Youth Groups

Mission Statement

To encourage participation of temple youth in social action, educational, social and religious activities through a Jewish lense. Our youth will create and develop the skills necessary to build leadership strength, self-esteem, deep-rooted friendships and to continue with life-long Jewish involvement.

Chaverim (3rd – 5th Grade)

Chaverim, Hebrew for “friends”, is open to all 3rd-5th grade students. This group meets monthly and engages through meaningful Jewish programs on-site as well as off-site activities. 

Jr. BOATY (6th – 8th Grade)

The Junior Beth Orr Association of Temple Youth (Jr. BOATY) is Temple Beth Orr’s Junior Youth Group for students in 6th, 7th & 8th Grades. Jr. BOATY serves as an introduction to the leadership, team building, and community service skills. 

Sr. BOATY (9th – 12th Grade)

The Beth Orr Association of Temple Youth (BOATY) is Temple Beth Orr’s Senior Youth Group for students in 9th-12th Grades. BOATY is run entirely by its teen membership with the guidance of a Youth Advisor. BOATY offers countless opportunities for leadership, team building, community service, fundraising, travel and adventure! In addition to monthly programs, Reform Jewish Teens who are part of NFTY-STR gather four times a year from all over Florida to attend leadership conventions (known as Kallah) at host congregations.

Every child and teenager, regardless of temple membership or religious school enrollment, is invited to participate in our TBO youth groups!

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