Summer Machane

Every summer Bnei Akiva is the place to be as we run our fantastic machanot (camps) for Years 3-10. All the Bnei Akiva camps are run by volunteers, who go through a selection process from which only the most talented, responsible, capable and committed leaders are chosen.

COVID-19 - Whilst there is much uncertainty over the current Coronavirus pandemic, we are hopeful our Summer programmes can go ahead as scheduled. We have a number of contingencies in place, and will keep enrolled parents informed as the situation develops.

ARI – YEARS 3-6

3rd-7th August 2020

Location: London and Manchester Batim

Back for a second year! Our brand new Day Camp running in both Manchester and London! Named in memory of Arieh Handler,  you can enjoy a week of amazing activities, from wide games to arts & crafts, and a number of fantastic outings! Manchester and London chanichim will even meet up for an awesome adventure away in the country on one day. Early drop off and late pick up are available, as well as individual day bookings.

Price: £150 (individual days available)

ALEPH – YEAR 6

6th-16th August 2020

Location: Peak District

At Aleph, you will be travelling in the footsteps of our fathers, taking a journey through the stories of the Torah in so many exciting ways. Our aim is to develop your individual talents and self-expression in a fun and creative atmosphere. You’ll also enjoy some outdoor adventure activities, and a trip to a theme park!

This year Aleph runs for 10 days, with chanichim also able to attend our Day Camp Machane Ari the week before.

Price: £639

ALEPH CHALUTZI -YEAR 7

3rd-16th August 2020

Location: Peak District

You will learn some vital outdoor survival skills, sleeping under canvas and enjoying Zip Wires and Kayaking! You’ll have a fantastic team experience and will form special friendships and bonds to last a lifetime. At Aleph Chalutzi you will learn about inspirational characters from Tanach.

Taking place at our first class campsite in the Peak District, Chanichim will benefit from fantastic indoor facilities, as well as a purpose built tent village!

Price: £799

BET BASE- YEAR 8

3rd-16th August 2020

Location: Peak District
Chanichim on Bet Base will enjoy the beautiful Peak District with a schedule packed full of adventure activities! The Chanichim are off-site almost every weekday visiting attractions, experiencing adventurous pursuits, and building memories and friendships that will last a lifetime.
Staying in a purpose built building, complete with fantastic grounds and woodland to explore, they this as a base to explore the beautiful Peak District. Over the course of Machane they will have Bnei Akiva tochniot, education and ruach, whilst also experiencing activities such as:

– Go Ape
– Rock Climbing/Abseiling
– Raft Building/Kayaking
– Bushcraft/Orienteering
– Cycling & Hiking
– Archery
– Theme Park

Price: £899

BET CHALUTZI – YEAR 9

3rd-16th August 2020

Location: Czech Republic
Bet Chalutzi will be travelling to the stunning Czech mountains, and staying in our exceptional accommodation in the Spa town of Karlovy Vary. During this time they will experience the beautiful countryside on tiyulim and rafting activities, and visit the historic city of Prague. The chanichim will connect and engage with the Jewish history of the city, led by professional tour guides, and visit museums, historic Shuls and local sites.
Chanichim will also benefit from a professional on-site chef, fantastic activities planned by our brilliant Madrichim, and of course some epic Bnei Akiva Ruach.
Price: £999

GIMMEL – YEAR 10

3rd-17th August 2020

Location: South Africa

Once again, Gimmel has a real treat with Machane in South Africa! We are excited to announce that thanks to the continued support of the BA South Africa community, we have secured funding to return again!!

We will team up with our Bnei Akiva Chaverim to bring you to their world class and bespoke Machane site. You will enjoy:

  • Your very own beautiful private beach on Machane.
  • An unbelievable tiyul on the Garden Route.
  • Safari, Sandboarding, Cape Town, day trips and more!
  • Loads of sports – football, volleyball, netball, indoor basketball and all the sporting equipment you could wish for!
  • A qualified full time team of medics and CSO guards on duty 24 hours a day.
  • Well balanced delicious meals and excellent menus catered by professional staff.
  • Memorable Bnei Akiva ruach from your favourite Madrichim, and the chance to meet South African Madrichim and Chanichim.

Price: £1250

Winter Machane

Warm up your Winter with Bnei Akiva, at our awesome Machanot (camps) for Years 6-12. All the Bnei Akiva camps are run by volunteers, who go through a selection process from which only the most talented, responsible, capable and committed leaders are chosen.

Provisional Dates: 21st-28th December 2020

BRAND NEW SITE THIS WINTER

En-suite bedrooms | Common rooms | Indoor swimming pool | Table-tennis tables | First class facilities and more!

ALEPH

YEAR 6/7

Aleph is specially designed to cater for our younger members, many of whom have never been to camp before. Our trained Madrichim aim to draw out and develop the individual talents and self-expression of each child in an atmosphere conducive to fun, learning and creativity.

Price: £TBC

MA’APILIM

YEAR 8

Put down your books, pack your bag and come to camp! For an amazing week of fun, catching up with your friends and even making some new ones, as well as strengthening your Bnei Akiva identity – the memories will last forever.

Price: £TBC

HAROEH

YEAR 9

On Haroeh you will experience an action packed week learning about Israel and the people who dreamt of rebuilding our homeland. You will also see how Shevet Haroeh can start to make a difference in the world.

Price: £TBC

GIMMEL

YEAR 10

Gimmel is a special Machane, as the year group receives its own Shevet name!

The theme of the camp is looking at being Jewish in the modern world. Gimmel will provide the perfect forum for discussions, and we also ensure that the Shevet leaves Machane with a real passion and a sense of responsibility to start a chessed project of their own with Bnei Akiva

Prince: £TBC

H-COURSE

YEAR 12

A unique Machane for our Year 12 Chanichim, and a must for those who wish to become Bnei Akiva Madrichim in the future. The ‘H’ stands for Hadracha (leadership), and this course will guide you through the skills needed to be a Madrich/a.

The week will end a visit to a younger Machane and become Madrich for a day!

Price: £TBC

WORKING AT MACHANE

All of Bnei Akiva’s machanot are run by dedicated volunteers. From Technikim to Madrichim, and from Head Cooks to Roshim and Sganim; Bnei Akiva needs you to keep running our fantastic machanot.

OUR POLICIES

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