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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.

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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?

A Place Where Children Won’t Stop Learning – And Enjoying Every Minute of it!

By |June 14th, 2017|

Many kids experience school as a negative environment – strict rules, crowded classrooms and very little practical training sometimes makes schools unfriendly for children.

How did we manage to break this pattern and create a world where learning is an amazing and empowering experience for children? BIG IDEA revealing all the secrets:

Self Or Guided Learning – Which Is Best For Your Child?

By |May 29th, 2017|

As parents you want your child to gain knowledge, but which method is best – guided or self learning? Is the process of learning first-hand the best, or is it better to be taught by an experienced educator? Here are some insights about the subject.

Each method has its pros and […]

Technology – Not for Boys Only!

By |May 18th, 2017|

Young girls are interested in technology studies and are as good as boys, if not better. When they grow up, the infamous transition happens: a gender gap in anything related to technological professions. Don’t miss out on your daughter’s talent! Give her a chance to blossom in the technological summer camp.

The 10 Year-Old Who Hacked Instagram

By |May 3rd, 2017|

A 10 years old kid beat Mark Zuckerberg’s programmers and hacked Instagram, directly into Justin Bieber’s account.

Is this a rare case, or do today’s youth have unimaginable powers in the cyber world? Young or old, parent or child, you should read this!

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5 Reasons To Send Your Child To a Tech camp In Israel

By |April 25th, 2017|

At camp, away from home, children enjoy variety of benefits: making new friends, earning self confidence and developing independence. At israeli tech-camp though, there are unique benefits that your children could enjoy. Continue to read if you want to know how participating in BIG IDEA’s camp would influence your child: