Kids & Teens

Family Resources

Marin
East Bay
Bay Area
Peninsula
San Francisco
Palo Alto
San Mateo

Educational Resources

East Bay
Bay Area
Peninsula

Preschools & Day Care

East Bay

Gan Mah Tov

Year-round preschool (2-5 years) and infant and toddler program (6 months-2 years). Full-or part-time care available. Emphasizing social development, emotional expression and Jewish values/traditions.
http://GanMahTov.org%20
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Santa Cruz / Monterey
North Bay
Peninsula

Chai Preschool

Offers an enriching and vibrant early childhood experience. Inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach. Goal is to provide a nurturing and empowering program imbued with Jewish values and traditions.
http://www.chaischool.com
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Contra Costa County
San Francisco

Day Schools & High Schools

East Bay
Marin County
Peninsula

The Harker School

Coeducational, independent, college preparatory day school that educates students in Kindergarten through grade 12. Three campuses offer outstanding facilities, leading-edge technology and space for students to learn, play and grow.
http://www.harker.org
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San Francisco

Afterschool, Arts, Sports & Recreation

East Bay

Edah Berkeley

High quality Hebrew language/Jewish experiential learning program; offered after school and during select school breaks for children in kindergarten through fifth grade and their families.
http://studio-70.org/edah
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Peninsula
San Francisco

Congregation Beth Sholom Youth Education

Learning and Life Laboratory for grades K-12. Students are guided and supported as they trailblaze their unique Jewish identity. Hebrew for grades 2-7, Shabbat School for grades K-7, and post b'nai mitzvah students.
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Special Needs Support

Marin
Bay Area
Peninsula
San Francisco
Palo Alto
San Mateo

Hebrew & Sunday Schools

Listings below include only independent Hebrew and Sunday schools. Many Bay Area Chabad locations offer independent Sunday schools with no membership required. For information on congregation-affiliated schools, call individual synagogues listed under Religious Life.
East Bay
Peninsula
San Francisco

Midrashot & Havurot

Midrashot and Havurot (community high school programs) offer classes and service opportunities for teens.
East Bay
San Francisco

Teen Programs

Most JCCs and congregations have programs for youth and teens. Check the Congregations heading under Religious Life and the JCC heading under Agencies & Organizations.
East Bay
North Bay
Bay Area

Einayich Yonim

An 18-month experience for Jewish high school sophomores and juniors with a strong interest in Jewish spirituality, concern for the environment, a background in Jewish learning and a commitment to personal growth.
https://www.eyfellowship.org/
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Peninsula
San Francisco

Day Camps

East Bay

Camp Kefli

Day camp for grades K-8 offered for two one-week sessions each summer. Blends Jewish learning with creative camp activities, including music, outings and Shabbat celebrations.
https://temple-isaiah.org
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Santa Cruz / Monterey
North Bay

Camp Chai

Summer day camp program for children K-9th grade. Nature based Jewish traditions, Shabbat celebrations, swimming lagoon, music, arts and crafts, storytelling, and environmental activities. Meeting place to be scheduled outdoors.
http://www.jccsoco.org
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Camp Chaverim

Well-rounded camp in Jewish setting for children grades K-8. Swimming, Drama, Arts & Crafts, Sports & Athletics, Music & Dance, Cooking & Challah Baking, Field trips, Theme Days, Shabbat Celebrations and much more.
http://www.cbsnapa.org
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Peninsula

Camp Keff

Engaging curriculum ignites imagination and nurtures resilience for preschool-grade 9.  Transformative experience with programs tailored to the needs of each child's age and stage.
http://www.campkeff.org
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San Francisco

Overnight Camps

Santa Cruz / Monterey
North Bay

Camp Tawonga

Independent residential Jewish summer camp near Yosemite National Park. Summer camp sessions, teen leadership, adventure travel trips, and weekend family camps. Need-based financial assistance available.
http://www.tawonga.org
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URJ Camp Newman

Back in Santa Rosa! Overnight summer camp for grades 1-12; form lifelong friendships, develop new skills, discover the joy of Judaism through sports, arts, adventure/nature experiences and community Shabbat.
http://www.CampNewman.org
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Peninsula
San Francisco
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