The 88th season of Camp Rising Sun has come to an end and the Louis August Jonas Foundation and Camp Rising Sun are so proud of this Camp Season. In total, 126 campers joined us for the 2018 season, including 62 girls and 64 boys. Read a note from CRS’ Program Director. Although our campers time at Camp has come to an end their journey is just beginning.
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.
We are thrilled to announce that Janessa Schilmoeller '05, '06, '10, '11 will serve as Camp Director for the 2016 Camp Rising Sun sessions. Janessa brings a Rising Sun array of experiences that will bring vibrancy to her role as Camp Director. She is a professional educator, has served as a counselor and Assistant Camp Director at CRS, has run non-CRS summer programs, and has traveled the world extensively. Read more about her here.