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Hi Everybody! Below you’ll find all of the camp news/media for 2022. 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.  

S5E36 Doc’s Run, Town Day,  Green & White and More: On this episode of the Podcast we have Cabin 2 residents Chase Kaplan and Dylan Hirsch on to recap 1.5 days of insane camping! We had Doc’s Run, Town Day, Bari’s Biffs, Loyalty Awards, Sing and Relay Prep, our last ceremony out at The Way and so much more. Enjoy. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


S5E35 August 5/6, 2022: We have SO much to talk about on this episode of the Camp Cast, and in order to do this we bring on the big guns Jordy Meyers, Spencer Polovin and Jacob Krasny to talk about the last two full days of camp. We talk about our 10-year induction ceremony where we welcomed Ryder Spector, Cooper Spector, Max Beermann and Sam Goodman to the Decade Club. We break down Green & White so far including Egg Time, D-Day and the Cross Camp Classic. We also preview Doc’s Run and celebrate how we have raised over $11,000 for Menominee Charities!! You can still donate to support the Doc’s Runners here before the run on Sunday morning. Enjoy. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


S5E34 August 4, 2022: Tonight we have an extra special crossover podcast! We hosted Marimeta for a Carnival, and Jason was able to convince owners Jami and Nick to sneak away for a bit to be guests on the podcast. We talk about Green & White, Red and White, the great things we saw at the social and how amazing the summer is going at both camps. Enjoy! Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


S5E33 August 3, 2022: On this west coast episode of the podcast we are joined by Ethan Schwartz and Asher Cohen to recap an incredible day at the Friendly Confines. We get into the best Green & White events, the worst Green & White events and much more. Today we got into some counselor hunt, shoe scramble (hopefully for the last time), Land AND Water events, Twilight League and now we are going to Mannequin Madness. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


S5E32 The Green & White Preview + Aug 1/2, 2022: You are not going to want to miss this DOUBLE episode of the podcast we lead off with campers Eli Domb and Jayden Parkin to discuss our friendly with Timberlane (featuring pickle ball) and Camper/Counselor Switch Day. Then we bring in the heavy hitters aka the Green & White Czars aka Ryan Firmin, Jack Kaplan and Gavin Bramwit to give a full Green & White preview! We talk about every event, what to look out for and we even end up in a meeting about how to change one of the events and improve it on the spot. Enjoy! Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


S5E31 July 31, 2022: The guests on this podcast declared this episode “the greatest podcast ever recorded”…and it’s hard to argue with them! Tonight we have cabin 7 residents Cooper Wellen and Dylan Gangel on to break down our first full day of Green and White activities and much more! Enjoy. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


S5E30 The Green & White Reveal: On tonights late late late night podcast, Jason goes solo so the rest of the camp can rest up after an AMAZING day at camp. Not only did we have a great day of activities, but we hosted Chippewa Ranch Camp for our annual Color Run. After that we had one of the greatest reveals for Green & White color war that we have ever had at camp. Jason breaks down all of it and also spends some time reading the speeches that last year’s captains wrote about this years overall captains. Enjoy! Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


S5E29 July 29, 2022 w/ The Doi Boys: On this WE BEAT KAWAGA episode of the podcast we recap Menominee’s 10 game down comeback and talk about the thrilling finish to our competition. It all came down to the 16A softball game on the Bob Bender Senior Diamond today with Menominee winning in walk-off fashion. Enjoy this mega deep dive into the day and the competition! Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


S5E28 July 27, 2022: On this episode of the podcast we were hoping to have a final result from our competition with you…but that is not to be. After 62 events we got rained out of our last 9. So as we sit here the score is Menominee 31, Kawaga 31. To recap one of the best comebacks in competition history, Jason is joined by CITs Cooper Spector, Brady Weiss and Nate Beermann. Enjoy! Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


S5E27 July 26, 2022: On this episode of the podcast we recap Day 1 of our big competition with Kawaga. CM has a lot of work to do going into tomorrow, but we can make it happen! Tonight, the boys in the senior cabin (Srosen, Peterman, Quinn, Danizger and Harf) join us to recap day 1 and talk about all the great things we saw from the Menominee men that day. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


S5E26 July 25, 2022: It’s competition eve at camp, and tonight we have on CITs Miles Provus, Micah Blum, Ryan Martin and Joey Hoffman to talk about what the competition with Camp Kawaga means to them, how the next few days are going to work, why we do this at all, and much much more. Go Menominee…Beat Kawaga!! Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


S5E25 Competition Jersey Reveal: On this episode of the podcast…JERSEYS!!!! First year counselor (and licensed pilot) Eric Coestad joins us to talk about the 2022 Jersey Reveal which may or may not have featured an airplane! Enjoy. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


