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New 2022 Menu Goals and Objectives

New 2022 Menu Goals and Objectives

Earlier in my career, I ran a few upscale fast-casual restaurants in New York City. During that time, I had a small side hustle helping a fellow restaurateur to expand his restaurant and food truck business into weddings and events. When I sent him my first pass at...

Kachel and NFTY

Kachel and NFTY

I am so excited that this is the first at camp NFTY weekend in two years! When I was a teen, I looked forward all year to NFTY events: especially ones at camp! NFTY is a teen led Jewish youth group. It is a group that existed long before I joined and will hopefully...

Shira’s Camp Journey

Shira’s Camp Journey

Hi y’all! My name is Shira Karp, and I am one of the new Assistant Directors at GFC. I am looking forward to meeting and working with so many amazing GFC families. You, like me, may be wondering how I became one of the Assistant Directors. Let's rewind to the year...

What Kachel is excited for in her new job!

What Kachel is excited for in her new job!

Shabbat Shalom Y'all,I am writing to you from my new (and not unpacked) apartment in Dallas. This is my fifth Texas city to live in (if you do not count Bruceville, which I might start counting).I want to share two things that I am excited for as the new Assistant...

What Camp Has Taught Me

What Camp Has Taught Me

  Hi everyone. My name is Morgan Ducar and I am an Assistant Director at Greene Family Camp. 8 years ago, I arrived for my first summer on camp as a S’ganim camper. As someone who grew up in a smaller Jewish community, I had an idea of what my Jewish identity...

It Has Been an Eventful Week at GFC!

It Has Been an Eventful Week at GFC!

Last weekend, we welcomed 32 families from Texas and Oklahoma to camp for our first retreat since February 2020. Our Family Getaway participants braved the cold and misty weather to experience the warmth and welcome of camp. We sang with Alan Goodis, our first...

Celebrating Ethan!

Celebrating Ethan!

My first day at Greene as a member of the full-time team still feels like it was just yesterday. The five years that have followed have been incredible, defied expectations, and helped me grow in ways I could never have predicted. It’s bittersweet to share that I am...

Celebrating Michaela

Celebrating Michaela

When I think about the things that have defined who I am – as an individual, as a member of the Jewish community, as a leader, a mentor, a co-worker, and as a friend – my 21 years as a camper, counselor, Unit Head, and Assistant Director at Greene Family Camp are what...

Celebrating Melissa

Celebrating Melissa

I arrived at Camp for the first time on April 26th, 2018. Unlike many of Greene's staff members, I never went to GFC (or any camp!), and this was my first time setting foot at Greene. I knew no one except Senior Assistant Director Ethan Lane-Miller, who started my...

Retirement – Part Deaux

Retirement – Part Deaux

The end of December is rapidly approaching. I know this because Hannukah and Thanksgiving are in the rearview mirror and “Sylvester” (the Israeli moniker for the non-High-Holiday new year) is rapidly approaching. With it comes the anniversary of my first retirement....