Kadima is the international youth organization for Jewish 7th & 8th graders, sponsored by the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism. Our Kadima youth group is a place to have fun and meet other Jewish youth from Beth Shalom and throughout Kansas City!
We have LOTS of exciting programs planned for the 2016-2017 school year, including monthly events, Kadima Kinnus, the KCUSY Purim Carnival, and joint programs with other Kansas City Jewish youth groups.
2016-2017 Kadima Calendar
|Date||Time & Place||Program|
|Aug. 21||4:00-5:30 pm
Congregation Beth Shalom Youth Lounge
|Kadima Kickoff: Paint Balloon Dodgeball|
|Sept. 18||3:15-4:30 pm
|Kadima at Urban Air!
$11 Jump Pass/$16 All Access Pass
|Oct. 19||6:15-7:00 pm
|Pizza in the Hut with Kadima & KCUSY|
|Nov. 20||B&B Theatres Overland Park – 8601 W 135th St||Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them with BBYO Connect & Junior NCSY!
$7.50 per ticket
Reserve Tickets Online ~ event will sell out!
|Dec. 14||6:15-7:30 pm
Beth Shalom Youth Lounge
|Hanukkah Party with KCUSY|
|Feb. 24-26||Sunstream Retreat Center
|Mar. 4||Congregation Beth Shalom||KCUSY Purim Carnival Set Up|
|Mar. 5||Congregation Beth Shalom||KCUSY Purim Carnival|
Check back often for new programs!
- Opportunity to create friendships in a Jewish setting
- Reduced costs for monthly programs
- Eligible for scholarships
- Eligibile to attend Kadima Kinnus
- FREE membership your bar/bat mitzvah year
Complete your Kadima Membership Application here.
All 7th & 8th graders are invited to apply for Kadima Committee, Kadima’s youth planning board! Kadima Committee is a great way to gain leadership skills, plan Kadima programs, and make new friends. Kadima Committee meets monthly/as needed to help create and promote Kadima events.
Click here to Apply for Kadima Committee Today!
Your 2016-2017 Kadima Coordinators for are Jonah Golder & Farrah Udell. Here is a little bit more from each of them:
Hi! My name is Jonah and I am very excited to be your 2016-2017 Membership/Kadima VP! I am currently a junior at Shawnee Mission East and play baseball as well as ultimate frisbee for my school. I want this year to be full of awesome programs that get you excited about being a part of Kadima and USY. I would like to make this a great year for all of the Kadimaniks who are the future of KCUSY!
Hello! I’m Farrah, your Kadima Advisor. I love Harry Potter, dance, and rainbow sprinkles, and I am so excited for Kadima programs to begin again this fall! We have lots of awesome events coming up, from Kadima’s Kickoff: Paint Balloon Dodgeball to the EMTZA Regional Kadima Kinnus in Ogden, IA this February 24-26, 2017. I can’t wait to see you at one of Kadima’s amazing programs soon!