Young Judaea Northeast Spring Convention FAQ

May 20th-22nd, 2016.

Camp Tel Yehudah, Barryville NY

Who: All Jewish teens, grades 8-12, who are interested in becoming more involved in Young Judaea, learning about Israel and being together for Shabbat

How much: $280 (Early Bird until April 20th)  $325 after April 20th.

How do I register?
Registration is now done entirely online, in order for participants to register just go to this link: www.regpacks.com/yj_events – you simply choose the event Northeast Spring Convention.

Are subsidies available?
Yes, though our subsidy funds are VERY limited. Please email yjconvention@youngjudaea.org if you would like to receive a subsidy request form

Travel Guidelines

Bus transportation will be automatically provided for all attendees.  Bus route is dependent on enrollment.  If you are planning to be driven by your parents, please let us know if you will be able to take additional teens from your area.  The tentative bus schedule is below.

 If you are planning to join us from outside of the Northeast, please have your flight arrive at Newark between 9 and 11am on Friday, May 20th, 2016

Participants being driven to Camp Tel Yehudah, drop off time on Friday is 3:00pm and pick up on Sunday is 8:00am.

What are the travel guidelines if I am driving to and from Convention?
Participants under 18 are NOT PERMITTED to drive themselves to convention.  This is contrary to Young Judaea policy and anyone driving to convention must be dropped off and picked up by a parent or guardian.  However, seasoned 18 year old drivers are permitted to drive themselves and other teens with permission from parents (please request form).

All transportation questions can be sent to yjconvention@youngjudaea.org

Packing List

What should I pack?

  • 3 shirts

  • 2-3 pairs of pants

  • 3 pairs of socks

  • 3 pairs of underwear

  • 1 pair of nice clothing appropriate for Shabbat dinner

  • a kipah for the boys (girls optional)

  • toiletrees (shampoo, soap ,toothpaste etc.)

  • a towel

  • a sleeping bag

  • a pillow

  • money for a YJ tshirt or other merchandise (price TBD)

  • a warm jacket

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel your participation before May 4, 2016 you will be eligible for a refund of the total program fee, minus a $50.00 cancellation/administration fee. If you cancel before end of day May 17, 2016 you will be eligible for a 50% refund of the total program fee. After May 17, 2016 no refunds will be available. Regardless of when you cancel, if cancellation occurs after you have purchased and airline ticket, you will be responsible for the full price of the airline ticket. No refunds will be given for participants who are dismissed and/or otherwise removed from or leave Northeast Spring Bogrim Convention for any reason (voluntary or involuntary) once the program has commenced. Young Judaea reserves the right to cancel Northeast Spring Bogrim Convention or program option, or change any of the itineraries due to low enrollment security or other reason as determined by Young Judaea’s sole and absolute discretion. Program prices are subject to change in Young Judaea’s sole and absolute discretion. Young Judaea shall not be responsible for fees or damages associated with such cancellation that participant may incur.

Note: All flight expenses are the responsibility of the participant.

Prices of the program are subject to change in Young Judaea’s sole and absolute discretion.

Tentative Bus Schedule

Bus Arrival to Camp – May 20th, 2016

NJ Bus Friday, May 20th, 2016

  • East Brunswick Jewish Center – 12:00pm – 511 Ryders Lane, East Brunswick, NJ 08816

  • Newark Airport: 12:45pm – Terminal A, Door 8, Arrivals Level

  • West Orange JCC – 1:30pm – 760 Northfield Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052

New York Bus Friday, May 20th, 2016

  • Manetto Hill Jewish Center – 11:45 – 244 Manetto Hill Rd, Plainview, NY 11803

  • Asphalt Green, NYC – 12:30pm – 555 East 90th Street, NY NY 10128

  • Greenburgh Shopping Center – 1:15pm –  101 Knollwood Rd, White Plains, NY 10607

Bus Departure from Camp – May 22nd, 2016

NJ Bus Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

  • Newark Airport: 12:45 – Terminal A, Door 8, Arrivals Level

  • West Orange JCC – 1:30pm – 760 Northfield Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052

  • East Brunswick Jewish Center – 12:00pm – 511 Ryders Lane, East Brunswick, NJ 08816

New York Bus Friday, May 22nd, 2016

  • Greenburgh Shopping Center – 10:30am (APPROX.) –  101 Knollwood Rd, White Plains, NY 10607

  • Asphalt Green, NYC – 11:30am (APPROX.) – 555 East 90th Street, NY NY 10128

  • Manetto Hill Jewish Center – 12:30pm (APPROX.) – 244 Manetto Hill Rd, Plainview, NY 11803

If you are picking up your son/daughter from Tel Yehudah, please arrive by 8:30am. If you need to be late, we will have them waiting by the office. The buses will have left, but the gate will be open.Again – please note that these times are approximate based on traffic. Your son/daughter will be in touch with you once we get on the buses.

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