Connecticut Valley Region

Connecticut and Western Massachusetts

About Us

About Connecticut Valley

Connecticut Valley Region is comprised of chapters throughout Connecticut and western Massachusetts. We have chapters in Stamford, Greenwich, Fairfield, Woodbridge, Madison, New London, Cheshire, West Hartford, Ridgefield, Southbury, and Springfield, MA representing over 800 Jewish teens in our area. By becoming a member of Connecticut Valley Region, teens are afforded the opportunity to experience local programming in their communities, regional programming such as dances, community service days, sports events, and weekend-long conventions, and international programming at large scale conferences and BBYO Summer Experiences.

Our chapters hold events every other week at locations around the region. Events are planned by teens, for teens, and programming ranges from fun activities like bowling and making s’mores over a bonfire, to more serious programming around social justice or leadership development. A parent, advisor, or regional staff­ member is always on hand to ensure safety and health.

Fun Fact: CVRs colors are blue and yellow and our mascot is a goat!

Through youth-led and staff-supported programs, BBYO Connecticut Valley Region gives our members opportunities to develop leadership skills and positively affect their communities, the world, and themselves. We constantly strive to provide more Jewish teens with more meaningful Jewish experiences each and every day, so that they may become the future Jewish leaders in their communities and in the Jewish world at large.

Upcoming Events

Check out our upcoming events below! You can scroll through the calendar month-by-month, hover over an event to get a quick view, and click to find out more information or register for one of our programs. You can also explore our summer offerings, including camp-based leadership programs and domestic and international travel experiences. BBYO is committed to creating a mentally, emotionally, socially, and physically safe environment for teens at every program; learn more about our safety and wellness policies.


Contact Us

Regional Staff

  • Senior Regional Director: Josh Cohen

  • Associate Regional Director: David Weinstein

  • Intern: Barrie Berger

BBG CONNECTICUT VALLEY REGION Board

  • N'siah: Lilli B

  • Mazkirah: Audrey B

  • Aym Ha'Chaverot: Amelia F

  • S'ganit: Annabelle T

  • Ozeret: Aislinn S

  • Sh'licha: Ava T

  • Gizborit: Eden C

AZA CONNECTICUT VALLEY REGION Board

  • Godol: Sawyer P

  • Mazkir: Jared H

  • S'gan: Eli H

  • Moreh: Elijah R

  • Shaliach: Joshua B

  • Ozer: Jacob Z

  • Gizbor: Jonah R


Chapters

Achva BBG #124

West Hartford, Connecticut

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  • WeHa’s Israelites Escape from Egypt
    April, 21 2024 @ 1:30 PM EST

Adirah BBG #2662

Fairfield, Connecticut

Chelsea J Cohen BBYO #5301

Norwalk

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  • Chelco's Passover Seder
    April, 21 2024 @ 12:30 PM EST

Exodus AZA #1372

Woodbridge, Connecticut

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  • Exodus and SDA Passover Meeting
    April, 25 2024 @ 7:00 PM EST

Gottlieb AZA #2196

Bridgeport, Connecticut

Judah BBYO #5395

Greenwich, Connecticut

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  • Judah's Bagel Shabbat Dinner
    May, 03 2024 @ 7:00 PM EST

L'Chayim BBYO #5393

Springfield

Leviticus AZA #2387

Stamford, Connecticut

Nadav AZA #110

West Hartford, Connecticut

Noah Pozner BBYO #5299

Southbury

Ruach BBYO #5114

Cheshire, Connecticut

Salty BBYO #5002

Madison

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  • Salty's Chocolate Seder
    April, 21 2024 @ 2:00 PM EST

Samuel D. Arons BBG #1547

Woodbridge, Connecticut

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  • XDA Passover Party 2024
    April, 25 2024 @ 6:45 PM EST

Simcha BBYO #5055

Ridgefield, Connecticut

Tikvah BBG #1233

Stamford, Connecticut

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  • Tikvah's spectacualr spring tea party
    April, 29 2024 @ 6:30 PM EST

Yachad BBYO #5405

New London, Connecticut

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  • MIT Boards N BBYO
    April, 21 2024 @ 3:00 PM EST

Yofi BBYO #5056

Westport, Connecticut

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  • Yofi Passover: Glow in the Dark Capture the Matzah
    April, 24 2024 @ 7:00 PM EST


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PARENT GUIDE

Want to learn more about what teens do in Connecticut Valley Region? Check out our new “BBYO 101” overview!