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Hi Everybody! Below you’ll find all of the camp news/media for 2023. 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!

The Camp Cast Podcast

Listen every day on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever else you listen to your podcasts!

The 6th Annual I LOVE THIS CAMP Last Day Podcast – On this emotional, uplifting, celebratory, and action packed episode of the Camp Cast…it’s our last day of camp! While we are devastated that the summer is coming to an end, there is a TON to celebrate. So on this podcast Jason spends some time at the beginning talking about the summer, what went on at camp tonight and listing a lot of the awards and honors given to the boys today. Then he hosts the annual “come to the studio and share your favorite camp memory” segment. You’ll hear a number of campers and staff stop by for quick stories and memories (). Finally, we will play you the audio of the final awards an honor ceremony for the evening including Junior Honor Camper, Intermediate Honor Camper, the 6 Menominee Values Awards, and of course, the Nate Wasserman Award (). Enjoy!

We forgot to cover the Twilight League Playoffs…but shout out to Judah Nitzkin’s Team (Juniors), Spencer Polovin’s Team (Intermediates), and Daniel Gelfgat’s Team (Seniors) for winning their Twilight League Championships today.

Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever else you listen to your podcasts.


S6E37 – A Green & White Extravaganza Today we had the most dramatic, intense, and insane end to the All Camp Relay (and the entire Green & White Competition in camp history! So the only way we could do it justice is to have on the 6 overall captains Tyler Field, Chase Kaplan, Eli Flaum, Daniel Gelfgat, Michael Goluch, and Dylan Hirsch. We get in to all of it…ALL of it. Enjoy! Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever else you listen to your podcasts.


S6E36 – August 5, 2023 Wow we had two full days of Green & White + at camp, and the only way we know how to give it it’s proper due is with our LA connection plus Eli Mutnick! We get into some huge Green & White action including midnight manhunt, the cross camp classic and counselor hunt. Then we talk about our decade club ceremony and our four new inductees! Enjoy. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever else you listen to your podcasts.


S6E34 – Another Late Night w/ Jeremy Kohlenbrener – Another amazing day at camp is in the books, despite a late night counselor softball game that didn’t go our way. As is tradition after counselor sports, Jason and Jeremy get together to talk about the game, what we learned from it, and recap a really fun Camper Counselor Switch Day at camp, culminating in a Carnival Social with Marimeta. Enjoy. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever else you listen to your podcasts.


S6E33 – Green & White Reveal and More! – On this high energy episode of the podcast we have on birthday boy Russell Rosenthal and his brother Gavin Rosenthal, and cousin Will Gordon to talk about everything camp. We focus on the start of Green & White, but also get into Camper Counselor Switch Day, camp meals, and much more! Enjoy. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever else you listen to your podcasts.


S6E32 – July 30, 2023 – On this amazing episode of the podcast we have Cabin 15 members Hunter Smith, Hayden Schreiber, Dylan Davis and Evan Lieberman on to talk about the end of the competition, a social with Chippewa, our Lazy Day Sunday and Camper/Counselor Switch Day debates. Enjoy! Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever else you listen to your podcasts.


S6E31 – Competition Day 1 Recap – Ok, so maybe the first day of competition didn’t go as planned, BUT this podcast is definitely worth a listen! Tonight we have on CITs Jack Berger, Zach Danziger, Spencer Auslander, Aaron Pelts, Ryan Weil, Asher Diamond, and Charlie Eisenberg to break down the action today, look ahead to a CM comeback tomorrow, and spew all sorts of nonsense. Enjoy! Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever else you listen to your podcasts.


S6E30 – July 26, 2023 – On this fantastic episode of the Camp Cast, Jason is joined by Cabin 14 all stars Cooper Wellen, Dylan Gangel, and Matthew Feinberg. They talk about practices for our big competition, our 16A and B basketball showdown with Ojibwa, CM Pictionary, rate the food thus far, and try to help people find their stuff (kind of). Enjoy! Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever else you listen to your podcasts.


