3rd GRADE - OCTOBER 1, 2022
Third Grade students travel Atlanta with Rabbi Rau and the education staff for a full day which includes a volunteer project and social time as a class to bond with their peers.
4th GRADE - FEBRUARY 4-5, 2023
Our fourth grade students participate in a Shul-in (either a sleepover or sleep under) at The Temple in February. Beginning at 6:00 pm on Saturday, participants get to know other fourth grade students and begin to feel “at home” in The Temple. There are no Sunday morning classes for fourth graders the next day.
5th GRADE - MARCH 25, 2023
Fifth grade students participate in an overnight trip to Camp Coleman in Cleveland, GA in the spring. During this weekend, students get to know their classmates better, participate in creative Jewish programming, and spend time having fun.
6th/7th GRADE - SEPTEMBER 16-17, 2023
Sixth and seventh grade students travel with Rabbi Rau and Gesher Leaders to Whitwell and Chattanooga, TN for an overnight visit to the Paperclips Holocaust exhibit, a game night, and a ziplining adventure.
8th/9th GRADE - JANUARY 13-16, 2023
Eighth and ninth grade students travel with Rabbi Rau, Elizabeth Foster and their peer leaders to New Orleans or Florida (alternating years) in January for a social action, social and Jewish heritage trip. This year, we will be traveling to New Orleans.
10th GRADE - OCTOBER 21-23, 2022
Tenth grade students also take a weekend trip each year to New York with their teachers and clergy. On this trip, confirmation students trace Jewish immigration and explore Judaism in the largest Jewish community in America.
TEEN ISRAEL TRIP - JUNE 2023
Each June, rising juniors and seniors are invited to participate in a two week teen trip to Israel with Rabbi Rau. We look forward totraveling with our current sophomores to Israel this summer. On this teen trip, students visit Jerusalem and the Old City, climb Masada,visit a Reform kibbutz, hike, rappel, kayak, snorkel, and participate in an archeological dig. In addition, Rabbi Rau and the chaperones lead nightly camp-like study programs.
JUNIOR/SENIOR CLASS TRIP - FEBRUARY 10-13, 2023
Take a weekend trip to Washington, DC with Rabbi Berg and Elizabeth Foster. On this trip, teens participate in the Religious Action Center’s L’Taken Seminar and visit our nation’s capital.
FAMILY ISRAEL TRIP - JUNE 2024
Families are invited to join our Temple Clergy and staff in June 2024 (this trip travels on alternating years) for our Family Israel Experience. This ten-day adventure across Israel is designed for children eight years and older and their parents and includes a b’nei mitzvah service overlooking the Old City of Jerusalem. Students who are 12 years old or older by June 2024 are eligible to become a part of the Israel b’nei mitzvah service. If you are interested in finding out more about these experiences, please contact Rabbi Rau.
We look forward to traveling with our kids soon!