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Nageela Midwest Mission


ABOUT: Located on 550 wooded acres in Marshall, Indiana, Camp Nageela Midwest features miles of undisturbed nature trails and waterfalls. Our campus boasts a heated outdoor pool, low & high ropes challenge courses complete with a five-story climbing wall and zip line. The arts center will delight the creative, while our professional sports fields, state-of-the-art gym, tennis court and six outdoor covered basketball courts are sure to impress the most competitive sports enthusiast. Warm, caring, and professional staff are at the core of Nageela, ensuring safe unforgettable summers year after year. Camp Nageela Midwest is accredited by the American Camping Association.

MISSION: To engage tomorrows Jewish leaders to be strongly affiliated, proud Jews; to challenge todays Jewish youth to discover their hidden talents and develop them in the service of others, and to create everlasting friendships and community.

JEWISH VISION: Nageela was created with the core belief that a Jewish residential camp has amazing transformative values. Our approach to Judaism is based on a living Jewish model. Campers are exposed to traditional Judaism each day during the camp program, Tefilah Huddle, Kesher and Shema Circle during the week and a full gamut of meaningful Judaic activities and programs on Shabbat.

In Nageela, campers are infused with a joyful attitude towards Judaism. Our Leadership and Cabin Staff are chosen to serve as Jewish role models.

We seek to utilize classic residential camp moments and transform them to serve a dual purpose; to provide meaningful Judaic education/inspiration, and to act as platforms for individualistic growth and development.

GOAL: To provide a residential Jewish camping experience in a safe and fun environment.


OUTCOMES:

    JUDAIC:
    · Strong connection with Israel
    · Connection with our heritage
    · Year-round youth group affiliation
    · Hebrew School & Bar/Bat Mitzvah interest
    DEVELOPMENTAL:
    · Increased self confidence & self awareness
    · Understanding the value of community involvement & how to live amongst othersas a responsible community member
    · Development of talents and skills in the service of others
    · Leadership