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Shavuot on the Mountain

Saturday, June 8, 2019 5 Sivan 5779

All Day for 1 DaysJCOGS

Shavuot on the Mountain—June 8-9

For All-Ages @ JCOGS

An inspirational weekend immersed in the beauty of the natural world, learning, hiking, singing, and dancing. Come for all or part of this communal celebration.

For tickets and to register, click HERE


9:30-11:30 a.m. - YOUNG FAMILIES Kinderlach and Gesher Shavuot program for Families and lite lunch

3 p.m. ALL-AGES Blintz Making Blitz and Berry Bonanza Jewish Cooking

3-5:30 p.m. - Registration and Arrival

5 p.m. ALL-AGES Potluck* Dinner - Bring a vegetarian dish to go with our blintzes. *Please no peanut or peanut products.

6 p.m. - ADULTS Managing Stress in a Busy World: Jewish Perspectives, Group Practice, and Socrates Cafe.  YOUTH Shavuot Games. TEEN Robust program.

8 p.m. - ALL-AGES Stories, S'mores, and Songs around the Fire (bring your instruments) followed by 9:30 p.m. Havdalah.

10 p.m.- ADULTS Ecstatic Dance interspersed with themes of revelation led by Rabbi Lee Moore. Learning and Meditation into the Night.

SLEEPOVER All are invited to sleepover either in a tent outside or in the building.



5 a.m. Early Morning Hike—For Ambitious Hikers

7:30 a.m. Breakfast

9 a.m. ALL-AGES HIKE Meet promptly outside the Mansfield Lodge at Stowe Resort. 1.5 mile Moderate hike, accessible for kids and families.

10:45 a.m. TOLL ROAD CAR RIDE.  Carpools meet to drive up the Toll Road to the Chapel. Registration needed.

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m Festive Singing, Interactive Torah Service, First Fruits Parade at the Mountain Chapel led by Rabbi David, Rabbi Jan, and others.

1:00 p.m. Simple sandwich lunch provided.  Or bring your own.

For tickets, packing list, and to register, click HERE. Work Trade Available.

Presented by Living Tree in collaboration with JCOGS, Ruach HaMaqom, Roots and Trails, Beth Jacob, and Jewish Communities of Vermont.

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