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Moreh/Morah Retreat 2021 Survey Form 

 

Dear Participant,

We hope that you have found the Moreh/Morah 2021 to be an unforgettable experience. In this regard, we would be most grateful if you could provide feedback to us on your experience.

General Information
General Assessment
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Moreh/Morah Retreat (for trainees only)

The Moreh’s/Morah's Retreat 2021 is a retreat for all training Morehs/Morahs of the Great Awakening Assemblies. This Four-day retreat concludes the final week of intensive training for the Morehs among the Great Awakening Assemblies. This retreat of training will take place the Monday thru Thursday (May 17-20) prior to Shavuot (May 21-24) held at Pocono Springs Resort Camp in Pocono Mountains. Morehs/Morahs will be engaged in sessions that will improve their leadership capacity, identifying strengths & weaknesses, traits of an effective leader, strategic planning and much more. This retreat also allows for the Morehs and their families to engage in a time of recreation, fellowship and relaxation.
 
 

Registration

Registration Fee:
  • $319 per person
  • $159 ages 5-10
  • Free Ages 4 & Under
Registration fee includes a 7 day and 7-nights of sleeping accommodations, all meals, snacks, and activities.
Your registration includes the following:
  • 7 Night Stay
  • Room
  • All Meals
  • Snacks
  • Training Enrichment Workshops
  • Team Building Exercises
  • Fellowship Among the Morehs/Morahs
  • T-Shirt
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Schedule

The Moreh Retreat will run from Monday afternoon through Thursday evening.
May 17-20, 2021 (1 Week Intensive Face-to-Face Training and Fellowship).
Monday, May 17, 2021
1:00-4:00pm Arrival and Fellowship
5:00-6:00pm Registration, Dinner and Fellowship
6:00-7:30pm Evening Session (Welcome and Objective) – Joint Session
7:30-9:00pm Children and Youth Worship
7:30-9:00pm Training Morahs
7:30-9:00pm Training Morehs
7:30-9:00pm Current Morehs
9:00pm Free Time
Tuesday May 18, 2021
8:00-9:00am Breakfast
9:00-9:45am Joint Worship Time
10:00-12:00pm Children and Youth Ministry
10:00-12:00pm Morning Sessions
10:00-12:00pm Training Morahs #1
10:00-12:00pm Training Morehs #1
10:00-12:00pm Current Morehs #1
12:00-1:00pm Lunch
1:00-5:00pm Free time
5:00-6:00pm Dinner
5:00-9:00pm Children and Youth Games and Activities
6:00-7:00pm Training Morahs #2
6:00-7:00pm Training Morehs #2
6:00-7:00pm Current Morehs #2
7:00-9:00pm Training Morahs #3
7:00-9:00pm Training Morehs #3
7:00-9:00pm Current Morehs #3
9:00pm Free Time
 
Wednesday May 19, 2021
8:00-9:00am Breakfast
9:00-9:45am Worship Time
10:00-12:00pm Children and Youth Ministry
10:00-12:00pm Morning Sessions
10:00-12:00pm Training Morahs #4
10:00-12:00pm Training Morehs #4
10:00-12:00pm Current Morehs #4
12:00-1:00pm Lunch
1:00-4:00pm Family Free time
5:00-6:00pm Dinner
5:00-9:00pm Children and Youth Games and Activities
6:00-7:00pm Training Morahs #5
6:00-7:00pm Training Morehs #5
6:00-7:00pm Current Morehs #5
7:00-9:00pm Joint Session

Thursday May 20, 2021
8:00-9:00am Breakfast
10:00-11:00am Group Building Exercises
11:00am-12:00pm Professional Picture Taken
12:00-1:00pm Lunch
1:00-5:00pm Children and Youth Ministry
1:00-2:00pm Joint Session
2:00-3:00pm Training Morahs #6
2:00-3:00pm Training Morehs #6
2:00-3:00pm Current Morehs #6
3:00-4:00pm Training Morahs #7
3:00-4:00pm Training Morehs #7
3:00-4:00pm Current Morehs #7
4:00-5:00pm Joint Session
5:00-6:00pm Dinner
6:00-8:00pm Family Group Games and Activities
8:00pm By-Laws and Torah-based Constitution / Covenant Agreement for Great Awakening Assemblies

SATURDAY
1:00pm- 2:00pm Moreh/Morah Installments

Venue

Moreh/Morah Retreat 2021 will be held at Pocono Springs Resort Camp in the Beautiful Pocono Mountains, less than 75 miles from New York City and 100 miles from Philadelphia.

Pocono Springs is tucked away in the Southern Pocono Mountains. The magnificent natural beauty of the 65-acre property provides the perfect setting for an unforgettable Shavuot celebration!  

You will experience the natural beauty of Pocono Springs on a picturesque lakefront campus. The private lake, in the heart of camp, is outfitted with new docks, canoes, kayaks, stand up paddle boards, a sand beach, and an aqua playground.

Pocono Springs also has an outdoor heated pool, campfire areas, a challenge course, a zip line that soars across ‘Reflection Lake’, and open fields for outdoor worship, relaxation and recreational sports (equipment included).  

