Machaneh Kachol Lavan

Launched by the IAC (Israeli-American Council) this camp is run in CA and in NY for Hebrew speakers.  An overnight camp for several weeks, the Machaneh offers outdoor sports, water activities, and more. Machane Kachol-Lavan provides a solid ground for integrating second generation Israeli-American children, ages 8-15, through engagement using high quality activities about Israel, Judaism, Leadership, Tsofiut, the Arts, Sports and General Knowledge. Machane Kachol-Lavan is a program of the Israeli-American Council (IAC) in partnership with the Jewish Agency For Israel (JAFI). For more information about the Israeli-American Council (IAC) visit:

92y Camp Bereisheet for K-5 in NY

If you’re on the East coast, check out this new in 2013  summer camp – all summer – in Hebrew – for K-5 in NY run by Israeliness in collaboration with Bereisheet  after school program. They’re going to have an amazing summer.  These programs are designed for Israeli-Americans, Hebrew speakers.

Habonim Dror – North America

Habonim has local youth group activities in what they call “Ken” programs and also offers seminars in multiple cities bringing kids together for Jewish & Israel Education and weaving Hebrew in the mix. Their summer camps can be found too all over North American and beyond. They have a gap year program as well. From their mission statements: To build a personal bond and commitment between North American Jewish youth and the State of Israel. To create Jewish leaders who will actualize the principles of social justice, equality, peace and coexistence in… Read More