NFTY678 Chicago Junior Youth Group Kallah

February 26- 28, 2016
7:00 pm - 11:00 am

Do you want to spend a fun-filled weekend at beautiful OSRUI this winter with 100 of your friends? NFTY would like to invite you to join us at our Junior Youth Group retreat at OSRUI in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin.

At JYG Kallah, you will begin your NFTY journey as you join with over 100 other 6-8th grade Reform Jews from all over Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and the Dakotas. Get ready for a weekend of fun, food, singing, dancing, water parks, and other surprises! Not only will you strengthen your Jewish identity, but you will begin your NFTY journey and have one of the best weekends of your life.

Sample Schedule

Here's what our weekend looks like.

Regular: $205.00
Register by February 16

NFTY678 Chicago Junior Youth Group Kallah is open to middle schoolers from the Chicagoland Area and Northwest Indiana. There are a limited number of spots for high school sophomores and juniors to volunteer as event leaders.

  • 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.


Group Photo



Please review the tentative bus schedule for NFTY678 Junior Youth Group Kallah for tentative arrival and departure information. Locations are tentative and dependent on registration. The cost to ride the bus is included in the event fee and you will be asked to choose a stop during registration. If you are interested in arriving and departing from different locations, please contact Logan Zinman at for permission and to ensure there is space on the bus.

Bus Stop/Location


Departure Time Friday

Arrival Time Sunday

Oak Park Temple

1235 N. Harlem Ave., Oak Park




1201 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield



Temple Chai

1670 Checker Rd, Long Grove



Beth Tikvah

300 Hillcrest Rd, Hoffman Estates



****These times and locations are tentative.****Finalized bus arrival and departure information will be sent in confirmation letters before the event.


Please note that participants may not drive themselves or others to, from, or during NFTY regional events, which does include driving to the bus stop.

Participants will receive a confirmation email one week before the event. The confirmation will include finalized bus arrival and departure information and other important information regarding the event.

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

Through February 4, 2016 – 90% of the registration fees paidThrough February 11, 2016 – 75% of the registration fees paidThrough February 18, 2016 – 50% of the registration fees paidAfter February 18, 2016 we will not be able to issue any refunds for cancellation. If you have a documented medical emergency and must cancel after February 18, 2016 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.