• Shabbat Shalom from Maple Lake

    Hello from sunny Maple Lake! Two weeks ago we came together as a community to celebrate our first Shabbat together. Now, as this Shabbat begins, we can hardly believe that we are going into our final days of first session! This has been such an exhilarating week at camp – Visitor’s Day on Sunday saw hundreds of family and friends at camp.


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  • Promoting Health and Wellness at Camp

    At Camp George, health and well-being is a big part of our culture. Because we are a home away from home for so many campers and staff, camp needs to be an environment that allows everyone to remain healthy and happy throughout the summer.


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  • The Dog Days of Visitor’s Day

    One of the special features Visitor's Day at Camp George is that all members of the family are welcome- two AND four legged! We love seeing our campers and their fury friends reunited and exploring camp together.


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  • Inclusivity and Acceptance: An Incredible Shabbat Experience

    Laura Wolfson, an Educator from Temple Anshe Sholom in Hamilton, ON, shares her personal thoughts on our most recent Pride Shabbat.


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  • Shabbat Shalom from Maple Lake!

    Can you believe that we are almost two weeks into first session? Time flies when you’re having fun! The weather this week has been great with sunny skies and the perfect temperature to be outside in and around Maple Lake. This week has been filled with fun and excitement including the 5th annual CG Games.


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  • Feeling Proud About Pride Shabbat

    As we get ready for this session's Pride Shabbat, Rose, a C.I.T. camper, shares her reflection on her feelings about acceptance at camp, and how she is looking forward to playing an active role in this session's Pride Shabbat.


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  • Power Portraits

    Cantor Katie Oringel from Temple Sinai shares her thoughts about a recent art project she led with a group of Barak campers.


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  • Shabbat Shalom from Maple Lake!

    After an unprecedented start to our 20th summer, we are so thrilled to be celebrating the first Shabbat together with all our campers. The irony of talking about the ‘calm before the storm,’ in last Shabbat’s message, the night before the power outage, is not lost on us.  Thank you to everyone for their amazing support as we had to make the challenging yet necessary decision to postpone the start of camp.  One day later, the campers arrived at camp with an even greater sense of anticipation and excitement, prepared for the best summer yet on Maple Lake!


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  • Takeaways from Staff Week

    As we go through the final workshops of staff training and as we put the finishing touches on cabin signs and decorations, our staff took time to reflect on the past week of learning and preparing for the arrival of our first campers of 2018.


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  • Shabbat Shalom from Maple Lake

    Shabbat Shalom from Maple Lake! Camp is buzzing with excitement as our staff community completes our final preparations before our First Session camper arrival on Sunday. We are especially excited to be celebrating our 20th summer and want to share with you some of what’s new at camp for 2018:


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