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10 Things You Must Do in Israel after Camp is Over

By |January 11th, 2018|

Even when camp is over, it doesn’t mean your adventure in Israel must end! You’re already here, so why not make the most out of your visit? Israel have so much to offer, from exciting attractions to amazing food, beautiful nature and warm, kind locals. This is our recommendation for things that if you’d […]

The Differences between Teen Trips to Israel and Israeli Summer Camp Experience

By |January 7th, 2018|

When you’re looking for a program that will give your teens a chance to visit Israel, you’re basically facing two options: sending your teens to an organized trip and sending them to one of BIG IDEA’s summer camps in Israel. But which option is the best one for you and for your child?

Learning […]

5 Ways to Broaden Your Horizons in 2018

By |January 3rd, 2018|

Out with the old, in with the new – a new year is always a cause for excitement. Everything seems possible, all options are on the table. It’s a new year – a new opportunity to grow and broaden your horizons. Exciting new adventures are just around the corner and we have to seize […]

Day Camp vs. Sleep-Away – Why Summer Camp in Israel is the Right Thing for You

By |December 27th, 2017|

At BIG IDEA, we offer your child a chance to spend two weeks of summer at one of our summer camps in Israel and expand their horizons while experiencing new and exciting ways to enrich their knowledge and build their character. So, what is the difference between our camps and a regular day camp?

Not Only Sufganiyot: 8 Great Israeli Inventions

By |December 24th, 2017|

Everybody knows the tale of the miracle of the cruse of oil that lasted for 8 days. And here at BIG IDEA, we think that Hanukkah is a great chance to mention another 8 miracles that also came out of Israel, or in other words –

8 great Israeli inventions.

  • The PillCam
    This unique pill […]

Why Have I Decided to Send My Child to an Israel Camp This Summer?

By |November 6th, 2017|

Sending your child overseas for a summer camp is never an easy decision for any parent, and it is probably easier to just say “No” and forget about the whole thing. So, why have I decided to say “Yes” and send my child to summer camp in Israel? Two words: Big Idea.

It’s More […]

Don’t be surprised! Israel camp works wonder on kids and teens

By |September 18th, 2017|

It’s amazing to see how aware children are with the progress they make at camp. Sure, it’s fun, but it’s so much more: they become independent, mature, and develop their personality. When you turn all of that into an Israel camp experience, the effect is even bigger.

Summer vacation has an endless […]

5 Facts That Makes Israel’s Summer So Good

By |July 23rd, 2017|

Bright, warm weather, delicious food, amazing views, ancient history across the country and tons of activities indoors and outdoors. There are many reasons why spending a summer in Israel is a unique experience for everyone. Whether it’s the whole family or just the kids coming for a summer camp, there is a multitude of […]

Make The Most Out Of Your Visit To Israel

By |July 18th, 2017|

If you are already coming to Israel for a summer camp – That’s great! It would be the best summer you can have. But, there are some additions you can make in order to make the most out of your visit to Israel. Since you’re traveling all this way for a visit in such […]

Meet BIG IDEA Nir Ha’Emek’s Director – Sharon Caspi!

By |June 21st, 2017|

In addition to her position, Sharon is operating our Hanukkah and Passover camps and also leading the MAX program for integrating campers with special needs.

Sharon joined BIG IDEA before summer 2016 and was in charge of maintaining the connection with parents and soon became a part of our big family.

Why Nir Ha’Emek?