Youth & Teens
Our youth groups are an important part of Temple Beth El’s commitment to engaging our children from five years old all the way up to age 18. Our youth program offers different groups that present opportunities for TBE kids to participate in activities structured to foster lifelong Jewish values and forge friendships that last a lifetime.
Sam Swire- Director of Youth Engagement
Sam Swire joined Temple Beth El as our new Director of Youth Engagement on July 1, 2016. An experienced professional in Jewish youth education, Sam hails from Portland, Oregon and most recently was the Assistant Director of B’nai B’rith Camp and BBYO. Sam has served as a song leader, NFTY youth group advisor, logistics supervisor and in other roles always supporting and inspiring youth and teens.