Teen Tuesday is a post B'nai Mitzvah program for 8-12 Graders meant to educate and entertain teens through thought provoking conversations, physical exercise, artistic expression and delectable treats!
Q: What does a typical Teen Tuesday night look like?
A: 6:00-6:30 Dinner in the Youth Lounge
6:30-7:25 Classes divided by age group
7:25-7:35 Brief break
Q: Who can join Teen Tuesday?
A: Anyone from 8th-12th grade is welcome. You do not need to be a VBS member to join.
Q: When is Teen Tuesday?
A: We meet on Tuesday nights from 6:00-8:30. Our first class of the 2019-2020 year is September 3rd. Our last class of the year is June 2nd. You can track all of our Teen Tuesday/APVBS dates via our Calendar HERE!
Q: What types of classes are offered?
A: The core classes are broken up by grade level.
8th grade studies the people and the land of Israel with fan favorite Nick Greene.
9th grade discusses and learns about Jewish Values with Rabbinical Intern/Co-Director of Youth Engagement, Ami Monson.
10th grade studies a variety of Jewish values and ethics with Rabbis' Hoffman and Farkas.
11th and 12th grade have their own schedule of programming with Rabbi Feinstein called AP VBS. On non-APVBS Days, Director of Youth Engagement, Camryn Kruger, leads the 11th and 12th Graders in an open discussion about hot topics for teens called My Tribe.
For electives, we offer basketball, art and tech media and cooking with Chef Dan Corsun.
Q: What is served for dinner?
A: We serve only kosher certified food. We try to offer a variety of dinners, from pizza to pasta to salads to barbecue in the summer and soups in the winter. We ask that students not bring in non-kosher foods.
Q: What is the cost of tuition for Teen Tuesdays?
A: Tuition is $600 for members and $800 for non-members. This includes the cost of dinner.
Q: How do I sign up?
A: You can download the application here, or you can stop by the youth lounge and fill out an application in person.