Elective Choices

Every camper’s schedule includes swimming lessons, boating, outdoor learning, athletics and arts & crafts, plus shira (singing) and rikud (Israeli dancing). In addition, everyone gets to personalize their Tel Noar experience through LOTS of electives. Signup takes place online, before camp begins, so that parents and campers can make choices together.

  • Grades 3-6 get:  THREE electives per session (each 3x/week)
  • Grades 7-8 get: FOUR electives per session (each 3x/week)
  • Grades 9-10 get: SIX electives per session (each 3x/week)

Elective choices include:


Every camper takes swimming lessons. Pool electives include Water Polo, Water Zumba, and Lifeguard Training.

  • Dance party!

Water Sports

Aqua Zumba, canoeing & kayaking, sailing, water polo, waterskiing & wakeboarding, windsurfing

Team Fun

Basketball, cheerleading, dodgeball, gaga, flag football, Newcomb, soccer, softball, street hockey, Ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Individual Sports

Archery, biking (bring your bike!), fitness, running & sports conditioning, tennis, triathlon, yoga, Pilates/aerobics, Zumba

Arts & Crafts

Basketry, cartooning/drawing, ceramics & slip cast ceramics, decoupage, duct tape art, enameling, fiber arts, fun with fabric, jewelry making & beads, leather craft, mosaics, photography & advanced photography, scrapbooking, sketching & painting, stained glass, working with wood

Performing Arts/Media

Dance, glee club, improv!, drama musical, jam band, magic, stage makeup workshop, stage craft, set design, & videography.

Outdoor Adventure

Animal Care (for our bunnies, chickens and ducks), fishing, camping basics, model rocketry, wilderness survival, outdoor cooking

Low-Ropes Course

Team and individual challenges