Moving Traditions: Taste Of
Aug
22
5:30pm 5:30pm

Moving Traditions: Taste Of

This is an introductory meeting for parents and teens to get a taste of what the Moving Traditions program is about. The program is for those who identify as men and women to explore their roles through a Jewish lens. This is a year long curriculum that meets in gendered groups to discuss different values under Jewish manhood and womanhood with an educated facilitator.

The future location will most likely be at the Boulder JCC and the future dates are to be determined.

For more information visit: https://www.movingtraditions.org/

When: Tuesday, August 22nd @ 5:30-7:30pm

Where: Boulder JCC

Eligibility: Open to 9th and 10th Graders!

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BBYO Fall Kickoff
Aug
27
1:30pm 1:30pm

BBYO Fall Kickoff

Start your year off right by joining Boulder BBYO for mini-golf, arcade games, and human maze! There will be food too!

When: Sunday, August 27 at 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Where: Gateway Park Fun Center - 4800 28th Street, Boulder, Colorado 80301

Eligibility: 8-12th graders

Prices: Members - $7.75 (bring someone with and it's only $5!) Non-members - $4

Sign up here!

For more information contact Ezra at (720) 639-1776

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NaviG8 Info Night
Aug
29
5:30pm 5:30pm

NaviG8 Info Night

Come find out about NaviG8, Boulder's premiere 8th grade Jewish experience during this informational evening for parents. The NaviG8 staff will give an overview of the program logistics, learning outcomes and be available to answer questions. 

Light snacks and refreshments will be provided.

When: Tuesday, August 29th @ 5:30-6:30pm

Where: Boulder JCC

Eligibility: Parents only!

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Boulder Jewish Culture Club
Aug
30
2:30pm 2:30pm

Boulder Jewish Culture Club

FREE FOOD!

When: Wednesday, August 30th @ 2:30pm-3:15pm
Where: Room 2247 (Mr. Bishop’s Room)

Grab a friend and stop by, nosh for a while, meet new people, and enjoy the activity offered today!

*Don't want to miss a club? Join the Boulder Facebook group.

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Boulder Jewish Culture Club
Sep
13
2:30pm 2:30pm

Boulder Jewish Culture Club

FREE FOOD!

When: Wednesday, September 13th @ 2:30pm-3:15pm
Where: Room 2247 (Mr. Bishop’s Room)

Grab a friend and stop by, nosh for a while, meet new people, and enjoy the activity offered today!

*Don't want to miss a club? Join the Boulder Facebook group.

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The Boulder Jewish Festival
Jun
4
11:00am11:00am

The Boulder Jewish Festival

Come hang out with BJTI at the Boulder Jewish Festival!!
FREE one-day celebration of Jewish arts and culture

Sunday, June 4, 2017, 11 am to 4 pm, on the Boulder County Courthouse Lawn and 1200-1400 blocks of the Pearl Street Mall.

Featuring live entertainment, fine art and Judaica, ethnic food, community organizations and activities for all ages.

*For more information on this event click here!

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Teen Talk
May
9
4:30pm 4:30pm

Teen Talk

EMPOWER. SUPPORT. EDUCATE.

Fun, educational and open conversations.

WHO IS THIS GROUP FOR? Teens: Currently in 9th or 10th grade
WHEN: 4 TUESDAYS: 4:30pm-6:00pm April 18th & 25th, May 2nd & 9th
WHERE: 3205 5th Street Boulder, 80304

SOME TOPICS THAT MAY BE COVERED: Relationship Skills* Peer Pressure* Communication* Coping Skills* Self Esteem Open time for topics relevant to the members

To sign up: Email- leah@leahkaplan.com or Text/Call-Leah at 303-589-0212

Leah Kaplan, MA, LPC Masters in Counseling Psychology Certified Life Coach Private Kim Swanson Masters in Education Social/Emotional Educator Counselor at New Vista

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Teen Talk
May
2
4:30pm 4:30pm

Teen Talk

EMPOWER. SUPPORT. EDUCATE.

