Kadima (6th-7th Grade)
These events are for 6th-8th graders. They are a great way to stay involved in social life at CNS and are a wonderful preparation for USY leadership. Events range from sleepovers, holiday celebrations and carnivals. Events are both on-site and off-site. Prices range depending on event. *schedule subject to change
December 6-8th: Winter Kadima Kinnus This event is for our 6th-8th graders. Experience the essence of USY by attending our popular Kinnusim. Held at Camp Solomon Schecter and is attended by Kadimanicks from across the Pacific Northwest, you will not want to miss it! Visit camp friends, and escape for one of the best weekends of your life! Scholarship opportunities are available.
*After Winter Kadima Kinnus 8th graders will be invited to all chapter and regional USY events.
Kelsey Kaplan is a native Portlander and former youth group member. She was heavily involved in USY (United Synagogue Youth) in high school as the Membership and Kadima Vice President on the regional board. Kelsey attends classes at Portland State University and spent a month in Israel this past summer. She loves to spend her free time reading and exploring downtown Portland. Please do not hesitate to contact Kelsey for any questions or concerns regarding Kadima and Jr. Kadima.
Any student participating in Youth Activities must fill out and return a CNS Youth Activities membership form that includes a check (we can also bill you) for $36/46 (cns member/non member) in order that we have your emergency contact/medical information. This form can be found at the synagogue office or click here