The Szarvas Fellowships Program Is Accepting Applications for Summer 2016


Source: Camp Szarvas


The Szarvas Fellowships is an incredible opportunity to attend the world’s largest international Jewish camp in Szarvas, Hungary with a pluralistic group of teens from across the United States and Canada. Every year, thousands of campers from over 25 countries attend Camp Szarvas , learning together the many different ways Jews around the world live out their Judaism. The Szarvas Fellowships encourage meaningful interactions and mutual understanding between youth from around the world. The North American Szarvas Fellows arrive on equal footing with their peers from different countries, ready to learn from and share with one another. By joining together in classic summer camp activities, participants are able to get to know one another in a relaxed, fun, environment.


The Fellowships provide the participants of 10th and 11th grade with the unique opportunity to gain a first-hand understanding of their own roots as well as the backgrounds and experiences of their peers from other countries. In preparation for the trip, Fellows research their own family histories, turning the experience into a personal journey of discovery. This journey is highlighted with the daily peulot (informal educational programs) which encourage the fellows to engage in meaningful discussions with their peers. These peulot touch upon some key topics that relate to North American Jewry while keeping in mind the international context of Camp Szarvas.

The Szarvas Fellows attend one of the four 2 week summer sessions at Camp Szarvas. Applications are due by February 11, 2016.

Get more information and application at Szarvas Fellowships.

Updated: Dec. 30, 2015