What to Expect
Camp Nai is a welcoming and pluralistic environment designed to provide Jewish young adults with the opportunity to disconnect from the stressors of daily life and tap into child-like joy while exploring Judaism, Jewish values and wisdom. Throughout the long weekend at Camp Nai, participants will choose their own adventure of seeing Judaism brought to life, through creative and nostalgic summer camp activities.
The health and safety of community builders, staff, educators, and vendors is the most important priority for Moishe House. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues be a part of our everyday lives, the Program Team will update related programming policies that adapt to meet our needs, adhere to local public health guidance, and provide direction to stakeholders. We are confident that with these protocols in place, and with your care and vigilance as a member of our community, that you will have an impactful, fun and safe experience, in-person!
- This means 2 (or 3) total doses of an mRNA vaccine regimen OR 1 dose of a non-mRNA vaccine regimen plus 1 dose of an mRNA vaccine, 2 doses total (or 3, including a booster if eligible). COVID-19 Rapid testing is a mandatory requirement in order to attend in person immersive experiences and camp.
- Due to the possibility of post-vaccination “breakthrough” infections, we will also require a negative Rapid test result taken the day of the Retreat. While most testing sites are free of charge and widely available across the world, there may be an increased demand for tests depending on where you are located. We encourage you to consult this online resource and obtain a rapid test as soon as possible.
- Moishe House will have rapid tests available on-site for anyone who wants to test throughout the retreat and/or experiences symptoms; additionally, Moishe House will provide K-95 masks for those who wish to wear one throughout the immersive experience and camp.
- You are strongly advised to wear a mask on the plane (or bus/train) to minimize the risk of contracting COVID-19 and spreading it at the immersive experience and camp.
- If you’re feeling ANY SYMPTOMS AT ALL (stuffy/runny nose, sore throat, aches, headache, fever, etc.), we will ask you to take a rapid test.
- If you test positive for COVID-19 less then 10 days prior to the camp, you are not permitted to attend and asked to stay home and Moishe House will issue you a deposit refund.
- If you contract COVID-19 during camp, Moishe House is not financially responsible for your quarantine accommodations, food, transportation change fees. Moishe House will provide you with quarantine accommodations for the duration of the camp and food but once the program is over, you are responsible for all associated costs.
- If you contract COVID-19 within 5 days of the camp please let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
What to Expect at Nai?
A 4 day (3 days at sea and 1 day in Labadee, Haiti) experience.
Join Camp Nai Nai Nai (powered by Moishe House) for a unique experience when we take the Nai fun to the Royal Caribbean cruise ship. While you can enjoy all the amenities onboard, including the ships entertainment (broadway shows, sports activities, salsa and yoga classes, concerts, parties and so much more), you also get to spend Shabbat with 120 like minded people, having fun and immersing yourself in Jewish learning, an Israeli dance party and much more. Lots of surprises, deep blue ocean, warm sun and soft white sand beaches are awaiting you on this 4 days experience.
All cabin types will accommodate two participants, have two twin beds that convert to a royal king, a sitting area with sofa and private bathroom.
- Interior Cabin (60 spots available): Our interior staterooms include basic amenities for you to enjoy. Please note these rooms do not have windows and/or views of the sea.
- Window Cabin (30 spots available): Spectacular sights and amazing views from the comfort of your stateroom.
- Oceanview with Balcony (40 spots available): Breathtaking views to take in all the wonder and excitement of your destination.
Royal Caribbean has a wide variety of restaurants, buffets and sit down dining options, included in your ticket and upcharge options in specialty restaurants. You are invited to enjoy those meals on your own. We will be enjoying dinner together as a group, which will be served in the main dining room. Kosher options are available upon registration.
Full Time Staff
Elina, Senior Program Specialist
Elina is the Senior Program Specialist for Camp Nai Nai Nai. Before joining Moishe House, Elina worked for the Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte as their Jewish/Israel Education Coordinator. Elina is an alumni of Charlotte’s Bernstein Leadership Program and is actively engaged in Charlotte’s Jewish Community. Elina was born in Uzbekistan, Tashkent. In 2003 she immigrated with her family to Augsburg, Germany. In the 13 years that Elina has lived in Germany, she worked as the Program Director for the Bavarian region (Lehava Project), Young Professional Summer Camp Assistant Director at the Jewish Cultural Welfare Office and as the Post Taglit Conventions Programming Assistant for the Jewish Agency for Israel. Elina has also worked at every Jewish Community she lived in (Augsburg, Leipzig and Nuremberg) because she believed that being actively engaged and supporting the Jewish communities will benefit the future Jewish generations. Elina moved 6 years ago to Charlotte, NC and has called Charlotte her home since then.
Outside of work Elina loves to travel, dance, and spend time with her 2 children.
Arona Mostov, Camps and Immersive Experiences Specialist
Arona has been a Moishe House community member in three cities (Columbus, OH, Boston, and NYC) and is thrilled to help plan memorable camp experiences for the community. Arona loves Moishe House in that it supports diverse Jewish communities around the world. Arona attended The Ohio State University, studying International Relations & Diplomacy, Russian, and Middle Eastern Studies. She also studied at Tel Aviv University and interned with the Tel Aviv Board of Tourism. Arona has a background in international student advising, international education and programming, and immigration law. She can be found baking the perfect babka, teaching barre classes, and spending time with her cat, Herzl.