Quick Facts

Who: Mosaic Outdoor Clubs of America

When: Aug 28-Sep 1, 2008

Where: Camp Iroquois Springs, Rock Hill, NY

Why: Fun, of course!

How: Registration is now open! Click on the link at the bottom of the registration page to register.

Cost: The price is $434M/$484NM. Registration will close at midnight on August 20th.

The basic event will include hikes of various lengths and difficulty, nature walks, workshops, and a variety of in-camp activities such as swimming, boating, tennis, volleyball, and softball. Nightly programming will include mixers, workshops, concerts, Shabbat under the stars, campfires, and more! All meals are included, as are cabin bunkhouse accommodations.

Did You Know?

- "Borscht Belt" is an informal term for the summer resorts of the Catskill Mountains in Sullivan and Ulster Counties in upstate New York which were a popular holiday spot for New York Jews.
- The Shawangunk Mountains (the "Gunks") are one of the premier rock climbing areas of North America!

About the International Event

Often described as "summer camp for adults," Mosaic Outdoor Clubs of America presents the annual Labor Day weekend retreat that allows Jewish adults with a love of the outdoors to get "back to nature" and have some fun!


Kibbitz in the Catskills
Aug 28-Sep 1, 2008!

Come to the beautiful Catskill Mountains for MOCA's 18th Annual International Event! From our fabulous base camp at Iroquois Springs in Rock Hill, NY, we'll be just a short distance from the Catskills, the Shawangunks (of rock climbing fame), the Hudson and Delaware Rivers, Minnewaska State park, and much, much more!

Camp Iroquois Springs

This year, once again, we're in for a real treat! The camp boasts beautiful cabins with bathrooms, and a modern, spacious dining facility! On top of that, there is: a lake with boats and swimming, two swimming pools, tennis courts, volleyball courts, softball field, ropes courses, and much more. Check it out for yourself by clicking here.


We have visited lots of great sites, and pulled together the best of the best for you to sample, including great hiking, kayaking, rafting, tubing, biking, rock climbing, winery tours, trail rides, nature walks,and lots of great tours of museums, towns, historical sites, natural wonders and more. We guarantee you won't get bored!


After the sun goes down, we will mingle and schmooze, learn new things, celebrate Shabbat, and listen to some great music! This year, our headliners will be the famous and fabulous folk musicians Pete and Maura Kennedy (the Kennedy's)! Check out their website at www.kennedysmusic.com. We'll also be treated to a slideshow on the Catskills by Carol and David White, authors of the books, "Catskill Trails," and "Catskill Day Hikes." Visit their website at www.carolwhite.org. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

This is gonna to be one great trip!


Mark your calendars now for another amazing, fun-filled Event!

About MOCA

Mosaic Outdoor Clubs of America (MOCA) is a non-profit organization focused on bring Jewish Adults together where they can experience and explore the outdoors and the Jewish experience, history and background in environments that promote Jewish learning, continuity and community. Mosaic has more than 20 clubs in the United States, Canada and Israel. Learn more by visiting us at www.mosaicoutdoor.org

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