NFTY-CAR Kolbo Spring Weekend

Friday April 21 -
Sunday April 23, 2017
Temple Chai
Long Grove, IL

"Kolbo" means "everything is in it" in Hebrew, because the event has a little bit of everything:

  • Meet new people and see your friends from NFTY, Camp, Israel and Mitzvah Corps
  • Dig deep into issues of social justice during interactive teen-led programs
  • Celebrate Shabbat with the community with delicious food, singing and dancing
  • Welcome 8th graders and say goodbye to our graduating seniors
  • Enjoy a fun, interactive Saturday night activity

Early Bird: $135.00
Register by Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Regular: $150.00
Register by Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Space Available: $175.00
Register after Wednesday, April 5, 2017
(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 April 5, 2017 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.

Please note that participants may not drive themselves or others to, from, or during NFTY regional events. Driving must be done by an adult 21+. Because this is a local event, no bus transportation will be provided, but the NFTY Regional Staff is happy to connect you with carpools in your area if you email us at

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 e-mail confirmation 1-2 weeks before the event. This confirmation will include important information regarding the event.

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

Through March 30, 2017 – 90%
Through April 6, 2017 – 75%
Through April 13, 2017 – 50%

After April 13, 2017 we will not be able to issue any refunds for cancellation. If you have a documented medical emergency and must cancel after April 13, 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 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.