No matter when participants decide to leave the movement, their experiences in Netzer have a lasting impact and influence the rest of their lives.
Year 3-8: Junior Movement
Participants enter the movement in year 3, and remain chanichimot (participants) in the junior movement until year 8. Junior chanichimot participate in weekly peulot and winter and summer camps.
Year 9-12: Senior Movement
Participants in years 9-12 are chanichimot of the senior movement, which features annual summer federal senior camps, and a much greater standardisation of chinuch (education), in addition to weekly peulot and annual winter camps.
Year 10: Hadracha course
Participants in year 10 have the opportunity to participate in a 10-14 week hadracha (leadership) course in the second semester, giving them valuable life skills and qualifying them to lead in the junior movement.
Year 11: Madatzim
Participants in year 10 have the opportunity to participate in Netzer events and camps as Madatzim (junior leaders), giving them valuable life skills and qualifying them to lead in the junior movement. They lead in a tzevet with other madatzim and with bogrim (leaders).
The word madatz is an amalgamation of the words 'Madrich Tzair', meaning 'young leader'.
Year 12: Shnat preperation process
Winter and summer shnat seminars
After year 12, particpants are encourages to attend our year long gap-year program in Israel called ‘Shnat Netzer’.
For more information, please visit our Shnat page.
After Shnat, particpants become bogrimot (graduates) of the movement and are now fully equipped to become the leaders of the movement and hold important tafkidim (positions). Whilst the bogrimot are running the movement, they are still chanichimot of the movement as well.
Beyond the Youth Movement
Netzer is a youth movement, and as such there are generally no adults running the movement besides the shichimot (Israel Emissaries).
However, the youth movement is merely a part of the larger movement which aims to take responsibility for Israel and the Jewish people. Bogrimot who choose to do so, can continue on the movement's path by joning the movement in Israel.