Strengthen Your Shlichus at
Kinus

A whirlwind of motivation, rejuvenation and education, the Chabad on Campus International Kinus inspires family-style success for your Shlichus. The three-day conference is a jam-packed with programs, speakers, farbrengens and entertainment. Shluchim, Shluchos and children from campus Chabad Houses around the world gather in a beautiful, relaxing destination to exchange ideas, gain insight and grow. No family member left behind!

Individualized Paths

Simultaneous tracks for Shluchim and Shluchos, targeted to freshman (up to two years on campus), juniors (three to six years) and seniors (seven years or more).

Diverse Programming

Seminars, discussions and workshops. Classic tools for success in areas of interest, such as fundraising, marketing, education and managing day-to-day life.

Childcare & Camps

Quality childcare during programs. High staff-child ratio. Experienced babysitters. Hiskashrus, davening, fun and field trips for MyShliach campers.

Upcoming Kinus Date

12-15 Tammuz, 5778 June 25-28, 2018 The Crowne Plaza, Stamford, CT Reserve your family’s place at this year’s International Campus Kinus.

Schedule

Kinus inspires growth with simultaneous programs for Shluchim and Shluchos, and age-appropriate activities and childcare for youth. Attendees learn classic tools for success from expert Shluchim and professionals in areas ranging across operations, management, fundraising, education and marketing. More seasoned Shluchim enjoy alumni activities, capital projects and larger fundraising events. You’re sure to find something on the schedule to perfectly meet your needs.

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Presenters

Presenters and mentors at the annual Chabad on Campus International Kinus are the best of the best, including a variety of professional experts as well as successful Shluchim and Shluchos with demonstrated ability to showcase their outstanding efforts.

The list for the upcoming Kinus is still being finalized. Presenters will be added once confirmed.

Students

Infant Care

Ages 4 – 24 months

Babies are assigned to one of three babysitting rooms based on age.

Toddler Care

Age 2 years

Toddlers receive individual
attention and participate in stimulating activities.

Kiddie Camp

Ages 3 – 4 years

Kids take part in davening, crafts, outdoor play, circle time and entertainment.

Night-time
Babysitting

Various ages

Direct babysitting is available in
your rooms during night-time programming.

Jr. Division

Ages 5 – 7

As part of the MyShliach day
camps, kids enjoy an exciting
array of chassidishe programs,
including a day trip.

Sr. Division

Boys: Ages 8 – 10 | Girls: Ages 8 – 12

In addition to the above, seniors have after-dinner sessions and a special Shabbat experience.

FAQS

The Kinus is open to all Shluchim and Shluchos who currently operate Chabad Student Centers/Chabad Houses at colleges and universities anywhere in the world.

The Campus Kinus is arranged and facilitated by Chabad on Campus International, headquartered in Brooklyn, NY, under the auspices of Merkos L’Inyonei Chinuch, the educational arm of the worldwide Chabad-Lubavitch movement.

The Chabad on Campus International Shluchim Conference runs two tracks simultaneously for Shluchim and Shluchos, while also providing activities, entertainment and childcare for infants, children and preteens. Men and women attend separate sessions, workshops and seminars.

The program also includes several joint plenary sessions with separate seating for men and women. In accordance with halachic guidance, meals are held in the hotel’s ballroom with separate women’s and men’s seating and buffet areas.

Shluchim and Shluchos attending with their families are welcome to sit with their children, family-style.

Babysitting will be available during morning and afternoon sessions for babies and toddlers. In the evenings, direct babysitting will be available in your rooms, to facilitate parents’ participation in programs and farbrengens.

The Chabad on Campus Kinus camp offers a rare opportunity for the younger generation of Shluchim to mingle with other children growing up in the unique Chassidishe environment of Shlichus on campus.

The Tzeirei HaShluchim boys and girls camps (age 5-13) are staffed by a dedicated and experienced group of counselors, supervised by the MyShliach team. Camp activities include davening and learning, rallies and farbrengens, arts and crafts, swimming, and sports. The counselors work to create an exciting and fun-filled atmosphere of chassidishkeit and yiddishkeit, reinforcing the love of Shlichus and the Rebbe within our children. The senior division (girls 7-12, boys 7-13) is mostly off site with full-day trips.

Our chairs and committees are working tirelessly to ensure that the Kinus schedule is informative, helpful and relevant to every attendee. If you have a suggestion or a query, please do not hesitate to contact the appropriate chairs of the relevant committee.

There will be opportunities throughout the Kinus for personal and small-group sessions—in areas ranging from fundraising to parenting and personal issues— with veteran Shluchim, rabbis, professionals and life coaches. Once registered you will have the opportunity to sign up on a first come, first served basis.

The Kinus provides three healthy and delicious catered meals at the highest level of Kashrus, prepared fresh each day by Elite Caterers of Five Towns. In addition, a child-friendly menu has been prepared with options to cater for the pickiest of children. There will also be tea rooms available for Shluchos and Shluchim, serving various refreshments and hot drinks from early morning until late night. If you have any particular dietary restrictions, please email kinus@chabad.edu and mention it in your registration form. We will do our best to accommodate your specific needs. 

There will be supervised transportation to the departure points of certain camps. Please check in with us at a closer date to see which camps we have organized transportation for. Be sure to mark your registration form, if your children will be attending overnight camp during the Kinus, and whether you will be using Kinus transportation or driving your child to the camp bus.