Tag: 2014

  • Reflections from a Visiting Coach

    When I arrived in Tel Aviv in October, I thought the following three months would play out like this: classes, internship, research, some new casual friends, and an anecdote or two about what I would be studying – “conflict in the Middle East.” It seemed like a typical semester abroad. But that’s not what I […]

  • Teachable Moments

    This past weekend, I played in a fun one day hat tournament.  There were grizzled veterans and fresh faced newbies, players who have been chasing plastic for 20+ years playing alongside some who have been for fewer than 20 days. These tournaments can bring out some of the best and worst in Ultimate players.  So […]

  • Traveling After Camp

    For the past several months, I have been living in Israel. The majority of my time I spent studying abroad with Alexander Muss High School in Israel (AMHSI), along with 29 American and Canadian teenagers. While we spent Sunday through Friday morning in school, Saturday was generally our day off or “Open Shabbat”, and an […]

  • The Last Night

    It is the last night of camp and my coaching team and I just finished player evaluations. Basically, we write down a few things that each member of our team did well, what they can improve on, and any other general comments we want them to know. This week has been tiring and trying and […]

  • Families Inside Families

    We often speak about how Camp UP is all about creating a family. But some of us are lucky enough to share camp with actual blood relations. Head coach Erin Curme is one of the lucky few—her brother, Dan Curme, also coaches at Camp UP. Here Erin reflects on the power of camp and sharing […]