VOYAGER INSTITUTE

Program Overview:

The nine-day Voyager Institute located at Camp Allen in Navasota, TX brings together young American, Israeli, and Palestinian teens ages 14-15 years old for foundational leadership development and learning basic peacebuilding knowledge and skills.

Voyager participants have the opportunity to engage in group team-building and self awareness and identity training through a variety of educational activities and approaches.  In addition to group dialogue, workshops, and interfaith learning, teens enjoy outdoor activities such as high and low-ropes challenge courses, swimming and horseback riding.
 
Through the Voyager Institute, participants gain personal awareness of their strengths and weaknesses, leadership and peacebuilding characteristics, as well as an introduction to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Program Locations and Dates:

 

The program is held at the Eastern Mediterranean International School in Ramat Hasharon, Israel and is conducted in a rural-urban environment.

Voyager Institute for 14-15 year olds, Ramat Hasharon, Israel

August 2 - 8, 2021

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For more information on how to apply to the Voyager Institute, please visit the Apply page of our website. If you have any questions about this program, please write us an email at peace@jerusalempeacebuilders.org.
Program Photos:
Horesback riding
Sports friends!
Ethics workshop
Christian worship
2019 Group
Watersports
Service-project
Dialogue
Challah bread making
Service-project group
Summer friends!
Ropes course
Journey Banner Project
Low-ropes teamwork
Intro to Judaism
Meal time
Hiking
Low ropes challenge
Canoeing
Ropes course