VaTY: Youth Group

Who are we?

Our youth group, VaTY (rhymes with “great” not “cat”) is an exceptional group of teens. We are so pleased to be advisors for VaTY (8th-12th grade) and VaTY Jr. (5th-7th grade).

Shira & Dan


Previous Events

  • Please give a big Todah Rabah to all the VaTY members who helped lead Family High Holiday Services and those who helped with the Yom Kippur Food Drive.

  • Our kickoff BBQ was a success! Hot dogs, Hamburgers, Lots of Pickles and Lots of Potato chips and a silly game of Taboo!


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Upcoming Events

  • November 13-15 – NFTY-NAR Fall Kallah at URJ Kutz Camp Warwick, NY

A weekend camp retreat, Fall Kallah features an immersive, Jewish camping experience for teens, by teens. A strong focus is placed on new members. Grades 9-12. More information at Please contact us if you are interested; there may be some assistance with registration fees.


  • November 20 -Camp Shabbat at Vassar Temple


VaTY Jr. Dinner 6pm

Delicious dinner provided, camp style songs if we have time before the service starts.


Services 7:30 pm

Join us for a camp style shabbat service led by VaTY. You can learn about what Jewish camping has to offer. VaTY members should look for announcements about meeting times to prepare for the service.


Movie Night after Oneg

VaTY will hang out together after services to watch movies! Popcorn and snacks!


Contact us

Email us at if you have questions, suggestions or want to participate!