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Which Chug’s For You?

Campers in most sessions have an elective period each day.*  Recently, parents received an email about filling out the Chug (Elective) Preference Form (which is on their CampInTouch Forms Dashboard).  These descriptions should help parents and campers when filling out the form.

Aerobics/Zumba – The A to Z of physical fitness.  If you love to dance, jump and exercise, this is for you.

Art:  Have you ever wanted to express your passion for art?  Art chug is your chance to try drawing, painting, and sculpting in our art studio.

Baseball:  Want to improve your skills on the diamond?  You’ll work on batting, catching, fielding, and pitching, while you play a few innings.  This chug’s a home run!

Basketball:  Want to improve your skills and techniques on the hardwood?  Join basketball chug and work on your jump shot, passing, and dribbling skills along with fun games and friendly competition.

Cooking:  Want to be a master chef?  Indulge in various cooking classes where you will make a variety of amazing snacks and meals, from the easy like cookies and pizza to the exotic like guacamole and spaghetti to the Israeli with hummus and shakshuka.

Drama:  See yourself on stage as Hamilton or behind the mic making people laugh?  Join drama  chug to work on your improv, monologue, and acting skills.

Guardstart (Gesher Gimmel only): Get your start towards becoming a lifeguard.

Gymnastics:  If you’re just as comfortable standing on your hands as on your feet, then try gymnastics chug!  Learn basic gymnastics moves or improve what you already know.

Krav Maga (Gesher Gimmel only):  Krav Maga is a defense system developed for the Israel Defense Forces; it is derived from a combination of techniques from boxing, wresting, and martial arts.  You’ll work on coordination, flexibility and self defense while developing discipline, focus and confidence.

Lifeguarding (Chalutzim only):  Ever dreamed of being on the waterfront staff at camp?  Lifeguarding chug is where it all begins.  Get certified from the American Red Cross with our trained lifeguarding team.

Media:  Have you ever dreamed of being behind the camera?  Writing?  Producing?  Directing?
In media chug you’ll learn how to create your own cinematic blockbuster.

Music:  Try your hand at a variety of musical instruments while writing and performing your own original hits.

Photography:  We’re not talking about selfies.  In photography chug you’ll learn the art and science of taking beautiful photographs.

Sailing:  Set the high sails on Lac La Belle with sailing chug.  Learn how to navigate, sail, and operate your own boat.

Soccer: Want to improve your skills and techniques on the pitch?  Join soccer chug and work on your shooting, passing, and dribbling skills along with fun games and friendly competition.

Sports:  Love sports?  Can’t get enough of them?  Sports chug allows you more time with our amazing sports staff.  Play sports you know and love or try something new.

Tennis.  Whether you’ve been playing for years or are a beginner, if you love tennis, this chug’s for you.  Perfect your skills or learn the basics.  Game. Set. Match.

Teva:  Show your love for nature and the earth by joining Teva chug.  Work in the garden, learn to build a fire, and enjoy all the adventures and fun of being outdoors.

Parents:  Be sure to fill out the Chug Preference Form at least 2 weeks before your camper’s opening day.  You’ll find it in CampInTouch on your Forms Dashboard.  Log in to your account here.

*Gesher campers have two elective periods each day.  Kallah Atid campers try lots of activities during their time at camp; they do not fill out the elective form. Tour La’Agam campers do not have an elective period.