A Typical Day at Camp

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8:00am

Kima (Wake Up)

8:30am

Degel (Flag Raising)

8:45am

Aruchat Boker (Breakfast)
Pancakes, scones, muffins, eggs, hash browns, and assorted cereals are among our camper’s favorites!

9:30am

Shacharit (Morning Prayers)
We begin each morning at Schechter with an abbreviated, short, interactive, and lively Schacharit service in the Lehrer Family Amphitheater on the shores of Lake Stampfer.

10:00am

 Nikayon (Cabin Clean-Up)

10:30am

 Chug Rishon (First Activity)
Campers can participate in any of our engaging and fun activities **  

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 Sample Chugim

  • Pottery
  • Tie-Dye/Hippie Chug
  • Music/Band
  • Drama
  • Digital Photography
  • Video Production
  • Swimming
  • Canoes, Kayaks, Aquacycles & Paddleboats
  • Jr. Lifeguard
  • Water polo
  • Baseball / Softball
  • Tennis
  • Archery
  • Newspaper
  • Challenge Course
  • Visual Arts
  • Dance
  • Soccer
  • Football
  • Volleyball
  • Croquet/Bocce/Lawn Sports
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Gaga
  • Lacrosse
  • Nature
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Frisbee Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Camp Beautification
  • Set Design
  • Zip Lining

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11:30am

 Peulat Sababa!
Schechter is more than just a sports, arts, outdoor adventure, music, dance or nature camp; it's all of the above! And it's also a Jewish camp. Peulat Sababa is our time of the day to learn about Jewish values through games, art projects, hikes, sports and even out of camp trips! 

12:30pm

 Wash up in cabins

1:00pm

Aruchat Tzoharayim (Lunch)
From grilled cheese to chicken nuggets to pizza, lunch is a time when the whole camp gathers together to eat, sing, and catch up with bunkmates about the day so far!

2:00pm

Menucha (Rest Time)

3:00pm

Chug Sheini (Second Activity)

4:00pm

Chevre
At Schechter we love to plan BIG activities, especially ones that the entire camp can do together. From quidditch to graffiti making, zumba or Israeli dancing, Chevre is our hour of the day where everyone can come together to do a high energy and fun acticvity. 

5:00pm

Canteen
Campers spend their Schechter Shekels on the candy of their choice.  Every camper gets one Schechter Shekel a day, and it’s included in his or her tuition!

5:30pm

Chofesh (Free Time)

7:00pm

Aruchat Erev (Dinner)

8:00pm

Wash Up
Campers have time to shower and change for evening program.  

8:30pm

Peulat Erev (Evening Program)
For Peulat Erev we transform the camp into a magical alternate reality everynight of the week. On any given night the dinning hall might turn into an Eilat Casino, the soccer field might overflow with inflatibles and carnival games, or we might be coating the amphitheater with slime on the set of Double Dare! Each year we add new and exciting evening programs into the mix! 

 9:30pm

 Tzrif (Cabin) Time

10:00pm

 Lila Tov! (Lights out) 

 

 

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