The Youth Summit at NFTY Convention
Join a community of adults who are invested in the future of our youth!
Immerse yourself in the many facets of Youth Engagement
Gain the knowledge, skills, and techniques that will elevate youth engagement through hands-on learning sessions, creative laboratories, plenaries, and keynote speakers.
Choose a track that is best suited to your role:
Focus on skill development and innovative ways for us to help teens make positive changes in their communities.
Geared to youth professionals, educators and clergy
Learn more about the world of our teens and youth professionals, and why investment in youth is so significant to the future of our congregations.
Geared to congregational presidents and board members, youth or education chairs, and philanthropists
Shared Leadership Incubator (SLI) – New!
The Shared Leadership Incubator (SLI) will offer specialized programming for professionals and stakeholders from the same organization to join together in shared learning and visioning.
This pilot program us geared to congregations or organizations sending multiple delegates to the Youth Summit at NFTY Convention adult tracks.
Return to your congregation with new resources and ideas, as well as enthusiasm and know-how to put them to use in strengthening and enriching your spiritual home.
Connect, network, learn from, share and socialize
Connect with fellow leaders and peers in congregations throughout North America to broaden your knowledge and awareness of youth engagement. Jump-start your networking opportunities before you arrive in Atlanta by utilizing “The Tent Yammer Network”, the URJ’s new virtual community.
Join teen delegates for an inter-generational Shabbat, NFTY’s 75th anniversary celebration, and other big moments with well-known speakers and musicians. Enjoy this unique opportunity to spend time with teens to better understand their viewpoints, interests, and passions.