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BBYO Lake Ontario Region
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Toronto, ON M2R 1W6
T. 416.398.2004 ∙ F. 416.398.5780
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BBYO - the world's leading pluralistic Jewish teen movement - offers Jewish teens the opportunity to connect with one another, volunteer in the community, celebrate their Jewish heritage, prepare for leadership roles and travel the world together, all within a Jewish context.
   
Chapter Meetings - Grades 8-12   BBYO Connect - Grades 6-8


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 Wednesday (September through May, excluding holidays and school breaks) from 6pm to 8pm as follows:

Toronto
Thornhill
Vaughan
Prosserman JCC
Dufferin Clark CC
Schwartz/Reisman Centre
Room 1-23
Room 5/6
Room 2123

 
BBYO Connect provides pre-high school students with safe, enriching programming, fun activites and meaningful involvement in the community. Click here for details.

Volunteer Hours - Grades 9-12

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. Click here for details.

Specialty Programs   Sports Tournaments - Grades 8-12


B-Fit Health & Fitness (Grades 8-12)
B-Fit Health & Fitness programs are designed to introduce teens to group fitness and promote the development of positive exercise habits to maintain a healthy lifestyle. For more information about B-Fit programs, click here.

Red Cross Courses (Ages: 11+)
Red Cross Babysitting and First Aid Courses are offered at JCCs across the city. For more information about available Red Cross courses, click here.

 
AZAA stands for Aleph Zadik Aleph Athletics and BBGG stands for B'nai B'rith Girls Games. Together, these are the official athletic initiatives of BBYO. AZAA and BBGG enable chapters to reach more teens, strengthen programming, build teamwork and confidence and have even more fun! For more information about AZAA and BBGG, click here.

Regional Programs - Grades 8-12

BBYO members organize and participate in leadership development conferences and Jewish identity programs as well as social activities like movie nights, dances and sports tournaments.

Aug 27-28, 2013

Fall Regional Execs
Join top teen leaders (chapter and regional boards) from across the Greater Toronto Area to strategize and plan for the year ahead. Click to register.

Thurs. Aug. 29, 2013

Members' Beach Day
Welcome the new program year at this members-only event at Balsam Lake. Click to register.

Sat. Sep. 21, 2013

Regional Kickoff
Celebrate the start of the new program year at a dance party open to all Jewish teens.

Oct. 4-6, 2013

Inter-Regional Leadership Training Convention
Learn the elements of leadership that will determine your success, both in your chapters and beyond. Click to register.

Fri. Nov. 8, 2013

BBYO Global Shabbat
Celebrate a meaningful teen-led Shabbat with BBYO families from across the city. Click to register.

Dec. 13-15, 2013

Tournies Convention
Get ready for an exciting weekend of chapter competitions in everything from athletics and ruach to music and dance. Click to register.

Sun. Jan. 5, 2014

Winter Regional Execs
This mid-year gathering of our top teen leaders will include counterpart training, goal-setting and chapter planning sessions. Click to register.

Sat. Jan. 11, 2014

Beauheart Ball
Grab your semi-formal attire and prepare to dance the night away at BBYO's annual Beauheart Ball. A highlight of the night is the Beauheart Procession featuring Regional Board and Chapter Beau/Sweetheart walk-ins. Click to register.

Sat. Feb. 8, 2014

Fire & Ice
Join us for a unique Havdalah on ice followed by skating with friends from across the city. Click for details.

Feb. 13-17, 2014

International Convention
Join close to 2,000 teens from more than a dozen countries for big celebrations, fun programs, and a huge Shabbat - this year in Dallas, Texas! Click for Details.

Sat. Mar. 1, 2014

New Members Overnight (MIT/AIT)
Meet new teens from across the city, discover the rich history and traditions of AZA and BBG and have a blast! Click to register.

Sat. Mar. 22, 2014

Laser Quest Lock-In
BBYO presents an exclusive, all-night Laser Quest event, with a live DJ, icebreakers, prizes and refreshments. Click to register.

Sun. Apr. 6, 2014

J-Serve Toronto
Choose a project and join over five hundred Toronto-area teens for the Global Day of Jewish Youth Service. Click to register.

May 16-18, 2014

Spring Convention
Hang out with friends and make new ones, wish farewell to the graduating seniors and elect next year's regional board. Click to register.

Sun. Jun. 1, 2014

Awards & Installs
Join us for the presentation of our annual individual and chapter awards and installations of the new regional board.
 
Summer Experiences - Grades 7-12

Join Jewish teens from around the world for the summer experience of a lifetime. Choose from a variety of international travel experiences throughout Europe, Central America, and Israel; develop your skills as a community leader as you make an Impact in Boston, Chicago, Israel and Washington, DC; or strengthen your leadership skills at programs across North America. No matter which programs you choose, you will have the opportunity to explore Judaism like never before, participate in hands-on service, and make lifelong friends. Click here for details.


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