The retreat offers spacious meeting/conference buildings, a theater, a covered pavilion, a large dining hall, and over 200 fully-renovated lodges/cabins. Each lodge/cabin features ceiling fans and a full bathroom including showers.

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MENU

Monday, May 17

  • Arrival 9am
  • Lunch: Lunch: Pizza (Cheese), Caesar Salad, Soup of the Day, Salad Bar.
  • Dinner: Thanksgiving Dinner: Turkey, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Green Beans & Carrots, Stuffing, Cranberry Sauce. Salad Bar.
  • 24-hour self-serve coffee, tea, hot water, and cold water available

 

Tuesday, May 18

  • Breakfast: Scrambled Eggs, Pancakes, Breakfast Potatoes, Bagels & Cream Cheese, Cereal, Oatmeal, Yogurt, Granola, Hard Boiled Eggs.
  • Lunch: Chicken tenders, fries. Salad bar
  • Dinner: Fajita Night, Chicken, Beef. Salad bar.
  • 24-hour self-serve coffee, tea, hot water, and cold water available

 

Wednesday, May 19

  • Breakfast: Scrambled Eggs, Waffles, Breakfast Potatoes, Bagels & Cream Cheese, Cereal, Oatmeal, Yogurt, Granola, Hard Boiled Eggs.
  • Lunch: Assorted Hoagies and Wraps (Turkey/Roast beef/Cheese), Potato Chips, Soup of the Day, Salad Bar
  • Dinner: Stir Fry, beef, chicken, vegetables, fried rice. Salad Bar.
  • 24-hour self-serve coffee, tea, hot water, and cold water available

 

Thursday, May 20

  • Breakfast: Scrambled Eggs, French Toast Stick, Hash Brown, Bagels & Cream Cheese, Cereal, Oatmeal, Yogurt, Granola, Hard Boiled Eggs.
  • Lunch: Chicken Wings, Mac ‘n Cheese, Sliced Carrots/Celery, Potato Salad, Salad Bar.
  • Dinner: Chicken parm, pasta, dinner rolls, broccoli. Salad Bar.
  • 24-hour self-serve coffee, tea, hot water, and cold water available

 

Friday, May 21

  • Breakfast: Scrambled Eggs, Pancakes, Breakfast Potatoes, Bagels & Cream Cheese, Cereal, Oatmeal, Yogurt, Granola, Hard Boiled Eggs.
  • Lunch: Grilled cheese, tomato soup, Salad bar.
  • Dinner: Taco Night (Ground Beef , Shredded Chicken) Salad bar.
  • 24-hour self-serve coffee, tea, hot water, and cold water available

 

Saturday, May 22

  • Breakfast: Scrambled Eggs, Waffles, Breakfast Potatoes, Bagels & Cream Cheese, Cereal, Oatmeal, Yogurt, Granola, Hard Boiled Eggs.
  • Lunch: Hotsubs: philly cheese, philly chicken, meatball, chicken parm, fries. Salad bar.
  • Dinner: Baked chicken, assorted vegetables, mashed potato. Salad Bar.
  • 24-hour self-serve coffee, tea, hot water, and cold water available

 

Sunday, May 23

  • Breakfast: Scrambled Eggs, French Toast Stick, Hash Brown, Bagels & Cream Cheese, Cereal, Oatmeal, Yogurt, Granola, Hard Boiled Eggs.
  • Lunch: Quesadillas: plain cheese, chicken. Salad bar.
  • Dinner: Spaghetti and meatballs, garlic bread. Salad bar.
  • 24-hour self-serve coffee, tea, hot water, and cold water available

 

Monday, May 24

  • Breakfast: Scrambled Eggs, Breakfast Potatoes, Bagels and Cream Cheese, Cereal, Oatmeal, Yogurt, Granola, Hard Boiled Eggs.
  • Lunch: Dinner: BBQ – Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, BBQ Chicken, Baked Beans, Corn on the Cob, Your Choice of 2 Croasold Salads (Potato Salad, Cole Slaw, Pasta Salad, Broccoli Slaw) Chips, Salad Bar.
  • Dinner Dessert Rotation Samples: Apple Crumb, Cheese Cake, Key Lime Pie, Chocolate Chip Cookies, Ice Cream Sandwiches

 

Vegan Replacement Sample Meal Rotation: Falafel, Hummus, Buddha Bowls, Chickpea Curry, Quinoa (loaded with bean, corn, avocado, peppers, tomato), Vegan garlic pasta with  roasted Cajun cauliflower

 

Assorted Snack Rotation: Pretzels, Chips, Granola Bites, Oatmeal Bar, Popcorn

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Air Travel

ADDRESS

  • Address: 48 Pocono Springs Way, East Stroudsburg, PA 18302
  • Alternative Address for GPS: 664 Resica Falls Road, East Stroudsburg, PA 18302

 

AIR TRAVEL

  • The closest major airport to Pocono Springs is Newark Liberty International Airport. It is located 100 miles away from the property which is about a 45-60 minute drive.
  • WEBSITE: www.newarkairport.com
  • We will be providing transportation to and from the airport. Our shuttle service will have designated pick up and drop times.  We will need to know flight arrivals/departures if you plan on utilizing the shuttle service.
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