Solelim Peulat Shichva (Age group activity)

Everyday at camp after avodah (work) each age group gets together for an educational activity. The activities often cover the five pillars of Habonim Dror but can also discuss topics ranging from peer pressure to identity to the environment. Puelat shichva is a time to educate the chanichim (campers) about these different topics. At Mosh we stress that we are more than a summer camp because we take this time out to make the chanichim think about the world we live in and to informally educate them.

In this peula run for the solelim (going into 8th grade) they discussed the system we have at machaneh (camp) called kupa (sharing). First the kids played a game in which if one person raised their hand they would get 5 pieces of candy, if multiple people raised their hands no one would get candy, and if no one raised their hands everyone would get a piece of candy. This was done to demonstrate collecitve responsibility and looking out for others.

The group then went to the pool where only a few people with certain hair colors and eye colors got to get into the pool. The group then discussed what it was like to leave certain people out and how it was unfair. Kupa was then discussed and how we must all look out for each other. The solelim then discussed the importance of sharing.

The solelim held a discussion in the pool about sharing with everyone and the importance of helping each other out.
The solelim held a discussion in the pool about sharing with everyone and the importance of helping each other out.
Only a handful of kids were allowed to play in the pool while others weren't in order to demonstrate how others feel when left out.
Only a handful of kids were allowed to play in the pool while others weren’t in order to demonstrate how others feel when left out.

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