Featured Opportunities

In addition to featuring upcoming events for Jewish teens on the Community Calendar. Here are some great opportunities that you won't want to miss. Make sure to check out this page regularly to stay in the know about holiday celebrations and other Featured Opportunities.

Scholarships and Incentives

JUF Israel Scholarships: Scholarship applications are now open for winter and spring programs. The deadline to apply is November 1st with awards being announced in early December. Needs-based scholarships take into consideration family income, financial information, and special circumstances. Information on how to apply can be found for current high school students and current college students and young adults. Email Lyndsey Garbacz if you have any questions!

One Happy Camper Camp Scholarship: The One Happy Camper Program was created to inspire new campers to try Jewish overnight camp. Every child attending their first session of at least 12 days can receive $700 toward camp. Every child attending their first session of at least 19 days can receive $1,000 toward camp. The One Happy Camper application is currently closed for summer 2022 and not yet available for summer 2023. Come back in late October, when the grant application will open for summer 2023. Fill out the One Happy Camper interest form to be notified once the One Happy Camper grant application opens.

Springboard Discounts and Grants:

Fall Program Discounts: Springboard wants to help you get to your first program this fall! If you have never been to a Jewish teen program, you may be eligible for $18 towards an awesome experience.  Ask your program to provider for details or fill out this form. Check out some great fall happenings on the Community Calendar

Springboard Access Grants: If you are attending an overnight program such as a retreat, convention, or Shabbaton with a Jewish teen organization for the first time, you may be eligible for a Springboard Access Grant for 50% off the program tuition up to $300. Apply here.