Leadership Programs for High School 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. 

  • October 21-23, 2016The School We Choose: Jewish Life in College (Grades 11-12) - register now!
  • January 20-22, 2017NFTY Ohio Valley Winter Kallah (NFTY-OV Members) - pre-register now!
  • April 21-23, 2017North American High School Spirituality Retreat (multi-denominational) - register now!


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

Have some questions? Check out our FAQs >

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

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