4th – 9th grade

#BIGIDEA Information Sessions

Meet the Directors and learn more about #BIGIDEA!

March 10  |  11:00am-1:00pm
Florence G. Heller JCC, 524 W. Melrose, Chicago (Lakeview)

March 10  |  4:00-6:00pm
Bernard Weinger JCC, 300 Revere Dr. Northbrook


  • Lincoln Park

    Lincoln Park High School

  • Northbrook

    Bernard Weinger JCC

Four Big Ideals

# Innovation & Creativity

Through the workshops, we enable campers to burst beyond boundaries of imagination with constant encouragement.

# Mutual Respect & Tolerance

Campers and counselors from Israel and United States make up our camp community. This gathering allows participants to explore and experience a multi-cultural society. Everyone will add their touch to the community and gain from exposure to others.

# Israel Connection

Raising the story of modern Israel’s success in technology and development will create pride and connection with Israel and Jewish culture.

# Leadership

At #BIGIDEA, participants with many skills, interests and background create a platform for each to find leadership strengths in many areas: technological, social or something unique.

Learn More with the Workshop App

Take an interactive look at the workshops and projects done by past campers!

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