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Passover Camping Trip

  • Pinnacles National Park Campground 5000 Hwy 146 Paicines, CA, 95043 United States (map)


Feel free to arrive any time on any day and stay for as long (or as short) as you'd like!

SUGGESTION DONATION:  $36/night - To register online, click here

Thursday, April 9 / 20 Nisan

6th day of Passover, 5th day of the Omer

Arrive any time after 12 noon and help Rabbis Daria & Josh set up the group campsite. 

Possible late afternoon hike and exploring the Pinnacles.

Potluck Dinner & Campfire

Friday, April 10 / 21 Nisan

7th day of Passover, 6th day of the Omer

After breakfast, a day of exploring, hiking, swimming ... picnic lunch ... matzah making!

5 pm            Early Vegetarian Potluck Dinner (for children and whoever wants to eat early)

6 pm            Welcoming Shabbat in community in nature - informal, joyous, participatory evening service with singing and chanting

7 pm           Vegetarian Kosher-for-Passover Potluck Dinner (organic, seasonal offerings from home gardens & local farms especially appreciated!)

Saturday, April 11 22 Nisan

8th (last) day of Passover, 7th day of the Omer

8-9 am             Breakfast (bring your own)

9:30-10 am       Morning Meditation/Qi Gong   

10:00-12noon     Heart-opening, accessible davenning through Hebrew chants followed by Torah study, led by Rabbis Daria & Josh

12:00-1:00pm      Kiddush Lunch & Schmoozing (we will have matza & grape juice)

Afternoon of resting or playing, hiking or swimming, reading or visiting ... Shabbos!

Possible study time, delving into the sensual Song of Songs with Rabbi Josh.

Dinner (bring your own)

Havdallah, Campfire & Singing/Storytelling 

Sunday, April 12 23 Nisan

8th day of the Omer

Breakfast and packing up camp. Maybe a hike or swimming in the pool ... 



FOOD - Please bring ALL of the food you will need for snacks, and meals. To support our group experience, please make sure all food is kosher for Passover. If you have any questions about this, please contact Rabbi Josh by email or phone: 508.494.1631.

CAMPING CHAIR for sitting around the campfire. 

FOR OVERNIGHT CAMPERS - All camping equipment you need (sleeping bag, pad, pillow, etc.)

RITUAL ITEMS - There will be kippot, tallitot, siddurim ... but feel free to bring your own as well.

PERSONAL ITEMS - We will have a basic first aid kit, including Technu (for poison oak), but please bring any items you like to have for first aid and any medications you may need.

INSTRUMENTS - For welcoming Shabbat and singing around the campfire (Thursday and Saturday nights).

Earlier Event: April 6
Women Crafting the Omer 5775
Later Event: April 13
Women Crafting the Omer 5775