Week Nine 2016
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Day Celebration -
Saturday July 30, 2016. Parade begins at front gate at 10:00 am, wear
your traditional German attire, bring your classic cars and
convertibles. Parade proceeds to Athletic Field. Brief program
featuring the Camp Kids, the Royal Court and audience
participation. Please join us and bring your friends to help
celebrate our very traditional 102nd Founder's Day.
Restaurant a weekend of great food and few German specialties are on tap
Fish Fry special is Smoked Butt mitt kraut w/choice of potato &
the trimmings. O
Founders Day celebration dinner is Saturday evening at 6p. You
will have a choice of Sauerbraten or pork roast w/spaetzli, red
cabbage, salad and the fixings.
Fish Fry Special is Fried Pork Shanks w/choice of potato &
night the Gonzalez family will be serving up some awesome catered in
to Eiche Crew of the Blasgens & Beckers for a great wing dinner
with awesome homemade sauces this past Saturday night!
to Laurie VanDahm for volunteering to make one of her specialties for
a Friday Special next summer! If you have a special meal you'd
like to make that serves 20-30 for a Friday Night next summer, please
see me, Scott Lau. It counts as some of your duties.
just a reminder that the annual Founders Day celebration has been
moved up one weekend to July 30 due to the National Turners
convention in Clinton, MA. The parade and celebration have also
been moved to Saturday so more people can participate. The
parade is 10a at the front gate. The dinner is 6p with music at
6:30p. Please note that the Memorial Walk will NOT be held this
year. Look for that to return next year.
we have some great acts lined up for you this summer.
Ed every Saturday night
Founders Day Party Oom Pah Band at 6:30p & DJ Ed after
Hudson McCoy Band
Elvis & Johnny Cash impersonators and other sounds
Available â cottage #49 is
available for a bid of $500 or best offer. It is a one and a
half room cottage with a basement that is located behind the
Rathskeller. Sealed bids are due by August 22, and will be
opened at the District Council meeting that evening. Bidders
must be a member in good standing of one of the Illinois District
societies for a minimum of year. The winning bidder will be
responsible for the 2016 ground lease payment that will be issued at
the end of September and due November 1, 2016. Bidders do not
have to be present at the District meeting. Bids should clearly
identify who the bidder is (name, address, etc.), what Society they
belong to, and how long they have been a member. Bids should
include a check for the full bid amount and will only be cashed if
your bid is accepted. Bids not accepted will be returned
you to the parents who volunteered to drive to the Laser Tag field
trip and to everyone who came to the Staff breakfast. Don't
miss the Talent Show tonight after awards!
is bring your parent/guardian to program day! Parents and
guardians are invited to attend program activities with their
campers. See you on the A-field at 9:00 am!
10 and over sleepout is Wednesday. Campers who intend on
sleeping out should be at the âSuperheroâ campfire beforehand.
On Thursday, the 9 and unders will be going on a field trip to the
Brookfield Zoo and the 10 and overs can choose to sleep in.
Please make sure you have your permission slips turned into Lili.
miss our annual wedding ceremonies after awards on Friday, August
Can't wait to hear about how all the happy couples met! ï
to last week's Campers of the Week: Reyna Boergerhoff and Will
Schaeffer; and last week's Swimmers of the Week: Brandon
Odachowski, Quinn Schiller, Emmalina Hernandez, Isaac Byrne, Micaela
Valentine, Ava Pardo, and Katie Valentine. Great job!!
your calendars for the 2016 Final Show on Saturday, August, 13th.
We will be selling koozies at the show. There
will be costume meetings on Wednesday, August 3rd,
Friday, August 5th,
and Monday, August 8th at
3:00 at the pool. Please plan to attend one of these meetings
for important information about your camper's act(s).
had a very hot summer! Please make sure you are sending your
camper to morning program and swim lessons with water and sunscreen!
your camper is interested in participating in our weekly cooking
class, please make sure they turn in their cooking forms each week to
Kelli or Jodi by Monday's swim lessons. This is important so
they can plan food accordingly for the campers.
is 1 more towel up for sale at the candy store! This is your
last opportunity to purchase one. Towels are $20 each and
checks can be made payable to Illinois Turner Camp. The Candy
Store also has 100 year t-shirts and mugs available for purchase.
lifeguards would appreciate your help during the week with collecting
admission. If you bring a guest up to the pool during the week,
please pay one of the lifeguards who are not sitting in the chair.
Thank you! Ashley
APPRECIATION DINNER will
be Tuesday, August 9TH, at 6:30pm at the Raths!! Show your
appreciation to our staff for a job well done by preparing your
Dish to Pass Or if cooking is not your thing, make a monetary
donation, so that no one goes hungry! Please bring your food ready
to serve (Disposable dishes
very convenient since no one has been assigned dishwasher duties for
the evening!). Please give any monetary donations to Laurie VanDahm
(Cottage 91 ) by Friday, August 5th.
to all who were so generous for our Ladies Auxiliary Annual Card
- All those that brought donations, gave cash donations, all the
workers, and all those that supported in their attendance.
There are too many to name.The profit was $1,526.
thanks to Dave Zweifel for installing a new lock at our downstairs
and thanks to Sue Potthast who has taken on the task of painting our
back porch windows. Ann
Turnfest 2017 -
The hotel has been confirmed and the itinerary is in place. For
details and information about this trip please join Petra Croneigh
for a Q&A session on Friday July 29th in the Raths during/after
Fish Fry or on Saturday before and after the Founder's Day dinner.
secure your spot a $100 deposit will be taken, and we can start
looking at your individual travel plans. If you have any questions
please e-mail Petra at Petra4Travel@yahoo.com or call me in the
Turner Trot -1.5 Mile Run /
Walk. All abilities, strollers and Turner friends welcome
August 6th10:30 AM Race Start Turner A-Field
Same Day Registration and packet pick up
online at www.turnertrot2016.racewire.com
music and raffles following at the A-Field. Runners receive $1.00
off when you show your race bib!
Registration Fee for 13 years or older
for kids 12 and under
Benefit the New, Safer Playground FundLet me know that you get this.
you to Frank Byrne, Sr. for
his tireless work on the Central (Weber) bathroom. Inside and
out--it's spotless!! What a good neighbor. The Fentons
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