Create, Grow And Make Awesome Friends In Israel This Summer!

BIG IDEA international tech camps are connecting teens and kids to Israel since 2008. This summer, kids and teens ages 7-18 from 30 countries, will meet in Israel and have a life-changing experience.

Over a 1 or 2-week session, campers will get hands-on experience in the workshops. Design, cyber, photography, gaming, music, wave surfing, robotics and so many more options. The workshops take place in small groups with experienced, professional and inspiring counselors. Mix it up with fun outdoor activities, empowering environment and friends from around the world to get the best summer for your life!

The BIG IDEA Experience

Join us for an unforgettable summer. Our educational guideline encourages personal growth, innovation, and true friendships. Experienced camp counselors and supervisors are attuned to give true personal attention, that makes even a first-timer feel right at home from the get-go.

The Location

The beautiful evergreen campuses are equipped with the newest computer labs, a large swimming pool, and gorgeous dorms.

2-week sessions take place in the beautiful Meir Shfeya youth village, in Mt. Carmel – Near Zikhron Ya’akov.

Our 1-week sessions a Neve Hadassah Youth Village is located in the Sharon Plain, 30-minute drive from Tel Aviv.

Camp Topics
We have more than 40 workshops! Choose yours:
Computers, robotics, website design, game and application development, Photography, video & YouTube, graphics, animation, escape rooms, special effects, DJ and 3D printing, jewelry, fashion design, wave surfing, drones, video editing, DIY electronics, Hip-hop & Breakdance, a special entrepreneurship track for high school teens and many more!

The campers at BIG IDEA come from all over the world. They are all curious, interesting and awesome!
The spoken language at camp is English. It is a pluralistic religious environment and everyone is made to feel welcome. Workshops will not be held on Shabbat and campers can choose to join a Shabbat program if they want to.


Additional Programs:

Visiting Israel During Pesach? Join the BIGFEST!

BIGFEST is a Hebrew speaking two-day camp that feels just like summer! Spend the night with new friends, participate in awesome camp activities and choose your workshop course:

1st-6th grade: 15-16 in April
7th – 12th grade: 17-18 in April

Location: Meir Shfeya Youth Village (Near Zikhron)
Cost: 500 NIS if you are registered for BIG IDEA Summer camp, 600 NIS if you haven’t signed up for summer yet

Link to the website and registration –

FUNZONE DAY CAMP- Hi-tech day camps for grades 2 to 9 (In Hebrew).

The perfect place for kids to explore and get hands-on experience in exciting technologies. The large variety of computer and media workshops mix perfectly with exciting outdoor pool and sports. Our Amazing staff is waiting to challenge and encourage the kids to reach new heights.

Two-week sessions during July and August in the center of Israel.

During Pessah, Hannukah & summer vacations:

Located in Meir Shfeya youth village, this Hebrew speaking sleepover camps will make your vacation perfect

YouCamp: 3 days of YouTube, creativity, experiences, and friends!
Beginners and advanced tracks available. Whether ‏your biggest dream is becoming a YouTuber or you just want to improve your video skills – YouCamp is the perfect place for both.

Cyber Camp: a 3 days camp focused on cyber…what could be better.

You’ve heard the news about cyber attacks and never understood what it was about? Cyber Camp will help you pretend to play a key role in the defense department of an international company, you will experience a real cyber attack yourself, deal with the cybersecurity challenges, protect your computer and save the network!

Beginners and advanced tracks available.

Contact BIG IDEA


Ages 18-21, Fall semester this September.

Get off the beaten path and make this year your own.
Take a professional hi-tech course (graphic design/programming) in Israel, the world’s startup nation. Use your skills to create advanced solutions to real community issues. live independently in the city of Be’er Shabe and make an impact on the people around you.

Move to Tel Aviv, intern at top Israeli hi-tech companies, get inspired by the Israeli out-of-the-box mentality and grow as a person!

One day you’ll look back and remember where it all started…



Contact Big Idea: +972-3-528-5177 | US Toll-Free:  + 1 866 640 0125

Camp Reservations


FIJ Tips

Coming for more than one session? Cool Israel trips are available between the sessions. The BIG IDEA Israel trips between sessions are a great opportunity for campers staying for more then one session or those who want to enhance their Israel experience before or after their session. Travel to the most beautiful spots in Israel with your camp friends on exciting trips you'll remember for a long time.


Sleepaway & daycamp options


2019 Prices

Meir Shfeya – $2745

Neve Hadassah – $1,395

Contact Big Idea to learn more about ongoing discounts.

  • Available discounts for multi-sessions and sibling discounts.
  • Check out the website for more information


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English / Hebrew


BIG IDEA Meir Shfeya - 2019
Session 1 - July 7-19
Session 2 - July 22 - August 3
Session 3 - August 7-19

BIG IDEA Neve Hadassah - 2019
Session 1 - July 25 - 31
Session 2 - August 4 - 10
Session 3 August 12 - 18

Venue: BIG IDEA Camp

Address: Meir Shfeya Israel
Neighborhood: Youth Village Meir Shfeya

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