Hi Everybody! Below you’ll find all of the camp news/media for 2021. This includes our camp newspaper (the Menominee Megaphone), Podcast (the Camp Cast) and Blog (Woody’s Word).
Don’t forget, you can also check out pictures each day on our Waldo Photos Album. Enjoy!
Welcome to the Menominee Megaphone! This is where we will post periodic editions of our camper/counselor run newspaper. We hope you enjoy!
Aug, 8, 2021 – Today was NOT just your normal lazy day Sunday at camp! We had Doc’s run, loyalty awards, presented Woody with a 30 year gift, had in camp Town Day II AND had our own ski show at camp. It was another phenomenal day at Camp Menominee so today we have Asher Diamond, Chase Kaplan and Spencer Auslander on to talk about it. Enjoy!
Aug, 7, 2021 – Tonight on the P-O-D-C-A-S-T we have CM Spelling Bee champ Brody Shefren and his brother Cooper join us to recap 2 amazing days at camp. We cover the end of the Cross Camp Classic, a new green and white game “Claim the Castle”, Menominee Monopoly, our decade club ceremony, and much much more. Enjoy!
Aug, 5, 2021 – Day 2 of the Cross Camp Classic is over…but we don’t have a winner! The rain kept us from finishing it completely but we need to recap the 21 events we actually did today and where we stand. So we have Charlie Eisenberg and Ryan Weil on the podcast to help us do that. Enjoy!
Aug 4, 2021 – Good evening everybody! We had an action packed day of competition with 27 events in the Green and White Cross Camp Classic! The boys were exhausted so I let them get some rest (they have 27 more events tomorrow) and I grab the mic and recap the day myself. Sorry folks…it’s one of those Jason solo pods. So much amazingness happened at camp today that I couldn’t wait for a camper to help me recap it! I recap the games, scoreboard, highlights and shout out some spectacular camper performances.
In other camp news, it was announced today that Camp Marimeta is transitioning ownership from the Cohen Family to Jami Shlensky and Nick Kase. We love Marimeta, we love the Cohens and we know that Jami and Nick are the best! So I just wanted to say a little something to our sisters over at Marimeta. Enjoy and see you tomorrow!
Aug, 2, 2021 –The Cross Camp Classic is here! On Wednesday and Thursday of this week we will be competing in a massive green and white competition that will include 54 events…and there can only be one winner. Tonight on the pod Brady Kay, Neo Schneider and Jack Carter join me to break down day 1 of team practices…and talk about Horse Racing Night. Enjoy!
July 30-Aug 1, 2021 – We are back! After a few day hiatus of late nights, green and white events and saying goodbye to our rookie camp brothers, we are back for a nice long episode of the pod. Today I am joined by Senior Cabin members Jesse Kaplan, Micah Blum, Miles Provus and Nate Beermann to talk about a bunch of green and white events, our team jersey reveal (you can watch the jersey reveal video here) and much more. At the end of the show, we try a new segment the boys like to call the Apple Podcast where we discuss our favorite apples and other things about apples. Enjoy!
July 29, 2021 – 4 Green and White events in one day?!?! You betcha. Tonight on the pod I’m joined by Cabin 7 residents (and first year campers Spencer Polovin, Jacob Krasny and Jordy Meyers. We break down a fantastic day that included Bari’s Biffs, Cement Signing, Rug Pile, Creatively Acquire the Energy Source, and Mannequin Madness. Enjoy!
July 26, 2021 – Hi Everybody!! We had a very exciting day at camp yesterday as we inducted 21 new members to our 5-year club. We had a special ceremony for them at night that all the boys got to see and experience. I am solo on the pod today as last night was a very late night, but I wanted to make sure you all heard from us I recorded this episode early the next morning to give you the scoop. Hope you enjoy!
July 24/25, 2021 – That’s right folks, we started our favorite intracamp competition of the year….GREEN AND WHITE!!! Tonight on the pod we have four of our Senior Cabin members – Joey Hoffman, Harrison Hoffman, Ryan Martin and Jacob Schneider – to break down our last couple days at camp including song and cheer night, the Green and White surprise start and the first three Green and White events. Enjoy!