S5E24 Five Year Night: On this episode of the podcast we get into camp loyalty and celebrate our new 5-Year Club inductees! First we have on first year camper Maxton Kramer to share his thoughts on the ceremony and tell us all about how his first year has gone. Then we welcome new 5-year club members Carter Klein and Josh Namordi to share their experience receiving their jackets, and share a special surprise that happened for them yesterday. Enjoy! Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


S5E23 July 21, 2022: Happy Woody 30th-ish (aka 31st) Anniversary Day!!!! We had a fantastic day at camp celebrating Woody…and doing a bunch of other stuff. On the podcast tonight we have Russell Rosenthal and Spencer Polovin to give us all the details, tell us the best jokes of the day and everything else Woody! Enjoy.  Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


S5E22 July 20, 2022: On this LATE night podcast we once again have on Jeremy Kohlenbrener to talk about another Menominee staff win! This time it’s counselor basketball against Kawaga. We also recap an amazing day at camp!  Enjoy.  Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


S5E21 July 19, 2022: On this legacy edition of the podcast we have Cabin 5 residents Dayne Schneider and Benjy Cahan on to chat about a fantastic day at camp! We go over Big Ten activities, Mid-Summer Madness league action, Twilight League, and much, much more. Enjoy! Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


S5E20 July 18, 2022: On this extra special episode of the podcast we have first year camper brothers Hayden and Jackson Schreiber join us to talk about our first full day at camp! We started our Big Ten instructional activities today, we started a brand new leagues format called Midsummer Madness, we had a surprise Twilight League start (featuring the sequel to the Ball Grabber/Ball Snatcher saga – we play the amazing audio from Ryan Firmin mid episode) and so much more. Enjoy! Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


S5E19 July 17, 2022: On this extra special episode of the podcast, we bring on first year campers from Denver Max Weiss and Easton White (joined by veteran camper and podcaster Reid Parks) to talk about the first day of Second Session!! We get into how great dinner was (and how it’s apparently) an issue we don’t have white cheese, our first night capture the flag game, our bus ride up, our cabin counselors and much more! Enjoy. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


S5E18 July 12/13, 2022:On this episode of the podcast we bring out the heavy hitters, because we have a LOT of camp to cover! 13 year old campers Will Mills and Levi Blum join us to break down the King of the Camp Championships (which was just decided under the lights in the basketball championships), our Session I Rock Band Show, the Kanefsky Park dedication and much, much more. Enjoy! Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


S5E17 July 10/11, 2022: On this late night episode of the podcast, fan favorite Jeremy Kohlenbrener comes on to talk about our first taste of staff competition tonight…a 7-4 softball win at Ojibwa! We also get into Town Day 2022, a King of the Camp playoff update, and Jeremy highlights some Session I waterfront all stars! Enjoy. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


S5E16 July 9, 2022: On this King size episode of the podcast we have a late night edition with King of the Camp czars (and camp veterans) Ryan Firmin and Gavin Bramwit. They talk about how King of the Camp has gone so far, give us a scoreboard update, get deep into a brand new all-camp KOC game that we played today, and give their predictions for the King of the Camp champs 2022! We also talk about our Commercial Night skits tonight and much, much more. Enjoy! Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


S5E16 – Trip Week Mega Pod: On this mega super special episode of the podcast, we bring on campers from every age group to talk about their trips! We ask the tough questions like “what was the dumbest thing someone did on your trip?” Enjoy.

Juniors (zoo + Fire & Ice + Camping and more): Judah Nitzkin and Noah Rothbardt

Intermediates (canoe trip + bridge jumping): Zach Field and Jacob Kasdin

13 yr Olds (Wisconsin Dells): Simon Mann and Neo Schneider

14 yr Olds (Milwaukee): Max Agins, Eli Flaum, and Noah Weiss

Senior Cabin (White Water Rafting): Asher Diamond, Nathan Vass, and Ryan Weil

Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


S5E14 July 5/6, 2022: On this Juniors Rule the Camp episode of the podcast, we kicked the seniors out of camp today to go to the Dells, Milwaukee and White Water Rafting, so the Juniors are taking over! Jason is joined by Michael Hazan, Parker Jacobson and Eli Bulmer to talk about the end to B&A, their Camping Trip last night, our “Let’s Make a Deal” campfire, Fire vs. Ice, new fun camp games and much, much more. Enjoy. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


July 4, 2022: Today on the podcast, Jason spends the first 10 minutes on his own walking our families through how we handled the news of the devastating shooting in Highland Park, IL. He talks about our support system, our conversations with the campers, our follow up approach and how the staff and campers responded.

