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Summer Camp ... Winter Camp ...

Summer camp is almost over, and we are already preparing for Winter camp!

Winter camp 2011 will take place this year between Tuesday, December 20th, and Sunday, December 25th, at Camp Mountain Chai; the same location we were at last year. This beautiful, kosher mountain retreat facility has comfortable winterized cabins and lodges, and lots of new areas to play in and explore.

Here are the Winter Camp flyer and registration form. We're looking forward to see all of you, and many of your friends.

Last Shabbat at camp

Last shabbat at camp started like every other shabbat at camp by everyone getting ready for shabbat, cleaning their tzrifim (cabins) and dressing up for shabbat.

Chotrim boys won the "golden pinecone" for the cleanest cabin, and were
called to the toren to raise the flag and sing Hatikva with all the camp, in preparation for Shabbat.



They are clearly proud of their win... :)



Everyone are dressed up for shabbat...

Sayalim:



Chotrim:



Shobo:



Bogrim & Bogrot:





We walk to the lake to watch the sunset and prepare for Shabbat:






As we reach the lake, we have an opportunity for everyone to have our Shabbat hugs, and meet our camp sieblings.


















After Shabbat dinner, we have our Shabbat shira (singing) and rikud (dancing)








Shabbat Shalom !

Camp Gilboa - Wandering (the movie)

Wandering - Created by Itamar and Kara, as part of the The Five Year Gilboa Pledge Campaign

Yom Meyuhad, Revo and more...

We’ve had intensely fun last couple of days at Gilboa. It’s been a lot of magic, fun and challenging education during second session.

Yom Meyuchad (Special Day) started the session off with a bang. The madrichim created a post-apocolyptic consumerist dystopia populated by cannibalistic zombies. Chadar Ochel turned into a wasteland. As the day progressed, the chanichim learned about the dangers of consumption and developed the tools to create their own sustainable society.






Madrichim were not such a beautiful sight for the eyes. They really got into character...






The leader ordered everyone to go out and consume as much as possible.



Sunscreen happens even in Wasteland



"Use as much oil as possible" Station



"Consuming Mashmallows" Stations








Before lunch, the "Leader" announced that all resources have run out, and the population now had to compete for them. One of the groups did so at a mud-gaga game.














In the afternoon, after society had reached the deepest desperation …