• People Come and Go, but Camp is Still Camp

    Despite this being my eleventh summer on camp, I felt nervous when I drove down Moore Road at the beginning of June. At the end of last summer, I knew


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  • 10 Fun Ways to Spend Chofesh!

    Every day at camp we have "chofesh," or free time, before lunch and dinner. It is an unstructured break from our schedule full of engaging programs and activities where campers


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  • 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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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