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BK Congregational Retreat 2017

Event Sessions

1. Friday, June 2, 2017 • 8 Sivan 5777

4:00 PM - 11:45 PMCamp JRF in the Poconos

2. Saturday, June 3, 2017 • 9 Sivan 5777

12:00 AM - 11:30 PMCamp JRF in the Poconos

3. Sunday, June 4, 2017 • 10 Sivan 5777

12:00 AM - 2:00 PMCamp JRF in the Poconos

June 2 to 4, 2017

Friday afternoon, June 2nd to Sunday afternoon, June 4th
 
We will begin welcoming Shabbat and each other at 5:30 pm.
(Don’t worry about arriving later.)

 

 
camplogo.pngCome join your BK community at lovely Camp JRF in the Poconos for a retreat that is unique, fun, educational, spiritual, social, and so much more! This will be a wonderful opportunity to spend time with old and new friends in a relaxed atmosphere.
 
This information will be updated soon to share details about programming and activities during the weekend. Complete the form below to reserve your spot today!

 
Some of the activities at the Retreat:
ARTS AND CRAFTS, SINGING, ISRAELI DANCING, YOGA, CAMPFIRE, OUTDOOR PRAYER &TORAH STUDY, NATURE WALKS, INTERGENERATIONAL AND ADULT-ONLY GAMES, GAGA, HAVDALLAH, BASKETBALL, FRISBEE, TEEN LOUNGE, YOUNG CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES, LATE-NIGHT JAM SESSION, GENERAL HANGING OUT STAR-GAZING
 

 
BABYSITTING AVAILABLE!
 

ABOUT CAMP JRF: CAMP JRF, The Summer camp of the Reconstructionist Movement, is located on 130 acres of scenic wooded land in the Pocono Mountains in South Sterling, Pennsylvania. It's less than 2 hours from Montclair.


CAMP JRF FACILITIES
Kosher kitchen, dining room, theater arts center, hiking trails, campfire grounds, indoor pavilions, softball & soccer fields, tennis courts, and a scenic lake view
 

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Food Information

All meals are Kosher. Some will include meat. Non-meat alternatives (and other special diets) will be provided only to those who make requests in advance.  Please indicate the number of people who are on a special diet.

Please explain any other special food needs you may have.


Your help is needed to make the BK Retreat a success.  

Each adult attending is asked to consider volunteering to lead or help with activities.

Please let us know which activities you would like to run and/or help with. Feel free to choose more than one.

Housing Options
There are various options for housing.  
Multi-family bunk. Each bunk accommodates two to three families on bunk beds. 
Private room. Most rooms have a queen-sized bed (some have two twin beds) and private bathroom. Private rooms are limited in number and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Multi-family bunks are included in your Retreat registration cost. There is a $100 discount per family who does not stay in camp housing. There is an additional $75 cost per family to stay in a private room.
You also have the option of making your own arrangement to stay at the Sterling Inn hotel, located 1-mile from Camp JRF.

Please indicate if there is a family you would like to bunk with, or have any other needs that were not mentioned.

Suggested Retreat Cost Per Adult (over 13): $160
Suggested Retreat Cost Per Child (3-13): $120
No cost for children under 3
We don't want anyone to make a decision to NOT ATTEND the Retreat because of the cost. The suggested price for the retreat covers our cost for housing, meals, supplies, babysitting, etc.
At your discretion you are free to discount the cost of the Retreat to allow attendance for you and your family.  No prior approval is necessary and this information will be kept confidential.

Families requesting a private room are expected to pay the suggested Retreat Registration Cost.

Please indicate here any amount you would like to make an additional contribution to support BK's Open Door policy. This will help assure that all members are able to attend the Retreat.

Please note that this contribution would be tax deductible.  The cost of the retreat is specifically not allowed as a tax deductible expense by the IRS.

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