The Teens and Young Adults program from the JCL offers events and activities for teens age 11-18. There are a variety of exciting programs for teens to participate in throughout the year. For more information, contact Abigail Goldberg, Teen Director, at 502-238-2750 or agoldberg@jewishlouisville.org

The 2024 JCC Maccabi Games

Join 2,000 Jewish teens from across the globe for an Olympic-style sports experience:

Detroit Maccabi Games
Sunday, July 28 – Friday, Aug. 2 (Ages 12 – 16)

The Neighborhood Youth Board

Youth ages 13-18
Louisville Metro District 8

The goal of NYB is to facilitate interpersonal development, encourage youth to be active members in their community, and increase advocacy for community development. NYB will serve as the training ground for Social Justice Youth Development (SJYD), leadership development, and the promotion of civic engagement.

Teen Connect

Teen Connect is the BBYO experience made just for middle school students who want to enjoy social, recreational, athletic, cultural, and Judaic activities with new friends! Join Teen Connection and be part of something exciting. Something big. Something important. Get a taste of all the great activities that await you as a high schooler in BBYO. Click here to learn more.


BBYO is a youth-led, pluralistic, community-wide youth group for Jewish high school students. Here in Louisville, there are two chapters: Drew Corson AZA (for boys) and Jay Levine BBG (for girls). Programs are planned by teen leaders with support and guidance from professional staff. Click here to learn more.