Daily Schedule (Sunday-Thursday)
Seder Yom (Order of the Day) for a Regular Day at Camp
7:45am Boker Tov!
The Unit Heads go to every cabin to wish them a good morning.
8:00am Rosh Toranut (counsellors on serving duty) go to Chadar Ochel
Madrichim Ha-Yom (counsellors leading Mifkad) go the Old Sports Field
8:15am Cabin Toranim go to Chadar Ochel
Morning Mifkad (Flagpole).
We gather in the Old Sports Field in the shape of a chet for Mifkad to make announcements, celebrate milestones, hear the latest Shmeryl and present the “Hebrew word of the Day”. We sing O Canada, the Young Judaean pledge and raise the flags.
The Chadar Ochel (dining hall) accommodates everyone in camp at the same sitting. We sing the Anachnu blessing before each meal and the Birkat HaMazon after.
9:00am Daytime Prep
Campers change their clothes, brush their teeth, apply sunscreen, put on a hat and fill their water bottle. No camper (or counsellor) should leave the cabin without completing this checklist.
9:30am-10:15am Period 1
Campers enjoy individualized schedules that allow them choose from over 15 different chugim, along with swim and boating activities each day.
10:15am-10:30am Activity Rotation/Change time for Anafim (Seniors Campers)
10:30am-11:15am Period 2
11:15am-11:20am Activity Rotation
11:20am-12:05pm Period 3
12:00pm Rosh Toranut go to Chadar Ochel
12:15pm Cabin Toranim go to Chadar Ochel
1:10pm-1:30pm Nikayon (Cabin Clean-Up)
Campers take turns with alternating daily tidying responsibilities. Mail (on weekdays) and Tuck (on Monday, Wednesdays, and Fridays) are distributed upon completion of the clean-up
1:30pm-2:45pm Menucha (Rest Period)
Time for campers to hang out, write letters, listen to music, eat tuck, play sports and, for some, even sleeping! At least one counsellor from each cabin will stay within the cabin area at this time.
2:45pm-3:30pm Period 4
3:30pm-3:45pm Snack/Activity Rotation/Change time for Anafim (Senior Campers)
3:45pm-4:30pm Period 5
4:30pm-4:35pm Activity Rotation
4:35pm-5:20pm Period 6
5:20pm-6:00pm Free Period
Campers have time to pursue their own interests such as intramural sports, play rehearsal, and Free For Alls. Many campers also shower during this time.
5:45pm Rosh Toranut to Chadar Ochel
5:45pm Cabin Toranim to Chadar Ochel
6:00 pm Dinner
6:45 pm Evening Mifkad
We gather again in the Old Sports Field to make announcements, celebrate milestones, hear the latest Shmeryl and present the “Hebrew word of the Day”. Evening programs are promoted to the respective units. The camp sings Hatikvah and lowers the flags.
7:00-7:45 Golden Hour
Free time between Dinner and Evening Program. Staff leading evening programs should use this time to set up. Many campers use this time to shower. SFL Games will be played here on certain days.
7:45pm-8:45pm Evening Program
Divided by unit, campers will participate in a variety of programs led by their counsellors. Unit programs begin at different times according to the age group of the unit.
8:45pm-9:15pm Nighttime Prep
After program, campers head back to their cabin for a snack, then wash up, brush teeth, and get ready for bed.
9:15pm Lights Out
After lights out, counsellors will be with their cabin to ensure everyone is settled and spend some quiet time checking in with their campers.