The "Los Angeles Adventure" 7th Grade Trip


The Institute for Modern Judaism proudly presents: 



The first-ever Bay Area-wide 7th grade

Los Angeles Adventure

Education - Judaism - Social Fun


 When:    Departure: Thursday, March 31 @ 5:00 pm (Tiburon), 6:00 pm (Oakland)

               Return: Sunday, April 3 @ ~8:30 pm (Oakland), ~9:00 pm (Tiburon)


*Note: 2012 dates TBD*


Who:      All Jewish 7th-grade students in the Bay Area


Where:   Los Angeles' historically Jewish neighborhoods and attractions


What:     The Museum of Tolerance (Holocaust Museum), American Jewish University, L.A.-flavored Shabbat services, Beit Teshuvah (Jewish-run substance abuse treatment center), the Santa Monica Pier (amusement park), and the one and only Kosher Subway sandwich shop


Why:       To develop their understanding of American Judaism, explore the Jewish side of L.A., and hang out with 7th graders from across the Bay Area



Transportation: All-inclusive, by van, departing from both Oakland and Tiburon


Supervision: The trip will be organized and run by Noah Zaves, director of the Institute for Modern Judaism, 7th grade teacher at B'nai Shalom in Walnut Creek, and BBYO advisor. All of the chaperones have current First Aid and CPR certifications, and extensive experience working with 7th grade students. A medic will travel with the group at all times.


Cost: $270 per student (substantial scholarships available based on need)

          -Includes all food, transportation, lodging, and activities for the entire trip


Scholarships: All applications will be kept strictly confidential. Contact Maia Wolins, secretary of the IMJ board, at to request aid.


Registration: Please click here for the registration form. An invoice for payment will be sent later on.


Sign-Up Deadline: Please register for the trip by Jan. 25. After this time, the cost of registration will increase to $418, and scholarships will no longer be available.


Questions? Contact Noah Zaves at, or (925) 212-5679


See our exciting draft itinerary: (click here)