The Havaya Summer Experience combines the caring, thoughtful, and stimulating learning environment of the Beit Rabban school program with the relaxed, adventurous atmosphere of summer vacation. In addition to all of the pleasures of summer activities and our Central Park location, the summer program also features Hebrew, Jewish learning, field trips, and swimming at a neighborhood pool.

Havaya 2019

Dates & Hours

Full Summer Program: June 25, 2019 - August 16, 2019

  • Weekly Registration Available
  • The day begins at 9:00 AM and concludes at 3:30 PM with an 8:30 AM early drop-off for a small, additional fee. 

Camper Ages:

  • 2.5 years old (3 by December 31, 2019) - Entering 2nd Grade
  • Each mixed-age group of 10-15 children is supervised by two adults with age-appropriate activities and field trips for each group.

About Our Directors

Nadya Goldman is in her fourth year at Beit Rabban after extensive experience with children as an educator, dance instructor, and occupational therapist. Nadya worked within the Israeli educational system as a private tutor teaching reading, handwriting, organizational skills, dance, fine and gross motor development skills with both Gan and elementary-age children. Nadya holds a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy from the Ono Academic College in Kiryat Ono, Israel and was a captain in the Israeli Air Force. Nadya also managed the children’s dance program for the Dorot dance group and brings her love for yoga into the classroom environment. Nadya is fluent in English, Hebrew and Russian.

Danielle Cohn is in her sixth year in the Gan at Beit Rabban Day School. A graduate of Johns Hopkins University, Danielle is a co-founder of Bitty City Players, a New York-based company that provides innovative and creative education to young children. In addition to her work with children in the early childhood years, she was a lead actress in the national touring company of Artspower’s The Rainbow Fish and Are You My Mother? She lead interactive sessions with children around the USA as a part of daily performances. Danielle is a day school graduate and a fluent Hebrew speaker.

Sample Schedules

Sample Schedule- Elementary Group

Sample Schedule 2- Pre-Kindergarten Group

Sample Schedule 3- Ages 3-4 

Prices and Registration

To sign up your child for Havaya, complete this registration form.

DEPOSIT: To guarantee a spot at Havaya, a deposit of $560 should be received with your registration form. 
                           Register by 2/8/19                          Register by 5/1/19

Weekly Rate            $575                                                $595
Multiple Weeks        $560                                                $595

$50.00 per week, per child for early drop off

$6.75 per week for pizza on Fridays.  If you would like to register for Pizza Fridays, please contact

Current Beit Rabban families may pay via check or through their FACTS account. Please contact Connor at to set up your payment through FACTS. Families not currently enrolled in Beit Rabban must pay by check. Please make all checks out to Beit Rabban and please put "Havaya" in the memo.



We look forward to a summer of adventure with your children!