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Youth Education

Youth Education

Lifelong learning is an essential Jewish value. Congregation Beth Am offers a variety of dynamic educational opportunities for elementary, middle and high school students, which focus on experiencing Judaism and Hebrew in tangible ways and guiding our students on their own Jewish journeys.

Beth Am clergy, educators and teaching faculty give our students the tools to lead meaningful Jewish lives and to make our vibrant and holy traditions come alive. Youth Education sessions are as follows:

  1. Sunday, 1st Session-- 9:00 - 11:30 AM
    • Sunday Program, Pre-K (4 years old) - 5th grade - Tentative Start Date: September 8
    • Hebrew Program, 5th & 6th grades - Tentative Start Date: September 8
    • Beit Midrash, B'nei Mitzvah prep - Tentative Start Date: September 8
  2. Sunday, 2nd Session -- 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM
    • Hebrew Program (starts at 11:10 AM with Sunday Program T'filah), 3rd - 5th grades - Tentative Start Date: September 8
    • Camp Beth Am (June 17-21, 2019 and additional days during the regular school year), 5th - 8th grades
    • Lunch and Learn (select Sundays), 6th - 9th grade - Tentative Start Date: September 8
    • Civil Rights Journey (select Sundays plus trip), 11th & 12th grade - Tentative Start Date: TBD
  3. Tuesday -- 6:00 - 8:00 PM
    • Confirmation (select Tuesdays), 10th grade- Tentative Start Date: September 3
  4. Wednesday -- 4:00 - 6:00 PM
    • Hebrew Program, 3rd - 6th grades- Tentative Start Date: September 4
    • Hagigah (Theater Judaica Program), 2nd - 5th grades- Tentative Start Date: August 28

Helpful Resources, including the Youth Education Calendar and Youth Ed Scholarship form, are located in the box on the right.

Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund has provided financial support for youth program scholarships.

Beit Midrash students are welcome to attend one or both Beit Midrash summer sessions each week.
Attention parents of current 4th-7th grade students! Signup deadline for Camp Beth Am is Friday, May 3.
Congregation Beth Am
  • 26790 Arastradero Rd., Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
  • (650) 493-4661 Contact Us

We strive to live as a holy community whose study and practice of Judaism inspires and challenges us to "do justice, to love kindness and to walk humbly with our God" (Micah 6:8).