We are so excited that you are interested in Club Z Institute and are looking forward to reading your application! These teen leaders will leave their mark on Jewish history.

For 8th-12th graders in Charlotte, the program consists of six educational meetings, a National Conference (grades 9-12), and social activities. The educational sessions are held once a month throughout the school year.

Because Club Z meetings are only once a month and contain so much important information, we ask that (barring actual emergencies) teens commit to attending all of them – but certainly no less than four marked with (*).

Annual fees are $275 for 8th graders and $375 for 9th-12th graders. There will be a subsidy for 9-12th graders who go to the National Conference – nothing out of pocket for room, board, and events, plus $100 travel subsidy (towards the cost of the airline ticket).

Please note that while Club Z leadership suggests that teens start coming to the National Conference starting with grade 9, 8th graders can also attend. We ask that parents be very sure that their 8th grader is mature enough for this experience. The trip will be chaperoned by at least one Charlotte parent (exact number depending on the number of teens from Charlotte), and there will be several Club Z adults on site.

10/19/2019 7:30pm – 10pm
11/16/2019 7pm – 10pm
12/14/2019 7pm – 10pm
2/8/2020 7pm – 10pm
3/8/2020 10am – 1pm
4/19/2020 10am – 1pm
5/17/2020 time and location TBA


    • Members must be Jewish and between the ages of 13 to 18.
    • Members must express an interest in Israel advocacy and Zionism.
    • Members are encouraged to participate in the program fully, including attending 6 educational sessions per school year, the National Conference and social activities.

For questions, please e-mail our Deputy Director, Devora Fine at devora@clubz.org