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Grades 8-12

Classes

Madrichim Corps

Twice monthly, on Sundays 8:30-12:00
Grades 8-12
Get on the job training for being a classroom aid.  You will learn basic teaching skills, be part of our faculty team, get to work with younger learners and be a leader and role model in our program. Madrichim can choose to receive service hours,  a $500 stipend towards a Jewish experience, or be paid. Madrichim can be part of our twice a month Sunday classes, or Kehilah gatherings, or both.  Madrichim will meet from 8:30-noon on Sundays when classes are in session (or for Kehilah gatherings starting an hour prior to gathering start time) and be required to attend quarterly Madrichim Corps gatherings Sunday after morning programming.  Please check the schedule.
Passes: ICAN

11th/12th being a jewish changemaker

Twice monthly, on Wednesdays 6:15-8:15 including dinner
Grades 11-12
What would you do with $5,000? Teens will come together to learn about Jewish values, engage one another about what is important in their lives, connect with philanthropists and non profit leaders, participate in advocating for change, and then… ALLOCATE the $5,000 to programs and agencies in our community. If your teen has thought about issues around justice, community building, or philanthropy, then this program is built for them!
Passes: ICAN

8th/9th Holocaust, jewish memory and Me

Weekly, on Wednesdays 6:15-8:15 including dinner
Grades 8-9
While learning about the Holocaust, teens will be empowered to “strive to be human.” This workshop will be much more than learning facts about Holocaust. It will be a sensitive learning experience to help Jewish teens develop connections to and ownership of memory, learn how to take those memories and bring it into their lives through their choices and actions. 
Passes: ICAN

Confirmation

Weekly, on Wednesdays 6:15-8:15 including dinner
Grade 10
Our tenth graders are coming into their own, thinking about their futures, testing boundaries and exploring their identities. It's a time and place to explore their feelings and experiences with Jewish community, values, and wisdom. They'll wrestle with the challenging stuff now that they're really ready for it! In the spring, students go to Washington D.C., along with dozens of other confirmation classes, to participate in the L’taken Social Justice Seminar, sponsored by the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism. At the end of the weekend, they will head  to Capitol Hill to lobby their representatives in Congress. At the end of the year, the cohort leads an EPIC worship ritual in which they share their opinions and commitments, confirming who they are as Jews. L’taken Social Justice Seminar is Friday-Monday, February 10-13. 
Passes: EPIC

Youth Groups and Retreats

JYG Youth group

Monthly, on Saturdays 6:00-8:00pm
Grades 6-8
JYG is the place for middle-schoolers to come for fun and community! Come to one event, come to all, come to some number in between. JYG's programs are free-of-charge; no membership required. On top of enjoying everything that the Boulder area has to offer together, we'll also celebrate havdalah and enjoy dinner.                                                                                                                                                                                                    
Passes: Journey, ICAN, EPIC

Middle school retreat

December 2-4, 2022
Grades 6-8
The Middle School Retreat is a Shabbaton (weekend retreat) in the mountains near Boulder for Har HaShem middle schoolers. Our staff plan a weekend focused on diving deeply into Jewish topics, enjoying and exploring teva (nature), and creating a strong sense of community that lives on long after we come home. 
Passes: ICAN, EPIC

bty youth group

Meeting times dependent on teen leaders
Grades 9-12
Is your high schooler looking for a Jewish community of peers? Har HaShem's teen-led youth group is an inclusive, supportive, and fun community of teens building a Jewish community for themselves. Anyone of high school age is invited to all events. We are a part of NFTY (the North American Federation of Temple Youth).                                                                                                                                                           
Passes: Journey, ICAN, EPIC
 

Sat, October 1 2022 6 Tishrei 5783