What to Bring

Please note: There will be organized transportation to the Arava Institute that will leave from Tel Aviv on the first day of the semester. It will leave Tel Aviv at 11:00 AM on the first day of the semester — students are asked to arrive the night before or early in the morning on the first day of the semester.

During the COVID-19 crisis: Please bring at least 2 facial masks and hand sanitizer for personal use.

Jeans/trousersschool supplies- paper, pens, notebooks, etc.
shortstwo sets of single/twin size sheets, including pillow cases and duvet covers  (sheets are not provided)
warm long-sleeved shirtssleeping bag ( optional)
winter coat and hatcamera
underwear, socksday pack
sweaters, sweatshirtstravel alarm clock ( optional)
Swim suitflashlight
nicer clothes for Shabbat (Sabbath), special events or holidaystwo reusable drinking bottles
hiking boots ( optional)camping mattress/and other camping gear ( optional)
sneakers/trainershand-laundry soap ( optional)
sandalssnorkel and mask ( optional)
sun hatDictionaries (=from English to your mother tongue) (optional)
Laptop (optional but highly recommended)musical instruments, art & hobby supplies (optional)
  • Prescription medicines: Please bring the entire quantity you will need during your stay in Israel. DO NOT ASSUME THAT YOUR PRESCRIPTION CAN BE FILLED IN ISRAEL.
  • If you are a lifeguard, please bring your certification.
  • If you have a driver’s license, please bring the original with you.