Winter Kallah

NFTY CWR & NFTY SOCAL Present Winter Kallah 2020!

Friday, January 17 - Monday, January 20, 2020

NFTY SOCAL & NFTY CWR are excited to present Winter Kallah! Join us as we bring together two NFTY regions, in celebration of the power of community. The weekend will be filled to the brim with NFTY fun! Winter Kallah will be held at Camp Mountain Chai (Alpine Retreat Center) in Southern California!

Earlybird Price (ends December 15, 2019): $355 

Late Registration (ends January 5, 2019):  $405

Please note, in consideration of additional travel requirements, NFTY CWR participants will receive a $75 travel discount.

Where is Camp Mountain Chai located?

Camp Mountain Chai is located in Angelus Oaks, California about 30 minutes from Big Bear, 2 1/2 hours from San Diego and about 2 1/2  hours from Los Angeles. Located at 7,200 feet in the spectacular San Bernardino National Forest.  CMC is also less than two miles from beautiful Jenks Lake.

What can my teen expect from the weekend?

Teens from NFTY SOCAL & NFTY CWR can expect a traditional weekend of NFTY fun, beginning with Friday night programming and Shabbat services. Friday night programming will be hosted in collaboration with the NFTY SOCAL & NFTY CWR regional boards, along with teen leaders from both regions. Our NFTY programming and mixers will continue on Saturday, starting with Shabbat services and ending with Havdallah. Sunday will be another incredible day of teen-led programming, including our Winter Kallah Maccabiah, and ending in a “BIG FUN” experience. Teens will depart from Camp Mountain Chai Alpine Retreat Center on Monday morning, following closing circle.

Are scholarships available?



If you are flying to the event, please plan to arrive and depart from Burbank Bob Hope Airport:

  • Friday Arrival between 11am-12:40 PM (1/17)
    • All flights must land by 12:40 PM
  • Monday Departure (1/20) : All flights must depart after 3 PM

Suggested flights that will have NFTY staff on them:

Travel to southern CA-

Oakland to Burbank - Southwest #5760 Departing at 11:15am on 1/17 - Landing at 12:25pm

San Jose to Burbank - Southwest #1059 Deaprting at 11:20am on 1/17 - Landing at 12:25pm

Sacramento to Burbank- Southwest #1935 departing at 11:25 AM and arriving at 12:40 PM

Travel from southern CA-

Burbank to Oakland  - Southwest Airlines #1031 Departing at 3:45pm on 1/20 - Landing at 5:05pm

Burbank to San Jose - Southwest Airlines #2013 Departing at 3:10pm on 1/20 - Landing at 4:25pm

Burbank to Sacramento- Southwest Airlines Flight #543 on 1/20 - Departing at 3:10pm  - Landing at 4:35PM

When teens arrive to Burbank airport, they will be met by NFTY staff, who will stay at the airport with teens until they depart together on the bus to camp. Contact information for the airport staff will be shared prior to the event. 


SOCAL teens are eligible for scholarships through NFTY SOCAL. (Click Here for Application)

CWR teens are eligible for scholarships through NFTY CWR. CWR teens that already are receiving scholarship for the year from CWR will receive scholarship for this event, if they choose to attend. If you need additional scholarship support and are not currently receiving scholarship, please email and we will be happy to assist you.

*Please note, discounts and scholarships are manually added, and will not show when you register for the event. You're credit card will not automatically be charged, and will be charged manually with the relevant discounts and scholarships added.

Have more questions? Don’t hesitate to contact us!For ,

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

Through December 16, 2019 – 90%

Through December 30, 2019 – 75%

Through January 6, 2020 – 50%

After January 6, 2020, we will not be able to issue any refunds for cancellation. If you have a documented medical emergency and must cancel after January 6, 2020, you will be refunded 75% of the registration fees you paid. Please note that we cannot offer credits in exchange for refunds.

All cancellations 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.