Alumni Weekend 2019 - 30 Years of Girls' Programming at CRS.


We invite the Rising Sun community to our annual summer reunion at camp. Friday, July 19th - Sunday, July 21st. This year we celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the opening of Clinton, and 30 years of Girls' programming at CRS.



Camp Rising Sun Summer Reunion 2019

(Fri. July 19th - Sun. July 21st)

This year we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the opening of Clinton, and with it, 30 years of Girls' programming at CRS. Join us in the celebrations during this year's Alumni Weekend, Friday, July 19th to Sunday, July 21st.  Since this is a special year we will have special speakers and activities.  We welcome alumni, families, and friends to Camp Rising Sun to join us for singing, dining, projects, council and more - in short, a weekend full of CRS! The reunion occurs between the two Camp sessions, allowing our alumni to step back in time and be campers again. You can even sleep on tent-hill with your campmates or your whole family. Arrangements will also be made for special room prices at the Rhinebeck Motel


Preliminary Schedule


10:00 - 11:00 AM: We welcome Clinton Alumnae to meet the 2019 Campers

12:00 PM: Lunch in Town

5:00 PM: Cocktail Hour & Opening Remarks

7:30 PM: Dinner


Breakfast at the Red Hook Campus

   30th Anniversary Walk/Run/Bike from Red Hook to Clinton Campus

Lunch at Clinton

Afternoon: Special Reunion Speakers, Program and Activities

Dinner at Clinton


9:00 - 10:00 AM: Breakfast

10:00 AM: Board Meeting (All visitors welcome to attend).

2:00 PM: Goodbye's & 'See you later's'





We are excited to celebrate with you during the Alumni Reunion Weekend!  However, the Alumni Reunion is not a BYOB event. So, we will have beer and wine available throughout the weekend. You can get your drink tickets in advance now


Join us in commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Clinton campus and girls at Rising Sun with special activities and speakers. As part of the festivities, LAJF/CRS will be hosting a Run/Walk/Bike commemorating the distance Camp has grown. This run on July 20th begins at the Red Hook campus, where Camp Rising Sun was born and travels symbolically to our Clinton campus, the current home of our program. To participate, in this event, you can sign up when you register.  If you are interested in supporting our runners, walkers, and bikers you can learn more here. 



This year, there will be a special welcome for these notable reunion classes. Alumni celebrating their 5th, 10th, 15th, 20th, 25th, 30th, 40th, 45th, and 50th reunion can attend the reunion at a 50% discount. Alumni and staff are hard at work connecting with our major anniversary years. We are expecting major turnouts for these significant milestones. If you attended Camp in one of these years please use code REUNION2019 for a discounted admission.

CRS 1959: Celebrating 60 years

CRS 1969: Celebrating 50 years

CRS 1974: Celebrating 45 years

CRS 1979: Celebrating 40 years

CRS 1989: Celebrating 30 years

CRS 1994: Celebrating 25 years

CRS 1999: Celebrating 20 years

CRS 2004: Celebrating 15 years

CRS 2009: Celebrating 10 years

CRS 2014: Celebrating 5 years


Students can attend for free in exchange for volunteering 3 hours during the reunion. When registering, use the code STUD2019.


If you are unable to attend please consider making an underwriting donation as a way for you to take part in this alumni reunion, help an alumnus/a attend, help offset the cost of the event, and add to the reunion’s overall success. Your generous support is greatly appreciated!


No alumni/ae shall be turned away from an event due to financial constraints. Please email Helene at or Mads Nissen at for more information.


Email us at alumni@lajf.orgwith your questions.




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