Teen Social Activities

The Mandell JCC offers various social activities for teens to connect with each other and with the community. From charitable projects to scholarships, and social events, teens have plenty opportunities to make new friendships and grow.

Programs Include:

  • BBYO at the JCC
    B’nai B’rith Youth Organization is a pluralistic Jewish teen movement that offers opportunities for Jewish teens to connect with one another, volunteer in the community and celebrate their Jewish heritage. Teens are given responsibilities and develop leadership roles all while enhancing their public speaking, program planning, and community organizing skills.
    Josh Cohen, Regional Director, jcohen@bbyo.org.

  • Teen Leadership and Philanthropy
    Receive $3,000 and learn how to give it away to worthy community causes!  Open to Jewish high school students, the Institute meets weekly to use a budget of $3,000 for community causes. The program helps teens with activism and is excellent for college resumes. Sponsored by the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford. For information and registration, contact Cyral Sheldon, 860-559-8165, CACS513@aol.com, www.teenphilanthropy.com 
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