An important aspect of camp is our chesed projects. We try very hard to teach our campers that while they are having the time of their lives here at Yavneh, it is important to always give back to the community in which you live. Each aydah (unit) chooses a different project- some benefit the Yavneh community while others help the broader community. Some projects include gardening activities such as tending the Yavneh memorial garden or harvesting vegetables from our garden to donate to a local food bank. Other projects include crafting mezzuot for our buildings at camp. Arayot campers decorate t-shirts to be donated to an organization called Save a Child’s Heart. It is always a joy watching the campers engage in these projects and have them experience tzedaka right here at camp.
March 24, 2015