NFTY-SW Leadership Training Institute

Thursday, August 24 - Sunday, August 27, 2017
Temple Emanuel of Tempe
Tempe, AZ

This event does have limited enrollment. Please check with your synagogue youth professional before enrolling to ensure there is a spot for you.

  • Learn leadership skills for NFTY and beyond
  • Participate in leadership-themed programs, workshops and activities
  • Voice your opinions at Asefah (business meeting), which helps us make decisions for the year
  • Celebrate Shabbat with delicious food, singing and dancing

Early Bird: $225.00 USD
Register by Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Regular: $260.00 USD
Register by August 2, 2017

Space Available: $285.00 USD
Register after August 2, 2017
(must be approved by regional director)

This event is open to any Jewish teen in grades 9 to 12.


  • Meals included in the cost of the event.
  • Registration will be accepted after August 2, 2017 on a space-available basis.
  • Teens are expected to participate in the entire event. Fees are set at a full package rate and unfortunately we cannot prorate registration.
Travel will be arranged in conjunction with your local synagogue youth professionals. Participants traveling from UT, NM, Las Vegas, or El Paso must pay a $85 travel surcharge.
Please be sure that nftysw@urj.org is added to your approved email list so that you receive all important email updates!

Participants are expected to bring both Shabbat and casual clothing, and are encouraged to bring spending money for NFTY items and travel. Please leave valuables at home. Do not bring jewelry, electronic devices or large amounts of cash. Each participant is responsible for his/her belongings. NFTY, the Union for Reform Judaism, Union affiliated congregations, and bus companies used by NFTY are not responsible for lost or stolen items.  A full packing list will be sent about 10 days prior to the event.
If you need to cancel, the registration fees you paid will be refunded as follows:

Through July 27, 2017 – 90%
Through Aug. 8, 2017 – 75%
Through Aug. 10, 2017 – 50%

After Aug. 10, 2017 we will not be able to issue any refunds for cancellation. If you have a documented medical emergency and must cancel after Aug. 10, 2017 you will be refunded 75% of the registration fees you paid. Please note that we cannot offer credits in exchange of refunds.

All cancellation must be in writing. We will accept cancellations by email to nftysw@urj.org. We’re sorry, but we cannot accept cancellations over the phone. Please allow up to six weeks after the conclusion of the event for your refund to be processed.