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Camp BBYO

Summer 2022 Registration is Now Open!

Camp BBYO is for members currently in 8th and 9th grade who are looking for a super fun immersion into the very best of BBYO.

Participants will enjoy a wide range of outdoor activities, including sports, swimming, music, art, and more. You’ll form new friendships, explore your Jewish values with beautiful Shabbat celebrations under the stars, and enjoy a much-needed opportunity to be in the great outdoors with friends. One of the most unique and well-loved aspect of Camp BBYO is the "Big-Little" program, which will be done this year in partnership with our CLTC program, and allows younger members to bond with Alephs and BBGs from across the Order and form connections that will carry them through high school and beyond.

 

 
 

 

The best of BBYO… in a week of camp!

Commonpoint Retreat Center
Poyntelle, PA

Is Camp BBYO for you? 
Camp BBYO is a great program for Alephs and BBGs currently in 8th and 9th grade who want to participate in fun camp activities with their BBYO friends. 

Who will attend Camp BBYO? 
Camp BBYO will have participants from every region across the Order. 

Who will staff Camp BBYO? 
BBYO programming professionals and advisors will serve as the site director and program director. We’ll also be joined by Jewish educators, song leaders, expert specialists, college-age counselors (madrichim), and an office manager. 

Is the food at Perlman Camp kosher? 
All food served at the Commonpoint Retreat Center is kosher-style and all meat is certified kosher.
 
What do I do about medication at camp? 
Participants must register in advance with CampMeds, a service that provides pre-packaged, pre-dosaged medication to participants who require it. There is a $250 fee for those who do not register and arrive at camp with their medications. The exceptions to this are inhalers, birth control, epi-pens, nasal sprays, injectable medications, prescription ointments, and refrigerated medication. 
 
How do I get to Camp BBYO? 
Teens can either be dropped off directly at camp by a parent or guardian, or they can fly into the local airport, Newark Liberty International Airport, Newark, NJ (EWR), where they'll be met by BBYO staff and taken to their program by bus.

Do you offer travel insurance?
BBYO is glad to offer a travel insurance option for all our Summer Experiences through Travel Insured International. Families are highly encouraged to purchase travel insurance to protect their investment and plan for the unexpected. Please visit this page to see all the details on the policy and its terms.

  • Additional travel information will become available soon!

There are many ways to combine our summer experiences to extend your fun, learning, and self-exploration. Explore your 2022 connection options here.

BBYO offers need-based scholarship so that anyone who wants to is able to attend our programs without financial constraints standing in the way. Funds for our 2022 experiences are available—to apply, please complete the BBYO Scholarship Application Form after you complete your registration. Applications are due by January 20, 2022; after that date, all requests will be considered on a rolling basis.