At a Glance - *Registration for the 2016-2017 year is currently closed

  • Hosted at The Boulder Jewish Community Center, Tuesday nights @ 5-7pm.
  • Approximately 2 NaviG8 gatherings a month = 23 sessions a year. We are intentional about avoiding BVSD and Jewish holidays.
  • Light snacks and juice provided during each session.
  • Opt in for pizza beforehand (30min prior to start) for $5 per session.
  • Culminates with end of year weekend party/retreat - TBD

Tuition: $475 for the year. Tuition assistance available.

Download the NaviG8 program calendar here. 

You and your friends want to hear more? Schedule time with the BJTI staff.

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A pluralistic, cutting-edge, living Jewish Laboratory. 

Have a blast, build skills and get inspired. 

  • Collaborative effort encompassing the entire Boulder Jewish Community that positions itself to be a formative step in a young adult’s Jewish exploration.

  • Accessible opportunity designed for all Jewish backgrounds that requires less commitment than traditional education models.

  • Dynamic engagement through immersive experiences, relationship building, critical thinking, and a personalized approach focused on the psycho-social and identity development of participants as they prepare to enter High School.  

  • Gatherings will be sequenced with ensemble building, applying relevant frameworks, interactive workshops, and reflective processing.

  • Explore topics ranging from social dynamics, time management, current affairs, Israel narratives, drugs/alcohol, and gender/sexuality through Jewish lenses.  

  • Once a month gatherings will break into gender groups and use Moving Traditions™ curriculum to create an alternative space for discussion and growth.

  • Facilitation is focused on the individual participants needs and constructed by BJTI staff who are experienced in a variety of settings, engagement methodologies and youth work.  This program also integrates local clergy, community leaders and field professionals in a space that allows ongoing coaching and mentorship.  

  • Our participants will gain a larger peer group, more confidence in themselves and , newfound inspiration and passion. Coupled with exposure and knowledge participants are better prepared to make healthy, informed decisions.

  • We are building more robust young adults, global citizens and modern Jews.

  • Exposure to the large number of Jewish “doors” teens can explore as they NaviG8 their place in our tribe, Boulder’s community and the world.