When and where is the Shabbaton?

When: November 3-4, 2017

Where: Colby College in Waterville, Maine.

Who should I contact with questions?

Rabbi Rachel Isaacs: risaacs@colby.edu, or (207) 859-4271, or Liz Soloway Snider: essnider@colby.edu

How can I get updates on the Shabbaton?

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When is registration?

Registration will be open online shortly. YOU CANNOT REGISTER IN PERSON ON SHABBAT (Friday night and Saturday).

What will we do for two days?

There will be Shabbat dinner and services on Friday night, a Shabbat-morning prayer hike on Saturday, Shabbat lunch and learning, a cocktail reception, and finally, the Neshama Carlebach concert on Saturday night. Participants will also have access to the many facilities at Colby College, the Quarry Road Recreation Center, and the Alfond Youth Center. Downtown Waterville is also within walking and easy driving distance. Check out the full schedule here.

How much does it cost?

The cost is $36 per person; $90 max per family. Children under 5 are free. This fee includes Friday-night dinner, Saturday lunch, the cocktail reception, and one ticket per paid person to Neshama Carlebach’s Saturday-night concert.

Are scholarships available?

Yes. Please contact Rabbi Isaacs for details.

Can I come to part of the Shabbaton? Can I come to the Saturday-night concert only?

Absolutely.  Everyone is free to come to any or all of the weekend events. If you wish to stay in Waterville overnight, lodging options are available. Reservations must be made on your own. If you would like to attend only the Saturday-night concert, please purchase your tickets directly through the Waterville Opera House.

Will babysitting be available?


How can I help?

Please let us know if you’d like to volunteer to help out over the course of the weekend.