Welcome to Teen Boys Workshops!

Here you will find all the workshop options being offered on Teen Boys Campus. Please take a few moments to browse through the different choices with your son. Keep in mind, he will need to choose a a first, second & third option. Of course we always try to give every camper his first choice whenever possible. 

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Swim 

Teen Boys

Director: Brian Fine

 

Daily Areas of Focus:

  • Breathing, Kicking, and Arm Stroke Exercises

  • Use of Kickboards, and Flippers

  • Practices of Water Safety

  • Treading Drills

  • Body Positioning Concept of Hydrodynamics

  • Canoe Tests

  • Elements of Maintaining Safety Procedures around the Pool and Lake

Objective: To teach stamina-based aquatic skills while instilling a spirit of appreciation of swimming as a form of exercise, and an awareness of water safety. Our emphasis is on continuing stroke improvement, lake swimming, as well as canoeing, kayaking, and row-boating skills, as well as teachng significant safety skills. 

Lifeguard Training:  Older Teen Boys will have the opportunity to sign up for lifeguard training as a part of their workshop periods. The fee for lifeguard training is $350. Please contact the office if you would like to sign up for this.

Hockey

Teen Boys

Director: Yosef Naor

 

Daily Areas of Focus:

  • Conditioning

  • Stick Handling

  • Balance & Footwork

  • Passing & Receiving

  • Power Plays & Penalty Kills

  • Shooting

  • Goal Keeping

  • Formation Drills

Objective: To teach skills development and to instill discipline, respect, dedication and teamwork in all of our participants. The game of hockey is a team sport that requires a strong blend of physical and mental skills for competition. Players will develop a solid base of the fundamentals which include effective stick handling, shooting, and passing, moving along a continuum of basic individual skills to complex, competitive, team skills. This program is designed for campers who want to take their knowledge of hockey skills to a new level.

 

Basketball

Teen Boys

Director: Jonathan Bayaz

 

Daily Areas of Focus:

  • Conditioning

  • Hustle

  • Triple Threat

  • Layups

  • Footwork

  • Shooting Form

 

  • Ball Handling

  • Passing

  • Basic Cuts & Screens

  • Box Outs

  • Rebounding

  • Outlet Passes

Objective: To teach the fundamentals of basketball in a fun and challenging environment and to help participants gain confidence, challenge themselves, and improve their skills. The fundamentals, including how to dribble, shoot, pass, rebound, and defend will be taught and participants will practice and refine these skills. Divisional alignment through age and skill level will allow for every player to have the opportunity to become thoroughly involved at the level of play that each has attained.

 

Teen Boys – New to Mesorah, under the direct leadership of Jeremy Pressman, Teen Boys will train in “college style”. In addition to the latest drills, skills, and fundamentals, participants will condition using natural body strength as well as working out in the gym.

Mountain Biking

Teen Boys

Director: Ram Granot

 

Daily Areas of Focus:

  • Braking

  • Gear Changing

  • Oil & Replace Chain

  • Check Tire Pressure Properly

  • Body Positioning

  • Etiquette on the Trail

  • Bike Safety

  • Sharp Turns

Objective: To use mountain biking as a powerful tool to teach valuable lessons in leadership. We offer an adventure activity as a healthy outlet for youth, encouraging them to adopt positive behaviors and pastimes as part of their identity. We have created a unique curriculum that is tailored to the demographics of each group. The curriculum harnesses and strengthens the inherent physical, mental and emotional challenges of mountain biking, while at the same time connecting the campers with nature and Hashem. Mountain biking is a sport that requires skill, attention and focus. When our riders are "in the zone", they are focused on balancing their own need to overcome personal challenges and at the same time to be mindful of the needs of the people around them.

*Please bring your own bike helmets and gloves if you have.

 

Tennis 

Teen Boys

Directors: Brian Kalb & Aaron Cohen

 

Daily Areas of Focus:

  • Conditioning

  • Footwork

  • Groundstroke - Forehand & Backhand Serving

  • Net Play

  • Volley

  • Tennis Strategy

Objective: To provide each participant with an intense and organized instructional program and to provide a range of quality tennis playing opportunity for players of all ages and experience. Participants will learn the fundamentals of tennis and work on agility, balance and coordination skills while developing the on-court skills needed to serve, rally, and score. The goal is to advance each camper’s skill set within the game.

 

Chidon HaTanach

Teen Boys

Director: Chinuch Staff

Daily Areas of Focus:

  • People in Tanach

  • Places in Tanach

  • Events in Tanach

  • Identifying common words throughout Tanach

Objective:  Run by our amazing Chinuch Staff, Chidon Hatanach will give campers  an opportunity to really improve their knowledge of all three sections of Tanach, and test their knowledge against other Tanach-loving campers. Campers will be competing against each other twice during the summer.

