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Camps Airy & Louise

Jewish Summer Camps in MD

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BUNKS: The Podcast: Episode 6 – Meet and Greet S’MORE: Marty Rochlin, Director of Camp Airy

In this episode of the podcast we continue our conversation with Marty Rochlin, Director of Camp Airy. Marty discusses some of his favorite community moments at camp, the “value of paying attention” and the joy of hearing about the camp Jewish experience resonating “at home”. Always a “fan of walking our hill” Marty expresses his dedication to making newcomers feel like they belong and his observation that “kids will walk taller at camp”. Later on he shares some personal memories of “The Dust Balls”, the “undefeated 4-man relay team”, his favorite decade for great music and his “Best Day Ever”. The post BUNKS: The Podcast: Episode 6 – Meet and Greet S’MORE: Marty Rochlin, Director of Camp Airy appeared first on Camps Airy & Louise.

31mins

3 Jun 2019

Rank #1

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BUNKS: The Podcast: Episode 8 – Meet and Greet S’MORE: Alicia Berlin, Director of Camp Louise

In this episode of the podcast we resume our conversation with Alicia Berlin, Director of Camp Louise. Alicia’s insight that “camp is the family you choose” is based on many, many discussions she’s had over the years with campers, parents and alumni who confirm her view that “you don’t know until you get here”. She shares her observations about the advantages of “wearing sunglasses on stage”, wandering goats and a favorite spot in camp where “you can see straight up to the stars”. In some personal reflections, Alicia lets us know what’s her favorite Broadway musical, her least favorite personal trait in others, the best part of being a mom and lastly, she shares a KIND piece of advice. The post BUNKS: The Podcast: Episode 8 – Meet and Greet S’MORE: Alicia Berlin, Director of Camp Louise appeared first on Camps Airy & Louise.

32mins

12 Jun 2019

Rank #2

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BUNKS: The Podcast Episode 9: Spending Time with Camp Louise Songleader Rachel Wolman

Often Jewish Life is best enjoyed at Camp Louise in the music that lifts the camp community and the songs that everyone sings. Leading those voices at camp is Song-Leader Extraordinaire Rachel Wolman. From sunrise to sunset Rachel’s dynamic guidance, comforting warmth and enthusiastic and most pleasing voice sets the tone for much of the summer. If you have a chance, we know you’ll enjoy hearing even more insights and a few melodies from Rachel in this episode of Bunks: The Podcast. (Please feel free to pass it on to anyone you think might be interested and let us know how much you enjoy it! email manny@airylouise.org with your feedback or thoughts at any time.) Missed our previous seasons? Click Here for Season 1 Click Here for Season 2 The post BUNKS: The Podcast Episode 9: Spending Time with Camp Louise Songleader Rachel Wolman appeared first on Camps Airy & Louise.

19 Jun 2019

Rank #3

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BUNKS: The Podcast Episode 10: Spending Time with Camp Airy Assistant Director Jason Creeger

Often Jewish Life is best experienced at Camp Airy through the integration of its energetic and simultaneously thoughtful Shabbat observance and its overall enriched programming informed by those same values. Overseeing Judaic Life at camp is its exceptional Assistant Director, Jason Creeger. From the moment the gates open for the first day of a session to its closing down at camp’s end, Jason’s warm and caring presentation of the spectrum of Jewish life encourages campers and staff to enjoy every moment of the summer and beyond. If you have a chance, we know you’ll enjoy hearing some of Jason’s insights and observations in this episode of Bunks: The Podcast. (Please feel free to pass it on to anyone you think might be interested and let us know how much you enjoy it! email manny@airylouise.org with your feedback or thoughts at any time.) The post BUNKS: The Podcast Episode 10: Spending Time with Camp Airy Assistant Director Jason Creeger appeared first on Camps Airy & Louise.

21 Jun 2019

Rank #4

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BUNKS THE PODCAST: Episode 5 – Meet and Greet: Marty Rochlin, Director of Camp Airy

In this episode of the podcast we share the first part of a conversation with Marty Rochlin, Director of Camp Airy. Marty reflects on some of his own personal background as a camper, counselor, camper parent and educator and even reminisces about when he had “curly hair” as a child. He goes on to convey some of his thoughts, insights and observations about “camp being a great place to start growing up”; his aspiration to help all campers and staff learn “how to be a mensch” and his focus on discovering “an island of competence” in everyone. The post BUNKS THE PODCAST: Episode 5 – Meet and Greet: Marty Rochlin, Director of Camp Airy appeared first on Camps Airy & Louise.

20mins

28 May 2019

Rank #5