Welcome to Machane Chamaniyot!

Betar Melbourne is excited to announce Machane Chamaniyot! (Camp Sunflowers)

We look forward to making many new memories with all of our campers, old and new!

We can’t wait to see all your smiling faces very very soon.

Love from your roshim Mika and Aimee đź’•

What to Bring

Camp will run for 3 days and 2 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 3 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)
  • Previous Camp Gimmicks
  • Clothes for Dinner Themes (Themes revealed closer to camp)

What Not to Bring
  • Mobile phones (For below yr 7), 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.


    Betar acts as a not-for profit organisation and prices are kept as low as possible.

    Early Bird Special: Signup before June 10th and pay only $240

    Standard Camp Fee: Signup before June 24th and pay $280

    Sleepy Bird: Signup after June 24th and pay $320

    Please note invoices will be sent out to each camper individually. Should you have any issues, please reach out to the Betar Melbourne Gizbarit (Treasurer) Monique at gizbar.vic@betar.org.au


    All must be completed otherwise your child will not be allowed to attend. Please complete, scan, and email to the roshim of camp (see below)

    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 Monique (Betar Melbourne Gizbarit) on 0431 139 373.

    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:

    Mika Dyskin – 0402 532 306

    Aimee Venier – 0432 574 444

    winter camp.vic@betar.org.au

    Mefakedet (Director) of Betar Melbourne:

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

    Mika Dyskin – 0402 532 306