Facilities

Facilities

Camp Yavneh Facilities

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Bunks at camp…

…hold between 14-22 campers with 3-5 staff members per bunk. Bunks are divided into sections by the following grades:

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Gurim (Current grade 2-4)
Kfirim (Current grade 5-6)
Arayot (Current grade 7)
Leviim (Current grade 8)
Maalot (Current grade 9)
Kerem (Current grade 10)

 

Around Camp Yavneh!

Below you will find details about the facilities and housing areas at Camp Yavneh that our campers rave about every year!

The way to any Jewish camper’s heart is through their stomach. At our Chadar Ochel (Dining Hall), we feed both the heart and soul of our campers with delicious, Kosher food and amazing singing and camp spirit.

Cool off after a day of sports at the Agam (Waterfront). It features a 75 foot dock with three separate swimming areas along with canoes, kayaks, sailboats, paddle boards fishing on a separate dock, the now famous water trampoline, and water mat all on a spring-fed pond.

There’s always action on the Migrash Sport (Sports Field). Two softball fields, two basketball courts, the only human foosball court in the Northeast, four tennis courts and much more.

The Beit Ha’am (Gym) is our largest space in camp and is used for everything from hockey to our annual Zimriyah songfest. It is fully equipped with an audiovisual system, ping pong room and a portable divider to create two smaller gyms.

White-HouseThe White House (no, not the one in Washington) is Yavneh’s little piece of history. Built pre-1800s and since then renovated many times, it is used as housing for our adult staff.

Weizmann, the camps dance studio, contains mirrors and a dance barre.

Ben Zakai is a two-floor adult housing building for our staff.

Omanut-Art-BldgOur Omanut (Art) center has three separate rooms for general art, ceramics, and woodworking. Art projects have included silk painting, stained glass, jewelry design, stampmaking and much more.

Ben Tzvi (Auditorium) is our main performance and assembly hall. With a finished hardwood floor, state of the art stage lighting, and a modern audiovisual system, it is used for all-camp events such as movies, plays, and prayer services.

ampitheaterGilboa our Outdoor Amphitheater seats the entire camp in stadium style seating. Designed to fit into its natural surroundings, it is near and dear to the hearts of our campers and staff as we all come together here every Friday night for services. Gilboa is also used for performances.

Kir-Tipus-Climbing-WallFor those seeking adventure, head over to Kir Tipus (Climbing Wall). Standing 40 feet tall, it has three different ways to climb and a 300 ft zip line along with complete safety equipment. While you’re here try out the low elements course as well. Great for team building!

Out of the bustle of central camp, Carmel, is nestled in the woods. Our adult staff enjoys living here.

Marp-infirmiryMarp (Health Center) is the place to go if you are not feeling so well. Sit back and let one of the 3 camp nurses take good care of you.

Gan (Children’s Center) is where the smaller children (families of staff) are taken care of when they are at camp.

Zilch (Staff Housing) is where Yavneh kitchen staff reside.

Sukkat Bogrim is a screened in Gazebo overlooking camp and is an outdoor area for smaller bunk activities.

White Sukkah is a common central meeting area at camp and doubles as an extra Ga Ga space.

KolboKolbo (Camp Store and Post Office) is the camp’s store, snack area with tables out side on the porch and the place to pick up camper mail.

Music-RoomMusic Room – Where campers can practice and enjoy music while at camp. Play drums? Use camps’, no need to bring yours!

Beit Midrash / Community Center – Everyone’s favorite space in camp. Includes a beautiful space for prayer and study, several programming spaces, our staff lounge and a work room for our educational staff. And if you prefer the outdoors, this building features both a beautiful porch and brick patio.

Mifkad/Flag Raising – This is a beautiful spot where the entire camp comes together to start and end each day with song!

Shigaon (Play Area) – Swings, Foursquare, tetherball, Tif Tuf (water mister to stay cool) is a happy place four our younger campers.

BBQ Area – Once a week our campers gather for a delicious bbq dinner and enjoy the great New England weather and delicious BBQ food-bring on the burgers!

Girls Area – Our fully updated bunks provide a comfortable home away from home for our campers and counselors with outdoor seating and tables to socialize.

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Boys Area – Our boys bunk area features great living space coupled with outdoor areas for both ping pong and a casual game of catch.

Sadeh Yarok – (Back Playing Fields) – soccer, relay races, camping out & frisbee golf are just a few of the activities that happen in the Back playing fields. This area is adorned with a great pavilion to BBQ, or just catch some shade.