S6E29 – Late Night Sports and Other Ramblings w/ Jeremy Kohlenbrener – It has become an odd podcast tradition to have fan favorite Jeremy Kohlenbrener on the show every time we play a counselor sport. Well, who are we to break tradition?!? On tonights rants, raves and ramblings, Jeremy and Jason touch on the Chippewa Regatta, team practices and other awesome parts of camp before going deep into the Counselor Basketball Game against our rivals. Folks, the GreenHouse was ROCKIN’ tonight. Enjoy. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever else you listen to your podcasts.


S6E28 – 5 Year night with Jack and Zach Forman – On this 5-year night special podcast episode, we bring on the brothers Forman, Zach and Jack, to talk about our last few days at camp including our special 5 year night induction. We welcomed in 19 new members to the club including a surprise induction of Jason’s parents Bobbi and Rob. We discuss loyalty at camp, family legacies, our regular day at camp, Lazy Day Sunday, and much more. Enjoy.Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever else you listen to your podcasts.


S6E27 – July 21, 2023 – On this Denver driven episode of the podcast we have Max Weiss, Jacob Stinar, Easton White, and Reid Parks on to talk about a fantastic day at camp including the conclusion of our Mid-Summer Madness tournaments, Reid and J’s tennis tournament victory, the food so far, commercial night, and much more! Enjoy. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever else you listen to your podcasts.


S6E26 – July 20, 2023 – On this phenominee episode of the podcast Jason is joined by first year campers (but Father/Son Camp veterans) Cole Stein and Beau Davidson. They talk about last night’s social with Agawak, picture day 2023, mid summer madness, our first Big/Little Brother event of the summer, and much more! Enjoy. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever else you listen to your podcasts.


S6E25 – July 18, 2023 -Tonight on the podcast we have the Coopers! Provus and Mazza come on to chat about an amazing day at camp filled with Big Ten instruction, Mid Summer Madness and much more. Enjoy. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever else you listen to your podcasts!


S6E24 – Welcome to Second Session -Welcome to second session 2023! We bring on veterans Spencer Polovin, Jordy Meyers and Jacob Krasny to get into the first full day of camp, the starts of Mid Summer Madness and TLL and much more. Welcome and Enjoy! Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever else you listen to your podcasts!


S6E23 – End of First Session -Wow first session flew by! Today on the podcast we have King of the Camp and Twilight League Champions Malakhi Deboise and Jack Friedman to recap an amazing last couple days of first session. Jason also takes some time to announce some of our first session award winners. Enjoy! Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever else you listen to your podcasts!


S6E22 – July 12, 2023 – If we had to name this episode of the podcast it would be called “complete nonsense with some great camp content sprinkled on top”. Tonight on this LATE night episode we have veterans Benjie Soren, Ryan Firmin and Jack Behar on. The guys chat about some King of the Camp Championship day highlights, shout out some campers and staff, dive deeper into the staff volleyball game, and then just talk about whatever is on their minds. Enjoy! Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever else you listen to your podcasts!


S6E21 – July 11, 2023 – On this episode of the podcast we have the Palo Alto Pals (a name that will not stick) aka the California Connection in Jackson Purcell, Luke Ranzetta, and Noah Kunder. We get into the first full day of King of the Camp Playoffs, our Swim and Track meets, and much more. Enjoy! Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever else you listen to your podcasts!


S6E20 – July 10, 2023– On this extra awesome episode of the Camp Cast, Jason welcomes Noah Hoyt and Ellis Benjamin from Cabin 4 to talk about Town Day 2023, the start of the King of the Camp Championships and much more! Enjoy! Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever else you listen to your podcasts!


S6E19 – July 8, 2023 – On this extra special amazing episode of the podcast we are joined by Cabin 12 residents Cooper Borstein, Drake Elman, and Judah Paul. We dive into the 14 year old trip to the Bobble Head Museum and Hall of Fame, the Brewers Game, and the Wisconsin Dells. Then we try to explain how King of the Camp Relic Reconnaissance works and predict the winners. Finally, we talk a little about our first counselor competition win of the summer, our 2-1 victory over Kawaga in counselor Volleyball! Enjoy. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever else you listen to your podcasts!


S6E18 – July 6, 2023 – On this episode of the Camp Cast we have Cabin 17 residents Tyler Rasper and Michael Nardelli. We chat about the 12 year old canoe trip, bridge jumping, camping with Joe and all the great things that have been happening during Trip Week at camp.


