Monthly Archives: March 2010

About SLC – Newsletter | Surprise Lake Camp – The Best in Jewish Camping

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Surprise Lake Camp is looking for a new

Surprise Lake Camp is looking for a new design for our 2010 camper t-shirt. See our Wall Photos for examples of the last 3 shirts we have had… Please email your designs to alumni@surpriselake.org. Winners will receive a free shirt, of course

Help me……

I came out of a staff meeting yesterday charged with the task of creating a successful viral marketing campaign.  So I did what most of us do now when we are asked to do things that are not so familiar…I  Googled it. I learned many things…ok..I read many things.  The key to having a successful […]

102 and counting…

Children are our future, and the skills learned and relationships fostered at so many camps throughout the country are often life-changing stepping stones on the road to adulthood. They come to camp from all walks of life, eager to learn, yearning to make new friends, ready to take on new challenges and discover gifts they […]

105 days left…at least until the kids come!

With only 105 days left till camp we are ALL very excited!  Our hiring trips are completed and now we are gearing up for orientation. I am on my way to the 28th annual  The Tri-State Camp Conference.  This conference continues to be the most important “off-season” event for nearly 4000 attendees each year. Camp professionals, seasonal […]

Counting down…….

The snow is melting, the sun is shining…..it can only mean one thing!  I guess it can mean more than one thing but for me only one…..CAMP IS COMING!  113 days until the first camper arrives at Surprise Lake Camp…..perhaps he/she will be a returnee or maybe a first timer ( yes, it will be […]

Friday Night at Home….

Hi everyone…in an effort to increase my Jewish knowledge I have started to do a lot of reading….I came across this article and thought some of you might find it interesting. The traditional Shabbat evening rituals are best shared with family and friends. By Rabbi Michael Strassfeld, Sharon M. Strassfeld & Richard Siegel Most rituals described here as […]