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Fun at Shoresh Day Off

Fun at Shoresh Day Off

Each unit on camp has a special off-camp trip every year.  In Shoresh, we have Shoresh Day Off, where we go off camp for the day to do fun activities with the campers.  For this year’s Shoresh Day Off, we started by going to Cinema Grill, a local movie theater that...

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A Note From Jeremy

A Note From Jeremy

As we know, the URJ made the difficult decision to cancel all in-person summer programming for 2020. I have found such strength in all of our virtual GUCI Gatherings and the outpouring of support we have received. Unfortunately, the financial ramifications of this...

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GUCI Nature Exploration Series: Part One

GUCI Nature Exploration Series: Part One

Today is officially the first day of summer! That means that many of us have extra time to enjoy fun outdoor activities. I love being outdoors hiking, backpacking, and tent or hammock camping. This GUCI Nature Exploration series is designed to enhance your outdoor...

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A Message From Jeremy

A Message From Jeremy

Each morning while camp is in session, we gather as a full GUCI community around the Old Pool (literally the former location of GUCI’s pool). We sing two songs and a prayer: Modeh Ani by Jeff Klepper and Dan Freelander, the Sh'ma by Tzvika Pik and L'takein...

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Lessons From Zionsville

Lessons From Zionsville

Trying to keep a handle on your daily life while stuck at home? Here are some lessons from Zionsville that we can all apply to our lives this summer.

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Learning to Gain from a Summer Lost

Learning to Gain from a Summer Lost

By GUCI alumna Laura Brenner Camp was canceled. I never thought I’d hear those three words used together. None of us ever expected we’d experience this in our lifetime. The news has left the community heartbroken, and understandably so. It’s one thing to have to...

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A Note From Our Camp Care Team

A Note From Our Camp Care Team

Alright parents, let's talk about camp for a minute. We love it for many reasons:  we know our kids are having fun, they are safe and they are entertained. At GUCI, our kids get to marinade in Judaism, developing and growing spirituality and culturally. Those of us...

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GUCI Matzah Cabin Challenge

GUCI Matzah Cabin Challenge

How many days in a row can we really go eating straight matzah? Yes there's matzah pizza, matzah brie, matzah you name it. But what about a Matzah Cabin?? Associate Director Rachel Waldorf took on this challenge and created a Matzah Cabin. We challenge YOU to create...

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