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Adventure Rabbi

The Adventure Rabbi Program is a cutting edge model of synagogue life for 21st century Judaism. Adventure Rabbi meets people where they are (often literally hiking or skiing) and shows them how Judaism can enhance their lives.

http://www.adventurerabbi.org/


Bonai Shalom

Congregation Bonai Shalom is an egalitarian synagogue of diverse membership that embraces traditional prayer and practice with openness and creativity

http://bonaishalom.org/

To find out more about the Madrichim program please contact the Education Director, Karen Raizenat 303-442-6605, X1104


Har Hashem

Har HaShem is a Reform synagogue made up of congregants from all backgrounds including interfaith, LGBTQ, seniors, singles, and families.

http://harhashem.org/

To find out more about the Madrichim and Machon programs please contact Youth Director, Jeremy Jackson at youth@harhashem.org


Nevei Kodesh

Jewish Renewal Community of Boulder – Nevei Kodesh (Oasis of Holiness) is a Tiwarm and welcoming spiritual community for those seeking new ways of experiencing Judaism.

http://www.neveikodesh.org/

To find out more about the Madrichim program please contact school@neveikodesh.org


Boulder Temple Youth (BTY)

Boulder Temple Youth (BTY) is Boulder’s largest 9th thru 12th grade Jewish youth group, and a member of the North American Federation of Temple Youth (NFTY). All programs are planned by a student-run BTY board

Overview: Boulder Temple Youth (BTY) is a member of the North American Federation of Temple Youth (NFTY). All programs are planned by a student-run BTY board including social, cultural, social action events, as well as the popular Tube N’ Tub Overnight in the mountains, monthly club events, and many, many more fun local events and overnights.

Eligibility: Grades 9-12

Length: Year round programming

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Hazon

We support local programs and institutions to take their work to the next level and enable the Jewish community to contribute to creating healthier and sustainable Denver and Boulder communities overall

Overview: Hazon brings resources and expertise directly to the Denver and Boulder areas to strengthen and support existing Jewish institutions and start-ups. We work with local leaders and organizations to respond to their expressed needs and desires to build and strengthen Jewish food, outdoor, and environmental programs.

Eligibility: Grade 8-12

Length: Year Round

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Jewish Youth Professionals Council (JHub)

A network of all Jewish youth professionals in Greater Denver as they collaborate to manage participation data, increase their skills to mentor adolescents, and seek to reach the under-engaged.

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Moving Traditions

Moving Traditions explored the fundamental questions of identity—the role of gender, age and Judaism. Guiding Jewish teens on the pathway to adulthood, through self-discovery, mentorship and positive peer-to-peer relationships.

Overview: At Moving Traditions, we believe that when Judaism promotes self-discovery, challenges traditional gender roles, and celebrates a diversity of voices, it has the power to move our teens, our communities, and Judaism forward. Through our field-tested programs Rosh Hodesh and Shevet Achim, Moving Traditions creates experiences that inspire Jewish teens to openly explore fundamental questions of identity and society. We help teens reach their full potential by connecting relevant content with enduring Jewish values, and by fostering positive peer-to-peer relationships through our trained mentors.

Eligibility: Grades 6-12

Length: Year Round

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PresenTense

PresenTense Colorado is a part of the Jewish Teen Education and Engagement Initiative designed to increase the number and diversity of high school age Jewish teens participating in Jewish education and engagement experiences, and to deepen the quality and diversity of those experiences.

Overview: PresenTense Colorado helps passionate Jewish teens in Denver and Boulder address social issues through innovation, entrepreneurship, and community building. During a six month Fellowship, participants are partnered with a coach and mentor, and are trained in PresenTense’s curriculum in order to develop their own project that tackles an issue close to their hearts.

Eligibility: Grade 9-11

Length: School year

To fill out an Application click here
Applications are due April 22nd. Please feel free to contact Sarah Cohen at sarahcohen@presentense.org or by phone at 720-541-9272 with any questions you may have.

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Rose Youth Foundation

Rose Youth Foundation is a youth-led program. The members of Rose Youth Foundation identify community issues, set funding priorities and meet with nonprofit organizations in order to determine how they can use grant making as a tool to create positive change.

Overview: What if someone gave you $60,000 and said “Take this money and use it to make our Jewish community a better place.” What would you do? You could be part of a group of 23 Jewish teens in the Greater Denver and Boulder area answering this question. Become a philanthropist. Make a difference.

Eligibility: Grades 10-12

Length: Ongoing

* The application deadline for 2014-2015 has passed. Please contact Ben Finan if you’re interested in applying next year.

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If you wold like us to list your organization please contact Program Coordinator, Maya Osterman at maya@boulderjewishteens.org