Fun, educational and open conversations.

WHO IS THIS GROUP FOR? Teens: Currently in 9th or 10th grade
WHEN: 4 TUESDAYS: 4:30pm-6:00pm April 18th & 25th, May 2nd & 9th
WHERE: 3205 5th Street Boulder, 80304

SOME TOPICS THAT MAY BE COVERED: Relationship Skills* Peer Pressure* Communication* Coping Skills* Self Esteem Open time for topics relevant to the members

To sign up: Email- leah@leahkaplan.com or Text/Call-Leah at 303-589-0212

Leah Kaplan, MA, LPC Masters in Counseling Psychology Certified Life Coach Private Kim Swanson Masters in Education Social/Emotional Educator Counselor at New Vista

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Yom Ha'atzmaut Community Celebration
May
1
5:00pm 5:00pm

Yom Ha'atzmaut Community Celebration

Celebrate Israel Independence Day at the J! 

Monday, May 1 | 5 - 8 pm | FREE | RESERVATIONS REQUIRED! - REGISTER HERE

CEREMONY BEGINS PROMPTLY AT 5:15

Israel turns 69 while the JCC celebrates its first year in our new home. The evening includes live music with the Sheldon Sands Trio, Israeli dancing led by Frank and Gillian Tower, food for purchase from Falafel King, and a short ceremony at 5:15. Children’s activities include a Gaga Pit, face-painting, a bouncy castle, Israel trivia, flag-making, cookie decoration and more. Break-out sessions feature a program on graffiti in Israel, a program about Israeli TV commercials, and a discussion of the Israeli constitution led by Rabbi Marc Soloway and Osnat Fox. “Mekonen,” a new film about an Ethiopian serving in the IDF, suitable for teens and adults, screens at 7.

Sponsored by Jewish Colorado and the Boulder JCC
Co-Sponsored by: ACE at the J, Congregation Har Hashem, Congregation Bonai Shalom, Cornerstone Church, CU Hillel, Kesher Foundation, AIPAC, Jennifer and Eric Weissmann, Jackie and Mark Wong, Aza and Ron Squarer, Veronique and Gideon Markman, Faith Bible Church

 

  

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Yom HaZikaron - Israel Memorial Day
Apr
30
5:00pm 5:00pm

Yom HaZikaron - Israel Memorial Day

Please join us for an Israel Memorial Day ceremony commemorating the personal stories of friends and relatives of Colorado residents who fell in Israeli wars and terror attacks. We look forward to sharing this important day with you and your families.

When: Sunday, April 30th @ 5:00pm
Where: The Boulder JCC, Levin Hall
Eligibility: Open to the whole community!

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USY Tie Dye Party!!
Apr
30
3:00pm 3:00pm

USY Tie Dye Party!!

Join USY (GR. 8-12) for a TIE DYE PARTY!

We'll provide the dye; you bring the shirts--or whatever you want! Come enjoy snacks while tie-dyeing with your BUSY friends! We'll end by walking over the BJCC to take part in the community Yom HaZikaron event. You don't need to RSVP for this part as we'll be registering the whole group. Pickup will be at 6:30PM from the BJCC.

WHEN: Sunday, April 30 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
ELIGIBILITY: 8th-12th Grade
FEE: $5/person.
RSVP: Click here!

Questions? Email Abby  or call 303-442-6605

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Teen Talk
Apr
25
4:30pm 4:30pm

Teen Talk

EMPOWER. SUPPORT. EDUCATE.

Fun, educational and open conversations.

