NFTY-NW Leadership Training Institute (LTI)

Friday, September 15 - Sunday, September 17, 2017
URJ Camp Kalsman
Arlington, WA

  • Take part in interactive teen-led programs which will focus on training you to be a leader in your youth group and beyond
  • Unplug at camp and enjoy outdoor fun
  • Choose leadership electives that fit your goals and interests
  • Participate in leadership-themed programs, workshops and activities
  • Learn leadership skills for NFTY and beyond
  • NEW THIS YEAR: There will be a "New to NFTY-Northwest" track! If you are new to Northwest or NFTY in general and don't want to wait until November to go to your first event, register for LTI!

Early Bird: $225.00 USD
Register by Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017

Regular: $255.00 USD
Register by Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017

Space Available: $285.00 USD
Register after Wednesday, Aug. 30, 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 30, 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.
  • All fees are in US Dollars
Times and locations are TBD. Final information will be sent in confirmation prior to the event.

Drop-off/Pick-up location Address Departure Time Arrival Time
Congregation Beth Israel- Portland 1972 NW Flanders St 12pm 4:30pm
Congregation Kol Ami- Vancouver, WA 7800 NE 119 St 12:30pm 4pm
Temple Beth El- Tacoma 5975 S 12th St 2:30pm 1:30pm
Seatac Airport 17801 International Blvd 3pm 2pm
Temple Beth Am- Seattle 2632 NE 80th St 3:30pm 12:30pm
Stroum Jewish Community Center- Mercer Island 3801 E Mercer Way 3:30pm 12:30pm
Temple Sholom- Vancouver BC 7190 Oak St Dependent on Registration Dependent on Registration
Congregation Beth Israel- Bellingham 2200 Broadway Dependent on Registration Dependent on Registration
URJ Camp Kalsman- Arlington 14724 184th St NE By 5:30pm 10:30am
Please be sure that nftynw@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 Aug. 24, 2017 – 90% of the registration fees paid
Through Aug. 31 – 75% of the registration fees paid
Through Sept. 7, 2017 – 50% of the registration fees paid

After Sept. 7, 2017 we will not be able to issue any refunds for cancellation. If you have a documented medical emergency and must cancel after Sept. 7, 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 nftynw@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.