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  • #588931

    tutzech
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    my son wants to go to camp can i hear abou the following the camps achim rayim manavu magen av bonim agudah bei kiita

    #878831

    this coming year will IY”H be my 3rd (if i get a job) at CBK

    I loved it … specifics what do you want to know?

    #878832

    xerox
    Member

    around what age?

    #878833

    tzippi
    Member

    You’re looking at a broad range of camps. Take into consideration his age, who else from his school is going where, price for starters.

    #878834

    tutzech
    Member

    into sports ages 13-15 and has good learning

    #878835

    Bais Yaakov maydel
    Participant

    bei kytas a great one my brothers been there since it started a fe wyears ago he loves it but thats all i know….another brother is in munk, which he loves its very sport-minded but has a great learning program

    #878836

    Tutzech … I have been to CBK … if i can get some specific questions, I can answer them

    #878837

    yros
    Member

    Agudah is pretty good.

    #878838

    qwertyuiop
    Member

    i was in mogen av its a good camp but a little strict

    #878839

    just me
    Participant

    My 2 boys have been going to Bei Kyta since it started. It has a strong learning plus organized leages and afternoon programs. Both my boys took the life guard course and got Red Cross certified. They both worked as life guards. The boys love the camp and the rabbis, Rabbi Kaufman and Rabbi Beenstock (Beenfield? Some one correct me) know the boys well and the boys like and respect them. The only problem is that it is very far to go to visit on Visiting Day.

    Good luck with your decision.

    #878840

    yenta101
    Member

    Camp Agudah Toronto!

    good learning program, amazing sports, warm staff!! enforces rules but laid back!

    #878841

    qaws
    Member

    Has anyone heard any rumors that mogen av won’t be opening this summer?

    #878842

    myshadow
    Member

    broad range. what type of kid? Achim more yeshivish…Rayim more chilled

    #878843

    yoyo
    Member

    what about girls camps? I’m trying to look for a strict but laid back thats not so exspensive. any ideas?

    #878845

    yenta101
    Member

    YOYO


    AGAIN..CAMP AGUDAH TORONTO!!!fits everything that u wrote!!!!!! the best camp ever!!!!!!

    qaws: i didn’t hear anything but their ads are in every newspaper every week so i’m assuming they are!

    #878846

    bored@work
    Participant

    cant help you about boys camps but if you need any help with girls camps let me know i can help out, i went to a few…

    #878847

    My sons, at different times, have attended Agudath (Catskills), Dora Golding (Poconos) and Mogen Av.

    We’ve also heard rumors, probably caused by that rasha Madoff’s scandals, that Mogen Av was closing. I called the office today, they said everything is fine.

    #878848

    i can also -but if i help u out it will be a little obvious to e/o who know me…who i am they will figure it out in a sec…i have to get a new screen name first….hope the editor and mods let that

    #878850

    qaws
    Member

    Don’t have internet – what camp can you help with?

    #878851

    just me … chances i know who your kids are (2 kids trained and worked as lifegaurds … not that difficult to figure out) … and if i do, they are both great guys.

    that being said, I can answer specific questions, and all I have to say is positive (learning, rebbeim, sports, etc.)

    #878852

    Girls camp – Machaneinu is a great choice for a frum, easygoing place..

    #878853

    myshadow
    Member

    I went to a few girls camps. Post which ones your wondering about

    #878854

    surfer
    Member

    if your looking for a girls camp Raninu rocks!

    #878855

    yup -surfer i would have to agree w/ u on that 1 raninu is the BEST

    #878856

    surfer
    Member

    dont have internet- have you been to raninu?

    #878857

    bored@work
    Participant

    I have been to raninu, a very good camp, organized and clean

    #878858

    surfer and bored@work i for sure know u —-what did u do there what job????

    #878859

    gabs
    Member

    camp tubby is an aaammmmaaaaazzzziiiinnnnnggggg camp!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    #878860

    surfer
    Member

    dont have internet- if i tell u my job ull know who i am. where u there this past summer?

    #878861

    surfer -same here if i told u my job-u would def know who i am—-where u there this past summer?

    #878862

    give me a hint to what u did……

    #878863

    surfer
    Member

    i was there were u?

    #878864

    ya……we 4 sure know each other….prob very well….u said s/t on another thread that limites who u r….and i think i know….but just give me a very vague idea of who u are

    #878865

    gabs
    Member

    i think rayim is a good camp its chilled out jus the head staff is a little bit strict

    #878866

    surfer
    Member

    internet–im a married staff. now ur turn u give me a hint

    #878867

    bored@work
    Participant

    this is too funy surfer and dont have internet, I was not there this past summer but 3 or 4 ago, for Rina, so I doubt I know who you are… unles u were staff then as well.

    #878868

    bored- i fore sure know u 2……k- surfer if i give u a hint e/o who ever came in2 camp would know who i am…and i write whatever im in the mood to on here…so e/o will think im crazy…..if ur who i think u are…did u leave me a message last week about balloons-ya im being vague on purpose-but dont think to deeply into this…coke?

    #878869

    yoyo
    Member

    Thanks for all ur help guys but i’m really looking for place thats not so materialistic type and really wacky. anyplace thats also less exspensive. anyone know about YEDIDOS OR AGUDAH MIDWEST?

    #878870

    qaws
    Member

    I heard that there was an ad in this weeks yated saying that mogen av closed and heller will be taking its place. Anyone can confirm?

    #878871

    k surfer ill give u another hint….64,73 or maybe its 127??

    #878872

    qwertyuiop
    Member

    qaws-ihrd the opposite that heller was closing and mogen av will be open

    #878873

    surfer
    Member

    dont have internet-nope i didnt leave u any message about balloons. were u a counslor this past summer?

    #878874

    surfer–nope wasnt a counserlor….u didnt leave me a msg last week and u wernt expecting a call back?? k fine so maybe im wrong w/ who i think u are- but u should b able to figure out who i am….did u sleep in a diff bungalow last summer then u did 2 summers ago? if not then im wrong w/ who u are….is it the type that i would text a member of ur fam?

    #878875

    mw13
    Participant

    qaws and qwertyuiop: Heller and Mogen Av are both owned by the same people, and are combining. I’m not sure which name they’ll use, but I think the MA staff will run the junior division and the Heller staff the senior.

    #878876

    bored@work
    Participant

    dont have internet, were you a supervisor?

    #878877

    just me
    Participant

    Yoyo, I don’t think Bei Kayta is too materialistic, although these days are different from when I went to camp. Bei Kayta has refrigerators and gas grill for each bunk so the kids don’t bring their own. When you see boys leaving for camp these days, you’d think they are moving away from home!

    DontHaveInternet: I don’t know if you know who my boys are, but I will agree with you that they are great guys. They have also been there since the Camp Heller days. Do I have to change my screen name now that you might know who I am? Do you REALLY know who I am just becaue you know my kids? 🙂

    #878878

    surfer
    Member

    internet- omg.. i think i know who u r… r u coming to the reunion?

    #878879

    qaws
    Member

    Qwertyuiop- where did you hear that from?

    #878880

    yenta101
    Member

    I saw an ad in this weeks yated but it didn’t say anything about any of them closing from what i can recall..they just had one ad together!

    #878881

    surfer—who do u think i am???

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