Maui Kosher Farm directed by Rabbi Mendel and Chani Zirkind, is opening a boys summer program offering a fun-filled camp experience, with a focus on Agricultural Halachos and hands-on experience of Shechita and Kashrus.
Maui Kosher Farm Boys Summer Program is a unique camp experience filled with tochen, excitement, and fun. Aimed at providing a Yiddishe and Chassidishe filled summer for Bochurim coming out of Shiur Aleph and Beis Mesivta who are looking to take a break from the mainstream programs.
The camp is directed by Rabbi Mendel and Chani Zirkind, a Lubavitcher couple that actually live there and experience it every day. They will be joined by a Chassidishe staff which will lead a solid learning schedule, side by side with amazing and inspiring trips and activities, all while encouraging independence, responsibility, self-esteem, and more.
From experiencing sunrise and Davening from the top of Haleakala, to snorkeling in the beautiful reefs surrounding the island, to hiking one of the tallest mountains in the world to taking in breathtaking views as you drive around, the bochurim will gain a new respect and appreciation for the wonders that Hashem created.
Campers will sleep in tents and go for daily morning hikes to dip in a natural Mikvah of fresh mountain streams. Daily davening in the jungle, morning and evening farm chores and learning Chassidus out in nature like Chassidim of old.
The learning curriculum will involve Agricultural Halachos and hands-on experience of Shechita & Kashrus. Depending on the boys’ interests they have options to learn about building, plumbing, digging trenches, working under the hood, cooking, sprouting/planting/harvesting and animal husbandry.
Aside from the farm activities, campers will enjoy tropical jungle hikes, sports, secluded beaches for swimming and body boarding, snorkeling with sea turtles and incredible coral reefs. They will hike Haleakala, a 10,000 foot (dormant) volcano and swim in waterfalls.
The camp will run from 7 Tammuz through 28 Tammuz, June 17 – July 8, 2021.