Quick Facts

Who: Mosaic Outdoor Clubs of America

When: Sep 2-6, 2010 (Pre-Trip starts earlier)

Where: Harry Bronfman Y Camp, Quebec

Why: Fun, of course! You'll also meet other like- minded Jews who love the outdoors!

How: We're sorry. Registration is now closed. We'll see you in 2011!

Cost: Registration for 2010 is now closed. We'll see you in 2011!

The event will include hikes of various lengths and difficulty, nature walks, and a variety of in-camp activities such as swimming, tennis, volleyball, and softball. Nightly programming will include mixers, dances, Shabbat under the stars, campfires, and more! All meals are included, as are cabin bunkhouse accommodations.

Pre-Trip Highlights

- Old Jewish Montreal
- City Tour
- Visit the Biodome
- Group Dinner

Did You Know?

- The word Quebec is an Indian word, kebek, meaning the place 'where the river narrows.'
- The Laurentians are a part of the same geologic formation as the Adirondack Mountains in New York State.
- Montreal is the second largest primarily French-speaking city in the world, after Paris.

About the International Event

Often described as "summer camp for adults," Mosaic Outdoor Clubs of America presents the annual Labor Day weekend retreat that allows Jewish adults with a love of the outdoors to get "back to nature" and have some fun!


Twenty years of AWE! If you missed any of the last 19 International Events, this is your chance to catch up on AWE! Cuz being in Quebec Canada is completely AWESOME!! Did you know they speak French there? Don't worry, you don't have to.. Just remember, Awe in French is ETONNEMENT. If you are driving, STOP is ARRET. But don't ARRET now, keep reading!

New this year: enough talk about environmental awareness, time for action! In addition to new "greening" activities, we will be having a special address from a Director of the Nature Conservancy of Canada to tell us what is special about this ecosystem in this area of the world.

Harry Bronfman Y Country Camp

We'll be staying at the awesomely beautiful Harry Bronfman Y Country Camp on beautiful Lake Miré just 2 hours north of Montreal. Get that close to nature feeling even while eating meals with friends! The dining hall has a beautiful 360 degree view! The camp is on three, yes three lakes, with three waterfronts! Remember the Blob? Catapult your friends into the lake! It wouldn't be Canada without hockey; this camp has two beautiful ball hockey rinks. Never tried canoe hockey? This is your chance!


Some of the best hiking, rafting and rock climbing on the continent! No kidding! Fabulous options for all levels. Famous Via Ferratta too! Mountain biking in the Laurentians. Visit world famous Mont Tremblant resort, And more! You asked, we listened this year, we will be staying on camp on Saturday, to enjoy the awesome facilities at this beautiful camp in the mountains. Did we mention THREE waterfront areas? Beautiful tennis courts. Finally, a chance to see our camp by daylight!


After the sun goes down, we'll mingle and schmooze, learn new dances, watch for the Northern Lights, and listen to some great music. Remember to sign up your talent for Talent Night! We'll celebrate Shabbat and Havdallah with beautiful candlelight ceremonies, take a night hike, do some stargazing, and enjoy the nightly Mosaic campfire on the beach.


Before heading to camp, take a few days to experience the fine old city of Montreal. Join us for sightseeing in this centuries old city with a modern skyline and a European flair. Like most major cities, there is too much to see in only two days, but our wonderful hosts are looking forward to sharing some of the highlights of their wonderful city.


About Mosaic Outdoor Clubs of America

Mosaic Outdoor Clubs of America is a non-profit organization focused on bringing Jewish Adults together where they can experience and explore the outdoors and the Jewish experience, history and background in environments that promote Jewish learning, continuity and community. Mosaic has more than 20 clubs in the United States, Canada and Israel. Learn more by visiting us at www.mosaicoutdoor.org

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