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Camp Jenny 2019 Newsletter: Volume 5

From the Leadership Team

Hey everyone! I’m Alec Schwartz and I’m a junior from NFTY-STR in Boca Raton, FL and I’m super excited to be a Tweens Unit Head for Camp Jenny 2019! This is my second year at Camp Jenny and I could not be more honored to be going to Camp Jenny again this year! I am the President of the Camp Jenny Club at my school and have worked so hard the past few months with my co-unit head Nicole and the leadership team to raise funding, plan programs, and ensure everything is perfect for Camp Jenny next weekend! (YES NEXT WEEKEND WHAT!?!) Besides NFTY, I am an active member of my drama troupe and a member of the Medical Academy at my school. I CANNOT wait more than anything to see you all at the Whole New World of Camp Jenny 2019!!!

Hey everyone! My name is Nicole Wasserman and I am one of the Tweens Unit Heads!! I’m a senior from Boca Raton, FL and love all things NFTY, dogs, or UF related (go gators). This will be my second Camp Jenny and I could not be more excited! These last few months, I have had the pleasure of working with the most AMAZING team in order to help make Camp Jenny 2019 the best it can be! I have had so much fun co-writing unit programs (for the best unit ever) and working with the greatest group of counselors! I can’t wait to see everyone and meet the 2019 campers in less than two weeks!

Fundraising News

We're in the homestretch! We've got a week until Camp Jenny and $9,000 left to raise. Please check your pages and make sure everyone who told you they would donate has come through! Think about whether there are one or two friends or relatives that you haven't reach out to yet - now is the time! Together, we can make it to $75,000!

TYG Fundraiser Highlights

Shoutout to the following TYGs that have told us about some creative fundraisers!

  • BOFTY (Boca Raton, FL) screened a movie and all the admissions fees were donated to Camp Jenny!

  • BOFTY also served up slices of Pizza at Religious School dismissal to earn some "dough" for Camp Jenny, and they held a fundraiser night at Chipotle!

  • GREFTY (Greenville, SC) held their annual Camp Jenny Bake Sale!

  • CoFTY (Columbia, SC) had a bracelet making booth at "The Big Nosh"

  • LIBERTY (Charlotte, NC) donated a portion of their Purim Prom ticket fees to Camp Jenny!

  • BISY (Boca Raton, FL) held their 2nd annual Camp Jenny Bake Sales!

  • KAFTY (Plantation, FL) held a car wash for Camp Jenny!

  • HOTTY (Roswell, GA) held their third annual Camp Jenny Bingo Night!

  • KEFTY (Marietta, GA) held their annual KEFTY Kasino!

  • SCRUFY (Sandy Springs, GA) held their annual Spaghetti Dinner!

  • CDTTY (Johns Creek, GA) held their annual Camp Jenny Benefit Concert!

Are we missing your fundraiser? Let us know about it by filling out the Fundraiser Report Form.


  • We are looking to collect a lot (around 220) empty plastic water bottles and around 70 paper towel or toilet paper rolls. Please bring if you can!

  • We need a few lifeguards to help with canoeing on Sunday afternoon - email if you are certified and willing to help!

  • You can find the packing list and staff handbook in the #general channel in Slack, as well as the all-staff webinar recording ICYMI!

  • Email if you have any updates to your travel plans.



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