Welcome to the world of Camp Tevya, where lifelong memories are made, friendships are formed, and personal growth is nurtured. Situated amidst the picturesque beauty of Brookline, New Hampshire, Camp Tevya offers an unforgettable summer experience for children and teenagers aged 8 to 16. With a wide range of activities, expert staff, and an immersive Jewish environment, Camp Tevya provides a safe and supportive community that promotes self-discovery, independence, and fun.
At Camp Tevya, every day is filled with excitement, adventure, and opportunities for personal and social development. Whether your child is passionate about sports, arts, outdoor exploration, or simply trying new things, there is something for everyone here. With state-of-the-art facilities and a dedicated team of counselors and specialists, we ensure that each camper’s experience is tailored to their interests and abilities.
Engaging Activities for Every Interest
At Camp Tevya, we believe that every child is unique and has different interests and passions. That’s why we offer a wide range of engaging activities to cater to every camper’s individual preferences. From team sports like soccer, basketball, and softball to individual pursuits like tennis, archery, and golf, our campers have the opportunity to explore and develop their skills in various areas.
For the sports enthusiasts, Camp Tevya provides a plethora of athletic activities to choose from. Our state-of-the-art sports facilities include expansive fields, basketball courts, tennis courts, and a swimming pool. Campers can participate in team sports such as soccer, basketball, baseball, and volleyball, where they learn the importance of teamwork, sportsmanship, and healthy competition. For those interested in individual sports, we offer opportunities to improve skills in activities like tennis, archery, golf, and swimming, fostering self-confidence and personal growth.
Camp Tevya recognizes the importance of nurturing creativity and self-expression. Our arts program includes a variety of options, including painting, pottery, drawing, jewelry making, and theater. Through these activities, campers can explore their artistic talents, unleash their imagination, and develop their creative problem-solving skills. Our experienced art instructors provide guidance and support, ensuring that every camper feels inspired to create and express themselves in a safe and encouraging environment.
Exploring the great outdoors is an integral part of the Camp Tevya experience. Our campers have the opportunity to immerse themselves in nature and embark on thrilling outdoor adventures. From hiking and camping to canoeing and kayaking on our pristine lake, the possibilities for outdoor exploration are endless. Our highly trained outdoor specialists lead these adventures, teaching campers important skills such as navigation, survival techniques, and environmental stewardship. These experiences not only create lasting memories but also instill a sense of appreciation for the natural world.
Creative Performing Arts
For campers with a flair for the performing arts, Camp Tevya offers a dynamic and inclusive theater program. Under the guidance of our experienced theater instructors, campers have the opportunity to participate in acting, singing, dancing, and stage production. Through rehearsals and performances, campers gain confidence, improve their public speaking skills, and develop an appreciation for the performing arts. Our theater program encourages collaboration, creativity, and self-expression, allowing campers to unleash their inner star.
Embracing Jewish Values and Traditions
Camp Tevya is deeply rooted in Jewish culture and provides a meaningful Jewish experience for campers of all backgrounds. We believe in fostering a sense of identity, connection, and pride in our campers’ Jewish heritage. Our program includes a variety of activities that incorporate Jewish values, traditions, and celebrations, creating a vibrant and inclusive Jewish community within the camp.
Jewish Learning and Exploration
At Camp Tevya, we offer engaging and interactive Jewish learning opportunities that allow campers to explore their Jewish identity and heritage. Through discussions, study sessions, and interactive workshops, campers learn about Jewish history, traditions, and values. Our Jewish educators provide a safe space for campers to ask questions, engage in meaningful conversations, and develop a deeper understanding of their own Jewish identity.
Shabbat is a central aspect of Jewish life, and at Camp Tevya, we celebrate Shabbat every week in a joyful and inclusive manner. Campers come together to welcome Shabbat with candle lighting, blessings, and songs. Our Shabbat services are meaningful and engaging, incorporating both traditional and contemporary elements. Campers have the opportunity to participate in leading the services, fostering a sense of ownership and connection to their Jewish heritage.
