Tiyul Curriculum Outline and Calendar

2016-2017/5777

Educational Theme: Jewish Journey of a Lifetime

*tentative schedule: subject to change

 

September

PTBE Session: 9/11/2016: Finding Your Path: Introduction to Jewish Lifecycle

Excursion Session: 9/18/2016: Beginning our Journey: Tashlich at Venice Beach, Half Moon Bay

 

October

PTBE Session: 10/23/2016: The Journey Begins at Birth: Welcoming Rituals

 

November

PTBE Session: 11/13/2016: Lifelong Learning: Consecration, B’nai Mitzvah, Confirmation

Excursion Session: 11/20/2016: Jewish Journey Hike on Sawyer Camp Trail

 

December

Overnight Journey at Camp Newman (December 9th-11th)

PTBE Session: 12/18/2016: Marking Jewish Time: Chanukah Celebration

 

January

PTBE Session: 1/22/2017: Marriage: Building a Home

 

February

PTBE Session: 2/5/2017: Joining our Journey: Conversion to Judaism

Excursion Session: 2/12/2017: Mikvah Visit, Chabad of Palo Alto

 

March

Excursion Session: 3/19/2017: “Growing Up” Scavenger Hunt at Hillsdale Mall

 

April

PTBE Session: 4/2/2017: The End of our Journey: Death, Mourning, and Memory

Excursion Session: 4/23/2017: Gan HaZikaron: Jewish Cemetery Visit

 

May

PTBE Session: 5/14/2017: Where are we in our journey? The Jews of 2017

Tiyul Fair Day: Sharing our DIY Jewish experiences

Excursion Session: 5/21/2017: End of Year Pool Party