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What?

WHAT?

Machane Gefen (grapevine!) is Habonim Dror Sydney’s 2024 Winter Camp! Habo Winter Camp is an incredible opportunity for Jewish youth to make friends, receive informal Jewish education and have a lot of fun. Habo is an inclusive and warm space where the skills and interests of everyone are nurtured. Get ready to experience fun informal programs, camp activities, music, dancing and quality time with your friends!

When?

When?

Junior Camp (years 3-8):
July 10 - 13

Senior camp (year 9 -11) 
July 14 - 18

Costs

Costs

Early Bird
(apr 28 - May 12)

Normal Fee
(may 13 - June 16)

late fee
(june 17 - july 9)

No child should miss out on Habo camp due to finances.
If you require a subsidy or payment plan, or have any financial concerns, please contact our Gizbar (treasurer), Chloe.

Chloe Miller
phone: +61 458 216 656
email: sydgizbar@hdoz.com

Junior camp (Yr 3-8)

$450                          $500

$420                          $470

$400                          $440

Member

Non-Member

Senior camp (Yr 9-11)

Early Bird
(apr 28 - May 12)

Member

Non-Member

$415                          $455

$435                          $485

Normal Fee
(may 13 - June 16)

late fee
(june 17 - july 9)

$465                          $515

WHAT?

SIGNUP TIMELINE 

EARLY BIRD April 28 - May 12 

REGULAR  May 13 - June 16  

LATE FEE  June 17 - July 9

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Contact

Tzevet Machane (camp comittee)


Michael Heymann: 0481 325 989
Email: sydcamp@hdoz.com

Junior (years 3-8)


Maya Weizman: 0477 604 777
Email: sydcamp@hdoz.com

Senior (years 9-11)

Gizbar (treasurer)

Max Kidman: 0415 343 636
Email: sydney@hdoz.com

Chloe: 0458 216 656
Email: sydgizbar@hdoz.com 

Habo Sydney queries 

Contacts

Preunions

Preunion

MORE DETAILS TO COME!

FAQs
  • HOW DOES CAMP LOOK THIS YEAR?
    We are so excited to be bringing FED back for the first time in 3 Years!! FED in 2023 will be bigger and better than ever! Taking place at a campsite in Victoria with all of Habo Australia reunited!
  • WHO SHOULD I CONTACT WITH QUESTIONS?
    Email: fed@hdoz.com For Year 9 (Ze'ev) Enquiries : Mich - 0406 997 974 For Year 10 + 11 (Zamir + Sufah) Enquiries : Kerryn - 0451 771 505 Payments: Katie - gizbar@hdoz.com
  • HOW DO I SIGN UP?
    Click the link below and have your Health Insurance details, parents permission and payment ready!!!
  • WHAT IF I/MY CHILD CAN NOT ATTEND ALL OF CAMP?
    If your child needs to begin late or finish early contact tzevet machane at fed@hdoz.com or call the relevant contact numbers below. For Year 9 (Ze'ev) Enquiries : Mich - 0406 997 974 For Year 10 + 11 (Zamir + Sufah) Enquiries : Kerryn - 0451 771 505
  • WHO LEADS AND RUNS CAMP?
    We have amazing madrichim who have put a lot of work and planning into the Machane (Camp). Our madrichim underwent a 10 month long leadership training program in Israel (During their Shnat program) or Year 10 Hadracha leadership course, and are going through additional leadership and safety training during the year. Camp is run by a Tzevet Machane who oversee all camp related issues. This Tzevet consists of Mich, Kerryn and Maya with Federal Mazkirut member Goldie!
  • CAN I TRUST TO SEND MY CHILD ON A HABO CAMP?
    Yes! All our leaders comply with the AZYC's safeguarding children policies and Working With Children (WWC) check. These comprehensive policies ensure your children are always safe under our care. For more information click on the links below: AZYC Safeguarding Children and Young People Policy AZYC Guidelines for Parents AZYC Rights of Young People We have amazing madrichim who are well practiced in educating and looking after children. We spend a long time thinking about the safety of our chanichim on camp, and are constantly developing new and better structures of running camp so that it is fun and also safe. Habo camps have been running for decades, which provides us years of experiences, and have always been large and successful camps. For more information contact: Brooke Levy (Chairperson) - 0478218222 or email us at melbcamp@hdoz.com
Safety

Safety

Child safety

Habonim Dror acknowledges the tension currently faced by the jewish community surrounding the current situation in Israel. The safety of your children, our chanichim, is of the upmost importance to us. We are in constant contact with CSG and strictly adhere to AZYC policies and guidelines. 

Our madrichim are experienced in informal education and care a lot about your children. We spend a lot of time putting structures and practices in place to ensure the safety of your children on camp, and we are constantly assessing and improving the way we run camp so it is fun and safe. Habo camps have been running for decades which provides valuable experience on how to run safe and successful camps.

All our madrichim have Working with Children Checks and comply with the Australian Youth Zionist Council's child safety policies. For more information, view these policies below:
AZYC Safeguarding Children and Young People Policy
AZYC Guidelines for Parents
AZYC Rights of the Child

COVID 19 Policy

Our COVID-19 Policy is based off most recent government and AZYC guidelines. We will be sharing a current policy shortly. Please contact Tsevet Machane with any urgent concerns.
 

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