BIG IDEA Camp

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BIG IDEA is an international technology summer camp connecting teens to Israel for the last 10 years. This summer, kids and teens ages 7-18 from 30 countries, will meet in Israel and have a life changing experience.

Over a 2 week session, campers get a hands-on experience in technology, media arts, gaming and more, while also exploring Israeli innovation. Groups are between 12-15 campers with 2 experienced and adult counselors. Mix it up with fun outdoor activities and wave surfing and stage arts tracks!

The BIG IDEA Experience

Join us for an unforgettable summer We provide an environment that 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.

1 or two week sessions available in two beautiful youth villages in Israel: Meir Shfeya youth villages on Mt. Carmel (Near Zikhron Yaakov), and Nir Haemek campus (Near Afula). The . beautiful evergreen campuses equipped with the newest computer labs, a large swimming pool and gorgeous dorms.

Camp Topics
Computers, robotics, website design, game and application development, Photography, video, graphics, animation, special effects, DJ and 3D printing, jewelry and fashion design. There is a special entrepreneurship track for high school teens.
New for summer 2017: Building drones, video editing, DIY electronics, Hiphop & Breakdance

Campers
Campers at Big Idea come from all over the world. The common language spoken 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. The camp is kosher and located in a beautiful Youth Village.


Additional Programs:

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. 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 3 locations: Petach Tikva, Rishon Lezion and N. Tel Aviv.

Cyber Camp: a week long Hanukka or Pesach camp focused on cyber…what could be better.
Cybercamp includes a program for beginners and for advanced campers.
You’ve heard the news about cyberattacks 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, you deal with the technological challenges, you will protect your computer and save the network!

Located up north near Zichron Yaakov this is a sleepaway camp Contact BIG IDEA

BIG IDEA Gap Year and Garin Lotem

 


 

Contact Big Idea 03-528-5177

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.

Hours

Sleepaway & daycamp options

Price

2017 Prices

2 week session: $2,345 + $200 registration fee

1 week session: $1,120 + $200 registration fee

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

Age

7- 18

Language

English / Hebrew

Sessions

BIG IDEA Meir Shfeya
Session 1 -July 2-14
Session 2 - July 17-29
Session 3 - August 2-14

BIG IDEA Nir HaEmek
Session 1 - July 9-21
Session 2 - July 24-30 (1 week)
Session 3 - August 2-8 (1 week)


Venue: BIG IDEA Camp

Address: Meir Shfeya Israel
Neighborhood: Youth Village Meir Shfeya

BIG IDEA Coming to the US

The success of the Israeli "cyber" and technology camps has spread to the US. This summer BIG IDEA will be sharing the "Start Up Nation" mentality with the Tenafly JCC. This year for the first time BIG IDEA will be hosting a technology camp at the JCC ...
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Tech Camps in the Start Up Nation

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