• 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


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  • Climbing Program Reaches New Heights

    By: Josh Weikel, Migdal Man (Climbing Specialist) There’s no program that brings a cabin closer together than an afternoon on the Migdal. The Migdal is GUCI’s climbing program that the campers


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  • Saying No to the Status Quo

    By: Michael Levy, Anaf Unit Head In high school there are always the stereotypical groups of people. The jocks, nerds, thespians, etc. All of the people who fall into these typecasts


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  • Keep Goldman Weird

    We live in a world where peer approval means everything— especially to adolescents. Wearing the right outfit with the right labels, getting “likes,” being friends with the cool kids all


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  • And if We Build this World from Love

    By: Jeremy Klotz, Director One of the hallmarks of a GUCI summer experience is the Shabbat celebration.  It is our ultimate expression of community.  In addition to our staff and campers,


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  • Why I Became a Counselor

    By: Ruthie Chaban, third year counselor I came to GUCI in the summer of 2004 as a Garin camper. I fell in love with the people and the place itself. After my


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  • Farwell to Kallah Aleph 2016

    By: Jeremy Klotz, Director It’s hard to believe that Kallah Aleph (first session) is coming to an end this Sunday.  It’s equally difficult for me to believe that I’ve been living


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  • A Reflection on Camperhood

    By: Sarah Naiman, second year Anaf camper Writing this is one of the most difficult tasks I have every completed during my past eight summers at GUCI. How can I


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  • Camp Counselors in the Real World

    By: Jeremy Klotz, Director In these competitive times, we know that many families measure the value of spending a summer at GUCI in Avodah or on Staff against the potential benefits of gaining


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  • The Stats on Staff

    Everything You Didn’t Know You Wanted to Know About GUCI Staff GUCI staff members take the job of guardian at litem very seriously. We do everything in our power to keep


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