Gesher

ENTERING GRADES 7 & 8

8 – Week Experience

Gesher, the Hebrew word for bridge, links the best parts of the camper experience with unique leadership opportunities.  Participants will:

  • Expand teamwork and cooperation skills
  • Enjoy favorite camp activities with peers 
  • Experience fun and meaningful Jewish living and learning 
  • Have fun on weekly field trips to attractions around Chicagoland 
  • Make s’mores around a bonfire on a special overnight campout!

dates & rates

Program Name DateRate
Full SessionJune 20 – August 12$5,600

Sample Gesher schedule

TimeActivity
9:00AMברוכים הבאים Bruchim Ha’Baim! (Welcome to camp!)
9:30AMספורט Sport Basketball, Tennis, Hockey, Archery,
Soccer, Ga-Ga, Softball
10:00AMתפילה Tefillah (Creative Prayer Session)
10:15AMחטיף Chatif (Snack)
10:30AM פעולות Peulot (Activities) Arts and Crafts, Nature, Drama, Dance, Challah Baking
11:30AMאמון שחיה Imun Schiya (Instructional Swim)
12:15PM ארוחת צהריים Aruchat Tzohorayim (Lunch) שירה שירה
Shira (Singing and group Cheers)
1:00PMמנוחה Menucha (Rest)
1:15PMספורט Sport or פעולהPeulah (Activity)
1:45PMכיף בעברית (Kef b’Ivrit) Fun with Hebrew – learning new words through games & songs
2:15PMשחיה חפשית Schiya Hofsheet (Free Swim)
3:15PMלהתראות L’hitraot (Goodbye and see you soon!)

Summer 2022

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!