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New week, new adventures!

Posted by on August 5, 2013

It never stops here. This week, we begin play rehearsals in earnest, go on 5 trips, welcome artist-in-residence Mordechai Rosenstein, visit the JRA and maybe squeeze in some regular activities! Ultimate frisbee has been the sport of the day, arazim played in their elective and they had so much fun that they are asking for it again tomorrow! Alonim missed swim to help at the JRA so the did slip ‘n slide this afternoon. Gurim had tremendous giggles dressing up […]

Rain Rain Go Away – Mark’s Blog 8/1/13

Posted by on August 1, 2013

Horrible weather but fun all day!! No soccer, no swim but lots of cool activities happening all over camp. Today saw the first read through of the end of year show, where, traditionally, all the chanichim (campers) count how many lines they have and then complain to me about wanting more! This year’s production, as yet untitled, is a time-traveling romp through history with dances from the ages. Also look out for a special, secret tzevet song and alonim working […]

Yom Yisrael is Coming! Soccer Is Here!

Posted by on July 30, 2013

Soccer camp is going great. Yesterday was dribbling, today was passing. The coach from UKELite is English so he is teaching the chanichim how to get to the semi finals of tournaments and then lose to the Germans in a penalty shoot out (if 3 people understand that joke, that’ll do me). Yom Yisrael is approaching fast and preparations for the 10 stations and the airplane are in their final stages. I cannot reveal what the final look of everything […]

Mark’s Blog 7/26/13

Posted by on July 26, 2013

Shabbat is coming and I’ve got to get down to the eitz tefillah to enjoy the ruach. We’re all still buzzing from the Rick Recht concert last night and we’re looking forward to a restful weekend before Yom Yisrael next week. Please check out concert videos on our youtube channel – (they are being uploaded as I type!) – photos are also on bunk 1. UK Elite are coming next week and there a new round of electives, including tchouckball (google […]

Mark’s Blog 7/25/13

Posted by on July 25, 2013

So much going on!! Last chance to sign up for the soccer camp with UKElite next week. This is going to be an outstanding program and there a few places left. Email Sheryl at by midday tomorrow please. Rick Recht tonight – can’t wait to see you all. Bring your singing voices. Yom Yisrael prep is going strong. I love some of the orders we make for Yom Yisrael – I’m not going to reveal what these things are […]