Youth & Family

Youth & Family

I Believe in Music and I Believe in You 0

I Believe in Music and I Believe in You

Posted on Feb 28, 2020 in Camps & NFTY, From the Blog, Youth & Family

Music is a quintessential part of Jewish camp and Jewish life. The melodies of prayer help us mark the seasons, the holidays, and the times of our lives. Music can move our feet and our souls, and brings our community together while dancing to “Golden Boy” in the dining hall or arm in arm around the campfire to “You’ve Got a Friend.”

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Announcing Rabbi Erin Ellis Mason as the New Camp Director at GFC! 0

Announcing Rabbi Erin Ellis Mason as the New Camp Director at GFC!

Posted on Jan 30, 2020 in Camps & NFTY, Featured, From the Blog, Youth & Family

On behalf of the GFC directors and Camp Committee, we are excited to announce that Rabbi Erin Ellis Mason will be the new Director of URJ Greene Family Camp!   Erin will be joining the GFC team as our new Camp Director, working with Executive Director Loui Dobin through his retirement in December 2020. Most recently, Erin served as the Chief Program Officer of the Evelyn Rubenstein JCC of Houston. Prior to this role, Erin has had a long history within the URJ family as the former Camp Director at URJ Camp Newman and a former NFTY-TOR Regional Advisor and Assistant Director at Greene. Erin will be based out of Houston during the year, with her husband Mike (The Education Director at Houston Congregation for Reform Judaism) and their three children- Zachary, Eliza, and Aviva. Erin will have an incredible impact on the future of our camp community. Please join us as we enthusiastically welcome Erin and her family back to the Greene camp family beginning in the first week of April. Welcome home...

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