Biluim Canada

A LITTLE ABOUT CAMP BILUIM CANADA

Canadian Young Judaea has been Canada’s largest and most vibrant Zionist youth movement since 1917.  Camp Biluim Canada is Canadian Young Judaea’s national leadership camp for 16 year old boys and girls.  Campers come from across the country to spend six exciting and enriching weeks at our beautiful site in the Laurentian Mountains region of Quebec.  The campers and their hand-picked staff create a vibrant community in which they can explore their personal relationship to Zionism and Judaism and realize their full potential as the leaders of today and tomorrow.
 
THE PROGRAM
 
Camp Biluim Canada’s program is unique as each summer is designed to meet the needs and interests of this specific age group.  In addition to the usual recreational activities associated with summer camping, the camp is proud of its specially planned leadership development program that encourages a high level of camper participation and involvement.  The program is complemented by counselors and specialists from Canada and Israel. Camp Biluim is also known for its high level of Jewish and Zionist programming.  The staff delivers these programs in interesting, innovative and fun ways giving each camper the opportunity to strengthen his or her personal relationships with Israel and Judaism.
 
OUR CAMP DIRECTOR
 
This summer Guy Korngold will serve his thirteenth consecutive season as the Director of Camp Biluim Canada. Guy has been involved in summer camping and informal Jewish education for the past twenty years.  He is also a graduate of Camp Biluim Canada and he looks forward to yet another great camping season.  Guy is joined at camp by his wife Erica and his children, Daniel and Mia. 
 
DATES & FEES
 
CAMP DATES         Camp Begins                        July 1st, 2014
                               Camp Ends                        August 12th, 2014
 
CAMP FEES      
                   Payment Option One:  $6500.00 Includes Transportation Mtl-Camp-Mtl
                   Payment Option Two:  $6650.00 Includes One Way Transportation 
                   Payment Option Three: $6800.00 Includes Transportation TO-Camp-TO
 
APPLICATION PROCESS TO CAMP BILUIM CANADA
 
A specific number of spots are granted to each Young Judaea feeder camp (Hatikvah, Kadimah, Kinneret & Solelim). Acceptance to Camp Biluim is granted to applicants from these camps on a first-come first-served basis providing they satisfy the following acceptance criteria:
  • Application form fully completed;
  • Code of Conduct Agreement completed;
  • Camper Essay;
  • Positive recommendation from prior Camp Director. Our office will communicate directly with the Camp Director – you don’t need to do anything.
  • An interview (only if we specifically request this of you).
 
Young Judaean campers are given priority consideration until October 31st

 
CLICK HERE FOR CAMPER ESSAY OUTLINE
 

Deadline for Camper Essay is October 31st, 2013

CLICK HERE FOR THE BILUIM CANADA PARENT HANDBOOK 2014


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