Movement Makers 2021

Thursday, August 5, 2021 FROM 12:00 PM - Monday, August 16, 2021 9:00 PM

Lake Como, PA

Northern Region East: DC Council

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A virtual summer 2020 favorite lands at its new home in Perlman Camp in summer 2021! Movement Makers is geared toward 10th and 11th grade members who want an exclusive 12-day leadership development program later in the summer. Teens will learn how to take their leadership to the next level through enhancing collaboration and communication skills. Small group and classic camp activities make this the perfect way to grow and have fun this summer.

BBYO has instituted a COVID fee of $100 per participant per session to cover expenses such as ​food service, cleaning, facility upgrades and additional medical supplies and personnel

Cost: $2,250.00 (due by 05/31/2021)
Deposit Amount: $250.00

Travel Info

Movement Makers 2021| Perlman Camp

Dates – August 5 - August 16, 2021

TRANSPORTATION GUIDELINES AND INFORMATION

ARRIVAL DETAILS | Families will have the following options to arrive to camp:

TRAVEL BY PLANE/AMTRAK

  • Fly into Newark airport (EWR) and BBYO will provide transportation directly to camp following a medical check
    1. For families that will have a teen flying, please make plans to fly into Newark International Airport (EWR) between 11am-2pm, teens flying in from the west coast must arrive by 4pm
    2. BBYO Staff will be stationed at the bus pick-up areas at approximately 11am wearing a BBYO t-shirt; exact meet-up location will be sent closer to camp.
  • Travel by Amtrak train into Newark Airport (EWR) and BBYO will provide transportation directly to camp following a medical check
    1. For families that have a teen taking the Amtrak train, please make plans to arrive into Newark International Airport (EWR) between 11am – 2pm
    2. Teens will be responsible for getting themselves from the Amtrak station to the meeting spot in Newark International Airport. A BBYO Staff member will not meet teens at the train station, only at the Airport meeting location.
  • If there is a flight or train delay, a staff person will stay at the airport to wait for late arrivals.

TRAVEL BY CAR [DIRECTLY TO CAMP]
Perlman Camp, 661 Rose Hill Rd Lake Como, PA 19437

  • Drop off your teen directly at camp (only traveling with those in your primary household)
    1. If you are driving to camp, and only traveling with those from your primary household, your arrival window will be between 2:00-4:30pm; specific time slots will be available to select on the Jotform, with limited spaces available per slot.
    2. Upon arrival, all individuals must stay in the vehicle. Our medical team will then conduct a medical check. Once your teen has been cleared by the medical team, your teen may leave your vehicle and join us at camp.
      1. Parents should expect to wait with your teen an hour for their medical check to be completed.
  • Drop off your teen directly at camp (traveling with two or more households in one vehicle)
    1. If you are driving to camp, and traveling with two or more households in one vehicle, your arrival window will be between 2:00-4:30pm; specific time slots will be available to select on the Jotform, with limited spaces available per slot.
    2. On travel day, BEFORE all individuals travel to camp on arrival day, everyone must get a rapid COVID test and have a negative test result prior to travel beginning.
      1. If any rapid test result is positive, teen may not travel to camp.
    3. Upon arrival, all individuals must stay in the vehicle. Our medical team will then conduct a medical check. Each teen will need to provide their negative rapid test result from that day. Once your teen has been cleared by the medical team, teens may leave the vehicle and join us at camp.
      1. Parents should expect to wait with your teens an hour for their medical check to be completed.

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DEPARTURE DETAILS | Families will have the following options for departure from camp:

  • Flying | If your teen is flying home, departure flights must be made after 2pm from Newark on departure day.
  • Train | If your teen is taking an Amtrak train home, departures must be made after 2pm from the Amtrak station on departure day. Your teen will be responsible for getting to the Amtrak station from the airport.
  • Airport Pick-Up | If you are picking your teen up at Newark, plan to arrive after 2pm on departure day.
  • Camp Pick-Up | If you are being picked up at camp, please arrive between 8:30am – 9:30am.

New for Summer 2021 | We will not be offering a BBYO supervised overnight stay the day before camp.

Teens must stay within the arrival and departure guidelines and may not arrive at the program early or late. You will be responsible for any fees related to travel outside of BBYO’s guidelines.

BBYO is offering optional travel protection. To find out more information visit our website.

MEDICAL FORMS, TRAVEL DOCUMENTS, AND FINAL PAYMENTS ARE DUE BY APRIL 6.

 

Q&A

Is Movement Makers for you?
Movement Makers is a great program for Alephs and BBGs currently in 10th or 11th grade who are unable to fit ILTC into their summer who are current or aspiring regional leaders, have attended regional leadership conventions or CLTC (though not required), or have an interest in leading, within or outside of BBYO!
 

Who staffs Movement Makers?
BBYO programming professionals and advisors serve as the site director, program director, leadership director, and leadership staff at Movement Makers. We’re also joined by Jewish educators, song leaders, Israeli counselors (sh'lichim), expert specialists, college-age counselors (madrichim), and an office manager.
 

What is the Movement Makers curriculum about?      
Movement Makers' primary focus is on leadership at the council, regional, and International level. Teens focus on developing a wide range of leadership skills including effective team collaboration, communication strategies, and relationship building, as well as learning how to shape a worldwide movement. Leadership skills are taught in a classroom environment and through hands-on, interactive activities in BluePrint groups. Jewish learning happens daily during Limmud sessions and, especially, at teen-led Shabbat, morning (Shacharit), and evening (Mincha) services.
 
Is the food at Movement Makers Kosher?
Perlman Camp is a Kosher facility that only serves foods that have been produced under rabbinical supervision.

What do I do about medication?
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 Movement Makers?
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.

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