NFTY-OV Junior Youth Group Kallah

Friday, March 1 - Sunday,
March 3, 2019
URJ GUCI, Zionsville, IN

The time has finally come for NFTY-OV JYG Kallah. Many of you are now wondering, “Wait, was that even English?” So let’s translate!

NFTY: The North American Federation of Temple Youth (the youth arm of the Union for Reform Judaism).

OV: The Ohio Valley Region - serves Jewish Teens in Kentucky (excluding Paducah); Indiana (excluding the northwestern corner); Ohio (excluding Cleveland and its suburbs); Nashville, Knoxville, and Bristol, TN; and western West Virginia.

JYG Kallah - The Junior Youth Group Kallah for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders in NFTY-OV. A Kallah is a convention, a gathering of youth from around our region for a weekend of teen-created educational, spiritual, and of course social activities. At a Kallah teens worship together, learn from interesting and exciting programs, participate in a social action project, and of course have tons of fun.

At NFTY OV JYG Kallah, you will get to:

  • Unplug at camp and enjoy outdoor fun
  • Experiment with different approaches to prayer and spirituality through teen led services
  • Enjoy a fun, interactive Saturday night activity
  • Sing your heart out at song sessions

Want to know more? Join us for an Online Info Session!

Designed for families new to NFTY - learn all about Junior Youth Group Kallah! Register below for one of the three options:

Early Bird: $180 USD
Register by Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Regular: $210 USD
Register by Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Space Available: $225 USD
Register after Wednesday, February 13, 2019
(must be approved by regional director)

This event is open to any Jewish teen in grades 6 to 8.

  • Meals are included in the cost of the event.
  • 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
Travel is arranged by your local congregation/temple youth group advisor. Please be in touch with them directly to determine your travel or if you have any travel related questions.

By Car: If you are being dropped off/picked up by an adult, please plan to be dropped at 5:00pm on Friday and picked up at 11:00am on Sunday. It is imperative is dropped off and picked up on time. The address for URJ GUCI is 9349 Moore Rd, Zionsville, IN 46077.

Further information will be sent 1 week before the event that will include important information regarding the event as well as a complete packing list.

Please do not bring anything valuable as NFTY is not responsible for any personal belongings.

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

Through January 31, 2019 – 90% Through February 7, 2019 – 75% Through February 14, 2019 – 50%

After February 14, 2019 we will not be able to issue any refunds for cancellation. If you have a documented medical emergency and must cancel after February 14, 2019 you will be refunded 75% of the registration fees you paid.

All cancellation must be in writing. We will accept cancellations by email to 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.