Then we jump into our regular pod programming with CITs Jacob Schneider, Brady Kay, Draedyn Sanford, Ryan Martin and Jon Wool. We talk about British & American, King of the Camp, things they like and don’t like about this summer (aka constructive feedback), camp grudges and so much more. Enjoy! Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


S5E12 July 2, 2022: Ask the Director: On this BONUS episode of the podcast we have the Senior Cabin grilling Jason on all the things that need to be changed, improved and added to camp.  This is their official reporting of the Camper Council and all the suggestions from the campers. We broadcast this live to the whole camp each week. Enjoy!  Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


S5E11 July 1, 2022: On this extra special episode of the podcast, we have on Junior camper Spencer Ackerman and Senior camper Sid Vadnerkar. We talk about our first inter-camp competition since 2019 (vs. Camp Timberlane), our first victory of the year, how to improve our archery program, shout outs to all the great play we saw today, and much much more. Enjoy! Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


S5E10 June 30, 2022: On todays very special episode of the podcast we have Cabin 4 members Reid Parks (Denver) and Isaac Fishman (Los Angeles) on to recap a spectacular day at camp! We finished off Sun and Wind, got some Big Ten instructional activities in, got lucky with the weather, and had AMAZING food. Enjoy! Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


5E9 June 29, 2022: On this Sun and Wind spectacular podcast we got the brothers Rothbardt Noah and Max. They help catch us up on some Sun and Win action as well as King of the Camp, todays menu and much much more! Enjoy. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


5E8 June 28, 2022: On this CONTROVERSIAL episode of the podcast, Mason Seiffer and Zach Forman come in hot with accusations of musical chair fraud! But before that we recap an awesome day at camp including the start of our first intracamp competition ‘Sun and Wind’, a short rain delay, and more big ten activities. Enjoy! Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


5E7 June 27, 2022: On this extra special episode of the podcast we have on a couple second year Junior campers Bennett Rue and Parker Subrin. We discuss an awesome Monday at camp and look back on yesterday’s Sunday evening. We chat about our first ceremony at The Way (including a new Land Acknowledgment Tradition), our first round of new Big Ten activities, a King of the Camp update, Bennetts reaction to the camp food (spoiler alert – he’s happy) and tease our evening camp fire for tonight, Horse Racing Night! Enjoy. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


S5E6 June 25/26, 2022: On this DOUBLE episode of the podcast we have two action packed days of camp to cover. June 25th was a LATE one that included a social with Chippewa and a mini rain storm at the end, so we pushed the pod back a day. Luckily I had Evan Rosenthal, Jake Auslander, and Joey Hazan with me today to talk about a great camp Saturday and our first Lazy Day Sunday of the season. We discuss Big Ten activities, king of the camp, cabin activities, picture day, our first chance to earn our pins (bronze, silver and gold) at each activity and MUCH more. Enjoy! Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


S5E5 June 24, 2022: We LOVE to celebrate Menominee firsts at camp! Today, we have a bunch of firsts to be excited about…this is our FIRST episode in our new podcast studio…it’s the FIRST time on the podcast for Nolan Woods and Cooper Provus…it’s their FIRST summer at camp…and our FIRST Big/Little Brother event of the summer…what a day! These two rock stars join me to discuss an amazing day at camp, including our first short rain storm, Big Ten, King of the Camp, Big/Little Brother and so much more! Enjoy. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


S5E4 June 23, 2022: On this family friendly episode of the podcast we have camp veterans Sam and Max Rosen on with their first year camper cousin Matthew Feinberg! We recap a near perfect day at camp starting with instructional Big Ten activities and ending with a fan favorite Menominee Square campfire (with a twist). Enjoy!

Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


S5E3 June 22, 2022: On this extra super special episode of the podcast, Cooper Borstein is back! We get into an amazing full day at camp including Big Ten instructional activities, King of the Camp, our first skit night of the year and much more…including a decent amount of nonsense. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


S5E2 June 21, 2022: On this VERY special episode of the podcast we have our Denver connection Carter Parks and Connor Laycob on to talk about our first full day of camp…(and we spend a few minutes on why it’s enough of Tampa Bay and it’s time for the Avs to win the Stanley Cup). But mostly we get into our Big Ten instructional activities, generals, swim tests, King of the Camp leagues, Twilight League, some crazy reveals, our first canteen and much, much more! We also shout out some Menominee firsts and highlight some worthy camp moments. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!


S5E1 – June 20, 2022: Welcome back to the Camp Cast everybody! We are into Season 5 and we are so excited to be back. Today we have on 4 of our CITs, Micah Blum, Harrison Hoffman, Ben Lazarus, and Brady Weiss on to recap an AMAZING first day at camp. Check back here for daily episodes! Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or anywhere else you get your pods!

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