June 15, 2011 11:00 pm at 11:00 pm #597424
I was wondering if anyone had information about the camp bonim mesivta program. For example how is the learning there, sports, which yeshivas are the kids coming from, as well as hashkafa etc… thank you.June 16, 2011 3:19 am at 3:19 am #917012
I was told the following from someone there:
The sports there is very good. They have a special league with their own teams and they play 3 activities a day. As far as the learning goes, I was told it is very good. They have at least 4 rebeim in the mesivta program and they are very good. As far as where the boys come from, generally they are from Darchei Torah and Ner Yisroel.June 16, 2011 5:20 pm at 5:20 pm #917013
I will b’eh be a counselor in camp bonim this year. I hear very much positive about the mesivta program. The learning is great. They take the boys on very good trips. And the sports is also great with organized leagues.January 3, 2012 3:48 pm at 3:48 pm #917014
I have only praises to say about the Camp Bonim Mesivta. Run by two amazing Rebbeim, Rabbis Berkowitz from Baltimore, and Hauer from Far Rockaway. They will turn the world over for the benefit of their talmidim. The Rebbeim are the best, Rabbis Yankel Bender, Aron Goldman, Moshe Brown, Naftali Rubin, Dovid Lan and more. The learning is serious, geared to all different levels and backgrounds. Everyone has the tools with which to grow. The activities and sports are out of this world, Lit fields and courts, heated pool, soft ice cream in the canteen and great trips. Best of all, THE PRICE IS RIGHT!!January 3, 2012 3:55 pm at 3:55 pm #917015
I remember when it was Naarim, it was ok then, however I liked Ohr Shraga more (Ohr Shraga is Torah V’Daas’ learning camp)January 3, 2012 5:14 pm at 5:14 pm #917016
kollel99 – Wow! You have been a member for 3 years, and this was your first post in the CR!January 3, 2012 6:48 pm at 6:48 pm #917017
i used to go there when i twas naarim and it was an awesome camp 🙂January 3, 2012 8:57 pm at 8:57 pm #917018
check out there awesome videos on youtubeJanuary 4, 2012 1:44 am at 1:44 am #917019
Their Malchuscha video is great.January 4, 2012 4:30 am at 4:30 am #917020
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Wow, alot of naarim people. I Remember it fondly as naarim too. Go kart track, Joe Phobes, Dorney and Hershey parks. Rabbi Presser bellowing at the top of his lungs. Ahhhh good times.January 4, 2012 4:45 am at 4:45 am #917021
OMG AND THE GUY BEHIND TEH LAKE WITH THE SHOTGUN AND THE TENTS WITH THE BULLET HOLES AND OMG I MISS NAARIM SO MUCH NOW!!!
“Rabbi Presser bellowing at the top of his lungs.”
OMAR RABI AKIVA!!!January 4, 2012 5:02 am at 5:02 am #917022
you missed standing on the tableJanuary 4, 2012 5:11 am at 5:11 am #917023
AWW MAN I MISS EVERYTHING ABOUT THAT PLACE!!!
did you also smuggle american cheese when you were there? 😀
i once did a skit by the start of summer bunk skits impersonating shmuel kolodny and rabbi presser…and rabbi presser walked in right in middle so i kept on going 😀 he was so annoyed 😀 😀 😀January 4, 2012 5:24 am at 5:24 am #917024
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NO ONE IS ALLOWED BEHIND THE TRAILERS!!! Classic Presser. Mom’s taxi, the double decker. The “new” bunks. Announcements “Rabbi Bender, pick up on 6125” Friday afternoon phone calls from home. Deer on the baseball fields. Goose poop on the quad. Rabbi Goldman motorboat. Rabbi goldgrab’s scooter. Good times.January 4, 2012 6:00 am at 6:00 am #917025
i spent like three years in teh double decker 😀
THERE ARE THREE PLACES IN CAMP THAT YOURE NOT ALLOWED TO GO!!!
i used to watch the “senior” staff play paddleball 😛January 4, 2012 2:12 pm at 2:12 pm #917026
They are redoing the bunks. The pics that were online looked very nice. Not crowded like the old days.January 4, 2012 3:58 pm at 3:58 pm #917027
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Oh yeah, r goldgrab I forgot abt him (and would’ve preferred it that way)January 4, 2012 6:30 pm at 6:30 pm #917029
thats jhon phobes with the shotgun, joe phobes built the placeJanuary 4, 2012 6:36 pm at 6:36 pm #917030
coffee addict “(and would’ve preferred it that way)” what do u mean?January 4, 2012 9:42 pm at 9:42 pm #917031
nnnnnn: yep 😀 we met joe phobes once…nice guy 🙂 but my favourite thing evar in like evar in naarim…was photo scavenger hunt on hiking day during the 9 days 😀January 4, 2012 11:36 pm at 11:36 pm #917032
“If you don’t know, you don’t go!”January 5, 2012 12:25 am at 12:25 am #917033
I wasn’t on good terms with himJanuary 5, 2012 1:51 am at 1:51 am #917034
yup naarim was the best camp u could anything u wanted, as far of bonim its mesivta program is probably the best program u could get theres a Facebook groups for naarim and for bonimJanuary 5, 2012 2:49 pm at 2:49 pm #917035
YBC rocks, Check out their videos on youtube. Looks like they had a great summer.January 5, 2012 3:28 pm at 3:28 pm #917036
Camp Bonim’s mesivta program is supposed to be phenomenal!!!! I’ve heard raving reports about it. The rebbeim, staff, the whole program is just amazing!June 12, 2012 10:32 pm at 10:32 pm #917037
I was there when it was Naarim loved itJanuary 2, 2013 6:34 pm at 6:34 pm #917038
Does anyone here have a contact name and number to apply for Camp Bonim registration?
Someone I know, who lives outside of the NY/NJ metropolitan area, wants to register her 13-year-old son for this coming summer.
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