Intercamp Classic Community,
After 8 incredible years, the Intercamp Classic will be taking an ‘indefinite pause’. As you might imagine, a lot of thought and consideration has been placed into this decision. We know how many people still look forward to the event each year.
The Intercamp Classic journey is one that has impacted thousands of people. Beginning in 2010, campers, staff and alumni have come together each year to raise money and support those less fortunate. What started as a simple softball tournament grew into a multi-faceted event including handball, flag football, awesome food, inflatables, a raffle and other entertainment.
The event could not have run as successfully for as long without the support of our unbelievable participants, committee members, volunteers, sponsors, camps, prize donors and suppliers. Kids in Camp charity has been an incredible partner of the Intercamp Classic. Providing kids in need with a camp experience is a worthy cause that the event is proud to have supported. Approximately $900,000 was grossed over the years with net proceeds supporting Kids in Camp (and Ve’ahavta in the early years). Hundreds of kids were able to enjoy a camp experience because of our collective efforts.
While the Intercamp Classic event could have continued on like the cycle of camp, we felt that the time for a pause had come. The core group of organizers that have been involved since the get-go have loved running the event each year but now want to be able to devote time to other passions and endeavours. Thankfully, the event will live on through an amazing number of pictures, videos, jerseys, stories, moments, and memories.
There are still ways to stay involved with Kids in Camp charity and support the cause of camp. In fact, Kids in Camp’s Spring KIC-OFF event will be happening on Wednesday, March 28th and feature Olympic and World Champion Adam van Koeverden. Tickets and more info can be found at www.kidsincamp.com.
As far as the Intercamp Classic, we are intentionally calling this an ‘indefinite pause’ as we’re not quite ready to say goodbye to the event forever. We are simply saying goodbye for now.
Thank you for the part you have played in the story of the Intercamp Classic. Your participation, fundraising, commitment and dedication to the event is what allowed it to thrive for so long.
The Intercamp Classic Team