WHO IS THIS GROUP FOR? Teens: Currently in 9th or 10th grade
WHEN: 4 TUESDAYS: 4:30pm-6:00pm April 18th & 25th, May 2nd & 9th
WHERE: 3205 5th Street Boulder, 80304

SOME TOPICS THAT MAY BE COVERED: Relationship Skills* Peer Pressure* Communication* Coping Skills* Self Esteem Open time for topics relevant to the members

To sign up: Email- leah@leahkaplan.com or Text/Call-Leah at 303-589-0212

Leah Kaplan, MA, LPC Masters in Counseling Psychology Certified Life Coach Private Kim Swanson Masters in Education Social/Emotional Educator Counselor at New Vista

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Community Wide Middle School Yom Hashoah Program
Apr
23
5:15pm 5:15pm

Community Wide Middle School Yom Hashoah Program

Students will have the chance to hear the testimony of survivor Arnold Fridland, who was hidden in Belgium during the war beginning at age 6. His parents died in Auschwitz. There will be a question and answer session following his story. Pizza will be served. Students are encouraged to stay for the community Yom HaShoah service directly following their intimate conversation with Arnold. 

When: Sunday, April 23, 2017 @ 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
*A Community-Wide Yom HaShoah Remembrance Service Follows at 6:30 pm.
Eligibility: 6th-8th Grade
Fee: FREE! But Please Register Here!
**Pizza will be served - Regular with Cheese and Salad. Gluten-Free, and Lactose Free, if needed.



Location:
Congregation Har HaShem
3950 Baseline Road - Boulder
North Building

A program of BET, the Boulder Jewish Educators and BJTI, the Boulder Jewish Teen Initiative

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The Big Deal - Bowling
Apr
22
7:30pm 7:30pm

The Big Deal - Bowling

The Big Deal presents Neon Bowling at the UMC! Join us for a fun night on the lanes.  We will hang out and bowl from 7:30pm-9:30pm. We will also enjoy a short Havdallah experience.

When: Saturday, April 22nd @ 7:30-9:30pm
Where: UMC Connection (on CU-Boulder's Campus)
Eligibility: 9th-12th Grade (Open to any and all high school student's)
Fee: FREE! This includes a shoe rental but bring money if you want something to eat and don't forget socks!
Must register for this event, please click here!

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BBYO Chapter Dinner Before The Big Deal Bowling
Apr
22
6:30pm 6:30pm

BBYO Chapter Dinner Before The Big Deal Bowling

Come have dinner with your friends and friends-to-be at Half Fast Subs. We will then walk over to the UMC Connection for The Big Deal Bowling. Bring any and all Jewish teens!

When: Saturday, April 22nd @ 6:30pm-7:30pm
Where: Half Fast Subs (1215 13th St, Boulder)
Eligibility: 9th-12th Grade
Fee: Bring money for food at Half Fast.  Bowling is FREE as long as you register, click here! *Don't forget socks!

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Sustainability, Climate Change and You: An Introduction to a topic everyone should understand
Apr
19
6:00pm 6:00pm

Sustainability, Climate Change and You: An Introduction to a topic everyone should understand

Humans should be stewards of the land. Tikkun Olam. Repair the world. We know we have a responsibility to take care of the earth. But what does that mean today? 

In terms of climate change, what have we done, and so, what are we responsible for? This talk will explore the physics of climate and the future of climate change, as well as the challenges of sustainability and the silver lining of pursuing sustainability.

Date: April 19, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm
Where: Boulder JCC (6007 Oreg Ave)
Eligibility: 9th-12th Grade
Fee: FREE for teens!  

For more information contact Susie Valdez
303-998-1900 or susie@Boulderjcc.org

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Teen Talk
Apr
18
4:30pm 4:30pm

Teen Talk

EMPOWER. SUPPORT. EDUCATE.

Fun, educational and open conversations.

WHO IS THIS GROUP FOR? Teens: Currently in 9th or 10th grade
WHEN: 4 TUESDAYS: 4:30pm-6:00pm April 18th & 25th, May 2nd & 9th
WHERE: 3205 5th Street Boulder, 80304

SOME TOPICS THAT MAY BE COVERED: Relationship Skills* Peer Pressure* Communication* Coping Skills* Self Esteem Open time for topics relevant to the members

To sign up: Email- leah@leahkaplan.com or Text/Call-Leah at 303-589-0212

Leah Kaplan, MA, LPC Masters in Counseling Psychology Certified Life Coach Private Kim Swanson Masters in Education Social/Emotional Educator Counselor at New Vista

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#ShakeOffSugar
Apr
15
4:00pm 4:00pm

#ShakeOffSugar

Dance with other high schoolers and enter for the chance to win great prizes!

