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Jewish Teen Engagement Opportunities

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FROM DATE
TO DATE
INTERESTS

PROGRAM LOCATION
AUDIENCE
MEETING FREQUENCY

August 2017

Sunday, August 20, 2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

PJY Mini-Golf

At River View Mini Golf at Pottowatomie Park, 8 North Avenue, St. Charles, IL

Open to Jewish 5th graders through high schoolers.

$10/person if you RSVP in advance online (coming soon)
$15/person at the door

In the case of bad weather the program will be changed to a Game Day at the home of Mitch Hwalysz in St. Charles.


Grade Level: 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

Meeting Frequency: One time

Program Location: West Suburbs


Location:
River View Mini Golf at Pottowatomie Park
8 North Avenue
St. Charles IL, 60174


Contact:
Liza Bachrach
prairiejewishyouth@gmail.com
847-622-8855


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Friday, August 25, 2017 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Sha-BBQ

We hope you and your family will join us (and bring your neighbors!) to kick off the school year & BBYO program year on Friday, August 25th for a kosher Shabbat BBQ! The evening will include a parent information session, teen-led Shabbat program, and an opportunity to meet with GMR Staff and teens!

Grade Level: 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade


Location:
Shir Hadash Synagouge
200 W. Dundee Rd.
Wheeling IL, 60090


Contact:
Doug Winkelstein
dwinkelstein@bbyo.org
224-406-9261


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September 2017

Monday, September 4, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

NFTY-CAR Kickoff

-Join us at our first event of the 2017-2018 school year!
-Explore the Lincoln Park Zoo
-Meet new people from across the Chicagoland area and see your friends after a summer apart
-Eat a delicious, catered BBQ picnic lunch
-Experience a taste of NFTY, whether this is your first or 100th event
Early Bird: $60.00 USD
Register by Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Regular: $75.00 USD
Register by Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Space Available: $90.00 USD
Register after Wednesday, August 23, 2017
(must be approved by regional director)

This event is open to any Jewish teen in grades 9 to 12.


Grade Level: 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

Meeting Frequency: One time


Location:
Lincoln Park Zoo
Chicago IL, 60614


Contact:
Logan Zinman
lzinman@urj.org
212-452-6703


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Friday, September 15, 2017 6:00 AM - Sunday, September 17, 2017 6:00 PM

Sr. Fall Convention - St. Louis

Open to all 9-12th graders! The convention will take place in St. Louis, MO from September 15-September 17. Buses will leave most cities early Friday morning, September 15 and return Sunday evening, September 17.

Come visit the awesome city of St. Louis! Incredible activities! Shabbat program! Meet new advisors and see your friends from last year! It’s going to be amazing! Sign up now!

Cost: Early Bird price of $175* until Sept 1

After Sept 1, cost is $199*


Grade Level: 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

Meeting Frequency: One time


Location:
St. Louis
St. Louis MO, 63130


Contact:
Levi Zeffren
zeffrenl@ncsy.org
773-751-9025


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Sunday, September 17, 2017 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

PJY Bowling

Open to all Jewish 5th graders through high schoolers.
Enjoy bowling and a pizza snack!

$16/person if you RSVP and pay in advance online
$20/person if you pay at the door

Cost includes shoes, bowling, pizza, pop and fun!


Grade Level: 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

Meeting Frequency: One time

Program Location: West Suburbs


Location:
2520 W Main St.
St. Charles IL, 60175


Contact:
Liza Bachrach
prairiejewishyouth@gmail.com
847-622-8855


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Sunday, September 17, 2017 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Yacht Party Kick Off

Check back soon for more info!

Grade Level: 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

Meeting Frequency: One time


Location:
Navy Pier
Chicago IL, 60611


Contact:
Doug Winkelstein
dwinkelstein@bbyo.org
224-406-9261


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October 2017

Friday, October 13, 2017 3:00 PM - Sunday, October 15, 2017 5:00 PM

NFTY-CAR FallFest

-Reconnect with your NFTY friends
-Participate in meaningful social action opportunities
-Wrestle with hot topics and challenge your assumptions during interactive teen-led programs
-"Unplug" from the stress of the semester and enjoy the peace and beauty of the outdoors at camp
-Learn leadership skills for NFTY and beyond
Early Bird: $250.00 USD
Register by Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017

Regular: $275.00 USD
Register by Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017

Space Available: $300.00 USD
Register after Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017
(must be approved by regional director)

This event is open to any Jewish teen in grades 9 to 12.


Grade Level: 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

Meeting Frequency: One time


Location:
URJ OSRUI
Oconomowoc WI, 53066


Contact:
Logan Zinman
nftycar@urj.org
212-452-6703


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