NFTY-SW Leadership Training Institute

August 25-28, 2016

Are you a leader in your community or do you want to work on those leadership skills to take on a new role? If you answered "yes", Come join NFTY Southwest for Leadership Training Institute! You will learn the ins and outs of leadership while participating in various programs, workshops, and activities. Also, you will have the opportunity to have your voice heard throughout the region during the annual General Board meeting. NFTY Southwest makes leadership fun, so come join us and see for yourself!

Early Bird: $220.00
Register by Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Regular: $255.00
Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Late: $270.00
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
(Must be approved by regional director at nftysw@urj.org)

Participants flying from Las Vegas must pay a $75 travel surcharge

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 4th 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.

Participants traveling from the Arizona will travel by bus from Temple Chai to El Paso. We will depart Temple Chai at 3:00 pm on Thursday, August 25th and will stops in Tempe and Tucson.

Travel from New Mexico will be arranged by your youth group advisor.

Those participants flying from Las Vegas must pay the $75 travel fee. Travel will be arranged by your local advisor.

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.

If you need to cancel, the registration fees you paid will be refunded as follows:

Through August 4, 2016 – 90% of the registration fees paidThrough August 11, 2016 – 75% of the registration fees paidThrough August 18, 2016 – 50% of the registration fees paid

After August 18, 2016 we will not be able to issue any refunds for cancellation. If you have a documented medical emergency and must cancel after August 18, 2016 you will be refunded 75% of the registration fees you paid.Please allow up to six weeks after the conclusion of the event for your refund to be processed.

All cancellation requests must be in writing. We will accept cancellations by email to nftyregistrar@urj.org . We’re sorry, but we cannot accept cancellations over the phone.