Youth Groups

Youth groups are a way for Temple Solel children to come together outside of the formal educational experience to form friendships that expand far beyond the walls of the temple.

MSTY (Mini Solel Temple Youth) 3rd-5th

Temple Solel’s youth group for 3rd-5th graders who get together for fun programs and activities throughout the year. Participation in youth group is a great opportunity for the kids to socialize, get to know each other and, be a part of temple life. Activities include fun holiday celebrations, pool parties, art projects, and more.

JSTY (Junior Solel Temple Youth) 6th-7th

Temple Solel’s youth group for our 6th-7th graders and is a great way for kids to meet other Jewish kids through fun social events and programs. Scavenger hunts, pool parties, and cooking competitions round out the programming for our tweens.

7th & 8th Grade SAW (Social Action Weekend)

Once a year, 7th and 8th graders are invited to get a taste of a NFTY regional event. During 7th and 8th Grade SAW (Social Action Weekend), students from Arizona, New Mexico, El Paso, Texas, and Nevada converge in Phoenix for a fun weekend of social action projects, lively Shabbat services, song sessions, thematic programming and interaction with NFTY advisors.

TSTY (Temple Solel Temple Youth) 8th-12th

Please click here for information about our Temple Teen Tracks for program for 8th-12th graders.

TSTY Board Contact Info 2017-2018

TSTY Board 2016/2017

Harris Rubin

Programming Vice President
Sam Banen

Social Action Vice Presidents
Lauren Cashdan

Religious and Cultural Vice Presidents
Sam Banen
Taylor Barron

Communications & Membership Vice Presidents
Taylor Barron
Sam Banen

Freshman Representative
Aiden Jacobson

Song Leader
Sabrina Hirshorn

For more information on Youth Groups, contact Lauren Kaiser at