Leadership Programs for High School and College Students

Dive deep into contemporary Jewish issues and meet new friends in HUC-JIR’s welcoming campus environment!

Explore, engage, and debate the most pressing questions facing the Jewish people with like-minded students from across the country. Participate in incredible weekends of celebration, learning, skill building, and leadership development at our campuses. Join HUC-JIR’s world-renowned faculty and students in discussions, workshops, and study, and celebrate Shabbat. 

Generous travel scholarships available!


High School Leadership Programs

  • High School Leadership Retreat Fall 2015: Registration coming soon
  • HUC-JIR NFTY OV Study Retreat Weekend: January 8-10, 2016 register here >
  • Cincinnati Teen Spirituality Retreat: January 29-31, 2016 register here >


College Leadership Programs

Register for any session here >

  • Israel, Jewish Identity and the College Campus: November 13-15, 2015
  • Judaism and Social Justice Imperatives Today: March 4-6, 2016
  • New York Area College Student Shabbaton: April 8-9, 2016


What will you do all weekend? Explore a sample schedule >

Have some questions? Check out our FAQs >


Alumni: Nominate your high school or college students to participate in this program! Click here >


If you have any questions, please contact us at explore@huc.edu or (800) 899-0944.