Drama

Teen Boys

Director: Tali Naor

 

Have fun playing improvisation and acting games with your friends and fellow campers!  Improvisation is all about acting without a script so you can be any kind of character you want.  It’s a fun and entertaining way to get out of your comfort zone and express yourself.

Culinary

Teen Boys

Directors: Lacey Kalb & Bracha Goldberg

Daily Areas of Focus:

  • Kitchen Safety

  • Liquid/Dry Measurements

  • Marinating & Grilling

  • Salads & Dressings

  • Baking & Cake Decorating

  • Table Setting & Presentation

  • Menu Planning

 

Objective:To teach campers how to cook a variety of tasty and nutritious meals and snacks, in a safe and fun setting. Campers will have the opportunity to be creative and experiment with different ideas, utilizing fresh, locally grown ingredients and flavors from around the world. Campers will gain confidence with various kitchen tools and learn to take recipes to new heights. This workshop is designed for all campers. They will learn the basic methods of cooking and food preparation and progress to personalizing their own menus. Using some ideas from popular reality cooking shows like Iron Chef and Throwdown, the culinary workshop will open up campers’ minds to cooking in a new and exciting way.

Fencing 

For Teen Boys

Director: Dina Simon 

 

Daily Areas of Focus:

  • Correct Techniques

  • Strategic Thinking and Movement

  • Full Body Workout

  • Healthy Competition

  • Having Fun!

     

Objective: To provide a fun safe environment for kids to learn a new sport they may otherwise not have access to learn elsewhere.  The fencing program will cover all the basics of footwork and bladework, giving the campers the necessary skills to learn proper fencing techniques, attacks and repostes.  Fencing is a great sport that does not only rely on athleticism; it is like physical chess, combining strategic thinking with speed, accuracy, and agility.  Campers will play fun and challenging games to learn the techniques, and will participate in fencing bouts throughout the summer, culminating in a tournament at the end of camp.

 

Fishing 

Teen Boys

Director: Waterfront Staff

 

Daily Areas of Focus:

  • Techniques of different lures.

  • Baiting a hook

  • Casting

  • Using a reel

  • "Catch and Release"

Objective: To learn proper fishing techniques while fishing at our pristine lake which spans over 200 acres.

Volleyball

For Teen Boys

 

Daily Areas of Focus:

  • Training & Conditioning

  • Serving – Underhand & Overhand

  • Passing- Bump Pass & Setting

  • Spiking

  • Blocking

  • Defense

Objective: To teach volleyball skills as well as sportsmanship, discipline, goal achievement, self-confidence, teamwork and a mindset of continuous learning and improvement through the sport of volleyball. During the beginning stage of learning, players will develop an understanding of the concepts, principles, and mechanics involved in volleyball. Drills aimed at developing this level of understanding will emphasize mechanics rather than the integration of the skill into playing situations. During the intermediate stage, the focus will be on learning to perform the skills. During the final phase of the workshop, when skills have been established, players will focus on tactical applications. The subtleties of tempo control and ongoing competitive adjustments will also be addressed

 

Scuba Diving

For Teen Boys

Director: Dr. Laz

 

Daily Areas of Focus:

  • Underwater communication skills

  • Use gear and breathe underwater

  • Local marine life 

The world is about 70% covered with water. It's about time you entered this fascinating and incredible world. Get down below the surface with this awesome workshop and learn the basics of safe and fun scuba diving.

"Create-It Art"

For Teen Boys

Director: Dena Isaacs

 

Daily Areas of Focus:

  • Develop creativity

  • Create Do-It-Yourself projects

  • Enhance your ability to work with your hands

  • Expose yourself to a variety of creative mediums

"Create-It Art"

For Teen Boys

Director: Dena Isaacs

 

Daily Areas of Focus:

  • Develop creativity

  • Create Do-It-Yourself projects

  • Enhance your ability to work with your hands

  • Expose yourself to a variety of creative mediums

Objective: This workshop is for boys who LOVE to create with different art mediums The workshop gives you an opportunity to use your creativity and your hands to create breathtaking projects. You will have a chance to make Do It Yourself projects that you will use and enjoy for many years to come! Be prepared to use your imagination, to use your hands and to have lots and lots of fun! Can't wait to see you all there!

Soccer

For Teen Boys

Director: Sports Staff

Daily Areas of Focus:

  • Conditioning

  • Hustle

  • Footwork

  • Passing

  • Scoring

Objective: To teach the fundamentals of soccer in a fun and challenging environment and to help participants gain confidence, challenge themselves, and improve their skills. The fundamentals, including how to pass, score and defend will be taught and participants will practice and refine these skills. 

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