Israeli Culture and Dancing
At Camp Tevya, we celebrate the vibrant and diverse culture of Israel. Through Israeli dancing, campers experience the joy and energy of Israeli music and dance. Our experienced instructors teach campers traditional Israeli dances, allowing them to connect with Israeli culture and history. Israeli cultural activities, such as Hebrew language lessons, Israeli cooking, and arts and crafts, further enhance campers’ understanding and appreciation of Israeli traditions.
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World
As part of our commitment to Jewish values, Camp Tevya instills a sense of social responsibility and emphasizes the importance of giving back to the community. Through Tikkun Olam (repairing the world) projects, campers engage in hands-on service activities that make a positive impact on others. Whether it’s participating in environmental conservation projects, volunteering at local organizations, or fundraising for charitable causes, our campers learn the value of empathy, compassion, and making a difference in the world.
Lifelong Friendships and Social Growth
One of the most significant aspects of the Camp Tevya experience is the lifelong friendships that campers form. Our camp provides a nurturing and inclusive environment where campers can develop social skills, build meaningful connections, and create memories that will last a lifetime.
A Supportive and Inclusive Community
At Camp Tevya, we prioritize creating a supportive and inclusive community where every camper feels valued and included. Our experienced staff fosters an environment of respect, empathy, and understanding, ensuring that campers feel safe to be their authentic selves. Through team-building activities, group discussions, and shared experiences, campers develop important social skills such as communication, collaboration, and conflict resolution.
One unique aspect of Camp Tevya is our cross-age programming, which encourages campers of different age groups to interact and build connections. Older campers have the opportunity to mentor younger campers, fostering leadership skills and a sense of responsibility. Younger campers, in turn, benefit from the guidance and support of older role models. This intergenerational interaction promotes a sense of unity and camaraderie, creating a tight-knit community where campers of all ages feel a sense of belonging.
There’s something magical about gathering around a campfire, sharing stories, and singing songs. At Camp Tevya, we embrace this tradition and provide campers with opportunities for campfire bonding. Whether it’s through traditional campfire songs, storytelling, or sharing personal experiences, these intimate moments foster a sense of connection and camaraderie among campers. Campfire bonding allows campers to let their guard down, forge deep friendships, and create memories that will last a lifetime.
Camp Tevya celebrates and values diversity in all its forms. We believe that exposure to different cultures, backgrounds, and perspectives enriches the camp experience and promotes empathy and understanding. Through multicultural activities, international-themed events, and discussions about diversity and inclusion, campers learn to appreciate and respect the uniqueness of each individual. Camp Tevya is a place where campers feel comfortable expressing their true selves, fostering an atmosphere of acceptance and celebration of diversity.
Expert Staff Committed to Child Development
At Camp Tevya, our dedicated and experienced staff members are committed to the growth and well-being of each camper. We understand the importance of positive role models and provide a team of skilled professionals who guide, mentor, and inspire campers throughout their summer journey.
Counselors as Role Models
Our counselors are carefully selected for their passion, expertise, and commitment to child development. They serve as positive role models, embodying the values of Camp Tevya and nurturing a supportive and inclusive environment. Our counselors build strong relationships with campers, providing guidance, support, and a listening ear. They encourage campers to step out of their comfort zones, take on leadership roles, and discover their true potential.
Specialists in Their Fields
At Camp Tevya, we recognize the importance of specialized instruction in various activities. That’s why we have a team of specialists who are experts in their respective fields. Whether it’s sports, arts, outdoor adventure, or performing arts, our specialists provide campers with high-quality instruction and guidance. They inspire campers to improve their skills, explore new interests, and develop a lifelong love for their chosen activities.
Comprehensive Training and Safety
The safety and well-being of our campers areof utmost importance at Camp Tevya. Our staff undergoes comprehensive training to ensure they are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to create a safe and secure environment for all campers. This includes training in emergency procedures, child protection, first aid, and CPR. We have protocols in place to address any medical concerns or emergencies that may arise, and our health center is staffed with qualified medical professionals to provide round-the-clock care.
In addition to physical safety, we also prioritize the emotional well-being of our campers. Our staff is trained in creating a supportive and inclusive atmosphere, promoting positive communication, and addressing any social or emotional challenges that may arise. We have a strong focus on promoting positive mental health and resilience among our campers, ensuring they feel supported and empowered throughout their time at Camp Tevya.
Beautiful Facilities and Scenic Surroundings
Set on 545 acres of stunning natural beauty, Camp Tevya provides a breathtaking backdrop for campers to explore and enjoy. Our facilities are designed to enhance the camp experience, offering both comfort and functionality.
Modern Cabins and Living Spaces
Campers at Camp Tevya stay in modern and comfortable cabins that provide a home away from home. Our cabins are equipped with all the necessary amenities to ensure a comfortable stay, including bunk beds, storage space, and electricity. Each cabin is supervised by experienced counselors who create a warm and welcoming environment for campers to relax and unwind.
State-of-the-Art Sports Facilities
Camp Tevya boasts state-of-the-art sports facilities that cater to a wide range of athletic interests. Our expansive fields provide ample space for team sports like soccer, baseball, and softball. We also have basketball courts, tennis courts, and a swimming pool for campers to enjoy. These top-notch facilities not only enhance the campers’ experience but also allow them to develop their skills and passion for sports in a safe and supportive environment.
Arts Studios and Performance Spaces
For the creative souls, Camp Tevya offers fully equipped arts studios and performance spaces. Our pottery studio provides campers with the tools and materials to create beautiful ceramics. The art studio is stocked with a wide variety of art supplies for campers to explore their artistic talents. We also have a dedicated theater space where campers can rehearse and perform their productions, complete with lighting and sound equipment. These spaces provide the perfect setting for campers to unleash their creativity and showcase their artistic abilities.
Nature Trails and Pristine Lake
Surrounded by nature, Camp Tevya offers campers the opportunity to explore the great outdoors. We have designated nature trails that wind through the beautiful landscape, allowing campers to immerse themselves in the sights and sounds of nature. Our pristine lake provides a refreshing escape from the summer heat, where campers can go canoeing, kayaking, or simply enjoy a swim. The natural beauty of our surroundings serves as a constant reminder of the wonders of the natural world and the importance of preserving it.
A Summer Adventure That Lasts a Lifetime
Camp Tevya is more than just a summer camp; it’s an experience that stays with campers for a lifetime. The impact of Camp Tevya extends beyond the summer months, shaping campers into confident, resilient, and compassionate individuals.
Lifelong Memories and Friendships
Some of the most cherished memories are made at Camp Tevya. Campers engage in a wide range of activities, create lasting bonds with their fellow campers and counselors, and experience moments of joy, laughter, and personal growth. The shared experiences and adventures forge lifelong friendships that extend far beyond the boundaries of summer camp.
Personal Growth and Development
Camp Tevya provides a nurturing environment for personal growth and development. Through the challenges and successes encountered at camp, campers gain valuable life skills such as resilience, independence, and problem-solving. They learn to navigate social dynamics, build confidence in their abilities, and discover their strengths and passions. The supportive community at Camp Tevya encourages campers to step out of their comfort zones, take on leadership roles, and embrace new experiences, paving the way for personal growth and self-discovery.
A Sense of Belonging and Community
Camp Tevya fosters a sense of belonging and community among its campers. Regardless of background or experience, every camper is welcomed into a tight-knit community that celebrates diversity, encourages acceptance, and promotes inclusivity. The bonds formed at Camp Tevya transcend age, background, and interests, creating a supportive and inclusive environment where campers feel a true sense of belonging.
Experience the magic of Camp Tevya and give your child a summer they will never forget. Register now to secure your spot and open the doors to a world of adventure, personal growth, and lifelong friendships.