AFTER previous camps, plus the last junior carnival, were cancelled due to COVID-related restrictions, it was a joy to behold when 160 happy kids in years 3 to 6 took part in the April school holiday Maccabi NSW Mega Camp from April 12-14, which turned out to be a record attendance.
Day one featured a mini Olympics at Robyn Webster Sports Centre in Temp, and days 2 and 3 included a mix of basketball, netball, tennis, football, and outdoor Laser Tag at Moore Park, and arcade games at Archie Brothers.
Maccabi NSW president Rodney Rosmarin thanked the Maccabi supporting clubs, coaches, volunteers, staff, Community Health Support, general manager Ori Danieli and youth officer Ethan Rosmarin, for making the sports camp possible.
Then from April 19-21 at Moore Park – while improving shooting, ball handling, finishing, and tactical skills through coaching drills and practice games were no doubt high on the agenda at Maccabi NSW Basketball Club’s school holiday camp – having fun was also a big part.
More than 85 junior basketballers participated across the three days, including many who play for the club.
Meanwhile, Maccabi ran a junior football camp at Rodney Reserve, Dover Heights on April 18 and 22, which doubled as a Maccabiah Games team fundraiser.