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Wilderness Torah Nature Based Mentoring for Youth

For ages 5-13 in the Bay Area interested in exciting outdoor Jewish youth programs, please join Wilderness Torah for an info session to learn about their new programs!

INFO SESSION
Monday, August 20th, 7 PM – 9 PM

East Bay JCC
1414 Walnut St. Berkeley, CA

  • Group building activities and fun games in the woods!
  • Jewish teachings that connect to the cycles of the natural world
  • Wilderness skills such as fire making, basketry, carving
  • Nature connection techniques like sensory awareness games and guided time alone (sit spot)

B’hootz (“Outside” in Hebrew) -Ages 5-10 – Starts September 16th

Bring Judaism to life at Wilderness Torah’s “Sunday school in the woods!” Youth learn naturalist, wilderness, and leadership skills, Jewish blessings, stories and values.

B’naiture – B’nai Mitzvah Nature Mentorship for ages 11-13 AND THEIR PARENTS – Starts September 21st

B’naiture is a two-year journey using nature as a vehicle to explore the transition from childhood to adolescence. It weaves Jewish teachings, story, and song with personal challenges, outdoor skills, non-parental mentorship, peer group community building, and nature awareness activities.

Wilderness Torah Family Day Festival – September 16th, 10 AM – 3 PM

Bring your whole family for a fun day of group building activities, games in the woods, nature crafts and skills, and additional learning for parents.

Sukkot On the Farm – October 4th – 8th

Join Wilderness Torah for their sixth annual Sukkot festival: Farm-fresh organic food, Shabbat and Sukkot celebration, bonfires, music, learning, meditation, movement, and more! Amazing Children’s and Teen Villages make Sukkot on the Farm fun for the whole family!

 

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