August 4 at #CBBMTL

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Hello Parents!

Today was a beautiful day up at camp filled with the usual fun and activities that CBB offers to our campers every day. However besides all of the options that the campers took place in today, it is also the eve of Tish ‘A Beyav. We had a beautiful service organized by Ronna where we explored what the day means as well as how we could pay our respects.

Also today, the Inter Boys went on a hike at tremblant for the day. Everyone had such a great time and couldn’t wait to have more fun at Tevah during their option cycles.

Until tomorrow everyone. Feel free to “Like” us on Facebook for constant updates on what’s happening around camp.

Yours truly,
Josh @ The camp that keeps getting better.

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August 3 at #CBBMTL

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Hello Parents!

Who’s ready for some football!? That’s right, the SuperBowl has come to CBB once again. This year both the boys’ and girls’ games were some of the most intense games I’ve seen at camp in years. The girls’ team on the Cowboys won in overtime after a very close game. However, the boys’ team on the Broncos pulled ahead after being behind the whole game and pulled out a huge win. Even with just Coeds playing, all of the campers and staff in camp were involved. Watching almost every camper cheering on their friends was incredible and I’m so excited to see how this spirit carries over to Theme Day in the coming weeks.

Since the afternoon was devoted to the SuperBowl, the rest of the day was filled with the campers enjoying activities with their bunks.

Until tomorrow everyone. Feel free to “Like” us on Facebook for constant updates on what’s happening around camp.

Yours truly,
Josh @ the camp that keeps getting better

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August 1 at #CBBMTL

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Hello Parents!

Today was a great day at camp, for the first time in a few days we finally had sun! It came out after a cold morning and everyone was so excited when walking out of the dining hall and into the hot rays. Today was also our second shabbat in camp, everyone had such a great time making the Challot together. Even with the rain, our Kabalat Shabbat was full on new songs and Yakov Sassi, as we gathered in the Main Rec before going to eat. The Challot was delicious, as were the chicken fingers.

The co-eds were hard at work, practicing for the big game on Sunday. It’s shaping up really well, the coaches working together to bring out the best from their teams. On Sunday we will find out which team will win, the Broncos or the Cowboys!

Until next time everyone. Don’t forget to “Like” us on Facebook for constant updates on what’s happening in camp.

Yours truly,
Josh @ the camp that keeps getting better

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July 31 at #CBBMTL

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Hello Parents!

What a day today was at camp! I am so proud to say that we hosted a Bar Mitzvah for one of our Senior Boys, Shlomo! It was truly an amazing experience to witness! Shlomo’s fellow Senior Boys, Israeli campers and staff joined him for this special moment when he becomes a man! I want to give a special thank you to Jon Mamane for officiating the service this morning! And again, a HUGE Mazel Tov to Shlomo on his big day! We are all so proud!

Today we also had all of our friends from High Point came to spend the day. Even with the rain that we’ve been getting every day, they were all having such a great time playing at our facilities and just walking around with some of our SIT’s who volunteered as staff for the day.

This evening at flagpole, Superbowl broke! One of the highlights of second month is the co-ed Football game. The teams this year are the Cowboys and the Broncos. Congratulation to the coaches! We’re very excited to see these teams compete tomorrow afternoon.

Until tomorrow everyone, don’t forget to “Like” us on Facebook for constant updates on what’s happening around camp.

Yours truly,
Josh @ the camp that keeps on getting better.

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July 30 at #CBBMTL

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Hello Parents!

What a day at camp today was. Even with the rain that we’ve been getting lately, the spirit remains at an all time high. Unfortunately, due to the rain, there won’t be very much to talk about in tonight’s blog. The campers had a blast at all of their options, whether the rain forced them inside or not, there were smiles all around. The campers who chose biking today got to go on a beautiful mountain bike tour through Saint-Agathe right before lunch. For lunch today we had Mac & Cheese! Everyone loved it and I even got such remarks as: “This is my new favorite meal in camp!”

Tonight was also the first dance of second session. All the campers and staff were dancing the night away with the help of our friends at Superior Sound. Along with the dance tonight was also the first CBB Live of the month. Media 2014 continues to be one of the best groups at media we’ve had and it shows in every video they’ve produced thus far. Take a look at tonight’s daily video, which is CBB Live, to see what I mean.

Until tomorrow everyone. Don’t forget to “Like” us on Facebook for constant updates on what’s happening around camp.

Yours truly,
Josh @ The camp that keeps getting better.

