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"Going Forth"- Teva's Jewish Wilderness Adventure
Teens Ages 13 to 15

Yitziah: teen backpacking & canoeing trip

August 10 – 16, 2009 at the
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center

In Joy shall you go out, and in peace shall you be led.
The mountains shall burst before you into song,
and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.
—Isaiah 55:12

Inspired by yitziat mitzraim—the Exodus from Egypt—yitziah means “going out” and is an invitation to an adventure that is both physical and spiritual.

Spend a week hiking the Appalachian trail and paddling the scenic Housatonic River, carrying by backpack everything you need for the round-trip journey.

Learn wilderness and survival skills, prepare your own meals, live in tents and share responsibility for all aspects of outdoor communal living.

This program is for teens ages 13-15 and is appropriate for advanced and beginner hikers who can carry weight on their backs.

The group will be guided by master educators from the Teva Learning Center.

Space is limited, so early registration is recommended. Register online at www.isabellafreedman.org/yitziah or call (800) 398-2630 ext 4.

Program Fee: $850 per person. Food and equipment is included, but participants must bring their own sleeping bags. Due to the nature of this retreat, full payment is due May 26, 2009 or the date of registration, whichever is later. No refunds or credits will be granted after May 20, 2009.

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