July 23, 2021 – On this quarantine free episode of the podcast we have Cabin 10 members Sammy Sosnow and Alexis D’harcourt. That’s right everybody…we cleared our last round of testing this evening and are now done with the pods! Today is a great day. Enjoy the show.
July 19, 2021 – Great evening everybody! We just finished our first full day of activities for this session! Tonight on the pod we have 2nd year campers, and cabin 9 residents) Russell Rosenthal, Evan Abrams and Evan Lieberman join us to recap an awesome day at camp. Enjoy!
July 18, 2021 – Welcome back to camp! And welcome to camp! Whoever you are and however you found us…welcome! This is the CampCast, our daily (ish) podcast where our owner/director Jason (me) is joined by a couple campers to recap what was surely a fantastic day at Menominee. Hope you enjoy this one with Senior Cabin members Ryan Martin, Cooper Spector and Ethan Mann, and we hope you enjoy all the other episodes this year.
July 13, 2021 – On this episode we do something you are never supposed to do at canteen…we double dip! For the first part of the episode we bring in Cade Heller and Evan Rosenthal to talk about a great couple days at camp. Then, their buddies Jake Auslander and Max Rosen crash the party to give their insights and join us for a bit. If that’s not enough, we did some live interviews during our action packed in-camp Town Day on Sunday July 11th and just had to share them with you. So the second half of the show we play those recordings for everyone. Enjoy!
July 11, 2021 – What a Sunday we had at camp!! We had our first ever in camp Town Day…and it was phenominee! We’ll be back Monday night with some highlights and interviews from Town Day, but tonight we decided to record our Sunday night tradition “Ask the Director”. This is when the Senior Cabin comes down to the office and grills me for a while about ways to make camp better…or things I’m doing wrong! It’s always so much fun. Hope you enjoy more than I do!
July 6, 2021 – Well folks…it finally rained…but it didn’t stop us from having an awesome day at camp! Today I am joined by weather experts Max Rothbart and Alec Schwartz. The boys help me remember all the things we did today including one of our favorite skit nights: Movie Night! Enjoy.
July 4/5, 2021 – On this episode of the pod we have 14-year-old veteran campers Sam Rosen and Matthew Harfield on to talk about our spectacular 4th of July, recap the British and American competition, try a new segment called “rumors at camp” (spoiler alert: it didn’t go well) and get into much, much more. Enjoy!
July 3, 2021 – We have the best news ever: WOODY AND JOSH ARE BACK AT CAMP!!! To celebrate their arrival and talk British and American, we have on first year camper Joe Sampson, Senior Cabin member Nate Beermann and the man himself (well, one of the men) Josh Ingram. Enjoy!
The 100th Episode!! -Happy 100 (ish) episodes of the podcast!!! To celebrate this milestone we have 3 veteran CM counselors, Benjie Soren, Zeke and Jonah Gagerman. We get into the last 2 days at camp, go way off the rails with camp conspiracy theories, talk about what we are looking forward most the rest of the year, pick way too early MVPs for King of the Camp and much, much, much more. Buckle up and enjoy!
June 27/28, 2021 – On this double episode of the podcast we have Bennett Rue, Mason Seiffer and Josh Schreier on to help me recap TWO amazing days at camp. We get into our first Lazy Day Sunday, the first ceremony at The Way, our opening of Sun and Wind and, of course, celebrate our camp wide negative results to our final round of COVID testing for the session! Enjoy.
June 26, 2021 – Waterfront director Jeremy Kohlenbrener and Media Director Ross Festenstein to help me close out week 1 of camp. We give some shout outs, some kudos and recap a really special day at camp that ended with Casino Night! This episode is (kind of) sponsored by the Phoenix Suns…you’ll see when you listen. Enjoy!.
June 22, 2021 – On this episode of the pod, fan favorite Cooper Borstein (Cabin 14) joins me to recap our first full day of camp! We dive into Big Ten instructional activities, King of the Camp start (with Jerseys!), the first night of canteen, our new cabin cleanup scoring system and much more!