NFTY-MAR Leadership Exploration and Development (LEAD)

Friday, September 15 - Sunday, September 17, 2017
JCC of Greater Baltimore, Baltimore, MD

  • Meet new people and see your friends from NFTY, Camp, Israel and Mitzvah Corps
  • Take part in interactive teen-led programs that will train you to be a leader in your youth group and in everyday life
  • Prepare for the upcoming year with your sub-region and with teens from other youth groups who share the same leadership position as you
  • Participate our annual GRADE WARS on Saturday night!

We are in need of host families that live in the surrounding area to volunteer to house teens who are attending the event. It is the hope that families who live within 30 minutes of the host venue will volunteer as host homes.

Learn more about the requirements for housing and sign up!

Early Bird: $235.00 USD
Register by Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017

Regular: $260.00 USD
Register by Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Space Available: $280.00 USD
Register after Wednesday, August 30, 2017
(must be approved by regional director)

This event is open to any Jewish teen in grades 9 to 12.


  • 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
Every participant must travel to/from the event with an adult over the age of 21 (advisor, parent/guardian). THIS INCLUDES TRAVEL TO/FROM BUS STOP LOCATIONS. No participants may drive themselves to, from, or during the event. The bus schedule will be sent out in the final email sent in the week prior to the event.
This event is open to teens in 9th-12th grades.
If you need to cancel, the registration fees you paid will be refunded as follows:

Through August 24, 2017 – 90%
Through August 31, 2017 – 75%
Through September 7, 2017 – 50%

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