Kibbutz Summer Ulpan

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The summer ulpan is a 4-week long program. Participants study Hebrew, live and volunteer on kibbutz and tour around Israel. It is available for participants aged 17 – 28 years old.

The program includes:

  • Hebrew lessons: Classes consist of approximately 10 students and meet for 40 teaching hours.
  • Workshops and activities where participants learn about kibbutz and Israel society.
  • Hikes and guided tours to historic sites and stunning locations around Israel.
  • Working on the kibbutz. The work opportunities will depend on the immediate needs of the kibbutz.
  • Enjoying the kibbutz facilities e.g. cooling off by the pool, sports courts.

Participants receive full board and lodging as well as sheets, blankets, pillows, and work-clothes.  Three meals a day are provided by the kibbutz. Laundry services are available on the kibbutz. All participants receive medical insurance.

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Summer 2017:

Dates: July 18th – August 15th 2017

Place: Kibbutz Mishmar HaSharon (Near Netanya)

Price: $$2,600 (including registration fee, not including flights)

***If you register and pay for the program by April 20th, you will only need to pay the EARLYBIRD price of $2,550.

Please contact Emma at mail@kibbutzprogramcenter.org if you would like to receive more information about the program and /or the application forms.

Example Itinerary for the Summer Ulpan program:

Sun:     Arrive to Kibbutz

Mon:     Arrive to Kibbutz

Tues:    Program orientation and tour of the kibbutz

Wed:    Hebrew lesson / work.

Thurs:   Hebrew lesson / work

Afternoon activity: Israeli Society

Fri:       Hebrew lessons / work.

Sat:      Rest

Sun:     Hebrew lessons / work.

Mon:     Jerusalem tour

Tues:    Hebrew lessons / work

Wed:    Hebrew lessons /work

Evening activity: The kibbutz story

Thurs:   Hebrew lessons / work

Fri:       Hebrew lessons / work

Sat:      Rest

Sun:     Hebrew lessons / work

Afternoon activity: Introduction to life in Israel

Mon:     Hebrew lessons / work

Tues:    Trip to the south: Beit Guvrin, Yatir forest, Bedouin hospitality

Wed:    Trip to the south: Masada, Arugot stream, Dead sea, Eilat

Thurs:   Trip to the south: Mountain jeep tour, Red sea – snorkeling, Ramon crater

Fri:       Day off

Sat:      Rest

Sun:     Hebrew lessons / work

Mon:     Hebrew lessons / work

Evening activity: B.B.Q by the swimming pool

Tues:    Hebrew lessons or work

Wed:    Tel Aviv tour

Thurs:   Hebrew lessons / work

Fri:       Hebrew Lessons / Work

Sat:      Rest

Sun:     Hebrew lessons / work

Mon:     Trip to the north: Atlit, Osefiya- Druze hospitality & market. Tzfat – old city

Tues:    Trip to the north: Golan Heights – Banyas, Mount Kramim. Observation point. Jordan river – kayaks. End of program ceremony & special dinner.

Wed:    Program ends

 

  • Kibbutz Mishmar HaSharon: July 18th – August 15th

Please contact Emma at mail@kibbutzprogramcenter.org to receive application forms

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