To foster respect and appreciation for the teens’ local communities.
Participate in activities within local communities that foster a sense of responsibility for their hometowns and communities.
Help teens develop a sense of connection and belonging within their local Jewish communities.
To develop confidence, courage, and an appreciation of the teens’ individual worth and the worth of their peers.
Have opportunities to meet and build relationships with other Jewish teens from their respective communities and maintain those relationships long after the trip.
Take part in activities that give way to the understanding of diversity and development of team building skills, and be able to use those skills in everyday practice.
To train the next generation of Jewish leaders, who can positively inspire and impact the people and environment around them.
Participate in and contribute to the planning and execution of CTeen Road Trip, thereby giving teens real life tools and experience in leadership and a leading role.
Share new Jewish knowledge and lessons learned during the trip with family members and friends.
Participate in and contribute to CTeen local and regional programs and Shabbatons during the year.
To empower teens with knowledge so they can make Jewish-informed choices in their lives.
Understand at least four Jewish core values/themes, e.g., Shabbat, Kosher, Unity and Community, and Tzedakah, and encounter, practice or engage with these themes during trip.
Practice or undertake one of the above themes after the trip.