What to Bring

 

 

MACHANE ESSENTIALS:

    • Sleeping bag
    • Pillow, pillowcase and fitted sheet
    • Winter Pyjamas
    • Clothes for 5 days (underwear, socks, pants, shorts, t-shirts)
    • Betar merchandise/gimmicks
    • Dark Jeans/ Trousers (Betar uniform requirement)
    • At least 2 Jumpers
    • Flip flops, sunglasses
    • Clothes to get dirty/messy in
    • Kippah (optional/provided if needed)
    • Betar Chultzah (if you don’t have one they will be available for purchase on Winter Camp for $35)
    • Toiletries
    • Towel/s
    • Runners and closed shoes
    • Insect repellent and sun cream
    • Torch
    • Plastic bag for laundry
    • Tuckshop money
    • Camera (optional)
    • Medication (if needed)
    • Bathers
    • White T-shirt that can get colourful
    • Dress ups (themes will be released prior to the camp so pack accordingly)

Betar operates a tuckshop at certain times during camp, and sells kosher lollies, chocolate and drinks. Bring some money if you want to buy some during camp. If your child would like a Chultzah, please give them $35 to give to one of the madrichim during tuckshop to get their Chultzah. Don’t forget to tick the box when you register saying you would like a Chultzah!

What not to Bring

    • Following Betar Australia’s Kinnus 2018 (Annual General Meeting) it has been decided that the use of mobile phones for persons including and under the year 6 camp group is prohibited. Persons in the year 7 group and older are permitted to bring mobile phones but can only be used in their rooms, only in hafsaka time (free time). For any queries regarding this policy don’t hesitate to contact the Roshim of Camp.
    • Nuts or any products containing nuts are banned under Australian law, from all camps in Australia. Please ensure to check all food products before packing.
    • Non-Kosher food or lollies. Betar camps are kosher, and aim to provide a kosher environment for all chanichim. Non-kosher food will be confiscated.
    • Energy drinks such as V and Red Bull and chewing gum are not to be brought to or consumed during camp at all.
    • Any person found in possession of the following may be asked to leave the campsite at their own expense with no refund: stink bombs, smoke bombs, cigarettes, alcohol, knives or weapons of any kind and illicit substances.
    • Electronic devices will not be permitted during peulot (activities). Betar does not take responsibility for any loss or damage of personal items.