Food & Misc.

Food & Misc.




All meals will be provided by the camp staff which will be basic camp food, menu TBA.  Past entrees have included falafel, chicken, beef, salad bar, etc. Vegetarian, Gluten, and Dairy Free meals are available for those who requested them via their registration. 

We provide mostly healthy choices and will make every attempt to accommodate special dietary needs within the limitation of what the camp can supply. There are often a lot of vegetarians, so that non-meat choices will be available at every meal. We have reviewed the menus with the camp in advance to make sure that there is something for everyone. It is essential that you carefully denote your dietary restrictions and allergies on the registration form.

There will be four options:

  1. Standard
  2. Vegetarian
  3. Glatt Kosher
  4. Vegan


Those attending out-of-camp activities may pack a lunch during breakfast on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.  We will provide a variety of lunch options, snacks, and fruit for you to choose.

Lunch will be served in camp for those who are not attending out-of-camp activities on Saturday.

Kosher: Is the food Kosher?

  • All ingredients Kosher with hechsher, but no mishgeach 
  • Dairy/Meat separated
  • Paper plates, etc. to maintain dairy/meat separation
  • Glatt Kosher & vegan meals available at no additional cost, however only to those who specify the need at registration AND register during early bird or regular registration.  These options are not available to those who register during late registration due to our need to provide the camp with a headcount so that arrangements can be made for them.  Also, if you sign up for them, you must eat them, not the mainstream meal.



Packing List

Highly suggested items: a day pack or fanny pack that can hold lunch, water bottle or hydration pack, and other various gear. Flashlight (headlamp if you have one) and extra batteries, bug spray, sunscreen, linens, pillows, and extra towels. Additionally, you may want to bring Frisbees, compass, stargazing guides, trekking poles, hat/caps, binoculars, field guides (bird/plant/mushroom/mineral), camera, a deck of cards, board games, toiletries, required medicines, etc.

Musical instruments and songbooks are a big plus at the campfires.

Paddler's Wallet is recommended for any water activities.

Click HERE to download a PDF of what you should pack for this trip. 

You will need to bring sheets and blanket and/or sleeping bags, pillow and towels. 

Paddler's Wallet

Please secure to your body a Paddler's Wallet if you are signed up for any water actvities.Attach it to yourself but avoid anything around the neck. Think about what would happen if you are unconscious and need help. How do you let people know how to proceed?

A small waterproof container that has a COPY of the following items below. Keep in mind that ANYTHING on the water WILL get wet and ALWAYS is possible to be lost. Water is a very powerful force of nature. Does not matter how well you try; mother nature will always win:

  • Driver’s License (for ID). Can be expired, at least should have current mailing info.
  • Medical Insurance Card.
  • Emergency Contact Info (list people who should be called to get a medical proxy or least make aware of the situation.) 
  • List of medications/medical conditions/allergies
  • Spare credit card
  • $20 to $60 in cash (emergencies or small bills for the tip)

Bedding Rental Package

The camp does not provide linens. You must either bring your own sleeping bag/bedding or rent a bedding package for the weekend from us. Bedding rental packages are available for $10 each on the registration Merchandise page. The bedding packing will include pillow, pillow case, sheets, blanket.  Clean but not elegant.  NOTE:  Towels are not included within this package.   Bedding packages must be purchased by 8/13. Bedding packages will not be available after 8/13, including during the Event.

Towel Purchase Package

You must either bring your own towels, or you can buy the towel package for $15. This package includes a one bath towel, one hand towel and two washcloths.. The towel package is yours to keep after the event, or we will donate any left behind.  Towel packages must be purchased by 8/13.  Towel packages will not be available after 8/13, including during the event


  • If you arrive between 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. on the evening of Thursday, August, 29th ONLY, you will be able to drive up to your cabin to offload and then move your car to one of the assigned parking lots.
  • If you arrive any time after 6:00 p.m on Thursday, August 30th, you will drive directly to the parking lots and will need to carry your own stuff to your cabins. You may have a long walk depending on where your cabin is.
  • For the people arriving by Mosaic Shuttle - we will help but expect to carry your own stuff and pack accordingly.


Candle Lighting Times

Friday, August 30, 2019 / Av 29, 5779 Light Candles at 7:18 pm

Saturday, August 31, 2019 / Av 30 5779 Shabbat ends at 8:16 pm


Torah Reading: Parshat Re'eh interpretation by  Chabab  

Re'eh, Reeh, R'eih, or Ree (רְאֵה‬ — Hebrew for "see", the first word in the parashah) is the 47th weekly Torah portion (פָּרָשָׁה‬, parashah) in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading and the fourth in the Book of Deuteronomy. It constitutes Deuteronomy 11:26–16:17. In the parashah, Moses set before the Israelites the choice between blessing and curse. Moses instructed the Israelites in the laws that they were to observe, including the law of a single centralized place of worship. Moses warned against following other gods and their prophets and set forth the laws of kashrut, tithes, the Sabbatical year, the Hebrew slave, firstborn animals, and the three pilgrim festivals.

Parashat Re’eh Discussion Questions

  • In everyday life, how do you think God blesses and curses us?
  • Why is what we eat so important that Moses adds it to his last speech before the people?
  • What does it mean that in the promised land God will choose a place to give God’s Name habitation? Is there such a place in your community?


Haftarah: Isaiah 54:11–55

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