NFTY-SO Fall Mitzvah Corps

Friday, October 12 - Sunday, October 14, 2018
Beth Israel Congregation, Jackson, MS

Come to Jackson for a social-action weekend! Explore historic sites of the civil rights movement and learn your role in racial equality today!

  • Meet new people and see your friends from NFTY, Camp, Israel and Mitzvah Corps
  • Participate in meaningful social action opportunities
  • 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
  • Reconnect with your NFTY friends

Early Bird: $160 USD
Register by Thursday, September 20, 2018

Regular: $175 USD
Register by  Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Space Available: $200 USD
Register after Wednesday, September 26, 2018
(must be approved by regional director)

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


  • Meals included in the cost of the event.
  • Registration will be accepted after September 26, 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
Travel is coordinated with the other teens from your congregation by your local youth group advisors and/or chaperones. Please be in touch with them for information about how your youth group will be traveling to/from the event. If you are not sure who to contact in your community, please email nftyso@urj.org. Per NFTY's policy, all drivers must be over the age of 21 and teens may not drive themselves to, from or during the event.

This event is open to teens in 8th-12th grades. A pre-event email will be sent out about a week before the event after the regular registration deadline.

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

Through September 20, 2018 – 90%Through September 27, 2018 – 75%Through October 4, 2018 – 50%

After October 4, 2018 we will not be able to issue any refunds for cancellation. If you have a documented medical emergency and must cancel after October 4, 2018 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 nftyso@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.