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We are proud to announce the Pioneer Trip for Summer 2017 to Pennsylvania.  This exciting trip will include: 
A full day in Hershey Park Theme Park, overnight in Lancaster, and touring Amish country and Gettysburg! The trip will take place from Wednesday morning, July 19th.  We will be leaving camp at 9:30am  sharp, please come early for drop off.  We will be returning to the Chabad Center of Bethesda at 6:30pm on Thursday, July 20th. The Pioneers will be escorted by their counselor Chaya Mushka Staal along with Rabbi Sender. 

The camp will provide supper for Wednesday evening as well as breakfast and lunch for Thursday, along with snacks throughout. The full schedule and things to bring are listed below.  


Wednesday, July 19th
9:30am – Leave camp for Hersheypark 
12:30pm – Arrive and eat lunch 
1:15pm - Enter Hersheypark 
5:00pm – Break for supper 
8:30pm – Finish at Park 
9:00pm – Arrive at Harrisburg Chabad for night 
Thursday, July 20th 
10:30am – Tour of Amish Village 
12:00pm – Lunch in Park 
2:30pm – Arrive in Gettysburg  
4:30pm – Snack and head home 
6:30pm – Arrive at Chabad of Bethesda 


* Pioneers must wear their camp t-shirts on Monday. 
* Pack pajamas, toiletries, change of clothing, and a cap 
* Pack a sleeping bag or blanket roll, and a pillow 
* Pack a hearty lunch in a disposable bag with name 
* Include 2 water bottles (one frozen), extra snacks 
* Apply lotion before coming to camp and send bottle 
* Spending money for drinks & souvenirs (held by staff) 
* Optional: Send a camera to record the memories!





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