Frequently Asked Questions

What should I expect from a JumpSpark experiences?

JumpSpark experiences are high-quality, resume-building opportunities for Jewish teens in Atlanta. You'll meet new people from diverse backgrounds and communities that share an interest with you.

Who are my JumpSpark leaders and speakers?

We're dedicated to finding Change Makers, innovators and leaders who challenge ideals and create opportunity, to lead or speak at each JumpSpark experience and inspire teens to connect with and invest in their communities.

See all past and present Change Makers ›

How do I register?

To participate in a JumpSpark program, first apply or register online. If accepted you will be contacted by a JumpSpark representative with next steps including payment and necessary waivers.

Why does the application/registration form ask about my Jewish background?

JumpSpark is part of the Jewish Teen Education & Engagement Funder Collaborative › , an innovative philanthropic experiment where national and local funders work together to develop, fund and support new initiatives to raise Jewish teen engagement in ten communities across the country.

Background information and post-event evaluations are required of JumpSpark participants to help the Teen Funder Collaborative assess impact on the Atlanta community.

Can I bring friends?

Yes- we encourage you to bring your friends!

JumpSpark experiences are open to teens in grades 9-12 that identify as Jewish. We are a pluralistic, non-denominational, and unaffiliated organization.

Are there scholarships available?

JumpSpark programs are highly subsidized by generous donations through the Jewish Teen Education & Engagement Collaborative. For information regarding additional scholarships complete our financial aid form › or email Laura@jumpsparkatl.org ›

What is the cancellation and refund policy?

Policy varies based on event. Email Laura@jumpsparkatl.org › for details.

Is transportation included?

Transportation is included for most JumpSpark experiences. See specific event details under Experiences › in the menu above.

What should I wear?

We want you to feel comfortable and casual at a JumpSpark event!

Advance notice of special circumstances and clothing will be given on an event-by-event case.

Are meals provided?

Meals and snacks are sometimes provided at JumpSpark experiences. See individual event for details.

All food served is kosher-style with kosher meals available upon request. Participants will be given advance notice if food is provided to allow participants to plan.

Participants are requested to list allergies and dietary restrictions on the Health & Safety Waiver required to complete registration. Waivers for each participant are kept onsite at JumpSpark events.

How can I stay updated on JumpSpark news?

There are lots of ways to stay updated on JumpSpark experiences!

1. Subscribe to our mailing list in the menu above.

2. Follow us on Facebook › and Instagram ›

3. Call our office at 770.648.2918 or email info@jumpsparkatl.org ›.

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