Welcome to Machane Yareach V’Shemesh!!

Attention grades 2-10!!! Our annual winter camp is coming up from June 26th-30th! We have SO many fun activities and days planned out and would hate for you to miss out! Sign up now before spots are all filled up!

Tel Chai from your roshim,
Ruby and Emily

What to Bring

Winter camp this year 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.

    Camp Fee

    Betar is a not-for profit organisation and prices are kept as low as possible. The cost of camp includes transport to and from the campsite, accommodation, all meals (Kosher) and all on-camp activities.

    Early Bird fee: Signup before May 1st and pay $500

    Standard fee: Signup after May 1st and pay $530

    Late fee: Signup after June 12th and pay $555

    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.


    There shouldn’t be any need to complete these forms as they have been integrated into the sign up form. If there are any issues we will let you know if you need to use the forms below.

    Payment Methods:


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

    Account Name: Betar QLD

    Account BSB: 064-123

    Account No: 00910272

    Description: “Name of camper/s”

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

    Financial Assistance:

    It has been longstanding policy of Betar Australia that no child should be excluded from participation due to financial constraints. If payment poses a problem, please do not hesitate to contact Hannah Mendels (Rosh Betar QLD) on 0479 099 277 or Millie Noden (Betar QLD Gizbarit (Treasurer)) 0455 175 351.

    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:

    Emily Dekel – 0491 122 707

    Ruby Melkman – 0411 227 099


    Mefaked (Director) of Betar Queensland:

    Please contact Hannah mendels if you have any general questions/enquiries about Betar Queensland or COVID-19 specific questions. 

    Hannah Mendels – 0479 099 277