Week Seven 2015
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Friday s dinner special is Hoisin Chicken, a delightful mix of
flavors from the Orient. The salad special is Chicken Salad with
cranberries and pecans. And cheese crust fir the steaks is back!!!
On Saturday come on down for the Eiche Wing Ding dinner. You ll
have your choice of chicken wings in a variety of sauces. We ll
also have some Steak Tartar, emm, emm good!!! Please note the
Rathskeller is closed all next weekend due to the National Festival
being hosted by Aurora Turners. Please go attend and
Festival! Fresh new appetizer addition, friend pickles, pucker up and
try them! Thank you to the Dorn/Mostyn family for an awesome
breakfast last weekend! Thanks you also to Donna Litza and Cheryl
Mittlacher for a tasty Taco plate!!! Remember if you have something
you d like to share as a special next year, you only have to
prepare for 20-30 people. See Scott Lau (email@example.com) to
FOR BID The
Illinois District has a number of cottages that are now up for bid.
To bid on a cottage you must have been a member in good standing of
one of the Illinois District s five Societies for at least 90 days.
Your sealed bid must include a check made out to Illinois
District American Turners for your bid amount, the bidder s name
and the cottage # being bid on. Your check will be cashed if your
bid is approved. If a bid is not approved, it will be returned to
you. Bids will be opened and reviewed by the District Council on
July 27. Winning bidders being notified shortly thereafter. Bids
may be given to any District Council or Camp Committee member. Here
are the cottages up for bid
#11 (Mosquito Hollow), #49 & #52 (Aurora Lane, behind
Rathskeller). All three of these cottages have a minimum bid of
$500 and DO NOT come with 2015 season privileges of youth program,
swim tags, or coupon book.
Welcome back to another glorious weekend in our Turner Camp.
as Turners have a unique opportunity to be part of something that is
exclusively "us", and that is the national Turnfest next
week being held right down the road in Aurora. We urge you to be part
of this festival in any way you can whether that be a volunteer, or a
spectator. This only occurs once every four years and is a massive
undertaking for everyone involved, especially the host society.
Besides you WILL enjoy yourself. To those whom are participating,
congratulations and best of luck. To those of you who have
participated in previous Turnfests, a special thank you and good
yeah, recycling. We would like to inform everyone where the recycling
cans and barrels are located around our camp. By now everyone should
know we have two recycling cans/bins. One is located in the big
parking lot to the far right of the regular garbage cans. The other
is located directly behind the Rathskeller, next to the regular
throughout camp are MANY recycling barrels/receptacles used for
are the areas:
and outside of the Rathskeller there are several, either large
plastic cans or metal receptacles all clearly marked.
Swiss village next to the campfire area.
front of the Barenhole.
to the garbage bin in garbage gulch.
clearly marked under the shelter.
next to the basketball court.
metal receptacles at the pool, one inside the snack area and one
outside that area by the entrance.
next to the garbage bin by the back entrance to camp.
this makes it convenient for everyone here to use those cans.
you have any ideas or needs for any others to be placed please let us
know, and thanks for your help in
this program such a success it has been.
it's our camp, treasure don't trash it.
Buildings and grounds
please be careful and place kitchen garbage in the garbage dumpsters.
If garbage is in the recycling,
won t be recycled. Please make sure the garbage or recycling makes
it into the appropriate bin. If it s on
ground the waste hauler will not pick it up! Finally, please contact
the Facility Manager Dave Cross at
if you have a large item suc
h as a mattress, couch, stove,
refrigerator, grill, etc. He will help
out the best method for disposal
see the last page of this is bulletin for all Acceptable and Non
Acceptable Recyclable items.
Joan Alles for reaching out to Advance Disposable
for this list.
Ready for the yearly scavenger hunt?! Look for some good time and
great pictures. Thanks!
a great Water Show! Thank you to everyone who attended the show and
help set up and take down the backdrop! Don t miss the 2015
Weddings after awards tonight!
to last week s Campers of the Week: Luke Compton and MacKenna
Crites; and last
Swimmers of the Week: Quinn Sadine, MacKenna Crites, Ally Gatz,
Jasmine Hanrahan, Kylie
and Mackenzie Boress. Great job!! Thank you to our parents and
guardians who participated in
on Tuesday! Everyone had a great time! Thank you also to the
parents who volunteered to drive
the Lake Geneva Canopy Tour field trip this past Thursday!