When: Saturday, April 15th @ 4-7pm
Where: Boulder JCC (6007 Oreg Ave)
Eligibility: 9th-12th Grade
Fee: FREE *But please register here!
Sponsored by Boulder County Public Health

It takes nearly 2 hours to burn off the calories in some popular sugary drinks.

Bring your friends and Shake off the Sugar at this FREE event. Food and beverages will be provided.

Win 1 of 4 Fujifilm Instax Mini cameras! Just register to attend the #ShakeOffSugar event and you'll be automatically entered!

Show how you #ShakeOffSugar on Instagram and win a $100 Visa Gift Card!

#ShakeOffSugar Instagram Contest

  1. Take pictures or create images, drawings, songs, poems that show the harms of sugary drinks and how you #ShakeOffSugar. Every Instagram post must use #ShakeOffSugar or #SacúdeteTuAzucar (or both) to be included in the contest
  2. Be creative and keep it original and clean.
  3. There will be one winner and two runner ups selected for each of the three categories (a total of 9 prizes!): Best Promoter of #ShakeOffSugar, Most Creative post, Most Liked post

Official Instagram Contest Rules

  • Created by high school aged youth (14-19 years old) in Boulder County
  • Original (created by you!)
  • Clean (cannot include profanity)
  • Includes #ShakeOffSugar or # SacúdeteTuAzucar (or both)
  • No limit on Instagram posts per user (the user with the most posts promoting the event wins a prize!)
  • Post through your personal Instagram account. You may take pictures on your own or include friends but if the post is a winner then the person who posts the picture will receive the prize.
  • All Instagram posts made by April 5, 2017 11:59 pm MST

Entries will be reviewed for adherence to the official rules by a panel of folks from Boulder County before final selection

  • Best Promoter of #ShakeOffSugar: the user who makes the most Instagram posts with the event hashtags to promote #ShakeOffSugar
  • Most Creative post: Most original and creative post of the harms of sugary drinks and “shaking off sugar”
  • Most Liked post: Post that receives the most likes on Instagram
  • Winners in each category will receive:
    • 1st $100 gift card
    • 2nd $50 gift card
    • 3rd $25 gift card

*ENTRIES MAY BE DISPLAYED AT THE #SHAKEOFFSUGAR EVENT, BY ENTERING THIS CONTEST YOU AGREE TO HAVE YOUR ENTRY DISPLAYED

Win a $100 Visa Gift Card! Have your winning recipe served at Boulder County High Schools!

#ShakeOffSugar Infused Water Recipe Contest

  1. Using water and seasonal produce and herbs, create an original infused water recipe
  2. Come up with a creative name for your infused water creation!
  3. Take a photo of your recipe, ingredients, or preparation of the recipe using #ShakeOffSugar to post the recipe on Instagram. Make sure to include the full recipe in the comments!

Official Contest Rules

Contest entries must adhere to the following rules to be eligible to win:

  • Created by youth currently attending high school (public, private or homeschool) in Boulder County
  • One entry per student
  • Entries must be submitted via Instagram using #ShakeOffSugar
  • Entries must clearly include the recipe in the comments below the post
  • Entries must consist of water and ingredients from the included list of seasonal produce and herbs ONLY
  • Entries must be submitted to Instagram by April 5th, 2017

Entries will be reviewed for adherence to the official rules before final selection

  • Three eligible entries will be selected at random to be served at the #ShakeoffSugar event
  • The entries that are served will be voted on by the students attending the event, and the winners will receive:
    • 1st $100 gift card
    • 2nd $50 gift card
    • 3rd $25 gift card
  • The winning entry will be served in BVSD and SVVSD high schools!

