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A letter to my parents and to GFC 0

A letter to my parents and to GFC

Posted on Jul 10, 2019 in From the Blog

Ari Simon is a long time camper at GFC. As a Kibbutz camper (our oldest unit at GFC), he reflects on the experiences that he had along the way to becoming who he is today.   Before I ever came to camp, all I heard was how amazing this place was. I am someone who came to drop off my sisters at GFC, years and years before I was old enough to be a camper. Watching my sisters and their love for camp,  I always knew that this would be my home away from home; but I had no idea that I would become so emotionally tied to camp once I was here.   Now I am speaking to you 13 years after the first time I stepped onto Greene Family Camp. Now, I am one of 49 Kibbutznik’s and a leader on camp. I cannot believe that this is my last year as a camper with my best friends… the people that after all these years, I can now call my family. Even though we are only in the early stages of working as a community on Kibbutz, I can already see how much this unit will bring us together as an even tighter family.    I am...

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Unit Blessings for Session II 2019 0

Unit Blessings for Session II 2019

Posted on Jul 8, 2019 in From the Blog

On the first night of camp, our Unit Heads shared blessings over their units during our Opening Ceremony. These were beautiful blessings for the summer, and we wanted to share these special moments with you.

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