Famous Alumni


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Josh Gad

Gad is an American film, television, stage and voice actor known for playing Skip Gilchrist in 1600 Penn, Elder Arnold Cunningham in the Broadway musical The Book of Mormon, Ryan Church in the television series Back to You, and Olaf the Snowman in Frozen.

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Lady Gaga

Stefani Germanotta, better known as Lady Gaga, is an American recording artist, record producer, businesswoman, fashion designer, philanthropist, and actress. She worked as a camp counselor at Camp Hi-Rock.

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Peter Gammons
Sportswriter/Media Personality Camp Timanous, Maine

Gammons is an American sportswriter, media personality, and a recipient of the J. G. Taylor Spink Award for outstanding baseball writing, given by the BBWAA.

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Terri Garber

Garber is an American actress best known for her role in the miniseries North and South.

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Willie Garson

Garson is an American character actor. He has appeared in over fifty movies, usually playing minor roles. He is known for playing Stanford Blatch on the HBO series Sex and the City and in the related films Sex and the City and Sex and the City 2, and for his starring role since 2009 as Mozzie, in the USA Network series White Collar.

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Timothy Geithner
Former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Camp Becket, Massachusetts

Geithner is an American economic policy maker and central banker who served as the 75th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, under President Barack Obama, from 2009 to 2013.

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Adam Gertler
Chef/TV Personality Camp Louemma, New Jersey

Gertler is an American chef, television personality and occasional actor. He was the runner-up on season four of The Next Food Network Star and is a host of FX Movie Download. He attended and worked in the kitchen at Camp Louemma in Sussex, New Jersey.

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Tavi Gevinson
Writer/Magazine Editor

Gevinson is an American writer, magazine editor, actress and singer. Raised in Oak Park, Illinois, Gevinson came to public attention at the age of twelve because of her fashion blog Style Rookie. By the age of fifteen, she had shifted her focus to pop culture and feminist discussion. Gevinson is the founder and editor-in-chief of the online Rookie Magazine, aimed primarily at teenage girls.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Supreme Court Justice Camp Che-Na-Wah, New York

Ginsburg is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Ginsburg was appointed by President Bill Clinton and took the oath of office on August 10, 1993. She is the second female justice (afterSandra Day O’Connor) and the first Jewish female justice.

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Philip Glass

Glass is an American composer who is considered one of the most influential music makers of the late 20th century. He went to a Quaker summer camp in Maine as a kid and worked as a lifeguard at a summer camp in Baltimore.

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Ira Glick

Glick is an American psychiatrist known for his research into the psychopathology and treatment of schizophrenia. He is currently Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford Medical School and Director of the Schizophrenia Research Clinic at Stanford Hospital.

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Seth Godin
Blogger/Speaker Camp Arowhon, Ontario

Godin is an American author, blogger, entrepreneur, marketer and public speaker.

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Julie Gold
Singer-Songwriter URJ Camp Harlam, Pennsylvania

Gold is a New York singer-songwriter. She is best known for Bette Midler’s version of her musical composition “From a Distance” which won Gold the Grammy for Song of the Year in 1991.

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Adam F. Goldberg
TV/Film Producer Stagedoor Manor, New York

Goldberg is an American television and film producer and writer. He is best known as the creator and showrunner of the cult favorite television series Breaking In and The Goldbergs.

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Scott Goldstein
Writer/Producer/Director Camp Scatico, New York

Goldstein is a writer, producer, and director based in Los Angeles. He has achieved success in broadcast journalism, prime time entertainment, interactive educational & museum exhibits and documentaries. He is the winner of two Emmy and Golden Globe Awards. His credits include Doogie Howser M.D., LA Law and Today Show.

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Ginnifer Goodwin

Goodwin is an American television and film actress. She is best known for her role as Margene Heffman on Big Love, and for her roles in films like Mona Lisa SmileSomething Borrowed, and He’s Just Not That Into You. She stars as Mary Margaret Blanchard/Snow White in the ABC series Once Upon a Time.

