TY-fi: Physically Distant Socially Together Summer Program

Let’s keep our TY community intact this summer, even though we’re far apart. While nothing can replace Barryville, our kids will have three weeks of dedicated time with each other – and even our very special Saturday nights after Shabbat! They’ve been waiting all year for summer at TY; let’s give them their community and connection they need to get through these unusual times. 

Dates: July 1st – July 21st, 2020
Cost: $500 (Tuition assistance available)
Registration Deadline: June 15th.  Space is limited.
For: All teens entering 9th – 12th graders in fall 2020 (including those not currently registered for Tel Yehudah)

Reserve a spot

TY-fi will:

  • Keep teens connected to their friends while making new ones
  • Be led by trained TY staff including many of our most beloved madrichim (counselors)
  • Include daily small group gatherings, bunk and age group, with madrichim
  • Include activities designed to get our teens up and moving (dance, krav maga, Zumba, outdoor activities, etc) and away from their screens
  • Provide opportunities for campers to choose activities designed just for them
  • Involve interactive activities
  • Bring Israel (a)live with our Israeli scouts
  • Be parent proof (It won’t be like helping them with their online school work.)
  • Promote leadership, activism, and Zionism

What’s included:

  • Innovative online activities Monday – Friday 11:30 am – 3:00 pm ET (including a break for lunch)
  • Saturday night traditional TY activities including havdalah, rikud and Noah Wilker concert
  • TY’s dynamic and trained camp professionals

Is TY-fi right for me?

Yes! If you are…

  • Entering 9th – 12th graders in fall 2020
  • part of the TY community or looking to try it out for the first time
  • Ready to enjoy old friends and make new ones from around the world
  • Excited to try our new innovative online and offline activities

Reserve a spot

Sample Daily Schedule

Time Mon/Wed Description Tue/Thu Description
11:30-11:40 All Camp Welcome and Morning Ritual A short welcome and morning activity to start the day together All Camp Welcome and Morning Ritual A short welcome and morning activity to start the day together
11:45-12:15 Bunk Time Daily activity to bond with your bunkmates and madrichim Bunk Time Daily activity to bond with your bunkmates and madrichim
12:25-12:55 Israel Update Engaging activities that explore & inform about Israel Im Ein Ani Li Questions for these challenging days: If I am not for myself, who am I? If I am only for myself what am I? If not now when?
12:55-1:30 Lunch A short break to eat with an open video chat for people to enjoy lunch together if they choose! Lunch A short break to eat with an open video chat for people to enjoy lunch together if they choose!
13:30-14:00 Zman Bechira You can choose from a variety of recreational activities ranging from Minecraft to Krav Maga Zman Bechira You can choose from a variety of recreational activities ranging from Minecraft to Krav Maga
14:05-14:35 Shicva Time Fun group activities designed to engage teens mentally and physically. Tracks An elective for personal growth from local activism to self-care, YJ Leadership to getting outside
14:40-15:00 Closing Ritual End of the day activity to reflect, bond with bunkmates, play games, and more Closing Ritual End of the day activity to reflect, bond with bunkmates, play games, and more

*Schedule alternates Mon/Wed and Tues/Friday. Special Pre-Shabbat Schedule