Are you passionate about social justice? Does the idea of making a difference in your local community inspire you? Head down to Austin, Texas for a 36-hour immersive experience exploring our state’s capitol! Our focus will be on advocacy, community service, and civic engagement while challenging ourselves to dig deeper and learn about current policies and how we can make positive changes in our home communities. See how one way to be an engaged Jewish teen is to be an engaged Jewish American citizen. Enjoy the beautiful Austin scenery with your friends as we learn, celebrate Shabbat and experience a weekend you won’t want to miss!
DATE: November 12-13, 2016
LOCATION: Austin, Texas
TRANSPORTATION: GFC arranges bus transportation from Dallas & Houston area– YES, there will be adult supervision on the bus. Teens from Austin & San Antonio arrange their own transportation.
COST: $155 if you register by October 21st. After October 21st, the price rises to $180.
GRADES: 9th-12th graders
GFC will be providing the following buses to/from Austin for the weekend:
Houston Bus to Austin (Sat. Nov. 12):
JCC Houston Stop Depart 8:15 AM (5601 S Braeswood Blvd, Houston, TX 77096)
Houston Bus from camp (Sun. Nov. 13):
JCC Houston Stop Arrive 3:30PM (5601 S Braeswood Blvd, Houston, TX 77096)
DFW Bus to Austin (Sat. Nov. 12):
Temple Shalom Stop Depart 8:15AM (6930 Alpha Rd, Dallas, TX 75240)
DFW Bus from Austin (Sun. Nov. 13):
Temple Shalom Stop Arrive 3:30PM (6930 Alpha Rd, Dallas, TX 75240)
Some scholarships are available. Please put in your request AFTER reaching out to your congregation. If you’re receiving scholarship from congregation, please let GFC know ASAP so we can process it in Camp Minder. All congregational scholarship checks should be sent to URJ Greene Family Camp c/o April Grogan.