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We can’t wait to help you plan your next event!

Located on 250 acres of beautiful lakefront land, OSRUI’s Retreat Center is centrally located less than two hours from Chicago and less than one hour from Milwaukee and Madison. The OSRUI Retreat Center offers a cozy camp setting perfect for professional retreats, school groups, family weekends away, and special occasions.   

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Emma Kaplan

Operations & Retreat Center Director


Emma is the Operations and Retret Center Director at OSRUI, where she has the privilege of combining her talent for event planning with her passion for summer camp. Over the last few years, Emma has helped grow and expand the OSRUI Retreat Center to be a premier destination for Jewish and non-Jewish events, serving over 40 groups and 2,500 people annually. Under Emma’s leadership, the OSRUI Retreat Center has served groups ranging from an intimate 10 people up to 300 people and from one-night youth group events to weekend-long wedding gatherings. Emma spent 13 summers at OSRUI as a camper and staff member before she joined the professional team in 2021. In 2022, Emma was selected to participate in the inaugural cohort of national fellowship program focused on growing and professionalizing the field of Jewish retreats in North America. Prior to joining the team, Emma worked in the event production and venue management field at a handful of other organizations for five years.

Beth Rodin

OSRUI Director


Beth’s (she/her/hers) Jewish journey and love for camp started right here in Oconomowoc as a toddler. A long-time camper, staff member, unit head and faculty member at both OSRUI and the URJ Kutz Camp, she has spent more than 30 summers in the URJ camping system! Throughout her career in camping and NFTY (The Reform Jewish Youth Movement), Beth has always been energized by the opportunity to be a Jewish educator and coach of people. As NFTY’s North American Managing Director, Beth worked with a network of teens, clergy, and professionals across North America to lead over 120 weekend events annually for thousands of young people. Beth also has extensive background as an experiential educator and outdoor adventure facilitator having led youth camping trips across Wisconsin, California, and in Israel. Beth believes that the grounds of OSRUI are a 250-acre living laboratory where campers and staff get to create and practice living the Jewish lives they wish to build.