OSRUI Specialty Programs
Tiferet . Chalutzim . Tour La'Agam
OSRUI offers a variety of programs for campers entering grades 2 - 12. Our sessions are varied and focus on specific areas of interest. On this page we focus on three of our outstanding specialty programs.
Tiferet is one of the only residential camp programs in North America that combines study of the arts with a focus on Jewish themes and Jewish living.You’ll also have the opportunity to experience all the fun of summer camp, including horseback riding, sports, swimming, and climbing our 5-story Alpine Tower and high ropes course!
Tiferet Aleph (Grades 6-8) June 16 – July 13
Tiferet Aleph is designed for those of you with a special interest in the arts. Our extraordinary artists will help you to develop your talent, improve your skills, and enhance your ability to express yourselves in your art.
Tiferet Bet (Grades 7-10) July 15 – August 10
Tiferet Bet is designed for those of you with a real commitment to the arts. Studio time will be spent on improving your skills individually and our gifted and supportive staff will help you find your own level of excellence. 7th graders must have previously attended Tiferet Aleph.
Chalutzim (Grades 10-12) June 16 – August 3
As a Chalutzim camper you will live and learn in a dynamic and unique intensive Hebrew-speaking environment.You'll explore your connection with the land and language of the Jewish people. The Chalutzim program is a total immersion Hebrew program. In one summer, campers typically achieve the equivalent of an entire semester of public high school language ability. Applicants must pass an entrance examination; a study guide is provided.
Tour La'Agam (Grades 10-12) July 15 – August 3
The only trip of its kind, Tour La’Agam (Tour to the Lake) is a spectacular bicycle ride on the Lake Michigan shoreline. You will explore the byways, forests, dunes, and the simple enormity and beauty of the lake. This remarkable ride will be a celebration of the power of the lake and its vitality, as well as an exploration of your physical, emotional, and spiritual self.