Agam 2014 / 5774

So well run  

Quality of activities far surpasses other popular overnight camp for Ottawa Jewish kids and we absolutely loved how hands on the staff were in caring for the younger kids. We felt no concern that anyone would be ostracized or bullied. The set up seemed to really encourage staff engagement with kids to ensure that everyone was included and having fun at all times. Moshava also does a beautiful job of encouraging kids of different ages of developing friendships, which we loved. And we loved that the kids feel a deep connection with Israel through the Israeli staff. We also think you did a superb job of communicating with parents and of allowing us to feel very much part of the experience with daily pictures, videos, etc. Compared to the experience that our friends had sending their kids to camp for the very first time, Moshava far surpassed them all. We heard stories of children not showering or changing their clothes, others of kids being very sunburned, complaining of bullying, etc. And there never seemed to be a real confidence that the camp staff was dealing with those issues. We felt no such concern with Moshava. We were very confident that our child was very well cared for.

Elana Aptowitzer

Elana Aptowitzer   
Another session  

Love for Israel. Waterski program. Ruach in the chadar and during colour war. Tisha B,Av program. Seudat shlishit zmirot in the chadar. Our son was originally scheduled to stay for one session. When we arrived on visitors day, the first question he asked us was “can I please stay for the second session! “. That one statement said it all.

Michael Bloom

Michael Bloom   
Wonderful opportunity  

It’s a wonderful opportunity for children to feel a part of Am Yisrael and we value the influence of Camp Moshava on our children’s Jewish Identity. Developing a broader sense of community & sense of belonging

Moshava parent   
Excellent  

He had a great time! Outstanding effort in making our son feel good and welcome and any issues he may have had as a new camper were attended to and informed. A love of Eretz Yisrael and Am Yisrael and just a warm and welcoming environment where he felt like he had been there for many years prior.

Moshava Parent