The CEHV Dirty Learning Youth Program is a year-long process of exploration through:

    • Outdoor/arts-based experiential education;
    • Jewish ethics (i.e. Tikkun Middot and Tikkun Olam);
    • Relationship building;
    • and, environmental justice

By centering Jewish education in outdoor experience, integrative arts-based practice, relationship building, and environmental justice, CEHV’s Dirty Learning Program encourages young Jews to:

    • get outside/get dirty (away from screens/other distractions);
    • experiment with new interests and modes of creative expression;
    • develop a sense of self and Jewish identity;
    • connect to Jewish community;
    • become responsible stewards of the earth;
    • have fun

Outdoor experiences:

    • Rock climbing
    • Hiking
    • Kayaking
    • Snowboarding
    • Ice skating
    • Archery
    • Horseback riding
    • Beekeeping

Arts-based activities:

    • Blind Portraiture
    • PhotoRoaming
    • Ceramics/Hand building
    • Kintsugi
    • Screen Printing
    • Papermaking
    • Japanese bookbinding
    • Block printing