NFTY-NW Leadership Training Institute (LTI)

Friday September 23 - Sunday September 25, 2016
URJ Camp Kalsman
Arlington, WA

  • Meet new people and see your friends from NFTY, Camp, Israel and Mitzvah Corps
  • "Unplug" from the stress of the week and enjoy the peace and beauty of the outdoors at camp
  • Enjoy a fun Saturday night activity
  • Celebrate Shabbat with delicious food, singing and dancing
  • Take part in interactive teen-led programs that will focus on training you how to be a leader in your youth group and in everyday life.

This event is for teens who currently hold board positions in your temple youth groups or are interested in holding a position in the future, however any teen is welcome to join us!

Early Bird: $220.00
Register by Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Regular: $250.00
Register by Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Space Available: $280.00
Register after Wednesday, September 14, 2016
(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 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.

Times and locations are subject to change due to registration numbers. Final information will be send in confirmation prior to the event

Drop-off/Pick-up location Address Departure Time TO the event Arrival Time FROM the event Fee
Congregation Beth Israel- Portland 1972 NW Flanders St TO the event 4:30pm  $  20.00
Congregation Kol Ami- Vancouver, WA 7800 NE 119 St 12:30pm 4pm  $  20.00
Temple Beth El- Tacoma 5975 S 12th St 2:30pm 1:30pm  $  15.00
Seatac Airport 17801 International Blvd 3pm 2pm  N/A 
Temple Beth Am- Seattle 2632 NE 80th St 3:30pm 12:30pm  $  15.00
Stroum Jewish Community Center- Mercer Island 3801 E Mercer Way 3:30pm 12:30pm  $  15.00
Temple Sholom- Vancouver BC 7190 Oak St Dependent on Registration Dependent on Registration  N/A 
Congregation Beth Israel- Bellingham  2200 Broadway Dependent on Registration Dependent on Registration  N/A 
URJ Camp Kalsman- Arlington 14724 184th St NE  By 5:30pm 10:30am  N/A 

 

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 September 1, 2016 – 90% of the registration fees paidThrough September 8, 2016 – 75% of the registration fees paidThrough September 15, 2016 – 50% of the registration fees paid

After September 15, 2016 we will not be able to issue any refunds for cancellation. If you have a documented medical emergency and must cancel after September 15, 2016 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.