Seasonally available produce

  • Arugula
  • Cucumbers
  • Strawberries
  • Blueberries
  • Oranges
  • Lemon
  • Lime
  • Grapefruit
  • Rosemary
  • Mint
  • Basil
  • Oregano
  • Cilantro

 

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BTY - E'skate Egypt Overnight
Apr
15
to Apr 16

BTY - E'skate Egypt Overnight

BTY has decided to continue their winter activities with ice skating and a dessert seder plus overnight. They will be meeting at Har Hashem (times TBD for Saturday) then shuttling to CU Boulder's ice skating arena. Programs, seder and the usual BTY fun over to Har HaShem for an outdoor Havdallah and overnight! 

When: Saturday and Sunday, April 15th-16th
Time: saturday, 4:00pm-Sunday, 9:00am
Where: Har Hashem and CU Boulder's Ice Skating Arena
Eligibility: 9th-12th Grade
Fee: $20 *Register Here

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Tech Teens
Apr
9
1:00pm 1:00pm

Tech Teens

Community Service Hours!

As Tech Teens we will meet and connect with residents while helping out with various tech needs! We begin to roll our eyes at the adults in our lives at about age 10 with their inefficiency with technology.  But we must remember it is a generational thing! There is nothing more frustrating than not being able to figure out how to download a book on your Kindle or how to look at that photo of your adorable grandchild sent over e-mail.

When: April 9th @ 1pm-3pm
Where: Meridian Boulder – Brookdale Senior Living
Consistency: Weekend (Sunday)
Eligibility: 7-12 Grade

For questions please contact Program Coordinator, Maya Osterman at maya@boulderjewishteens.org

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Camp Inc. After School Start Up Camp: Build Your Business and Solve Global Problems
Apr
6
4:15pm 4:15pm

Camp Inc. After School Start Up Camp: Build Your Business and Solve Global Problems

Entrepreneurship starts with a great idea and a great team. Our startup programs give participants the opportunity to experience the process of launching a company from scratch. Campers will get hands-on experience in building a business plan, developing a marketing strategy, and pitching their company “Shark Tank” style.
This program is co sponsored by Maker Boulder and we will be having a culminating pitch day at Steam Fest 17. A ticket for Steamfest is included in the price of the class.

When: Mondays, March 16th-May 18th *There will be a break for spring break: date TBD
Time: 4:30pm-6:30pm
Where: Boulder JCC
Eligibility: 6th-8th Grade
Fee: $180 *Register here!

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Camp Inc. After School Graphic Desgin Camp: Defining Your Brand
Apr
3
4:30pm 4:30pm

Camp Inc. After School Graphic Desgin Camp: Defining Your Brand

Why do people choose iPhone over Android?
M&M’s over Reese’s?

Marketing is the art of persuasion, and the science of data. Campers dig into marketing strategies, and learn graphic design and become Adobe Illustrator masters. All while the work hard at designing a building there own self brand during our 8 week course

Sign up now and start designing!

When: Mondays (March 13th-May 15th) *There will be a break for spring break: date TBD
Time: 4:30-6:00pm
Where: Boulder JCC (Art Room)
Eligibility: 7th-10th Grade
Fee: $180 *Register here!

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Camp Inc. After School Coding Camp: Intro to Python
Apr
3
4:15pm 4:15pm

Camp Inc. After School Coding Camp: Intro to Python

We live in an open-source society where coding is the popular form of creating. During this course, campers will learn how to develop in Python, build databases, build programs, and gain a competitive advantage in school and beyond. Campers will learn how to build their own software programs using Raspberry Pi computers.
*All skill levels welcome!

 

When: Mondays March 13th- May 15th *There will be a break for spring break: date TBD
Time: 4:15pm-5:45pm
Where: Boulder JCC (Room 204)
Eligibility: 7th-10th Grade
Fee: $180 + optional purchase of a raspberry pi $40 *Register here!

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