Welcome to Machane Avatar!!

Earth, Fire, Water, Air

Long ago Chanachim entered into the mystical place of MACHANE: AVATAR filled with fun activities and life long friends there’s no where else you would rather be!!!

All new campers receive a $50 discount!

Tel Chai from your Roshim,

Ariel and Sam

What to Bring

Camp will run for 5 days and 4 nights. Participants will be expected to have enough clothing for the full extent of camp. If any items are forgotten we will do our best to accommodate however to avoid issues please ensure your children have everything they need when coming on camp.

Full Packing List
  • Sleeping bag
  • Pillow, pillowcase and fitted sheet
  • Pyjamas
  • Clothes for 5 days (underwear, socks, pants, shorts)
  • Dark Jeans/trousers (at least one pair is essential)
  • Jumper/jacket
  • Clothes to get dirty/messy in
  • Kippah (optional)
  • Betar Chultzah (if you don’t have one they are will be available for purchase for $35)
  • Toiletries
  • Towel/s
  • Runners and closed shoes
  • Torch
  • Medication (if needed)
What Not to Bring
  • Mobile phones, iPod’s or other expensive toys.
  • 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 enviroment 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.

    Betar does not take responsibility for any loss or damage of personal items.


    INVITE A FRIEND: $50 discount for new siblings/friends who sign up!!!

    Early Bird fee: Signup before June 10th and pay $455

    Standard fee: Signup after June 10th and pay $480

    Sleepy Bird fee: Signup after July 12th and pay $515

    Betar acts as a not-for profit organisation and prices are kept as low as possible. Please see the financial assistance heading for further information.


    All must be completed otherwise your child will not be allowed to attend. Please complete, scan, and email to the roshim of camp wintercamp.nsw@betar.org.au

    Payment Methods:


    Please put your child’s full name in the transfer description.

    Account Name: Betar NSW

    Account BSB: 062-236

    Account No: 0090-1453

    Description: “Name of camper/s”

    PLEASE NOTE: No child will be able to board the bus without submitting their forms and payment.

    Financial Assistance:

    We believe no child should be excluded from participating in Betar activities, regardless of their financial situation. If payment poses a problem, please tick the financial assistance box and our treasurer will contact you. If you would like to reach out, do not hesitate to contact Betar NSW’s Treasurer by email at treasurer.nsw@betar.org.au.

    Confidentiality is always assured.


    If you have any more enquiries or concerns about camp please contact the Roshim (Heads) of camp with the details below:

    Camp Roshim
    Ariel Berger – 0420 551 678 – australia@betar.org.au
    Sam Gray – 0468 372 962 – nsw@betar.org.au

    Email correspondence for all states through: wintercamp.nsw@betar.org.au

    Rosh Hanhagah Artzit:

    Please contact Ariel if you have any general questions/enquiries about Betar Australia or COVID-19 specific questions. 

    Ariel Berger – 0420 551 678 – australia@betar.org.au