S6E17 – July 5, 2023 – On this episode of the podcast Jason welcomes CITs Asher Diamond and Ryan Weil on to talk about an action packed couple of days at camp. We dive into CM’s victory in the first ever Northwoods Racquet Sports Invitational, the start of British & American, upcoming staff and camper competitions, and much, much more. Enjoy! Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever else you listen to your podcasts!


S6E16 – July 3, 2023 – On this episode of the podcast Jason welcomes CITs Asher Diamond and Ryan Weil on to talk about an action packed couple of days at camp. We dive into CM’s victory in the first ever Northwoods Racquet Sports Invitational, the start of British & American, upcoming staff and camper competitions, and much, much more. Enjoy! Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever else you listen to your podcasts!


S6E15 – July 2, 2023 – Tonight we are joined by first year international campers Xavier Villegas and Franz Schnaas to talk about the last few days at camp including lazy day Sunday, Casino Night, and Menominee’s first major victory of the summer in the Northwoods Racquets Invitational. Enjoy Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever else you listen to your podcasts!


S6E14 – June 30, 2023 – On this fantastic episode of the podcast Jason is joined by Michael Hazan and Nels Johnson to talk about another amazing day at camp! Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever else you listen to your podcasts!


S6E13 – June 29, 2023 – On this episode of the podcast cabin 6 comes on to try to convince Jason to go zip lining with Eli this weekend. They also talk about another great day at camp, the conclusion of Sun and Wind and much more. Enjoy! Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever else you listen to your podcasts!


S6E12 – June 28, 2023 -On this episode of the podcast we bring on the People’s Champions Parker Morris and Andy Ernest to talk about our 2econd Wrestling Showcase at Menominee, the start of Sun & Wind, and much more. Enjoy! Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever else you listen to your podcasts!


S6E11 – June 24-26, 2023 -We know we have missed a couple days of the podcast, so we brought on one of our favorite guests to help us recap the last couple days of camp. That’s right folks, we have Jeremy Kohlenbrener on this evening. Jason and Jer spend time on todays podcast talking about our social at Chippewa, our first lazy day Sunday, and how our campers don’t know how to hold a churro…oh and much more! Enjoy. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever else you listen to your podcasts!


S6E10 – June 23, 2023 –On this off the rails episode of the CampCast we have veteran campers Carter Parks and Connor Laycob on to chat about an amazing day at camp! First we go back one night and discuss the best lip synch battle skit night we have ever seen…then we dive into our Friday that culminated in a rowdy song and cheer night in Wasserman Hall. Along the way Carter and Conor call Jason old, tell him the things he is doing wrong, and give some not asked for feedback. Enjoy! Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever else you listen to your podcasts!


S6E9 – June 22, 2023 –Tonight on the podcast Jason welcomes the brothers Fishman all the way from LA to talk about a great day at camp! We had actual picture day today, cabin activities, big ten, and Twilight League. After the pod was recorded we had the greatest lip synch battle the Northwoods has ever seen…we’ll cover that tomorrow. Enjoy! Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever else you listen to your podcasts!


S6E8 – June 21, 2023On this extra special episode of the podcast Jason is joined by members of the Senior Cabin! The leaders of camp talk about a beautiful day at the friendly confines filled with Big Ten and King of the Camp action. We also get into our first “skit” night of the summer…Soccer Celebration night, and our first gameshow camp fire “Let’s Make a Deal”. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever else you listen to your podcasts!


S6E7 – June 20, 2023On this first full day episode of the podcast we have Junior Twilight League captains (and cabin 5 residents) Bennett Rue and Dayne Schneider on to talk about our first full day at camp!! We get into Big Ten activities, King of the Camp, Twilight League, Generals, canteen and much more! Enjoy. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever else you listen to your podcasts!


S6E6 – The First Day of Camp! WE ARE BACK!!! The summer has officially begun and we are back with more episodes of the Camp Cast. Each day we’ll dive deep into what’s going on at camp, talk to campers and counselors about their day and their overall camp experience, and share all the inside scoop about Menominee. Today we bring on the CITs to welcome everyone to our 96th summer at camp. Enjoy!!

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