NFTY-NW Spring Kallah

Home » Year Round » Events » NFTY-NW Spring Kallah

Spring Kallah 2023

March 31st – April 2nd

A weekend event for 8th – 12th graders in NFTY’s Northwest region.

NFTY’s Northwest region includes Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Alaska, as well as the Canadian provinces of British Columbia and Alberta.

Event Details

Have you missed your camp friends? Want to see them again for longer than just a day? Registration is open for NFTY-NW Spring Kallah!

More information about the events and activities at Spring Kallah coming soon.

* We are using a new registration platform called Cvent. If you are having trouble or have questions about this process please reach out to 

Event Costs

At Cost

At Cost Plus a Donation – $396
This is the actual cost per person for this event and an additional $36 to be donated to the NFTY Scholarship Fund to help pay for another teen to attend this event.

At Cost – $360
This is the actual cost per person for this event (including food, board, staff time, and programming)


Partially Subsidized – $300
This cost includes a $60 contribution from the NFTY scholarship fund.

Subsidized – $225
This cost includes a $135 contribution from the NFTY Scholarship Fund

*Please indicate your scholarship needs when you register for the event. If the subsizided amount isn’t enough to allow you to attend, please reach out to Eian Snyder, NFTY-NW Regional Advisor


URJ Camp Kalsman is located in Arlington, Washington. We understand that this is a far distance to travel for many of our participants, which is why we are providing some easier options of transportation. A majority of our participants will be coming to the event by bus, and all of the stops and locations are listed here. Bus costs are included in price of registration.

* If you plan on flying to the event from Idaho, please reach out to your TYG advisor to receive a code to enter at checkout for a discounted registration price.

Bus locations 

    • Seattle: Temple Beth Am 
    • Everett: Temple Beth Or 
    • Mercer Island: Temple B’nai Torah 
    • Tacoma: Amtrak Station *Puyallup Ave* 
    • Idaho: Flying to SeaTac airport. Talk with TYG Advisor for more info 
    • Portland/Vancouver WA: Train to Tacoma. Talk with TYG Advisor for more info 
    • Bellingham: More info to come 

What is NFTY-NW?

NFTY-NW is the regional hub for youth group events for the Northwest region. These events are run by teens who are elected by their peers with adult guidance and supervision. Each event contains programs and activities that help build Jewish community, leadership, social activism, and a handful of recreational opportunities. Last year over 100 Jewish teens attended Spring Kallah at Camp Kalsman! 


Cancelation/Refund Policy

All cancellations must be in writing. We will accept cancellations by email to Refunds will be processed and returned within six weeks after the conclusion of the event. 

Refunds will be given based on the following schedule:

    • A 90% refund will be given 21 days prior to event date. 
    • A 75% refund will be given 14 days prior to event date. 
    • A 50% refund will be given 8 days prior to event date.
    • No refunds will be given 7 or fewer days prior to event date with exception of a documented medical emergency in which case a 75% refund will be granted.

Refunds will not be made if Participant has attended any portion of NFTY-NW Spring Kallah. This covers all circumstances, including, but not limited to: 

    • Participant’s homesickness 
    • Participant’s refusal or inability to participate in the normal activities
Scholarship information

If you need a scholarship, please ask your synagogue if they have any scholarships for youth events. If they do not, please email Jessica Brumer at if you need a scholarship.