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Camp Groups

Core Groups

TK & K: K’ton Ton (“Tiny Tots”)
Start out right! Campers entering TK and Kindergarten will have a “home base” as they participate in a variety of age-appropriate activities designed to help them make their final transition to Kindergarten.
Camper : Counselor ratio–5:1

K’ton Ton A
K’ton Ton Half Day
K’ton Ton B
K’ton Ton C
(MWF, in-house field trip)
(choose your days)
(5 day, in-house field trip)
(5 day, off-campus field trip on Thursdays)

Ruach “Spirit”
Entering 1st Grade
Ruach campers make new friends as they participate in a wide range of activities discovering new experiences, growing and developing their own self-awareness

Chai “Life”
Entering 2nd & 3rd Grades
Chai campers will have fun participating in a wide variety of activities, learning and developing new skills and building self-confidence.

Zahav “Gold”
Entering 4th & 5th Grades
The structure of Zahav meets the ever-changing needs of this energetic age group. Not only will campers participate in regular daily activities, but they will have the freedom to choose a weekly elective.

Sabra “Native Israeli”
Entering 6th-8th Grades
Sabra teens are always on the go! Campers will enjoy three field trips per week, one social action project; promote responsibility, self esteem and role modeling. There is never a dull moment, with the Sabra camp. When Sabra is on the go – they are stopping at restaurants, stores and additional activities of their liking to make the camp experience the best and the friendships last far beyond the summer.

LIT: Leaders-In-Training Program
(Entering 6th – 8th grades)
Camp Haverim’s LIT program is for 6th, 7th and 8th graders who are ready to continue their camp experience in a new, exciting, and challenging way. LITs will perform group initiatives, engage in problem-solving games, participate in teen-orientated activities, as well as participate in general camp wide programs. LITs will work closely with the unit heads of all the camp groups as well as the camp director to learn the necessary skills to become a counselor at Camp Haverim. LITs will have one overnight experience each session. Community Service Hours will be awarded for completion of the Leadership-In-Training program.

CIT: Counselor-In-Training Program
Entering 9th & 10th grades
Camp Haverim’s CIT program is designed for teens who want the experience of being a counselor. The program offers teens leadership skills, training in child development, group dynamics, team building, program planning and the overall insight of being a counselor. CITs have daily hands-on experience of working with senior counselors and children, while learning from our professional staff. CITs will have one overnight experience each session. 60 hours of community service will be awarded for completion of the Counselor-In-Training program. Interviews are required with each participant prior to the start of camp.

Entering 10th & 11th grades
For those who have successfully completed Camp Haverim’s CIT program. Madrichim work directly with the camp staff to learn the skills needed to become a senior counselor. Madrichim will have continued training sessions with lead camp staff. Participants will have one overnight experience each session. 90 hours of community service will be awarded upon completion of the Madrichim program. Interviews are required with each participant prior to the start of camp.

Theatre Camp
Entering grades 2-8
Participants will practice singing, acting and dancing under the direction of Elizabeth Kent. Auditions will be held during the first week of camp and every camper will be assigned both onstage and offstage roles. The production will feature professional costumes and sets plus a cast party after the final performance.

Theatre CIT
Entering grades 9-12
For teens wishing to assist in the musical production.  Application and interview required.

JStage Youth Theatre:
Click here to view information about our J Stage Fall and Spring theatrical productions for children and teens.

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