Chalutzim- 7th and 8th grades

Chalutzim, Hebrew for “pioneers,” experience the ultimate in day trips and extended travel! Campers (entering 7th and 8th grades) travel 5 days a week. Whether your interest is sports, theater, roller coasters or sightseeing, you’ll find it all in Chalutzim!

It’s Chalutzim – It’s Incredible!

  • Action-packed mix of day and overnight trips, including extended overnight each session
  • Incredible day-trip excursions include a NYC comedy club, amusement parks, sporting events, Broadway and outdoor adventure trips offering rafting, hiking, rock climbing and spelunking
  • Most extended trips include transportation on air-conditioned coach buses, dairy and Kosher meals, hotel accommodations and fun-filled itineraries packed with touring and interactive experiences
  • A lively Shabbat program at the JCC in Scotch Plains concludes each week

Sample Extended Trip Itinerary (4 night 5 days)

  • Session 1:  Finger Lakes (Ithaca's waterfalls, Greek Peak NH Resort), Maine (Arcadia National Park, Funtown Splashdown USA, horseback riding)
  • Session 2:  Orlando, FL (Disney World, Epcot, downtown Disney), Poconos Adventure (Camel Beach, whitewater rafting, Bushkill Falls)

This summer's trips
Week 2 (June 30-July 3)  Ohio
Week 4 ( July 14 – July 18  )  Chicago
Week 6 (July 28-Aug1)  Niagara Falls/Toronto
Week 8 (Aug 11-Aug14)  Lake Placid

All trips subject to change

Staff  Adult Unit Director and Assistant Unit Director supervise staff and campers. Experienced Senior Counselors (college-aged and older), who are trained in travel procedures and safety, work directly with campers.

Countdown 'til Camp

Upcoming Events and Dates

December 24, 2014
December 25, 2014 | 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
December 26, 2014
December 28, 2014 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
December 29, 2014
December 30, 2014


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