November is upon us, and that means taking time to reflect on all that we have to be thankful for. Naturally, topping the list are presence of Camps Airy & Louise in our lives. We asked some of our staff to tell us what they are thankful for this year, and here are some of our favorite answers!


Jen Falik Rains “I am endlessly thankful for the people I’ve met and the friends I’ve made at camp (including my husband). I’m also grateful that in addition to being a camper, CIT and counselor many years ago, I am given the opportunity to return as an adult.”

Sara Berlin“I’m thankful for camp friends who become your family!”


Marty Rochlin
“I am thankful for camp because it provides me the unique, special opportunity to work and play. Being on a the team that helps put summers together is a privilege, and getting a chance to join in the summer fun is a great benefit of the job.”

Missy Sachs-Kohen“I am thankful for late nights under the stars, moments of pure joy, and people that have made a ‘handprint on my heart.'”


Susan Vogel“I am thankful for the amazing variety of people that my world has been opened up to by being a part of camp.”

Henry Rosendale“I am thankful for the wonderful people I get to work with every day and that we help provide an awesome summer for so many campers.”


Aaron Gorman “I’m thankful for the guys in the wrestling room, who through blood, sweat, and tears, made me the man I am today.”

Neil Berlin“I’m thankful for so many things – for what camp gives my children, for what camp gives my family, and for what camp gives me. And what does camp give all of us? Closets full of camp t-shirts! I’m thankful that I never need to buy a shirt again!” 


Bonnie Schloss“I am thankful to be working for camp year round with a great group of people!”

Adam Clay“I am thankful for the lifelong friends that I have made at camp and also for those I will make at camp in the future. I am also thankful for the Airy Hill because it gives me a sense of accomplishment each time I climb it and gives generations of campers hope that one day there will be a ski lift.”


Alicia Berlin“I am thankful for giving my kids another family they can call their own and for making it the norm to wear bandanas and pigtails.”

Jonathan Gerstl“I love seeing all the smiles on the campers and staff faces. It is an awesome feeling to be part of these amazing camps.”


Stacy Schwartz Frazier- “I am thankful for it being perfectly normal and acceptable, on any given day, to wear a tutu and sing a parody of a hit song with camp lyrics while eating s’mores with people who will be your lifelong friends.”  

Jason CreegerI’m thankful for camp because I get to spend my summer on a beautiful mountain with some of the best friends I’ve ever had.”


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