Forest Adventures: KKL-JNF Invites you to spend Pesach in the Forests

Sunday, March 14, 2021 11:00 AM

 
KKL-JNF invites the general public to once again fall in love with the forest and to celebrate the holiday of freedom by participating in various activities, free of charge, in an enjoyable and corona-adapted atmosphere – celebrate together, but separately.

 

 
Activities include: a "Forest Adventures Festival", which will take place in 12 forests throughout Israel, family happenings, spring tours, arts and crafts workshops, photography competitions and additional diverse activities for the entire family. Participants will also take part in a lottery where they can win vacations in KKL-JNF's field and forest centers.

"How do you know when spring has arrived? By looking all around you" (Datia Ben Dor). Pesach, which is also called the holiday of the spring, in just around the corner. The combination of the traditional holiday, a vacation from the daily routine, coming out of all the lockdowns and the warm and pleasant spring weather leads many people and families to look for special and unique attractions and activities all over Israel. Every year, KKL-JNF invites the general public to visit its forests and participate in various activities and attractions for children of all ages, throughout the country, which connect our children to the forest, the holiday and the state of Israel. All the activities are in accordance with the Corona directives and are free of cost!
 

Forest Adventures Festival

 

KKL-JNF invites families to the Forest Adventures Festival, an innovative and unique festival that will take place in KKL-JNF forests throughout the country. The event will take place by means of the "Havayar" application. You are invited to discover the quiz questions between the flowers and the trees, to decipher codes, to meet fascinating characters, to take and upload pictures, to learn how to keep the forest clean on the way, to stop for an enchanted spring picnic and towards the end, to make it to the endpoint and receive a digital "Protector of the Forest" certificate. Each family will receive a game kit that includes a navigations map, a picnic map with activities, a garbage bag and a bandana. At the conclusion of the adventure, each family will be invited to leave their contact info in order to participate in a lottery in which three families will win vacations at KKL-JNF field and forest centers.

 
When?
March 30-31, April 1, Tuesday – Thursday, from 10:00 – 17:00 (each family will play at their own convenience, there will be no large assemblies, the duration of the game is about one and a half hours)
 
Where?
List of forests where the festival will be taking place:
 
Northern Region: Ofer Forest, Goren Park, Biriya Forest, Mevo Hama Forest
 
Central Region: Ben Shemen Forest, Aminadav Forest, British Park, Nes Harim Field and Forest Center
 
Southern Region: Hamalachim Forest, Yatir Forest, Shokeda Forest, Mitzpe Beit Eshel
 
Cost: Free
 
Registration: No need for registration.
"Hugging our Forests"
Art and Protecting Nature Tours – Fun for Families and Children

KKL-JNF invites you to visit and get to know its forests, and also to embrace and give love back to them by helping to keep the forests clean. At the end of the activity, visitors will enjoy shared experiences such as art and crafts workshops using materials from nature, landscape drawings, a performance and more.
 
When?
March 29 – 31, April 1, Monday – Thursday from 10:00 – 12:00 and from 12:30 – 14:30

Where?
Central Region: Ilanot Forest and Canada Park (Monday – Thursday)
Northern Region: Kabri Forestry Garden (Monday), Techelet Park (Tuesday)

Cost: Free

Registration: Participation is conditional on advance registration at the KKL-JNF Forest Hotline, 1-800-350-350 or at the KKL-JNF website

"Stories of our Scenery"
Various Spring Tours throughout Israel

Spring Tours – Northern Region
  • To the Well Trail and Tower and Stockade site in Hanita Forest:

    When?
    Monday, 16 Nisan 5781, March 29, 2021 at 10:00 – 12:00 and 12:30 – 14:30

 

  • To Hurvat Usha and the Sanhedrin Trail in Kiryat Ata Forest:

    When?
    Tuesday, 17 Nisan 5781, March 30, 2021 at 10:00 – 12:00 and 12:30 – 14:30
 
Spring Tours – Central Region
  • Game tour at Tel Hadid
  • Tour and activities at Hurvat Burgin in Adulam Park
  • To Bikura Spring at Sataf

    When?
    Monday – Thursday, 16-19 Nisan, 5781, March 29 – 31 and April 1, 2021 at 10:00 - 12:00 and 13:00 – 15:00

 

Spring Tours – Southern Region

  • Visit to Hamalachim Forest

    When?
    Monday – Wednesday, 16-18 Nisan, 5781, March 29-31, 2021, from 10:00 – 12:00 and from 13:00 – 15:00

 

Cost: Free

Registration: Participation is conditional on advance registration at the KKL-JNF Forest Hotline, 1-800-350-350 or at the KKL-JNF website

Spring has Arrived, and Pesach Too

 

In honor of the Pesach holiday, KKL-JNF invites families with children for a fun forest happening that includes a guided tour, storytelling hour and various activities.

Northern Region: Hula Lake Park

When?
Monday – Tuesday, 16-17 Nisan, 5781, March 29-30, 2021, from 10:00 – 12:00, 12:00 – 14:00 and 14:00 – 16:00

 

Central Region: Eron Forest

When?
Monday – Tuesday, 16-17 Nisan, 5781, March 29-30, 2021, from 10:00 – 12:00, 12:00 – 14:00 and 14:00 – 16:00

Southern Region: KKL-JNF Gilat Center

When?
Tuesday, 17 Nisan, 5781, March 30, 2021, from 10:00 – 12:00 and 12:30 – 14:30

 

Cost: Free

Registration: Participation is conditional on advance registration at the KKL-JNF Forest Hotline, 1-800-350-350 or at the KKL-JNF website

"There's So Much Plastic you can't See the Forest"
Environmental Activities

In honor of the Pesach holiday, KKL-JNF invites families with children for activities including fun arts and crafts workshops on separating waste, recycling and the environment, interactive sustainability and forests without disposables.

Northern Region – Katef Shaul Recreation Site in the Gilboa

When?
Monday – Wednesday, 16-18 Nisan, 5781, March 29-31, 2021, from 10:00 – 12:00 and 12:30 – 14:30

Southern Region – Yatir Forest and Shokeda Forest

When?
Tuesday – Thursday, 17-19 Nisan, 5781, March 30-31 and April 1, 2021, from 10:00 – 14:00


 

Cost: Free

Registration: At the site.

"In the Camera's Eye"
Nature Photography Competition for Professionals and Amateurs

KKL-JNF and the Tzefat Municipality invite you to a photography competition that will take place at Blue Valley Park.

When?
Tuesday, 17 Nisan, 5781, March 30, 2021, from 10:00 – 15:00

Cost: Free

Registration: Participation is conditional on advance registration at the KKL-JNF Forest Hotline, 1-800-350-350 or at the KKL-JNF website

 

 

Information on accessibility suitability is available at the KKL-JNF Forest Hotline 1800-350-550 or at the KKL-JNF website www.salkkl.kkl.org.il (Heberw site only)