CRS Meetup 2017 by Lisa Li ’08

CRS Meetup 2017 by Lisa Li ’08

Autumn is the time of the year where many alumni associations across the globe welcome home new campers. It is a time to begin new friendships across generations – something quite special to the CRS Alumni community. Chinese alumnae Lisa Li recently wrote a blog post on the Chinese Alumni Association webpage about rekindling old camp friendships – and about beginning new ones.

A Littlefield in a Big World: Kristen Chang (‘14, ‘15) & Julie Kim (‘91, ‘92)

A Littlefield in a Big World: Kristen Chang (‘14, ‘15) & Julie Kim (‘91, ‘92)

Kristen Chang (‘14, ‘15) visited Julie Kim (’89, ’90) as Julie was in the middle of moving her business, Littlefield, an all-inclusive art and performance space, to a new location. Read about how camp inspired Julie to change careers and open this art space.

Red Hook Campus Update

Red Hook Campus Update

Over the last year the LAJF Board, Staff, and Volunteers have worked diligently to preserve our Camp at Red Hook and make the best use of it to further our mission. What follows is an update on what is being done to restore the property, the property tax-exempt status, the use of Red Hook by 2017 campers and the steps required to re-open Red Hook.

Understanding what the J-1 Visa Means for CRS

Understanding what the J-1 Visa Means for CRS

As of August 2017, the USA's J-1 Visa, which includes the camp counselor visa program, is now being included in the discussion of potential visa categories that could be limited or cut entirely as a part of the Buy American and Hire American initiative. Read more to understand how vital the J-1 Visa is to CRS, and what you can do to help prevent the J-1 Visa from being limited or cut. 

CRS 2017 season has come to an end

CRS 2017 season has come to an end

The 87th season of Camp Rising Sun has come to an end. In total, 125 campers joined us for the 2017 season, including 62 girls and 63 boys. Thank you to the parents and guardians, the campers, the counselors, and the alumni for a successful season. We look forward to Camp Rising Sun 2018.

CRS TIMES: CRS '17 Week 7

CRS TIMES: CRS '17 Week 7

This has been one of the most intense weeks at Camp, but one of the most transforming. The campers started functioning better as a community and spoke to each other more freely. The second hiking trip, self-care day, movie night, and the weekly variety program happened this week as well. Read more about the week here.