• Meet our Health Center and Camper Care Teams

    We have a great team of professionals at camp who serve on our Mirpa’ah (Health Center) and Camper Care teams, led by Amy Dolgin (Health Center) and Debbie Locketz (Camper Care). Read on to learn a little more about Amy and Debbie and their work at camp!


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  • Unplug for Summer

    Camp is a great place for kids to unplug from technology. At camp, relationships are built face-to-face rather than through group chats and social media. Art is created with paintbrushes and pottery clay instead of Snapchat filters. Sports are played with balls, rackets, sweat, and occasionally a scrape or two, not a click or swipe. And, the weather is checked in the morning by stepping out on the cabin porch or rolling up the tent flaps, not by opening an app.


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  • Ensuring a Healthy Summer for Our Campers

    Ensuring the health and well-being of our campers while they are in our care is of the utmost importance to us.  While we know filling out forms can be time-consuming, gathering information from parents and the child’s physician enables us to do that effectively.


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  • Meet Our 2018 Summer Staff

    Meet part of our team of Rashei Eidot (unit heads) for 2018. This is a gifted and talented group of young adults, and we are very excited they will be heading up Summer 2018 at OSRUI.


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  • Welcome Rachel!

    We are excited to welcome Rachel Lyon to the OSRUI team as our new registrar. Rachel will handle all aspects of camper registration and be available to answer parent questions about OSRUI and the camp experience.


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  • Getting to Know Your Camper

    In this first of a series of blogs on how we prepare for the summer, Denise Heimlich talks about getting to know your camper through all those forms we ask you to fill out.


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  • “OSRUI inspired me..”

    Returning to OSRUI each year reminds me why I go there each summer- to sing and develop an everlasting love for music. Now I know, I will never be the same.


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  • Hineni

    Check out our Facebook page to see the new song Rick Recht wrote in honor of Jerry Kaye ... Hineni!  Rick says, " I wrote this song in honor of Jerry Kaye, the extraordinary director of URJ Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute OSRUI, the founder of Hava Nashira | URJ Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute (OSRUI), and a true icon in Jewish life!" 


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  • OSRUI Campers Need Your Support

    OSRUI Director Solly Kane talks about visiting congregations over the last few months and hearing firsthand from OSRUI families about the impact camp has had on their lives. He asks the OSRUI community to join him in making OSRUI a reality for campers in financial need.


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  • Happy Hanukkah from OSRUI

    "With each night, the Hannukiah brings additional light into our lives.  That is how my family and I have felt about our time at OSRUI.  Each OSRUI experience has increased the light in our lives." Rabbi Richard Prass


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