Why I spent Yom Kippur in prison

By Ezra Weener – 2nd year madrich Growing up, I was taught that I definitely didn’t want to end up in prison. From TV shows such as Orange Is The…

Kfirim does Erev Superhero!

Dear Readers, Kfirim had a fantastic weekend.  On Thursday night, the whole camp held its annual ריקודיה (dance festival), where the girls and boys each performed an original dance in the…

Amazing Art at Camp Yavneh!

אמנות at מחנה יבנה (Art at Camp Yavneh) “The artist is not a special kind of person; rather each person is a special kind of artist” – Ananda Coomaraswamy When…

Leviim Preparing for Zimriyah!

שלום parents!! Leviim חניכים (campers) were sad to leave the beautiful White mountains after an amazing couple days of hiking, eating s’mores, and bonding as an עדה(age group). We returned Thursday afternoon just…

What an amazing day it was

What an amazing celebration! We welcomed over 300 of you and your families to camp to celebrate Debbie’s amazing legacy and welcome our new Sefer Torah. It was such a meaningful day…

Kerem 16… Already at the top

Shalom, This has been an exciting week for Kerem ’16! Kerem madrichim (counselors) delved into shavua hachanah (staff orientation week) with immense enthusiasm and excitement for this summer. The madrichim…

Tickled pink for Ma’alot

Well, well, well, if it isn’t our arch-nemeses, the parents of aydat Ma’alot [the name of our unit, Ma’alot meaning ascendance] here to foil my plot again to have camp…

Why Choose Yavneh? A 5 Step Approach

While we’re busy getting ready for 2016, you might be thinking about camp for 2017. It’s a great time to start thinking about picking the best option for your child…

B’tzelem Elohim – ALL of our children deserve camp!

“Summer”- a word that conjures up joy andexcitement in our children. No more school. No more homework. No responsibilities. Day camp. Sleep-away camp. Baseball, basketball, swimming, archery, crafts…so many new…

Robotics coming to Yavneh this summer

We are exciting to bring Robotics to Yavneh this summer. Our campers will learn great new skills indesigning, building and programming Lego Robots. Throughout the workshops campers will apply their new skills along…