Multifaith Teen Tour, Holocaust by Bullets Exhibit
Dec
2
1:00 PM13:00

Multifaith Teen Tour, Holocaust by Bullets Exhibit

We are bringing high school students together from all backgrounds to experience the Holocaust by Bullets Exhibit. The tour includes a pre-exhibit overview, exhibit tour, and space for debrief and reflection as a group.  

9th-12th graders| Sun. Dec. 2nd | 1 - 3 pm | Boulder JCC | Free

REGISTRATION COMING SOON

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The Holocaust by Bullets exhibit focuses on the mass shootings of Jews and others that took place throughout Eastern Europe by the Nazi mobile killing units from 1941 to 1944—and the mechanisms of mass violence generally. It pays homage to the memories of the victims while seeking to promote a proactive movement against genocide.

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2018-2019 Israel Lacrosse Winter Service Trip
Dec
22
to Jan 22

2018-2019 Israel Lacrosse Winter Service Trip

 Join the Israel Lacrosse Association on our sixth annual Winter Service Trip, which takes place from December 22, 2018 through January 1, 2019.  The group will take off to Israel on our group flight from JFK-New York to take part in one week of touring, volunteering, and lacrosse, including domestic competition with and against top Israeli high school teams.  The final days of the program are expected to take place in Italy, where the group will compete as Israel against several European teams. Contact Blaire for more information: blaire@worldlacrosse2018.com, or Register Here.

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BBYO International Convention
Feb
12
3:30 PM15:30

BBYO International Convention

Over Presidents’ Day Weekend, thousands of the Jewish community’s top teen leaders, educators, professionals and philanthropists from around the world will come together in Denver, Colorado for one of the largest Jewish communal events of the year, BBYO International Convention 2019. Hear from and meet inspiring speakers, deepen leadership skills, serve the local community, celebrate Shabbat and learn together, have access to exclusive music performances and do our part to further a strong Jewish future.

Pricing: $1,020 USD ($870 USD for Canadian delegates) and scholarship is available.

Register here!

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Taste of Rosh Hodesh: 8th and 9th Grade Girls
Oct
14
4:00 PM16:00

Taste of Rosh Hodesh: 8th and 9th Grade Girls

Please join us for a unique afternoon on Sunday, September 16 from 4-6 pm for Boulder area Jewish 8th 9th grade girls and their parents to get a "taste-of" what Rosh Hodesh is all about.  This intimate gathering will be fun for both parents and teens, enable us to meet each other as well as the caring, compelling and cool group leader, Jenny Sandler.   The first Rosh Hodesh session will take place in late September and meet once per month for 2 hours, September-May.  Following the "Taste-Of,"  parents can register their daughters, if desired.

Please share this invite with any other Jewish families with daughters in 8th or 9th grade.  As we will offer some nosh, please RSVP so that we can plan properly.

To learn more about the program, please view this video:

https://youtu.be/gWeG2pe7RR4

And/or check out the Moving Traditions website: 

https://www.movingtraditions.org/parents/welcome-new-parents/

Please be in touch with any questions and we look forward to hearing from you.

Best,

--Jen

Jen Kraft

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Colorado Director

Moving Traditions

720-295-8665
jkraft@movingtraditions.org

Moving Traditions is highlighted in the Slingshot 2018 Guide and Chicago Supplement for being "a leader in helping Jewish teens thrive."

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Parents of Teens - Connect, Schmooze and Learn
Oct
10
6:00 PM18:00

Parents of Teens - Connect, Schmooze and Learn

Topic: Managing screens and technology with your teens in the current times
with Adriana Balentine, MSW, LCSW, CACII, EMDR & Ryan Dawson, MA, LPC

Adriana Balentine is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Colorado, a level two certified addiction counselor (CACII) and is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). She has over a decade of experience working in a variety of settings giving her a diverse background. She has worked in crisis settings such as hospitals, out patient community mental health centers, substance abuse facilities, as well as residential treatment and public school settings. Adriana is currently in private practice and is the founder and clinical lead at the Strength In Motion and wellness center. She utilizes holistic approaches to wellness and has created programs for people to engage in healing though movement, somatic psychotherapy, dance movement therapy as well as therapeutic yoga and mindfulness as a part of their treatment. Strength in Motion has a significant emphasis on tweens, teensand their families.

Ryan Dawson is committed to helping youth, families and adults thrive in an increasingly competitive and tech-dependent culture.  He studied psychology at the University of Washington to learn the best of what the West has to offer.  In order to more fully develop his approach, he moved to beautiful Boulder Colorado to study Eastern philosophical and psychological approaches at Naropa University.  It is from this background that he is able to offer both the modern technique to deal with healing on a biological level and ancient wisdom to guide life approaches that has stood the test of centuries.

When: October 10th 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Where: Boulder JCC

REGISTER HERE!
 

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College Prep Night
Oct
7
2:00 PM14:00

College Prep Night

IS THE THOUGHT OF COLLEGE STRESSING YOU OUT?

BJTI IS HERE TO HELP!

When: October 7th, 2-4 PM

Where: Boulder JCC 6007 Oreg Ave, Boulder, CO 80303

$5 for Pizza and Expert Help

We’ll cover everything from how to find the right school for you, to how to write the best essay. This is for juniors and seniors in high school.

Register Here

 

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Taste of Shevet: 8th and 9th Grade Boys
Sep
30
4:00 PM16:00

Taste of Shevet: 8th and 9th Grade Boys

Please join us for a unique afternoon on Sunday, September 30 from 4-6 pm for Boulder area Jewish 8th & 9th grade boys and their parents to get a "taste-of" what Shevet is all about.  This intimate gathering will be fun for both parents and teens, enable us to meet each other as well as the caring, compelling and cool group leaders, Bryan Goldstein & Alex Jacobson.   The first Shevet session will take place in late September and meet once per month for 2 hours, September-May.  Following the "Taste-Of,"  parents can register their sons, if desired.

