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in Howard County

BBYO is the leading pluralistic Jewish teen movement aspiring to involve more Jewish teens in more meaningful Jewish experiences through inspiring international events and impactful local programming. BBYO is for any 8th-12th grade teen!


Our office is located in the Jewish Federation of Howard County. For more information about BBYO in Howard County, contact Jenna Bernstein, Senior Regional Director for BBYO Northern Region East - DC Council


To learn more general info about BBYO, please click here.


Hilah BBG

Hilah BBG is a girls-only chapter in Howard County. The pink and yellow “Bees” of Hilah have exciting programming ranging from spa nights to fundraisers for muscular dystrophy research. If you or someone you know is interested in being a mentor for or joining this great group of girls, contact Jenna Bernstein at

Oseh Shalom BBYO

Oseh Shalom BBYO (unaffiliated with the synagogue) is Howard County’s only co-ed chapter. It focuses on making BBYO fun, with a strong sense of chapter tradition. Oseh is currently looking for advisors! If you or someone you know is interested in being a mentor for this great group of girls and guys, contact Jenna Bernstein at

Max Cowan AZA

Max Cowan AZA is the newest boys-only chapter in Howard County. Since its founding, Max Cowan AZA has become a hugely successful program, known in the community for strong brotherhood and community involvement. For more information, get in touch with Jenna Bernstein at

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