- elective class, group activity
- group, circle (of people)
- Campers can choose from a number of chuggim according to their interests, including soccer, poetry, Israeli dance, and drama. The music chug gives campers the opportunity to learn new Jewish and Israeli songs, a selection of which will be performed at the end of camp talent show.
Languages of Origin
חוג khug, plural חוגים khugím
Who Uses This
Camp: Jews who attend or work at a Jewish overnight summer camp
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).
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