Fest is here! Thank you to those who are signed up and competing in
this great event! We wish you
best in your competitions! There will be program all nex
t week. Any
campers who are participating in
Fest will not be penalized for Perfect Attendance Awards. Hope to
see you at the campfire
don t forget to dress up as your Favorite Counselor! Mark your
calendars for the 10 and Over
Wednesday, July 29. Campers who intend on sleeping out should be at
the Team Spirit
beforehand at the pool. Please let Mikey know if you are interested
in participating in the scary
On Thursday, July 30, the 9 and Unders will be going on a field trip
to Enchanted Castle and the 10
Overs can choose to sleep in.
lifeguards would appreciate your help during the week with collecting
admission. If you bring a guest
to the pool during the week, please pay one of the lifeguards who are
not sitting in the chair. Thank you!
you for your support with our towel fundraiser. The towels have been
ordered and should be here soon! Some people have asked about the
purchasing t-shirts and sweatshirts that were for sale last summer.
you are interested, please email Ashley
firstname.lastname@example.org with the size and
of any t-shirt and/or sweatshirt you would like to
As a reminder, t-shirts are $10 for youth
and $15 for adult sizes; and sweatshirts are $15
youth sizes and $20 for adult sizes. Color options
black, turquoise, pink, orange, or royal blue for
the t-shirt and sweatshirt. Please email your
prior to July 19, 2015 and return payment to
Livingston either in person or you can mail
payment to 316 Bryan Drive, Cary, IL 60013 prior to July 19, 2015.
Checks can be made payable to Illinois Turner Camp. Thank you again
for your support! Ashely
your team together for the 4 person volleyball tournament on
Saturday, July 18th. There are different skill levels so everyone can
play. Games start promptly at 9:00AM. To get a roster or more
information, see Jim Haderlein in the Raths on Saturday night or
at the volleyball courts on Sunday morning. He will also be
in the Raths Friday night, July 17th or call him
at 773-348-5489. If you have any questions, please
call Jim Haderlein at my office 773-525-4666 ex. 15.
DISTRICT LADIES AUXILIARY CARD PARTY July
18th at the Dining Hall. 7:30 P.M.
a ticket. Door Prizes, Raffles, Gift Card Table.
Donations are welcome. If you can help, please let me know.
Ann Trankle, President
AROUND WITH NORTHWEST! This
Sunday, July 19, at the Raths starting at 1:00 pm. Bring an
appetizer, cash bar, fun and games will abound! We'll start with a
very brief meeting with status updates from officers and committee
chairs; then move on to the important business of having fun.
Everyone is welcome to join us. Thanks! Cheryl
2015 American Turners 54th National Festival is July 21st July
25th at Aurora Turners. The Youth Program is encouraging all of our
campers to participate. As a result, there will NOT be a program July
21st July 24th. There is an entry fee of $20.00 for athletic
competition and $5.00 for the cultural competition. If your camper
would like to compete in both, the entry fee is $20.00. Northwest
Turners will cover the entry fee for Northwest participants and you
must follow their registration instructions. More information about
Turnfest can be found online at http://amturners.org/2015_Festival.
is the longest ongoing Festival in the United States. You will be
part of a historical event!
are looking for participants and volunteers. Participants can go to
amturners.org to register, and volunteers can e-mail me @
Turners National President
Please note a date change to Friday, July 31st, for the
Memorial Walk from Centennial Park to Raths. Information
and details will be posted at Raths on Fridays. Questions
see Jodi Compton.
the Parade on Sunday, August 2nd, each neighborhood in Camp
will follow a banner naming your area. Please look for
your sign. Volunteers needed to paint signs. Also if you
would like to be in Mass Drill for Founders Day, please attend
practice for National Festival. It will be the same routine.
Questions contact Barbie Zweifel 773-550-5246
Turners who have signed up for Mass Drill, please show up for
nextpractice on Saturday, July 11, at 11:00am and Sunday,
July 12, at 3:00 at the A Field. We need all participants
so that we can mark positions. See Erica Barts
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