Take the plunge with our 180-foot water slide or state-of-the-art zipline over the lake. Boat with a variety of options including paddle boats, kayaks, bumper boats and water bikes.
Experience the works! Have a blast as you glide down our cool alpine slide, gallop on horseback, pioneer in our tepee village, or practice your archery skills.
Anything is possible in our beautiful game room. Hone your gaming skills with a range of exciting, interactive arcades.
Become a champ with our variety of athlete-worthy courts. Whatever game you choose to play, it will be with the best competition, and with state of the art equipment.
Cross everything off your bucket list! There are places to go and excitement to be felt, as you have the time of your life on major, fantastic trips!
Weaved seamlessly into the program, learning at DU takes many forms and provides an excellent opportunity to strengthen your Jewish identity and leadership skills before heading off to college.
Nestled in the magnificent Catskill Mountains, DU is hosted in Oorah’s TheZone resort, an upscale former ski resort with breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. Our luxurious, five-star facilities boast spectacular, onsite activities and full hotel amenities.
The sprawling grounds of TheZone are brimming with magnificent natural splendor. The DU experience is taken to the next level against the backdrop of TheZone’s incredible landscape, including our large placid lake, picturesque gazebos with their panoramic views, grazing animals, and rolling hills.
Our seasoned chefs are famous for their appetizing and beautifully presented delicacies. Whether it’s mealtime, snack time, or Shabbat, the food at DU is something to write home about.
DU campers can spend their free time relaxing in our tastefully decorated lounge. Whether playing a good game of ping pong or just stretching out on one of the many comfy couches, no one will be left feeling bored.
Check out our extensive library, fully stocked with an incredible variety of genres. Whether fiction, history, or philosophy, any bookworm will feel instantly at home.
DU is an action-packed, comprehensive program, with little time to just sit around. We do offer complimentary Wi-Fi, though, so it is available for all those little moments in between.
Our facilities are equipped with an attractive gym, containing state of the art exercise equipment. With the diverse selection of gear, everyone will find something that will motivate them to stay in shape.