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Lecy Goranson

Gorenson is an American actress best known for her role as the original Becky Conner in the television sitcom Roseanne, which debuted in 1988. She took summers off from Roseanne to work as a counselor at a YMCA camp in Michigan.

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Lesley Gore

Gore is an American singer. At the age of 16, in 1963, she recorded the pop hit “It’s My Party.”

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Nancy Grace
Television Host

Grace is an American legal commentator, television host, television journalist, and former prosecutor. She frequently discusses issues from what she describes as a “victims’ rights” standpoint, with an outspoken style that has brought her both praise and criticism. She worked as a counselor at Rock Eagle 4-H Center.

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Wavy Gravy

Gravy is an American entertainer and activist for peace, best known for his hippie appearance, personality and countercultural beliefs. He founded Camp Winnarainbow, a circus and performing arts camp.

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Seth Green

Green is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, television producer, television director and screenwriter.

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Bryan Greenberg

Greenberg is an American actor and musician, known for his starring role as Ben Epstein in the HBO original series How to Make It in America as well as a recurring role as Jake Jagielski in the The WB series One Tree Hill and as Nick Garrett on the short-lived ABC drama October Road. His film work includes Friends with BenefitsThe Good GuyBride Wars,Nobel Son, and The Perfect Score.

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Ellen Greene
Actress/Singer Cejwin Camps, New York

Greene is an American singer and actress. Greene has had a long and varied career as a singer, particularly in cabaret, as an actor and singer in numerous stage productions, particularly musical theatre, as well as having performed in many films—notably Little Shop of Horrors—and television programs. She starred as Vivian Charles on the ABC series Pushing Daisies.

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Lorne Greene

Greene was a Canadian actor and musician. His television roles include Ben Cartwright on the western Bonanza, and Commander Adama in the science fiction movie and subsequent television series Battlestar Galactica and Galactica 1980.

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Fiona Gubelmann

Gubelmann is an American actress. A native of California, she has appeared in a number of single episode roles in television, including CSI: NYMy Name Is Earl and Knight Rider, as well as a handful of films including Employee of the Month and Downstream. She is best known for playing Jenna in the FX television series Wilfred.

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Peter Guber
Film Producer/CEO/Sports Executive Camp Brunonia, Maine

Guber is an American film producer and executive and chairman and CEO of Mandalay Entertainment. Films he personally produced or executive produced include Rain ManBatmanThe Color PurpleMidnight ExpressGorillas in the Mist: The Story of Dian FosseyThe Witches of EastwickMissing and Flashdance. He also co-owners the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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Tracii Gun

Gun is an American guitarist best known as the founder of glam metal group L.A. Guns as well as the supergroups Brides of Destruction and Contraband. He was also very briefly involved in the formation of the first lineup of Guns N’ Roses but eventually left the group and was replaced by guitarist Slash.

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Arlo Guthrie

Guthrie is a folk singer known like his dad, Woody, for singing protest songs. Guthrie’s best-known work is “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree,” an 18-minute satirical talking blues song played on radio stations on Thanksgiving. Guthrie also attended Indian Hill Arts Camp in Massachusetts.

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Jake Gyllenhaal

Gyllenhaal is an American actor. The son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner, Gyllenhaal began acting at the age of ten. Following his first lead role in 1999’s October Sky, he starred in the indie cult hit Donnie Darko (2001), in which he played a psychologically troubled teenager alongside his older sister, actress Maggie Gyllenhaal.

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Maggie Gyllenhaal

Gyllenhaal is an American actress. She is the daughter of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner (née Achs) and the older sister of actor Jake Gyllenhaal. She made her screen debut when she began to appear in her father’s films. Gyllenhaal achieved recognition in a supporting role in the independentcult film, Donnie Darko (2001). Her breakthrough role was in the sadomasochistic romance, Secretary (2002), for which she received critical acclaim and a Golden Globe nomination.