Perlman Camp, PA
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International Kallah goes beyond the traditional classroom. It’s where you can find your “Jewish self” through interactive sessions and one-on-one conversations about a spectrum of topics, making Jewish learning individualized and fun! Facilitated by Jewish educators of different backgrounds, you’ll have access to a variety of resources and something new every day. With time to spend outside bonding with new friends, Kallah is the perfect place to build strong relationships and create a diverse and cultured community. You’ll also explore Jewish culture through electives such as, art, music, cooking, photography, social media, and sports, to name a few.
BBYO offers need-based scholarship for select experiences. Please visit the Scholarship Information page for more details. Scholarship applications are due on January 22, 2019. Please don’t hesitate to fill out the scholarship application.
(due by 04/02/2019)
Deposit Amount: $250.00
Kallah: July 17 – August 6, 2019 – Perlman Camp, PA
TRANSPORTATION ARRANGEMENT AND CHARTER BUS INFORMATION
A charter bus will be provided from the Newark Airport ONLY (approx. 2.5 hours to camp).
Please make plans to arrive into the Newark Airport (EWR) no later than NOON. The bus will leave from Newark Airport at 1:00pm.
Kallah staff will be at terminal A, door #1 on the baggage claim/ground transportation level to welcome your teen(s). Staff will be stationed at the bus pick-up areas at approximately 10:00am wearing a BBYO T-shirt.
If there is a flight delay, a staff person will stay at the airport to wait for the late arrivals.
If you are dropping your teen off at the airport, please have them meet the staff at terminal A, door#1 on the baggage claim/ground transportation level no later than NOON.
If you are driving to camp, please arrive between 4:00 - 4:30pm.
Departure flights – make after 3:00pm on August 6, 2019
If you are being picked up at camp, please arrive between 8:30 - 9:00am. All teens need to be picked up by 9:30am.
If you are picking your teen up at the airport, please come to Terminal A, Baggage Claim 1.
Teens must stay within the arrival and departure guidelines and may not arrive to the program early or late without written approval from the Site Director or International office. You will be responsible for any fees related to travel outside of BBYO’s guidelines.
Please don’t be concerned about the long wait at the airport! Teens have a fun time meeting everyone, playing games and generally just hanging out the staff will keep them entertained.
ALL TEENS MUST FILL THEIR TRAVEL INFORMATION ONLINE BY APRIL 2, 2019
Is Kallah for you?
Kallah is a great program for Alephs and BBGs currently in 10th–12th grade who hold sh'lichim positions at the chapter, council, or regional level, have attended any conventions focused on Judaism, have participated in AZA and BBG Global Shabbat, or have a passion for Judaism.
How many teens attend Kallah?
Kallah welcomes around 250 Alephs and B’nai B’rith Girls each summer. Participants come from every region and countries from across the Order.
Who staffs Kallah?
The International Kallah staff includes a site director, program director, song leaders, Israeli counselors (sh'lichim), expert specialists, college-age counselors from around the world (madrichim), and an office manager. In addition, we have over 10 Jewish educators onsite representing a variety of denominations and viewpoints, including rabbis and trained educators.
What is the Kallah curriculum about?
The Kallah curriculum allows participants to learn about and connect with Judaism in their own way. With a diverse community of Jewish educators, guest experts, and peers, participants explore ancient and current topics and ask and answer some of Judaism’s big questions. Limmud sessions are traditional classroom learning time; electives offer participants ways to learn about Judaism through creative outlets; and teen-led Shabbat, morning (Shacharit), and evening (Mincha) services offer teens the chance to create truly meaningful Jewish experiences.
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