• “We’ve Got Magic to Do, Just For You”

    Lots of moments of camp magic and spontaneity are, in fact, carefully planned by the talented staff – impromptu dance parties, elaborate field trips, inspiring educational programs, silly “Yom” days, and so on.  In fact, in the time that I’ve spent at OSRUI this summer, I’ve been blown away by the planning and care that […]


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  • Catching Up With Tour L’Agam

    Tour L’Agam is making their way through Michigan.  Let’s check in with them.


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  • Challenge Accepted

    Building Resilience at Camp   There’s no doubt that most of the teens I work with are academically challenged. In fact, the pressure is often so intense that I never meet them, because their busy academic and sports schedules don’t allow room for a single weekend away, or there is so much pressure to succeed […]


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  • DOWN THE HILL THERE’S A PLACE TO GO….

    Here is a comprehensive rundown of all of the locations that Mosh embarks to during their trips with history, information, and amazing facts! Enjoy Hiking Bet – Kettle Moraine Southern Unit/Ice Age Trail by Rachel Mintz History: The original inhabitants of this land were the Hochunk nation. For this tribe, the land was sacred because it provided […]


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  • Shabbat Shalom from OSRUI

    This past week included Oconomostock, Maccabiah, British Haganah, Lumberjacks, Slip 'N Slide, and lots more fun. Here's a recap before we welcome Shabbat.


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  • Our Gold Medalist

    As the Rio Olympics open today, ReformJudaism.org sat down with our gold medalist, OSRUI alum Garrett Weber-Gale, to discuss his background, his Judaism, and his summer kehilah kedosha, OSRUI.


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  • Tzofim Presents Oconomo-lost

    It was August 1st and as the clock struck 7pm, the Bitan seats started filling in as the chanichim (campers) of each eidah (unit) gathered for the most anticipated night of the summer, Oconomostock. During the day Tzofim celebrated our hard work with a huge game of dodge ball, a pool party, and special treats along […]


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  • A Thank You Note

    Thank you!! I can’t express how touched I was by your response to my 18 years as Associate Director of OSRUI. I want to thank all of you who reached out with your kind words, notes, “shtick” and contributions to the OSRUI Campership Fund on my behalf. Making sure that funds are available to all […]


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