Boulder Temple Youth (BTY) is Boulder's largest 9th thru 12th grade Jewish youth group, and a member of the North American Federation of Temple Youth (NFTY). All programs are planned by a student-run BTY board including social, cultural, social action events, as well as the popular Tube N' Tub Overnight in the mountains, monthly club events, and many, many more fun local events and overnights. This is in addition to the three to four weekends a year at the regional NFTY Chavurot!
It is only $36 to become a member of BTY! BTY membership is required to attend BTY events (with the exception of our Rush event) and as a member you receive the following benefits. Note: You do not need to be a member of Har HaShem to join BTY!
- You are invited to all BTY events.
- You are able to vote in all local youth group elections.
- Membership in national NFTY and the NFTY Missouri Valley region.
- You are able to attend all regional and national NFTY events.
- You are eligible to vote in all regional elections and General Assemblies.
In addition to normal youth group events, BTY kids are also welcome to attend a special Shabbat once a month that is only for kids and teens! Click here for more information and to see the dates!
2017-2018 Schedule of Events
Annual White Elephant – Saturday December 16th 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM Every December BTY meets up for a white elephant style winter gift exchange. BTY’ers will gather for dinner and laughs at Kathmandu 1964 28th St. Boulder CO 80301. An annual favorite!
Winter Chavurah- Temple Sinai, Denver Colorado. Friday January 12th – 15th. Seasonally NFTY holds an event for all of Missouri Valley. At the NFTY Chavurah the teens from all the Temple Youth Groups across our region gather together for a weekend of community building, honoring our most sacred traditions, and development in leadership, song-leading, and peer led educational programming.
RAC Trip Washington DC Friday January 19th-22nd- This trip is reserved for the 10th grade confirmation students. Their annual trip to the RAC in Washing DC is included in the cost of their confirmation classes.
Mystery Bus Ride- Saturday April 7th 2018- I’m allowed to say there’s a bus, and a really great event. The rest I must leave as a surprise!
Spring Chavurah- April 20-22nd 2018. Location (TBA) Seasonally NFTY holds an event for all of Missouri Valley. At the NFTY Chavurah the teens from all the Temple Youth Groups across our region gather together for a weekend of community building, honoring our most sacred traditions, and development in leadership, song-leading, and peer led educational programming.
Tube N Tub Winter Park Friday March 16th-18th 2018- join BTY for a week in the mountains of Winter Park. There will be tubing, fun, peer led services and development, along with a healthy dose of community building and sacred traditions.
All Youth Group Event Sunday April 29th 2018- All three youth groups will gather for one massive event led by our BTY Board. More information to come soon!
SUPER SECRET BTY EVENT – May 5th-6th 2018- Clues to drop through- out the year!
TBD- Camp Rainbow Event