Students will break into groups of 10 and explore the natural wonders of Ithaca while building community, new friendships, and playing everyone's favorite... Jewish geography! All activities will be Shabbat and Yom-Tov friendly, and offer delicious Kosher and Kosher-style food, as well as celebrating the Jewish Holidays, of course! (For Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur service Schedule, please visit Hillel's website)
Students will have two meals in and around Hillel's "Sukkah City", and in-between walk over three miles to Buttermilk Falls.
- Meet new friends and make community connections that will last throughout your years at College
- Participate in a reflection exercise and meaningful small-group discussion opportunities.
- Celebrate High Holidays, Sukkot and Shabbat in the beautiful natural settings of upstate New York!
Students should be able to safely walk for at least 4 miles. Life threatening allergies/medical conditions should be able to be managed in the field. Students need to bring a water bottle, any life saving medications, PPE, clothing appropriate for the weather and a rain coat, small backpack to carry their gear and snacks.