Adamah’s JYCM Northeast Climate Education and Action Retreat is an opportunity for Jewish teens with a passion for environmentalism and climate action to come together, learn, and bond. JYCM members from the New York/northeast region will participate in a song-filled and spiritually uplifting Shabbat, with opportunities to connect to nature and each other, all while learning about issues of climate justice and how to take action in their local communities.
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Facilities: Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, located on 400 acres in Falls Village, CT, is a year-round farm-to-table kosher pluralistic retreat center that serves over 6,000 guests of all ages and backgrounds each year. We produce retreats focused on Jewish holidays, food, music, meditation, yoga, and more. We also host dozens of synagogues and professional groups each year, as well as weddings, b’nai mitzvot, and other private events.
Staff & Safety: All staff members will be first aid and CPR certified. In the event of a medical emergency, your child will be brought to Sharon Hospital (15 minutes away) by ambulance only. A note about COVID: We will be following the Isabella Freedman gathering policies which will be reviewed regularly and are based on the best health science available to its staff.
Food: All meals will be provided in the dining hall. All food is kosher, certified by the Hartford Kashrut Commission. Special arrangements can be made for those with food allergies.
Forms: To register to attend the retreat, please complete this JYCM Retreat Registration Form.