New for 2015 – Camp Louise
Camp is right around the corner and we are so excited to be on the mountain soon. We have been working on lots of great new projects for summer 2015! Read about some below and get ready for an awesome summer in 21719.
Field 1 Transformation/Obstacle Course
As soon as you drive up to camp on Opening Day, you will see a brand new transformed Field 1. We can’t wait for you to enjoy the multi-level Ropes/Outdoors Obstacle Course. After being harnessed, you will be able to explore the course at a level where you feel comfortable – and challenge yourself to reach new heights!
With the success of the farm over the past few summers, we are expanding the program to include additional farmers and chickens. Our staff at the farm will also be instrumental in introducing a composting program in the Dining Hall.
In case you missed it on the Facebook page, Log Rolling is coming to Louise! Do you think you’ve got what it takes to stay on the log?
We are so happy to have lots of returning special guests this summer. Look below for just some of our special guests listed by session. With so many musical guests this summer, the hills of 21719 will certainly be alive with the sound of music!
Session 1 Long and Session 1 Short (6/21-7/3)
Artist in Residence: Jewish Chicks Rock! – Back by popular demand, our special guests Naomi Less and Glenn Grossman will work with campers to form their own bands, write their own songs, and perform a rock concert as the culmination to their work. Now in its 6th summer at Camp Louise, Jewish Chicks Rock has produced some really incredible work with campers at all levels of musical ability!
Artist in Residence: Holly Katz’ Run Louise, Run! – Holly will be returning with her fun running program this summer, culminating in a fantastically fun color run!
Session 1 Long and Session 2 Short (7/5 – 7/17)
Artist in Residence: Rachel Cole – An award winning singer/songwriter, Rachel will bring her inspirational Jewish and Pop music to camp. Rachel has performed her work all over the world and Cascade is her next stop! Check her out at: www.rachelcolemusic.com
Tzofim Friendship Caravan Performance – The Tzofim Friendship Caravan will be bringing a taste of Israel to Camp Louise with their enthusiastic singing and dancing.
Session 2 Long (7/20-8/9)
Rick Recht Performance – Rick Recht is a pioneer in the Jewish rock music genre and is the founder of Jewish Rock Radio. Rick Recht will be performing a concert (and doing some staff training). You will recognize Rick Recht’s music from our Havdallah slideshows – it will be great to have him live at camp this summer! You can read more about him at: www.rickrecht.com
Artist in Residence: The Chocolate Lady – Aileen Mand Schaked will be returning with her wonderful Chocolate learning (and tasting!) program this summer. Aileen is the “Chief Chocolate Chick” of The Festival of Chocolate and The Chocolate Kingdom, a microbatch bean-to-the-bar chocolate factory in Orlando, Florida.
Camps Airy & Louise are enhancing our presence online.
Online Camp Store
Now, you can buy your camp gear online from our brand new store called Everything Summer Camp. We will be adding new swag, so don’t hesitate to make a suggestion about something you would like to see offered on the website. Order the latest and greatest so you can be prepared for summer.
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CampInTouch is your portal to summer forms, photos, and emails. Through your personal account, you will (or hopefully have already) download all forms and enter information needed in preparation for camp. This includes Health History Forms (due May 1st), Bunking Requests (due May 1st), the Code of Conduct (due May 1st). You will also use your CampInTouch account to access summer photos and emails.
If you need any assistance with your CampInTouch account, contact the office at email@example.com or 410-466-9010.
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Brand New Website
Take a look around! For over 90 years, Camp Louise has been the helping campers to find their inner awesome. Now we have a website that guides you through that journey. Do you have recommendations for improvements? Please share feedback and any other content you’d like added to the website to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can’t you just start picturing yourself in the summer sun, at camp with your friends (some of whom you probably haven’t even met yet), enjoying all the fun we have to offer? It’ll be here before we know it. Keep counting down the days until we are all back in Cascade, Maryland. See you soon!