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Welcome to the 2018 Jewish Outdoor Escape: Appalachian Sensation

At Emma Kaufmann Camp in Morgantown, WV


Talent Show on Sunday Night of the Event

Does Mosaic have talent…. most definitely. Therefore, let’s have a talent show. Whether you are a comedian, musician, poet, have acting abilities your participation is greatly needed. Established small groups with an idea in mind is strongly encouraged. Please reach out to Glenn J. Wiener at to participate in this activity and or if you have any questions. This is guaranteed to be Fun Fun Fun for all.

Emergency Contact Numbers to Leave at Home

The following phone number should be the primary phone number you leave with your family (at home) in case of emergency: 1-888-MOSAICS (888-667-2427). If they cannot reach ANYONE at that number, a message can be left with Brian Horowitz at 908-625-4916. Note that Brian may not be able to pass on the message until later that night or the next morning.

Attendee Info Page on Event Website

  1. Go to the home page of Mosaic at
  2. Scroll down and click on the event logo
  3. Look to the left and click on “Attendee Info

Or just click the links provided!

On this website page you will find:

  • Google, Bing and Waze maps to the camp
  • GPS Coordinates of the Camp
  • Map of the Camp
    • Suggest yu print out the map of the camp to bring with you.
  • GasBuddy Map of gas stations surrounding Camp
  • Written directions to the camp from the north and east.
    • Nte: STRONGLY recommend you use these directions and NOT blindly use your GPS. The area surrounding the camp have “roads” that you might swear are dirt paths along the side of a mountain. TRUST ME. We found out the hard way about this while scouting for the event.
  • Leader Packets: Want to know more about the activity you signed up for? Click on LEADER PACKETS on the bottom of the Attendee Info page. You find detailed info on most activities
  • RegOnline Moble App
    • T look at your registration, schedule & camp map via cell phone:

Driving to camp?

For those of you driving to camp, you will find links to the camp location on a variety of navigational tools here on the Attendee Info Page on the event website.


If you are driving to camp and arrive between 3:00 pm and 6:00 PM, park your car in the parking lot. Walk down to the office to register. Once you have your participant packet with your housing info, take your car to an area near your cabin, drop off your gear, and immediately move your car back to the parking lot. There is an only a thin one-lane road in camp. It does not take much to clog up the road. PLEASE MOVE YOUR CAR WITHIN 5 MINUTES WHEN YOU BRING YOUR CAR INTO CAMP TO UNLOAD.

NO ONE WITHOUT A PARKING PASS IS ALLOWED TO PARK IN THE CAMP. Parking passes are issued by your Co-Chair Mindy Tumarkin. Mindy will be in the office during early registration. Call the Mosaics phone line if you need assistance.

Dinner will be from 6:00 p.m to 7:30 pm. If you arrive at camp during dinner, park in the parking lot and come to dinner. Registration will re-open after the evening's "Meet Your Leader" session around 8:30 pm, and remain open until 10:00 p.m. If you arrive after 10:00 p.m., come to the office where we will have maps and cabin/room numbers posted. You can collect the rest of your registration packet in the morning. Friday breakfast begins at 7:00 a.m. Activity buses begin leaving as early as 7:45 am for trips to Ohiopyle.

Taking the Mosaic Shuttle from the Airport?

Planning on taking the Mosaic Shuttle from Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) to the main event? Please arrive in the airport by 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 30th. You must pick up your luggage and meet the group to load the Mosaic Shuttle for a 2:32 p.m. sharp departure from the airport. Please meet you Airport Captains by the Starbucks on the first floor near baggage claim between doors three and five. The seating is behind two escalators.

AIRPORT CAPTAINS: Your airport captains will help you meet the Mosaic shuttle to camp at the designated time. You will find them at the appointed waiting location described above. Please be considerate to others and help out where possible. Take turns watching over everyone’s stuff while others wander around the airport. Please save your Airport Captains contact info on your phone:

  • Linda Cook - 305-205-2665 (Arriving at 10:20 am)
  • Robin Schaffer - 305-608-6159 (Arriving at 12:26 pm)

WEAR MOSAIC: We suggest you wear your Mosaic clothing on your travel day. This will help identify you as a Mosaic person to everyone else.

LATE ARRIVALS TO AIRPORT: If you are running late, you will find everyone outside catching the bus near door eight (8) BY 2:15 PM. THE MOSAIC SHUTTLE WILL LEAVE ON TIME AT 2:32 pm WITH OR WITHOUT YOU. For more info on this location click here for Airport Map

MISSED THE MOSAIC SHUTTLE?: Call us if you miss the bus at 1-888-MOSAICS. We might have a volunteer that could pick you up. NO PROMISES.

Other Options if you miss the Mosaic Shuttle on Thursday:

  • Rent a car for the weekend.
  • Rent from Enterprise one way and drop of the car at the Morgantown Airport. Then take a Taxi/Uber/Lyft to camp.
  • Fly from Pittsburgh to Morgantown. There is a flight leaving from Pittsburgh at 3:00 pm and 8:20 pm and arriving in Morgantown about 40 minutes later on Thursday. Cost is around $50. Then take a Taxi/Uber/Lyft to camp.
  • Take the 9:10 pm Gray Line Bus from the airport to Morgantown. Then take a Taxi/Uber/Lyft to camp.


Please contact us at if you are willing to stop at the Pittsburgh or Morgantown Airports on the way to camp. We have at least one person arriving after the Mosaic Shuttle departs and will need a ride.

Taking the Mosaic Shuttle from the Pre-trip to the Main Event

Mosaic Shuttle will leave the airport on Thursday, August 30th at 2:32 pm and then pick up anyone who needs a ride from the Holiday Inn Express -Green Tree at 2:52 pm. Please be in the lobby with your luggage by 2:30 pm. The shuttle WILL NOT WAIT FOR ANYONE who is not ready for pickup when the bus arrives at the hotel. Anyone left behind because they were not waiting for the bus at the appointed time will need to arrange their own transport to camp and forfeit the cost of the Mosaic Shuttle.

Susan Cobleigh will be your Hotel Captain. She will be responsible to get you organized at the hotel and communicate with the Airport Captains to make sure you get off on time. Please input her contact info into your phone if you are one of the nine people picking up the shuttle at the hotel:

Hotel Captain: Susan Cobleigh 860-983-4116

Thank you,
Brian Horowitz and Mindy Tumarkin
Co-Chairs of the Jewish Outdoor Escape 2018

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