BJE Teen Service Corps

Teen Service Corps engaged in community serviceSummer Day Camp for Campers Entering Grades 7 – 9
Limited CIT/Leadership Positions for Campers Entering Grades 10 and Above

A Program of BJE Impact: The Center for Jewish Service Learning Teen Service Corps is funded in part by a generous grant from the Jewish Federation and run in Partnership with Sinai Akiba, Sinai Temple, and Valley Beth Shalom.

Calling all teens with a passion for making an IMPACT!

Join the BJE Teen Service Corps and:
Engage in hands-on community service while socializing with other Jewish teens
Put your Jewish values in action
Earn 12 hours of community service credit (CITs earn 15 hours)*
Have fun!

Session 1                                                 
June 15 – 19, 2015
9:00am – 3:30pm
Hosted by Sinai Akiba and Sinai Temple
10400 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Session 2
July 27 – 31, 2015
9:00am – 3:30pm
Hosted by Valley Beth Shalom
15739 Ventura Blvd.
Encino, CA 91346

Campers entering grades 7 through 9  Register Here

CIT applicants entering grades 10 and above  CITs Apply Here
CIT applications due by April 1, 2015.

Important Info:

For campers entering grades 7th – 9th
For those entering grades 10 and above, the CIT program offers older campers a leadership training experience in addition to active participation in all service projects
$340 per session
$180 for CITs
$25 sibling discount
Scholarships available

*Each school has its own requirement for community service, and it is up to each camper to confirm that this meets requirements. We will provide all campers with a letter detailing our service projects and hours earned.

A typical day at camp:
Begin the day with camp-style games and activities to explore and frame our day’s service project
Depart by bus for service project
Bag lunch while out and about engaging in service
Return to camp for reflection and debriefing activities

For further information please contact Alisha Pedowitz at 323-761-8621.

Teen Service Corps video

What’s the opposite of passion and action? APATHY. Check out this great PSA gifted to the Teen Service Corps from The Righteous Conversations Project that shows what happens when you DON’T care. At Teen Service Corps, we know how easy it is to put your passions into action and make a meaningful impact.


Photo Album from Session 1 - Heal the Bay Cleanup