OUR APPROACH

For thousands of years, our ancestors have gathered for festivals, harvests, holidays, celebrations, and causes. As a people, we are intrinsically passionate about community. Trybal is a national nonprofit that reimagines Jewish gatherings in a modern world. We offer innovative getaways for young adults and communities to connect, explore, play, and celebrate in a socially Jewish context. Our experiences are designed to make you feel part of something bigger than yourself. So come give it a try.

Trybal Gatherings is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit.

 

YOUNG ADULTS

Our experiences are filled with go-getters, creatives, influencers, and laid-back kids at heart in their 20s and 30s. No matter if you're an extrovert, an introvert, or just open-minded -- you’ll feel right at home.

 

MEMBERS OF THE TRIBE (MOT)

You can be Jewish. Jew-ish. Or even just ish. There are no eligibility interviews. If you're on board for being part of a socially Jewish experience, we want you in.

 

SOLO TRAVELERS, GROUPS + COUPLES

Trybal events are great places to meet new people regardless if you’re flying solo, coming with a friend, or bringing your significant other. This is a casual environment to give your non-MOT friends and partners a taste of what Jewish community feels like. So bring them along.

who's it for?

All-Inclusive

Prepare to unwind for 4 carefree days and 3 cozy nights. We take care of meals, lodging, linens, activities, and programming. You bring the Trybal spirit, we’ll take care of the rest.

 

food & drink

All facilities are either kosher or kosher-style. We work with camp chefs to offer nutritious meals + snacks while camp is session. Alcohol is also included, which is served throughout the weekend.

 

Activities

Each day you’ll sign up for classic and creative activities that appeal to you. We offer dozens of options, customized to each location. Sports, arts 'n' crafts, color war, silent disco, pool time, and the alpine tower are just the tip of the iceberg. This is your weekend to customize the way you want. You do you.

 

Jewish Community

Trybal events are socially Jewish environments. Being Jewish here means eating challah French toast, enjoying an informal Shabbat dinner, and saying l’chaim when we play flip cup. Or, expand your horizons with electives like Jews & Tattoos, Ashkenazi Mixology, and Jewish cooking workshops.

about the experience

 

MORE LOCATIONS, MORE FUN

Trybal is expanding to more regions across North America. Want us to come to your city? Drop us a line! Or subscribe to our mailing list to get a heads up when we're in town.

there's something up our sleeve

We plan on offering events and experiences beyond camp for adults. From aprés ski weekends to empty-nesters camp, we're cooking up new immersive gatherings in stunning locations. 

Tell us what you want

Have an awesome getaway idea? Email us with the big ideas you want to see come to life. We might just make them come true.

what's next?

 

for organizations

Activate your community with a private event. Our team designs custom, high-touch experiences for organizations + groups of all backgrounds. Whether you aspire to energize, celebrate, or bond your community, together we’ll create an unforgettable experience.

Beyond the event itself, Trybal can help manage your event website, registration, marketing, and customer service. We’ll oversee the production and implementation of the event so you can focus on creating hands-on memories for your group.

We've designed countless custom experiences serving over 230 organizations, including PJ Library, Hillel International, Birthright Israel, Wilshire Boulevard Temple, Accenture, UpStart, BBYO, and many more.

 

cELEBRATIONS

Let Trybal help plan your next celebration! From buzzworthy weddings at summer camps to reunions in unique destinations, no concept or challenge is too great. Together we’ll navigate the experience planning process with your vision as our guide.

Ready to elevate your program or event to the next level? Get in touch with our team to learn more!

custom experiences

OUR TEAM

Inspired by Birthright alumni and a lifelong passion for color war, Trybal aims to bring the magic of immersive experiences for young adults back to North America. Our team is second to none. We are camp professionals, experience designers, ski junkies, DJs, educators, artists, travel geeks, and friends. Together, we are committed to delivering exceptional programs that are inviting to Jewish young adults of all backgrounds.

 
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founder & CEo

Born and raised in the Boston area, Carine has over a decade of experience working in Jewish travel and experiential marketing. Carine has served in a number of roles, including the Director of Marketing at Authentic Israel, as a consultant for Start-Up Nation Central in Tel Aviv & the iCenter in Chicago, and as a tour guide for LivingSocial Adventures. Carine is a Wexner Graduate Fellow and ROI alum. In 2018, she was named a "36 Under 36" by The Jewish Week and a Chai in the Hub honoree by CJP in Boston. Carine holds a B.S. in Anthropology from Bates College, a Certificate in Marketing from Georgetown University, and an MBA with honors from Boston University's Questrom School of Business. Carine is a proud alumna of URJ Eisner Camp.

OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

As a proud resident of the New York Capital Region, Ben has worked with Jewish organizations for over a decade, including in his roles as the Office Manager at Eisner Camp and the Manager of Business Development & Special Projects for Shmaltz Brewing.  Ben holds a B.A in Economics and an MBA concentrated in New Venture Development, both from SUNY University at Albany, as well as a certificate in Project Management from Cornell University. His passions include helping others overcome obstacles, exploring entrepreneurial ideas, and doing anything outdoors. As Trybal’s official Bubbe, you can find Ben wandering around camp kvelling that you’re making such wonderful friends and memories…but worried that you’re not eating!

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FINANCE CONSULTANT

A native New Yorker who never gave up his accent after moving to the DC area two decades years ago, Aryeh comes to Trybal after serving as the CFO of Hillel International for 25 years. As a senior executive, he was responsible for the day-to-day financial management of the global headquarters operations and budget. Aryeh was also intimately involved with the planning and running of the very first Birthright trips in 1999 and for many years thereafter. He has been involved with Camp Moshava, located in the Pocono Mountains, for more than 50 years, as a camper, staff, and Board officer. Aryeh has an MBA from Baruch College of the City University of New York. He and his wife are proud parents of six children and have 10 lovely grandchildren.

DIRECTOR OF EXPERIENCE DESIGN

Steph is a veteran Jewish professional who is passionate about designing creative, high-quality, immersive experiences. Prior to Trybal, Steph served as the Director of Community Engagement & Jewish Education Manager at Honeymoon Israel and previously as JUF's Director of Youth Philanthropy & Leadership in Chicago. Steph is an ROI alumna, a recipient of the JUF 36 Under 36 award, and won The Food Networks' reality show "America's Best Cook" in 2014. Steph holds an MA in Gender Studies and MSW in Clinical Social Work from Loyola University, as well as a certificate in Experiential Jewish Education from Yeshiva University. Steph is a proud alumna of Camp Charles Pearlstein (now called Camp Stein), and lives in Chicago with her partner and dog.

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SHAWN SHAFNER

Washington, DC

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South Orange, NJ

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Detroit, MI

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Boston, MA

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Chicago, IL

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Brooklyn, NY

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Chicago, IL

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Oakland, CA

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Sharon, MA

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NAOMI IZEN

Kittery, ME

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Milwaukee, WI

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Los Angeles, CA

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HEATHER GORDON

Washington, DC

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MAYA OHCANA

Chicago, IL

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JAY BELSKY

Far Rockaway, NY

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Brooklyn, NY

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Los Angeles, CA

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Miami, FL

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Los Angeles, CA

JOIN OUR TEAM

Interested in joining our rockstar staff fam? Apply for open opportunities below!

 

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS

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CORPORATE SPONSORS

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Trybal is proud to collaborate with these mission-aligned brands and more. Interested in brand partnerships or bringing the magic of camp to your business? Get in touch with our team!