Companions and Buddies

Camp this year will run from Sunday, December 2, 2018 to Wednesday, December 5.

2018 applications for the role of Buddy are now open. Applications for companions are now closed.

Companions and Buddies are mentors and friends for our campers while at Camp Sababa. They are responsible for their camper’s well-being for the entire duration of the camp.

Companions and Buddies will be allocated to one or more campers, sometimes with a second or third companion or buddy for assistance. The assignment of Companions and Buddies to Campers will be based on a suitable match between the applicants and the campers, with specific regard to the campers’ age, gender, and needs.

  Camp Sababa Camp Sababa Senior
Eligibility Companions at Camp Sababa must be a 2017 graduate high school student from Emanuel School, Masada College, and Moriah College. Buddies at Camp Sababa Senior must be young adults from within the community between the ages of 19-28 years.
  Applications are now closed » Apply to be a buddy

Experience Required
No previous experience in disability care is required

Companions and Buddies will be required to undertake a compulsory training program prior to camp. They will get the opportunity to meet their allocated camper in the weeks leading up to camp.

Application Process
An application form must be filled out. If your application is successful, an interview will be held with you.

If your application is not successful for one of the aforementioned reasons, we strongly encourage you to sign up for one of our many important additional voluntary roles.

For more information about the role of Companions and Buddies, email