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July 29 at #CBBMTL

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Hello Parents!

Today was just an ordinary day at CBB, and as such this will be one of my shorter blogs. The campers started their second cycle of activities this morning and after a week having fun at four options they’re ready to try four more of the many activities we offer here at CBB. We’ve also read the review cards the campers have filled out and, though there are places to improve, most reviews were very positive.

Also one more thing that happened today was the long awaited return of quesadillas and baked potatoes for lunch. Everyone loved it and I can’t wait to have it again next tuesday!

Until tomorrow everyone, don’t forget to “Like” us on Facebook for constant updates on what’s happening around camp.

Yours truly,
Josh @ the camp that keeps getting better.

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July 28 at #CBBMTL

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Hello Parents!

Well, today was a great day at camp. Even with the poor weather we’ve been having, it still amazes me how energetic and into the CBB experience everyone remains. The Senior Boys got back from their hiking overnight that they took with Tevah and had nothing but fun stories to share.

While on my daily walk today I was able to see most of our campers at their activities, all of them were happy and smiling! At archery, one of the Senior Boys got a bulls eye for the first time, while Inter Boys became expert swimmers during Swim Instruction. It is also always great to see our Junior Girls had a blast at Dance! Besides all of those activities and more, today was just another incredible day at CBB for all of our campers and staff.

I would also like to congratulate many of our campers who participated in Intercamp with YCC! We won all the games! Woohoo!

Until tomorrow, don’t forget to “Like” us on Facebook for constant updates on what’s happening around camp.

Yours truly,
Josh @ the camp that keeps getting better

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July 27 at #CBBMTL

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Hello Parents!

Today was such an energetic day here at CBB! The campers were so excited to take part in their activities and it was very apparent on their faces. Even though we were on the brink of rain all day because the skies were dark grey from breakfast until dinner, every camper was smiling throughout.

Our Israeli campers and SITS have been having a blast doing all their activities! Our campers got to enjoy some volleyball, canoeing and kayaking, and fun at ceramics! At flagpole, our campers were able to act as judges for a staff competition (done during free time) for the best team costumes. This gave them just a taste of Theme Day which will occur when they least expect it! Shhh…

Until tomorrow everyone. Please don’t forget to “LIKE” us on Facebook for more updates

Yours truly,
Josh @ the camp that keeps getting better!

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July 25 at #CBBMTL

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Hello Parents!

Day two is now done and might I say it was a good one! All of our campers have now had enough time to truly get to know each other and walking into a bunk of Inter Boys, who were strangers just two days ago, is like watching friends who have been together their whole lives. I sit in the dining hall at lunch and I hear everyone cheering and laughing together. Walking through camp, it’s like nothing I’ve seen before. The amount of spirit that the campers have this session is astounding!

Speaking of the activities before, I was able to squeeze in an hour to walk around and see the campers enjoying their activities. At waterski, Chalutzim campers got up on the rope for the first time, while Inter Boys were hilarious in Media preparing a video for CBB Live. The Junior Girls had literally the best time at circus with one of our incredible staff Max Yentin who has really been a huge asset to us at camp this summer.

Finally, our Pioneers landed at the airport this morning after their fantastic trip to Chicago. All of our staff were telling me stories about the great things that they did down in the windy city. Since the Pioneers are taking the next two days off for their own ‘Change-Over’, I will write a more extensive blog about their trip when they return.

Shabbat was another beauty! All our campers dressed in white joining together to celebrate the end of the week is always a pleasure. Camp traditions like these have a special place in my heart.

Until tomorrow everyone. Please don’t forget to “LIKE” us on Facebook for more updates

Yours truly,
Josh @ the camp that keeps getting better!

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July 24 at #CBBMTL

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Hello Parents!

Today marks, what I feel, is the real first day of camp. With unpacking, icebreakers, and the swim test are over, the activities were able to begin. Walking around today truly affirms my beliefs that I mentioned on yesterday’s blog: this will be one of the greatest months in CBB’s long and prideful history. Everywhere I went I was greeted by smiles and witnessed an abundant amount of laughter.

We are less campers this month than the last, however the amount of spirit that I see walking through camp could be that of five hundred more kids. The activities were all incredible! Every staff was up and playing with the campers, coaxing even the most uneager to participate and have a great time.

Until tomorrow everyone. Please don’t forget to “LIKE” us on Facebook for more updates

Yours truly,
Josh @ the camp that keeps getting better!

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