• How to Avoid Dietary Dilemmas at GUCI

    Camp can be stressful and intimidating when it comes to dietary restrictions. I have struggled with this problem for my entire camp career and have learned throughout the years that the salad bar is my best friend.


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  • GUCI Connections Last A Lifetime

    When people say that GUCI is a place where you will make friends for life, they really mean it. It’s incredible to me that I almost never see my camp friends, but they’re still some of the most important people in my life.


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  • Thankful for GUCI

    Thanksgiving is a time where you sit back and reflect on what you’re thankful for. Every year there are events, people, places and things that add a new layer to your life and who you are.


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  • New Refer-A-Friend Program

    In an effort to spread the word about the amazing programs we offer at GUCI, we are pleased to introduce the Goldman Union Camp Refer-A-Friend Incentive for summer 2017!


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  • Reflections From The Chair

    As we approach these High Holy Days and embrace the season’s invitation to reflect upon the meaningfulness of our lives, I’m always pulled toward the relationships and adventures that I experienced at camp. Indeed, whenever I return to the foundations of my Jewish identity, I find myself transported back to that world in Zionsville, Indiana where I first felt the excitement of being part of a vibrant Jewish community. I imagine it is that way for many of us.


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  • Trading Attitude for Gratitude

    This is my sixth summer at GUCI. Last year I was a 13 year old girl and I definitely had some attitude. Continuing to come back to camp, however, was the best choice I have ever made.


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  • Conversation Cards for the Car Ride Home

    It seems like just yesterday we opened our gates for our Kallah Aleph campers. Now, in just a few short days Kallah Bet will come to a close. Sunday morning kids will return home with new experiences and lifelong memories.


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  • Jewish, Not Jew-ish

    After three summers away, I returned to GUCI this summer to work as a counselor. I was filled with nerves and excitement to return this place. I attribute so much of who I am as a person and a Jew to my time as a camper here.


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  • Trip Week is Terrific

    t’s a typical morning at GUCI— Captain Crunch with Crunchberries with a side of real berries for breakfast, Birkat H’mazon, another goofy installment of “The Jellyfish Song,” then a Migdal skit. But rather an elaborate story line ending with an off rhyme to today’s lucky cabin’s theme… the crew calls a unit’s trip.


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  • Kesher Builds Community

    By: Daniel Kahn, Trip Coordinator Kesher is a 3 day, 2 night camping trip that all of Anaf goes on during the 3rd week of the session. It is a chance for GUCI’s oldest unit to get away from camp, connect with nature, and be together without any distractions. The unit is broken up into smaller teams for […]


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