Please share this invite with any other Jewish families with sons in 8th or 9th grade.  As we will offer some nosh, please RSVP so that we can plan properly.

To learn more about the program, please view this video:

https://youtu.be/gWeG2pe7RR4

And/or check out the Moving Traditions website: 

https://www.movingtraditions.org/parents/welcome-new-parents/

Please be in touch with any questions and we look forward to hearing from you.

Best,

--Jen

Jen Kraft

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Colorado Director

Moving Traditions

720-295-8665
jkraft@movingtraditions.org

Moving Traditions is highlighted in the Slingshot 2018 Guide and Chicago Supplement for being "a leader in helping Jewish teens thrive."

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IST: Israel Study Tour Info Night
Sep
26
6:00 PM18:00

IST: Israel Study Tour Info Night

Come to the Boulder JCC to learn about the Joyce Zeff Israel Study Tour (IST). IST is a journey of a lifetime and life-changing experience. From sunrise at Massada to Shabbat at the Western Wall (Kotel), it combines extraordinary adventure, exceptional leaders, a commitment to education, Jewish values, and years of experience to guide students to learn, explore, discover and soak up every moment. Students have the opportunity to become more independent, learn more about themselves, connect to Israel and strengthen their Jewish identity. IST is one of the premiere Israel teen trips and is the longest running annual community-based Israel trip in the U.S. It’s a 5-week immersive program where we spend the first 4 days in Poland then the next 30 days in Israel. The trip is for students that are currently juniors in high school.

Who: Parents & 11th graders

When: Wednesday, Sept. 26 from 6:00-7:30 pm

Where: Boulder JCC, 6007 Oreg Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302

If you have questions, comments, or concerns, please contact:

Josh Samet
Director of the Joyce Zeff Israel Study Tour (IST)
(303) 951-8493
jsamet@jewishcolorado.org

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Parents of Teens - Connect, Schmooze and Learn
Sep
12
6:00 PM18:00

Parents of Teens - Connect, Schmooze and Learn

Topic: Creating Authentic Connections with Your Teen
with Adriana Balentine, MSW, LCSW, CACII, EMDR

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Adriana Balentine is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Colorado, a level two certified addiction counselor (CACII) and is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). She has over a decade of experience working in a variety of settings giving her a diverse background. She has worked in crisis settings such as hospitals, out patient community mental health centers, substance abuse facilities, as well as residential treatment and public school settings. Adriana is currently in private practice and is the founder and clinical lead at the Strength In Motion and wellness center. She utilizes holistic approaches to wellness and has created programs for people to engage in healing though movement, somatic psychotherapy, dance movement therapy as well as therapeutic yoga and mindfulness as a part of their treatment. Strength in Motion has a significant emphasis on tweens, teens and their families.

 

When: September 12th 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Where: Boulder JCC

REGISTER HERE!

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Helping Teens Thrive in a Polarized World
Jul
23
7:00 PM19:00

Helping Teens Thrive in a Polarized World

A workshop for parents and teen educators.

Monday, July 23, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m., location tbd.

Back in Denver by popular demand, Moving Tradition's Chief of Education and Program, Rabbi Daniel Brenner, will co-lead a workshop for parents and teen educators. Rabbi Brenner will offer an expert's perspective on issues facing teens today (stress, anxiety, social isolation, technology, conflict with authority, etc.) and what tools Jewish wisdom offers us as parents and as educators. Parents and educators will have the opportunity to reflect on these issues in relation to their own child/student(s) and get a taste of Moving Tradition's innovative teen programs, Rosh HodeshShevet, and Tzelem.

Click here for more information and to register (no cost to attend).

Please contact Jen Kraft, Moving Traditions Colorado Director, for more information about either of these upcoming events.

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Nominate a teen for Rose Youth Foundation
Jun
29
to Jun 30

Nominate a teen for Rose Youth Foundation

The application for Rose Youth Foundation is now open, and due by Friday, June 29!

Rose Community Foundation is seeking diverse Jewish teens to apply to participate in Rose Youth Foundation 2018-2019. We depend on our community to recommend applicants who would bring a lot to the Rose Youth Foundation experience and gain a lot from it. Applicants should be entering grades 10 through 12 in the fall of 2018, identify as Jewish, and live in Greater Denver or Boulder.

Do you know someone who would make a great Rose Youth Foundation applicant? Please use this form to connect us to them. We will reach out to nominees with more information about the program and encourage them to apply.

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Think Like A Computer
Jun
25
to Jun 29

Think Like A Computer

Camp Inc. Coding Camp

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 welcomed.

Contact: David Levine   Phone: 303-998-1900    Email: david@boulderjcc.org

Monday June 25 - Friday June 29 | 1pm - 4pm | age 13 - 17 | $179 + optional $45 material fee | REGISTER NOW

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The Big Deal: End of School Celebration!
May
24
4:00 PM16:00

The Big Deal: End of School Celebration!

School is out for the summer! Celebrate the year with outside games and BJTI at the Rayback Collective. Drop by whenever you can. Bring some cash to buy Kombucha or food from the food trucks. BJTI will be providing snacks for the table!

Let us know if you plan join us!

 

When: Thursday, May 24th @ 4-6 PM

Where: Rayback Collective, 2775 Valmont Rd, Boulder, CO 80304

Eligibility: 9th-12th grade

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