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My Camp George Journey To Judaism – Bella Rethazy

My Camp George Journey To Judaism – Bella Rethazy

My Camp George Journey To Judaism - Bella Rethazy   I have had the privilege of being involved with Camp George, NFTY-NEL, and Temple Sinai’s youth group (LOTSSY), which have all greatly strengthened my ties to Judaism. I have been able to grow as a leader and...

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Camp…It’s a Real Job!

Camp…It’s a Real Job!

The importance of having camp on your resume Common themes often come up when people discuss their motivations for returning to camp as staff. People say they come back to camp to reconnect with friends, learn new skills, and spend time on Maple Lake. What often gets...

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Why We Love Camp – Barak Campers

Why We Love Camp – Barak Campers

Why We Love Camp George It's hard to describe why we love camp in a blog post but we're going to try. Camp George is a great place where campers turn into the next leaders of camp. We have been going here for 9 years and we love this place so much. We’re going to...

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Camp George 2023 Playlist: The Songleaders’ Favourites!

Camp George 2023 Playlist: The Songleaders’ Favourites!

Camp George 2023 Playlist: The Songleaders' Favourites!   During our unforgettable 25th summer, we've crafted a tapestry of incredible memories, with music and prayer weaving seamlessly into the fabric of these cherished moments. Guiding us on this melodious...

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Keeping the energy into second session

Keeping the energy into second session

  Keeping the energy into second session:   As we settle into the second session, camp feels quieter. This is no surprise. A full summer at camp is quite long, with only a small session break. As a staff member, it’s nice to have a day off every week, but we...

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Meet The Person Behind The Camera: Austin Collins

Meet The Person Behind The Camera: Austin Collins

Summer after summer, parents entrust their most precious cargo—their children—to summer camps all over the nation. The foundation that allows these summer camps to flourish is built on a vital element: trust. As parents, they place their faith in the capable hands of...

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Meet Our Senior Cornerstone Fellow & Their Shiputzim

Meet Our Senior Cornerstone Fellow & Their Shiputzim

As a senior Cornerstone Fellow, I was assigned to come up with a Shiputzim (project idea) that I believe would benefit our camp. I attended the cornerstone retreat where I worked along side other selected senior fellows and Jewish educators. We all came into the trip...

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