Check out what's happening in your city
We hold local activities and meet ups throughout the year in three kenim (hubs), so you can see camp friends, make new friends and engage in Gilboa activities year-round.
Need more Gilboa in your life? Join an upcoming camp-wide weekend seminar! Weekends are usually held in LA and we coordinate travel for participants coming from out of town. Check out upcoming dates HERE!
Los Angeles Ken
January 22nd 2022
PIZZA AND THRIFT STORE SCAVENGER HUNT 1-4 PM
WHERE: Barnesdall Park and Goodwill (meet at the park first!)
WHEN: Sunday January 22nd, 1-4pm
INFO: Coming soon!
Bay Area Ken
January 29th 2023
TIKKUM OLAM (VOLUNTEERING) DATE TBD
WHERE: The Tobener's (you'll receive address once you RSVP)
WHEN: T 1/9-1/20 School Supply Drive, 1/29 in-person event from 2:00-5:30pm
INFO: 1/9-1/20: School Supply Drive on Amazon: Our community purchases school supplies for newly settled refugees from our Amazon Wishlist.
**Select RACHAEL TOBENER for shipping address.**
Anyone from the Gilboa community (and beyond) is welcome to purchase items. Most items are $5-$30.
The more items we collect, the more backpacks we can assemble for families!
1/29 2:00-5:30PM: Make School Kits in SF!
Bay Area Gilboa campers and families meet up in SF to assemble the kits.
Ami Dodson from JFCS will kick off the event with a short presentation about refugee resettlement in the Bay Area and the work of the JFCS and then open it up for Q&A with our campers.
Then we will get to work stuffing backpacks with all sorts of school supplies and encouraging notes.
San Diego Ken
FEBRUARY 26th 2023
OPEN HOUSE 2-4PM
WHERE: Sklar Family's house in San Diego
WHEN: Sunday February 26th 2-4pm
INFO: Gilboa families are invited to a gathering to reconnect with friends and madrichimot (counselors)! Bring any families who might be interested in Camp Gilboa, since we'll also be running an info session!