NFTY-NE Spring Conclavette

Friday, April 6 - Sunday,
April 8, 2018
Temple Beth Shalom, Needham, MA

Join 8th-12th graders from across New England for 3 great days of incredible programs, worship services, singing, dancing and lots of fun- all planned by our friends from BESTY at Temple Beth Shalom! We are excited to welcome 8th graders to their first regional event, where all new participants will be paired with a Kesher mentor. The weekend will conclude with our regional board elections.

  • Meet new people and see your friends from NFTY, Camp, Israel and Mitzvah Corps
  • Enjoy a fun, interactive Saturday night activity
  • Wrestle with hot topics and challenge your assumptions during interactive teen-led programs
  • Experiment with different approaches to prayer and spirituality through teen led services
  • Voice your opinions at Asefah (business meeting), which helps us guide our movement forward

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EB: $160 USD
Register by Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Regular: $185 USD
Register by Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Space Available: $200 USD
Register after Wednesday, March 21, 2018
(must be approved by regional director)

This event is open to any Jewish teen in grades 8 to 12.

  • Meals included in the cost of the event.
  • Registration will be accepted after March 21, 2018 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

Buses will be offered from stops in Albany, Central Massachusetts, and Connecticut. Buses are subject to availability, registration, and other factors. Teens may be driven to the event by someone 21 or older, but may not drive themselves.

Drop-off/Pick-up location Address Departure Time Arrival Time
Congregation Beth Emeth  100 Academy Road, Albany, NY  2:00 PM  5:00 PM
Big Y Plaza 10 Pleasant St, Lee, MA  3:00 PM  4:00 PM
Plantation Inn 295 Burnett Rd, Chicopee, MA  4:00 PM  3:00 PM
TJ Maxx Plaza 711 Southbridge St, Auburn, MA  5:00 PM  2:00 PM
Congregation Mishkan Israel  785 Ridge Road, Hamden, CT  3:15 PM  3:45 PM
Congregation Kol Haverim 1079 Hebron Ave, Glastonbury, CT  4:00 PM  3:00 PM

Please leave valuables at home. Do not bring jewelry, electronic devices or large amounts of cash. Each participant is responsible for his/her belongings.

Participants will receive an email confirmation letter one week before the event. The confirmation letter will include finalized bus arrival and departure information, a list of items to bring and other important information regarding the event.

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

Through March 15, 2018 – 90% of the registration fees paid Through March 22, 2018 – 75% of the registration fees paid Through March 29, 2018 – 50% of the registration fees paid

After March 29, 2018 we will not be able to issue any refunds for cancellation. If you have a documented medical emergency and must cancel after March 29, 2018 you will be refunded 75% of the registration fees you paid. Please allow up to six weeks after the conclusion of the event for your refund to be processed.

All cancellation requests must be in writing. We will accept cancellations by email to We’re sorry, but we cannot accept cancellations over the phone.

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