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We’re MOre than just 10 for 2! 

Our summer camps offer incredible experiences. Part of what makes the magic of camp is that it only takes place during the summer. However, as we continue to embrace our holistic and more collaborative approach to youth engagement, we are happy to share with you our year-round engagement opportunities.   

Teen Programs

ProgramDescriptionGrade EligibilitySeason
NFTYxNFTYx is an open space for Jewish engagement, creativity, innovation, and community. Designed to support Reform Jewish teens in planning Jewish experiences for those within and beyond their social networks.9-12Year-Round
NFTY NAR/NE/GERNFTY is a community of Reform Jewish high school students where participants build friendships, lifelong Jewish identities, and leadership skills through youth-led community building, spiritual experiences, and social action programming.

NFTY’s New York Area Region (NFTY-NAR) serves New York City, Long Island, Westchester County, NY, and Fairfield County, CT.

NFTY’s Northeast region (NFTY-NE) serves Connecticut (excluding Fairfield County), Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, upstate New York and Montreal, Canada.

NFTY's Garden Empire Region (NFTY-GER) serves central and northern New Jersey and the West Hudson Valley of New York (Rockland and Orange counties).
9-12Year-Round
NFTY in IsraelNFTY in Israel allows you to explore your progressive Jewish values from new angles. Discover yourself on the adventure of a lifetime. 9-12Summer
Mitzvah CorpsMitzvah Corps Social justice program for teens. Create. Build. Change. 9-12Summer
Heller HighSemester in Israel Program for Jewish High School Students. Immerse yourself in the richness of the land, culture, people and history of Israel, all while earning high school credit.10-12Fall/Spring
Emily Messinger

Emily Messinger

NFTY East Area Manager<br />

For more information, please contact:

emessinger@urj.org | 617.393.5065