast...

read more
CIT Blog

CIT Blog

Hi, my name is Eli Sol and this summer I was a CIT at Camp George. I’ve had an ideal 8-year camper experience, and I’ve had the pleasure of learning and looking up to countless staff members over the years. For those of you who have been to camp, you know that camp...

read more
CIT Blog

CIT Blog

Hello! My name is Erika Rakowsky and I had the privilege of taking part of the CIT program this summer. I guess you could say that I’m a dedicated camper because I’ve done the math and I’ve spent approximately 8 years, 15 sessions, or 735 days, give or take, at camp....

read more
Physically Distant, Emotionally Close

Physically Distant, Emotionally Close

I sat down on a log around the campfire at the point of Camp George. I listened to North American folk songs and classic Hebrew chants. Surrounded by the whole camp community – from young mini menchers to faculty, we sang together and spoke of kindness and community....

read more
The Power of Having Camp On Your Resume

The Power of Having Camp On Your Resume

Hi Everyone, Mel Wasser and Erin Dessau here, writing this blog together with the power of technology.  Between the two of us we have spent over 29 (12 + 17) summers up at Maple Lake. From the youngest of campers to Unit Heads, we have each lived a full lifecycle of a...

read more
Final Reflections on Summer 2020

Final Reflections on Summer 2020

Almost two months ago, when we celebrated Camp George’s ‘virtual’ Opening Day for Summer 2020, we challenged you to ‘think camp’. We didn’t think this would be an easy task. We knew that you were grieving the loss of your summer home (or first time summer home!),...

read more