2018 Dates, Rates & Application

Welcome to the Kadimah 2018 Dates, Rates and Application page.

Please read below to understand application details.   Application for Summer, 2018 opened August 23 and will remain so for each age group until spots are filled.  Please click here to view the “open status” of your child’s age group and if full, be sure to check often as space can open up due to unexpected withdrawals.

If you have any questions, please contact us at the camp office.

To Apply 

Once you’re ready to apply, you may click here or on the banner located on the left hand side of this page.

Programs & Dates

The following will outline key milestone dates for the 2018 season.  Note that Kadimah offers three payment programs:

Early Bird 1:   Pay in full by Aug 31, ’17. Save up to $450 on our 6 week program.

Early Bird 2:   Pay 50% by Oct 3, ’17. Pay remaining balance by Nov 30, ’17. Save up to $250 on our 6 week program.

Full Pay*: Pay $850 deposit at time of application. Pay equal installments on Nov 30, ’17 & Feb 28, ’18. No discounts apply.

Click here for a list of Key Dates to be aware of in preparation for Summer, 2018

Click here to view the Summer, 2018 Fee Schedule.

For all Full (Regular) pay options, a deposit of $850 is due at time of application.  

Registration is based on first come, first serve until capacity is hit for each age group and gender. Register early to avoid disappointment.

All NEW campers are required to submit references using the official Kadimah reference survey before official acceptance.  The survey will be automatically delivered to your referees upon application submission.

2018 Program Rates

Click here to open a summary chart outlining all 2018 Program Rates for the three payment options available – Early Bird 1, Early Bird 2 and Regular Payment.

Please select any of the programs below for more information:

Traditional 6 Week Full Kadimah Program (New & Returning Campers) - Ages 7-16

Giborim, Goshrim and Kochot (Ages 7-13 as of December 31, 2018)

Dates: Sun, July 1 – Sun, August 12

Full Rate: $5995 | ‘Regular Pay’ Deposit: $850 | Early Bird savings available up to $450

Machar (Ages 14-15 as of December 31, 2018)

Dates: Sun, July 1 – Sun, August 12

Full Rate: $6100 | ‘Regular Pay’ Deposit: $850 | Early Bird savings available up to $450

CIT (Age 16 as of December 31, 2018)

Dates: Fri, June 29 – Sun, August 12

Full Rate: $6500 | ‘Regular Pay’ Deposit: $850 | Early Bird savings available up to $450

Fees include HST and all costs related to snacks, scheduled bus transportation to & from camp and laundry. Fees do not include laundry bags or personal expenses such as prescriptions or other discretionary purchases made for or by campers while at camp or on out-trips.
 
First time campers from certain communities may be eligible to receive up to a $1000 incentive grant. Click here for more information.

Kadimah 4-Week Intro Program (New Campers) - Ages 7-13

Giborim, Goshrim and Kochot (Ages 7-13 as of December 31, 2018)

Dates: Sun, July 1 – Mon, July 30*

Full Rate: $4750 | ‘Regular Pay’ Deposit: $850 | Early Bird savings available up to $350

Fees include HST and all costs related to snacks, scheduled bus transportation to & from camp and laundry. Fees do not include laundry bags or personal expenses such as prescriptions or other discretionary purchases made for or by campers while at camp or on out-trips.
 
First time campers from certain communities may be eligible to receive up to a $1000 incentive grant. Click here for more information.
 
*Please note the 4-week session ends the day after Visiting Day. Return travel information should be planned through the camp office. The option to extend your child’s stay at camp to 6 weeks is available.

Taste of Kadimah 2 Week Program (New Campers) - Ages 7-9

Giborim (Ages 7-9 as of December 31, 2018)

Dates: Sun, July 1 – Sunday, July 15*

Full Rate: $2500 | ‘Regular Pay’ Deposit: $850 | Early Bird savings available up to $200

Fees include HST and all costs related to snacks, scheduled bus transportation to & from camp and laundry. Fees do not include laundry bags or personal expenses such as prescriptions or other discretionary purchases made for or by campers while at camp.
 
Pending length of stay, first time campers from certain communities may be eligible to receive up to a $1000 incentive grant. Click here for more information.
 
*The option to extend your child’s stay at camp to 4 weeks or 6 weeks is available.

Review these savings opportunities:

Early Bird Option 1 (Pay by Aug 31)

Submit full payment by Aug 31 and receive these savings:

Full 6 Week Program:

-$450

Intro 3 Week Program:

-$350 (Gib/Gosh/Kochot only)

Taste of Kadimah:

$200 (Ages 7 to 9 only)

Early Bird Option 2 (Pay 50% by Oct 3)

Pay 50% of 2018 fees* by Oct 3 to receive these savings:

Full Program:

-$250

Intro 3 Week Program:

-$200 (Gib/Gosh/Kochot only)

Taste of Kadimah:

$125 (Ages 7 to 9 only)

*Fees due on Oct 3 & Nov 30, 2017

Frequently Asked Questions:

When is the deposit due for the ‘Full (Regular) Payment’ option?

The deposit is due at the time the application is submitted, and no later than Oct 31. The Deposit can be submitted with a credit card on the application (preferred) or via cheque to our Halifax office.

How can we pay for camp and when is the final payment due?

You can pay your fees by cheque or by credit card. For either payment method, you have three payment options:

Early Bird 1:

Pay 100% by Aug 31 to receive Early Bird 1 savings up to $450.

Early Bird 2:

Pay 50% by Oct 3 to receive Early Bird 2 savings up to $250. Remaining installment is due on Nov 30, 2017.

Regular Pay:

Pay your $850 deposit at time of application.  Your final two installments will be due on Nov 30 & Feb 28, 2018. No Early Bird savings apply.

What do the camp fees include?

Camp fees include all taxes, full camp program (including out-trips), bus transportation to/from camp, snack items during summer, baggage (ground) handling from Halifax, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal and a Camp Kadimah t-shirt.

What do the camp fees NOT include?

Camp fees do not include air travel or any special travel arrangements, prescription drugs, dental or orthodontic work, pictures from Camp-in-Touch and any prior or in-summer discretionary purchases specifically you make or your child makes.

Campers in Giborim and Goshrim need not bring money. Kochot, Machar & CIT campers may wish to bring  cash for discretionary purchases on their respective ‘out-of-camp’ trip.  The camp office can hold each camper’s money in its secure vault.

What are the cancellation fees?

Before January 8, 2018:

-$100 Administration Charge

January 8-March 16, 2018:

-50% of deposit

March 17-June 17, 2018:

-100% of deposit

After June 18, 2018:

50% of camp fees are forfeited

If I need to pay for air travel, what does that cost?

The cost for air travel round-trip from Toronto or Montreal is approximately $500-$600 (tax included). All travel arrangements from Toronto must be booked through the camp travel agent. All travel from other destinations must be coordinated directly with the camp office to align departure and arrival times and so we can be sure to have escorts available for all campers.