BBYO’s renowned leadership model of experiential democracy with teens leading other teens and creating their own BBYO programs under the guidance of adult volunteers and staff is carried out through AZA chapters (for young men) and BBG chapters (for young women) Local chapters meet every other Tuesday from 8:00-9:00 pm at theJCC of Mid-Westchester. See events section for a complete schedule.
BBYO offers plenty of opportunities to earn volunteer hours while helping your community and making your voice heard about the issues that matter most to you.
BBYO members organize and participate in leadership development conferences and Jewish identity programs as well as social activities like dances, sports tournaments, overnights, and more. Go to events page for a full list of regional activities.
BBYO Connect: An Experience for 6th, 7th, and 8th Graders
BBYO provides pre-high school students with safe, enriching programming, fun activities, and meaningful involvement in the community. At this crucial age, our programs bridge the gap between Bar/Bat Mitzvah and high school, giving younger teens an early opportunity to enjoy fulfilling Jewish experiences that build character as they build bonds of friendships.Go to Connect page for a full list of programs for middle school teens. BBYO Connect is an opportunity for 6th-7th grade teens to participate in B’nei Mitzvah service projects. If your teen is interested in a specific community service project or can’t make the date of the current program, let us know and we will help arrange it for you!