Middle School

6th to 8th graders


Middle-schoolers! We have lots of options for you to experience the magic of camp at super fun events all year long from Santa Rosa to Santa Cruz! See what’s coming up next near you…

rsz_fall_camp_2Spring Camp

For 2nd-6th Graders: Spend a fun weekend up at Camp Newman and get a taste of camp! Celebrate a camp-style Shabbat, spend time making new friends and hanging out with camp friends, and share the magic of Jewish camping.

Spring Camp

Santa_Cruz_Beach_BoardwalkExclusive 8th Grade Event

8th Graders… Join Camp Newman and NFTY Central West for a one-night only event! More info to come soon!


campers best of 27West Coast Party Jr.

Calling all 6th-8th graders! You’re invited to the best party in the west! It’s a three-day camp weekend for middle schoolers from all over the Western US. Make new friends and reunite with old camp ones, play sports, create art, have amazing experiences and enjoy a camp Shabbat.

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Find a TYG Near You

Many synagogues have a Teen Youth Group (TYG), where Jewish teens can stay engaged in Judaism, make new friends in your community, socialize at fun events, and even get access to leadership training and volunteer opportunities. Contact your local synagogue and ask if they have a TYG! To find a Reform synagogue near you, click here.

NFTY-LogoJoin NFTY678!

NFTY, the is now welcoming 6th-8th graders as part of their NFTY6 initiative. 678 programs are strategically placed throughout each NFTY region, are developed in partnership with synagogues and regional leadership, and planned and implemented by temple teen leaders. To find 678 programs, contact your NFTY region. To see which region you’re in, click here.