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B'nai Torah Youth Programs

We are excited about the great programs we have available for our Youth (students in 3rd grade through high school) this year. Check out an overview below and check the calendar for specific dates and times.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

  • FAMILY SERVICES
    Come experience this opportunity to share the spirituality of Shabbat as a family. It's a great way to unplug and take time to learn and grow together as well as pray. Each family services is designed for specific age groups with age-appropriate discussion topics and activities. Siblings and families are welcome!
    Click here or see below for grade-specific dates.
  • YOUTH SERVICES
    Every Saturday, we offer Youth Services for the youngest members of our community. These engaging and accessible services are designed with kids in mind and bring an informal prayer experience to our children. Located in our school-wing opposite the main office from 10:30-11:30 AM, our Youth Services are filled with prayers, songs, stories, and of course challah, snacks and grape juice. 
  • FAMILY FUN FRIDAY NIGHTS

    Each of these special Shabbats will include Shabbat services, a special theme (dress accordingly if you want) and dinner! Click here for specific dates.

  • CLUB 345
    Meet up with friends to experience family services, play games, eat lunch and make each other laugh as we build community and create friendships in our synagogue. All 3rd, 4th and 5th graders are welcome. Click here for more information.
  • JUNIOR CHAI
    Our middle schoolers asked, and we answered. Join us for these fun, social events that will be held at off-site locations that our teens helped choose. Junior Chai events give the 6th-8th graders a chance to hang out, create deeper relationships with their peers, and have some fun. Prices will vary based on the activity.
     Click here for more information.
  • RAISING THE BAR
    As the B'nai Mitzvah process shapes up, it's time to figure out what the whole ceremony is all about. Build relationships with other students your age as you make tallitot, explore tefillin, work on your speeches and consider different mitzvah projects. Stay tuned for specific dates and discussion topics. Click here for more information.

2019-2020 YOUTH PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

  • MITZVAH DAY - Monday, January 20, 2020 at 9:30 AM
    Spend your day off as a day ON, and make a positive impact in the community. Bring your family for an energizing experiential service-learning opportunity and connect with the needs in your community. There will be ten service projects in one place, all appropriate for families with children ages Pre-K through 6th grade. Lead by example and show your children how important service is to you! Click here to register!
  • SHABBAT IN HARMONY WITH KOL ZIMRA - Friday, January 24 - Sunday, January 26, 2020
    Kol Zimra is a group of 6 professional a capella singers who will bring their love of Judaism, spirituality and prayer to B'nai Torah. Friday night and Shabbat morning, they will lead spiritually meaningful services and stay to lead the congregation in song, teaching us new melodies and bringing life to old ones. Saturday night, we will host a community-wide performance including those with special abilities from across the community. Save the date for Friday evening's Shabbat dinner sponsored by Sisterhood. Click here for a full schedule of events and to register!
  • SUPERBOWL SHABBAT - Friday, January 31, 2020 at 6:30 PM
    Come dressed in your favorite sports paraphernalia and join us for Superbowl Shabbat! Shabbat services begin at 6:30 PM with a delicious tailgate themed dinner immediately following. Sports fans of all ages are welcome! The price is $18 per adult, and FREE for children age 18 years and under! Click here to register!
  • 6TH GRADE SHABBAT SHABBAT - Friday, January 31, 2020 at 6:30 PM
    Get excited 6th graders! You're invited to a special informal Shabbat experience to connect with fellow 6th graders outside of the synagogue over delicious food! 6th graders and families are invited to join us at B'nai Torah at 6:30 PM for Friday night services. After services, the 6th grade students will walk to Rabbi Heller's house for dinner. Parents, please pick up your children from Rabbi Heller's house at 8:45 PM. Click here to register!
  • CLUB 345 FAMILY SERVICE - Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 10:30 AM
    Come experience this opportunity to share the spirituality of Shabbat as a family. It's a great way to unplug and take time to learn and grow together as well as pray. Siblings and families are welcome! Click here to register!
  • RAISING THE BAR - Sunday, February 2, 2020 at 9:00 AM
    Topic: World Wide Wrap
    We are very excited to continue our Raising the Bar B'nai Mitzvah Program on Sunday, February 2 at 9:00 AM for World Wide Wrap. We will be discussing how to wrap tefillin, a wearable reminder of the commandments. Parents, please join your child for the program. As we continue to uncover the responsibilities of being a daughter or son of the commandments, it is important to explore the different mitzvot and our relationship to them. We look forward to seeing you at our program which will begin with a community-wide discussion about tefillin. Learn about the origins of the commandment and get a rare glimpse of what is inside the tefillin boxes. To conclude the morning, there will be a delicious breakfast!
    Click here to register!
  • CLUB 345 SCAVENGER HUNT - Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 12:00 PM
    Grab your magnifying glass and your trench coat as we embark on a detective adventure for Club 345's Scavenger Hunt. Can you solve all of the clues? Click here to register!
  • JUNIOR CHAI ROCK CLIMBING - Sunday, February 23, 2020 at Stone Summit Atlanta
    Join your fellow middle schoolers for a day of rock climbing! Stay tuned for more information.
  • THE DAVIS ACADEMY FAMILY SHABBAT - Friday, March 6, 2020 at 6:30 PM
  • PURIM CELEBRATION - Monday, March 9, 2020
  • JUNIOR CHAI TRIVIA - Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 11:30 AM
    6th-8th Graders are invited to join Rabbi K to schmooze in the Beit Midrash prior to the Kiddush luncheon. After eating together at Kiddush, the Junior Chai group will come back together for an exciting game of trivia at B'nai Torah. Parents are invited to join us for Kiddush and may relax in the lounge during the trivia game. Pick up is at 2:00 PM.
  • RAISING THE BAR - Sunday, March 22, 2020
    Topic: Speech Writing Workshop
  • CLUB 345 SOCCER WORLD CUP - Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 12:00 PM
    Soccer World Cup - stay tuned for more information!
  • FAMILY PASSOVER SEDER - Sunday, March 29, 2020
  • CLUB 345 DOUBLE DARE - Sunday, April 19, 2020 at 12:00 PM
    Double Dare - stay tuned for more information!
  • RAISING THE BAR - Sunday, April 19, 2020
    Topic: Tzitzit Tying
  • JUNIOR CHAI TOP GOLF - Sunday, April 26, 2020
    Join your fellow middle schoolers at Top Golf! Stay tuned for more information.

 

Community Youth Programs

  • CCC Leadership Development Program - Open to all 8th-10th Grade Students
    Want to work with children in our community, learn valuable leadership skills, and earn tons of volunteer hours? Want to meet lots of Jewish teens looking to make a difference? CCC’s Leadership Development Program (LDP) engages a select group of Jewish teen volunteers in meaningful and hands-on community outreach. Together, they plan and implement monthly community-building programs that serve thousands of children and families in need alongside hundreds of teen volunteers. Teens have fun while learning valuable leadership skills including: philanthropy through a Jewish lens, empathetic volunteerism, event planning, public speaking, fundraising, and more! 
    Click here to learn more or email Amy Zeide at amy@cccprojects.org for an application. 
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