Center Makor
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Jookender Family Camp

Welcome to Jookender Family Camp. You may choose living in "Luxury" Unit, Bunk House, or in your Tent. Your price includes 2 nights of stay, 6 Delicious KOSHER (CERTIFIED) Full Meals, unlimited snacks, all children and adults’ activities and equipment. Bring your own Alcohol and be prepared to share. No need to hide! Drink openly, but responsibly. 

Once you choose your lodging, you'll be able to register youself and other family members. 

The address is: 23 Gibbs Rd. Middleboro, MA 

Check in: September 8, 6:30pm 

Check out: September 10, 5pm 

In September, it'll be our 3rd time running a family camp on the base of Camp Avoda. Our camp is build on volunteers and community lay leaders who would come together to create great team building activities for us and our kids. our Volunteers are - US (me, you, them). You, your friends, my friends - all may become volunteers and help at the camp. In fact, we rely on you and your tallents. Although, not reimbursed financially, we offer our Program providers and FT volunteers free camp stay/food, and ability to participate in all activities, when they are not leading their own. So, please, spread the word, contact Sasha if you think you may offer anything to the camp. 

Curious about the program? It has not been finalized just yet. But you're more then welcome to check out our last year program:

No matter where you stay, please bring folding camping chairs with you. They become useful, here and there... 

If you have your own Fishing Poles and Tennis Racquets - bring them with you, as well. The camp has some stuff, but after their active summer time, it may not be in a perfect condition. 


Luxury Units - each family is getting 2 rooms. One for Parents, one for kids. Parents room have a queen bed, and children room have twin Matresses. Luxury units also include full private bath, wall or window a/c, and build-in heating solution. Some units also have refrigerator and microwave. Each family is asked to bring their own bedding and linen sets. We only have 5 units, so make your mind quick! 

Bunk Houses - Families are housed together in bunk cabins, generally with 1-2 families per room. Shared bathrooms are located inside the bunks. The bunk beds are a small twin size with modest mattresses, and each family is asked to bring their own bedding, Toiletry. and Linen Sets. The cabins have shelves for storage, electricity, outlets, and small electrical heaters. .

Tents - You bring your own tent and everything you always bring for camping with you, except for food, grill, or fire pit. 

Full family (Mom, Dad, Kid(s))will be placed in their own room/bunk house wing. If only 1 parent + kids coming, we’ll match gender of parent and kids, and place 2 such incomplete families in one room/bunk wing.

Grandparents you add, will be placed in your Lux or bunkhouse room, or will be assigned to your tent. All participants, even those that allowed to come free, should register. Please first register yourself (a parent), and then, everyone else in your family including grandparents. If you register yourself first, the system will automatically assign status of "FREE" entry to grandparents. However, if you start with a grandparent - the system will show a full adult price for him/her. 

All food will be provided. 6 full meals, snacks in-between, and coffee/hot water/tea available in the dining room all the time. At night, we'll have potato ready to be baked, and Marhmalow for the Community Firepit.  

Activities included, but not limited to swimming, kayaking, climbing wall, voleball, tennis, ping pong, basketball, hockey on the grass, soccer, team building, arts and crafts, woodworking, and much, much more. 

All kids under 15 - considered Children and need child ticket. 

All kids 15+ have a choice to participate as adults (in adults activities) and pay for their tickets as adults, or join our Volunteer Squad and and help us to create an unforgettable exprience at the camp. With Volunteering, your participation in this event costs nothing. However, Sasha will need to know if you're planning to Volunteer and assign you to different volunteer's activities you'll be able to perform along or in pair. You'll be assigned to a team, and your registration will go through this team. You'll be getting a Community Hours letter with coverage of up to 30 Community Hours included. 

Children under 3 y.o. come free, but need to be registered in the general registration form.

Grandparents come free with paying parents and kids. 

Anybody, registered as one family - will be living together in one unit. 

Food Alergies? Let us know asap! There is a field in the form asking about them. The kitchen will try to accomodate all common diets, such as, Gluten, Lactose, Diabeties, etc. 

Refund Policy: 

30 days or more - 100% 

less than 30 days - $75 per family will be withhold. 

Any questions? visit our discussion group: 

or email Sasha: 

Please, register each family separately or you’ll be assigned all together in one room or tent. 

Please, note: Early Birds Special is until June 30, 2017. The prices will go up $15-$50 per person right after that date. 

So, let's the Journey Begin! 

Jookender Registration:

Please choose only one option for your family:

We assume all participants registered together will be staying at the same unit
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(Adult - $275, Child - $125)
Grandparents come free with paying family
Rooms feature queen size beds for adults, and unlimited camp matrasses for kids. Private or Semi-Private Full Bath inside the House. Luxury Units set apart, near the camp main entrance. Parking is available next to the units. Close to all amenities, yet, quite secluded from them.
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(Adult - $165, Child - $95)
Grandparents come free with paying family
The Bunkhouse can fit up to 12 people. 2 Bathrooms (Toilets and Sinks) attached to each bunkhouse. You must bring your own personal belonging, towels, sleeping bags or sheets, blankets, pillows. The room is equipped with multiple stackable twin beds w/matrasses, clothes drawers, lights, and electrical outlets. The Shower House is a separate building.
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(Adult - $110, Child - $75)
Grandparents come free with paying family
The Camp site is just a place for your tent. The tent will not be provided. There is no electricity or water provided directly to your site. There is no extra space for a table or a grill. The Shower House and Bathrooms located nearby.
If you have already registered to our camp and just want to add more members to your unit - please do it here.
You may also add a new family here, if you have an agreement with another family to live in their unit. In this case, we will contact that family you mention to confirm the availability and readiness to share their unit with you.

Waiver and Assumption of Risk

I, on behalf of my family, voluntarily sign this waiver and assumption of risk in favor of the Camp Avoda, Jookender, and Jewish Educational and Cultural Center Makor in consideration for the opportunity to use the owner’s facilities or event set up for the Jookender Family Camp Out event, that will take place September 8-10, 2017.

I understand that there are certain risks and dangers associated with the activities and use of the facilities and that these risks have been fully explained to me. I fully understand the danger involved.

I fully assume the risks involved as acceptable to our family members and agree to use my best judgment in undertaking these activities and follow all safety instructions.

I waive and release the Center Makor, Jookender, and Camp Avoda from any claim for personal injury, property damage, or death that may arise from use of the facilities or from participation in the activities of Jookender Family Camp Out event, that will take place September 8-10, 2017.

I am a competent adult and I assume these risks of my own free will.

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*Purchase will be made secure via PayPal. An additional 4% service fee will be applied.

Cancellation Policy:
Your tickets are fully refunded if you cancel your trip at least 30 days prior to the event (August 8).
A fee of $75 per family will be withheld after that.

Jookender Family Camp