Summer 2023 Visitor Shabbatot

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Summer 2023 Shabbat Visitors Program

We are thrilled to be able to welcome visitors back to Camp Kalsman this summer! We can’t wait to see you!

Friday Shabbat Schedule

4:00pm – Arrive and Check-in

4:15pm – Optional tour of Camp

5:00pm – Welcome Reception

5:30pm – Shabbat Services

6:30pm – Dinner

7:30pm – Dancing

9:00pm – L’hitraot

Saturday Alumni Shabbat Schedule

3:30pm – Arrive and Check-in

3:45pm – Welcome

4:00pm – Tour of Camp

5:00pm – Alumni Activity

6:00pm – Dinner

7:30pm – Havdallah and Campfire

9:00pm – L’hitraot

DateSummer Visitor ProgramDescriptionStart TimeEnd TimeCostRegistration Link
7/1Alumni Saturday Shabbat Calling all Kalsman Alumni! Whether you attended camp 5 years ago or 15 years ago, reconnect with other alumni during this Shabbat! 4:00 pm9:00 pm$36Register Now
8/11Founding and Past Commission Member and Donor ShabbatWe are so grateful to the many community supporters who have helped us ensure a strong future for Kalsman. Join our Board for this special Shabbat. 4:00 pm9:00 pm$36Register Now

A few important reminders about joining us for Shabbat in order to keep our community happy and safe. 

    • No outside food or drink is allowed. Any outside food or drinks will be collected upon arrival. 
    • No pets for the safety of others. 

Covid-19, health, and safety

The health and safety of our participants is always our highest priority. To ensure the health and safety of all participants, we are highlighting several important rules below: 

    • Alcohol and outside food is not allowed at camp. 
    • Walk-ins are not allowed. You must register in advance to join us for Shabbat.  


Do I need to register for Shabbat or can I just show up?

You must register in order to join us for Shabbat. We will be releasing registration for all of our weekends in early Spring. We ask that you do your best to register no later than the Sunday before the Shabbat you are planning on attending. For example, if you plan to join for the July 1 Shabbat, please register no later than Sunday, June 25.


Is Shabbat free?

Each Shabbat costs $36 and includes a reception, Shabbat services, dinner, and dancing. We do not want cost to be a prohibitive factor for anyone. Please feel free to reach out to Ariel Kurland at with any questions about financial assistance.  


I have special dietary requirements. who should I get in contact with?

We offer a variety of selections for our Shabbat meals, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free options. If you have a specific concern about a food related allergy or accommodation, please contact Ben Stolberg at

My schedule has changed and I can no longer attend Shabbat. Can I get a refund?

Please do your best to let us know if you can no longer join us for Shabbat in a timely manner. If you cancel a week before, you will be refunded 100%. If you cancel any time after that, please be in touch with us directly about a refund. 

Have a question that is not answered here? Email Ben Stolberg at and we will be in touch to assist you.