Annual Teva Seminar on Jewish Environmental Education

May 31 - June 3, 2011

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The Annual Teva Seminar on Jewish Environmental Education will take place at Surprise lake Camp in Cold Spring, NY from May 31 - June 3, 2011. Torah scholars, farmers, educators, students and scientists will engage in environmental sustainability, camping, gardening and other topics of Jewish Environmentalism. Participants will engage in a dialogue about the connection between God, earth, and humanity, gaining the skills to bring it to various educational settings.

A number of curricular tracks are offered at the seminar:

Congregational Education Track: Bring Lively and effective Jewish environmental programming to your classroom, congregation or community.

Camp and Wilderness Track: Teach Jewish values through camping, hiking, backpacking, drama and storytelling.

Organic Agriculture and Educational Gardening Track: Learn to design and maintain a thriving educational garden. This track is facilitated by the Jewish Farm School.


Environmental Issues & Making Change – a new track added this year

Also new this year, the first inspirational Seminar Shabbat B'Teva! - June 3 - 5, 2011

Updated: Jan. 05, 2011