Mah Jongg, Canasta and Games Weekend

Sponsored by URJ Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute and the WRJ Midwest District

September 14-16, 2018

Join us at OSRUI for a great weekend of Mah Jongg and Canasta Madness: play 'til you drop, improve your skills, meet other Mah Jongg, Canasta and game lovers*, share a relaxing Shabbat, and have a great weekend with friends. Mah Jongg instruction will be offered. Games will be organized by skill level. Canasta instruction will be available.




3 pm Friday, September 14 -- Check-in
11 am Sunday, September 16 -- Check-out

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*Participants are welcome to bring and organize
other games as well -- Cribbage, Bridge, Hearts,
Outburst, Trivial Pursuit -- anyone?

This program is underwritten in part through a generous grant from the Daniel M. Soref Charitable Trust.

Price is $215 per person, or $185 for WRJ members (double occupancy). The price includes meals from Shabbat dinner through Sunday breakfast, lodging for two nights, and all in-camp programming and prizes. Accommodations are provided in the Soref Center, the Lodge, and the Bayit if needed. A limited number of single rooms are available for an additional $75. Prices go up $30/person after August 15.

How to Register
Register online by clicking the registration button above. Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until the program is filled.  The program must have a minimum of 35 attendees registered by August 15th.  The registration form gives you the option of paying via credit card with Visa or MasterCard, or finalizing your registration by mailing a check made payable to OSRUI to: Mah Jongg / OSRUI, 1121 Lake Cook Road, Suite D, Deerfield IL 60015. 
When you are filling out the registration form, if you do not see the "submit" button at the bottom, please try again with a different browser or device. You will receive a confirmation message via email. Check your junk or spam folder if you do not get a confirmation email promptly.

Accommodations are provided in the Schaalman Lodge, the Daniel M. Soref Education and Alumni Center and the Bayit if needed. All three buildings feature rooms with two twin beds and private baths -- a few Bayit rooms share baths with an adjoining room. The fee includes housing, meals, and all programming.

This event takes place at URJ Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute, the regional camp of the Union for Reform Judaism in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, located between Milwaukee and Madison. Attendees are responsible for their own transportation to camp. Driving directions are in the Quick Links in the upper right of this page. The nearest airport is Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Mitchell Field). For transit from the Milwaukee Airport to camp, we recommend GO Riteway which offers van service to the camp at a discounted rate from the Milwaukee Airport (Mitchell Field). If you are booking for more than one person, call 800-236-5450 for reservations with a group discount. The camp is also a 2-hour drive from O’Hare Airport in Chicago. 

There is a $75 cancellation fee. All cancellations must be made in writing. We regret we cannot give refunds for cancellations less than three days (72 hours) in advance of the program.