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August 31, 2015 | 16th Elul 5775

Youth Activities

 Informal Youth Programs

  • Art projects with nets (butterfly nets, soccer nets, basketball nets, fishing nets)
  • Hold a poster design competition. Encourage creativity in campaign themes and names (e.g. “’Veto the Squito” and “Stomp Out Malaria”).
  • Teach kids about the project. In groups, have them create commercials to encourage people to donate.
  • Start a Facebook or Myspace group. Challenge everyone who joins to donate $10 for a net!
  • Free-throw “Nothing but Net” tournament.

Religious School Lessons and Activities

  • Lesson Plans for Grades K-9
  • Class fundraising competition.
  • Set up a bed net classroom display.
  • Lesson on G’Milut Chasadim (the pursuit of justice, peace, and deeds of loving kindness) and our obligation as Jews to participate in social action efforts.
  • Hand out paper quarter rolls. Challenge each student to collect $10 in quarters ($10 = 1 roll).
  • Host a bake sale, bagel or pizza sale before or after Religious School
  • Trivia.
  • Students can design fundraising posters.

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