Youth Committee Resources The Youth Committee has primary responsibility for creating, sustaining and overseeing the quality, scope and curriculum of the synagogues total youth program. It is the liaison between the youth group, other youth programs and the congregation. It is both the adult advocate for the youth programming in the temple community and the agent of the congregation, ensuring that the philosophies, policies and standards of the synagogue are implemented in the youth program.
Youth Worker Resources
Check out some practical ideas that are immediately useful for Jewish youth workers and those who work with Jewish teens. These resources can help support the work you do as Jewish youth workers.
Camp "Ambassador" Resources
Congregational "Ambassadors" volunteer to help introduce other parents within your temple and community to the joys and benefits of URJ camping. Our Ambassador Resources include a number of useful hints, practical tools, and sample materials that are designed to make your role easier and more productive.
RYPA is an association for all full-time, part-time, clergy, volunteer and other professionals who work with Reform Jewish Youth. The Reform Youth Professionals' Association is a community of professionals who are striving to make an impact on Jewish Youth.
College & Young Adults
Our Staying in Touch resources offer guidance in how
to maintain a connection with your college-age students. Resources include the Union's Packing for College program and our senior send-off program.
Learn new, innovative ways to make people in their 20s and 30s an integral, active part of your synagogue. Our materials will help you understand how to reach out and welcome them and offer programs and worship opportunities that will speak to their lives and interests.
Campaign for Youth Engagement: Committing to the Jewish Future
The Campaign for Youth Engagement is a focused, strategic effort to leverage the full strength and talent of every corner of the Reform Movement to engage and retain the majority of our youth by the year 2020.
Program Opportunities for Congregants ages 8 to 26
Subscribe to e-mail newsletters with updates from NFTY, the Campaign for Youth Engagement and URJ Camp & Israel Programs. Every email includes best-practices, program highlights and information for you and your congregation.