Youth Programming at Shir Tikvah
Opportunities for young people abound at Shir Tikvah,
with programs for our littlest newborns to our high school seniors.
Registration for 2017-18 Religious School and Hebrew School is open
Earlybird registration is open between April 1 and May 31 - save on tuition!
Regular registration is open between June 1 and August 31.
To register online, download this file and save it to your storage. Then, fill it out, save it again, and submit in an email to Forrest Yesnes, Director of Youth Programming, at Forrest@ShirTikvah.net.
Click here to view or download the 2017-18 Religious School calendar (yellow in your packets)
Click here to view or download the 2017-18 Hebrew School calendar (blue in your packets)
Just over 200 students join us each week at Religious School, Sunday mornings from 9:30am to 11:30am. Students start in our pre-Kindergarten families class (Mishpacha) and continue through to 10th grade Confirmation as they engage in learning with teachers, Madrichim (teen counselors), and one another. They explore a number of Judaics topics in their year together: introductions to Jewish culture and Shabbat for our tots, in-depth looks at Jewish history and lifecycle events for our middle ages, and advanced study of Jewish ethics and morality as high schoolers. We prepare students to be literate Jews and citizens of the world today, and eager learners throughout their lives.
Just over 80 students join us each week at Hebrew School, Wednesday afternoons (4:30pm to 6:30pm) or evenings (6pm to 8pm). Students start in Kitah Aleph in the 3rd grade and continue through to Kitah Hei in the 7th grade as they engage in learning with teachers, Ozrim (teen assistants), and one another. They tackle the Hebrew language together by using basic conversational vocabulary words, reciting essential prayers, understanding common rituals, and exploring the many aspects of Torah. We prepare students to be knowledgeable, prayerful individuals today, spirited B'nei Mitzvah students down the road, and excited, curious worshippers who make personalized prayer a meaningful spiritual practice throughout their lives.
Follow these links for more specific information about our youth programming
B'nei Mitzvah experience - www.shirtikvah.net/bneimitzvah
Junior Youth Group and STiFTY - www.shirtikvah.net/stifty
Youth Summer Opportunities - www.shirtikvah.net/summer