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Tuesday July 2

DATE: July 3, 2019

The Chutz Day #2 lasted all the way until…10:00pm tonight. The rain moved in and the chanichim came home. But it was a looong day and a really fun day, so one more night of sleep outside really wouldn’t have added much, anyway right? 😉 (We never want to let the rain feel like it got the best of us here!)

The children were up bright and early, as you can imagine. Tefillah began earlier than it usually does at machane. Breakfast was quick, followed by shiur. But then…after some time for peulot at the Chutz site, the “never ending breakfast” took place. It is technically the ” never ending lunch” but has kept its name from when it was actually the brekafast meal.

Each plugah (group around a fire pit) receives many ingredients, and then has fun making whatever they can think of! Bread and eggs are the staples. Let the cooking games begin. And nothing like the outdoor air and sun to give them hearty apettites.

Some bunks had a chance to return to the Village area in camp to work on their projects in the blacksmithing, glass blowing and woodworking shops, but all activities were mostly “out at the Chutz” today.

Parents will have more descriptions from your children’s letters and more of a sense from the camp pictures. It was a great Chutz and Eidah Daled chanichim/ot were excellent leaders – and even had the opportunity to lead a sicha (discussion today) with their plugah members. Getting them ready to be staff in three years 🙂

About the Chanukah Raffle

Dear Camp Stone Community,

It is an incredible feeling to reconnect with everyone once again at the beginning of our 2021 camp season.

We are writing to you today, first and foremost, to express tremendous gratitude.

Hakarat HaTov, literally “recognizing the good”, is an important and fundamental principle in our community. We, at Camp Stone, want to express our Hakarat HaTov to everyone receiving this email for your unwavering support, especially this past summer. Whether you provided financial assistance through your donated tuition dollars, participated in Indoor World, or connected with the Camp Stone community in other ways, together we had an incredibly successful, albeit different, summer experience.

There is no substitute for being in Sugar Grove, Pennsylvania, and this summer, B’ezrat Hashem, we will be back at Camp Stone, in person, in full force.

To achieve that goal, we must continue to ensure the financial success of our home away from home that we all know and love so deeply. The logo on top, featuring the slogan “Stone. Forever.” also features a Ner Tamid, an “eternal flame.” The year 1969, etched into the logo, is the year camp was founded. Symbolically, the overall image represents the idea that Camp Stone began many years ago and must endure forever, always burning brightly, and always an integral part of our collective conscience.

On that note, we are excited to announce that our annual Chanukah Campaign will be a raffle taking place over all 8 nights of Chanukah with prizes for both campers and parents/alumni!!

Please go back to the web page  to purchase raffle tickets and help us achieve 100% participation from our entire camp community!

Looking forward to being in touch with all of you in the near future.

Sincerely,

Yakov & Estee, Co-Directors

Thank you so much for your interest in Camp Stone :) Please email Randi Mashmoor

with the name, age, and gender of your child AND whether you are interested in Session 1 or Session 2, and we will let you know if there is space available in that bunk.