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Terms & Conditions


  • All prices are in U.S. dollars
  • North American trips includes the charter bus from the city in which the trip begins, room and board, admission fees and gratuities – domestic flights are not included for any USY summer program
  • Israel and Europe trips include round-trip airfare from the United States, room and board, an approved medical plan, sightseeing tours with professional guides, admission fees and gratuities
  • Prices for all Israel and Europe trips are subject to change, dependent on whether airlines chose to place a fuel surcharge on tickets. Such charges may be passed along directly to registered participants
  • Extra baggage on flights and personal expenses are not included in trip costs


Early Bird:  Register by October 31 to take advantage of early bird savings ($150 off for first timers, $250 off for teens returning for a second year).  *does not apply to Eastern Europe/Israel Pilgrimage or DREAM USY

Sibling Discount: If multiple siblings sign up for USY Summer Experience trips, families will receive $150 off registration (discount applies to each sibling registered after the first).

Payment and Cancellation Policy

A $750 deposit is required to reserve your spot.  Full balance is to be paid on or before April 3rd.

Should an application be withdrawn for any reason, a processing fee will be applied based on the following cancellation schedule.  Written cancellation is required for the refund for application withdrawal.

Cancellation Fee Schedule:

Cancel by…

  • February 1: $150 fee
  • February 2 – March 1: $750 fee
  • March 2 – April 1: $1050 fee
  • April 2 – May 2: Fee is 25% of total program cost
  • May 3 – May 31: Fee is 50% of total program cost
  • After May 31: No Refund

Please note: Additional cancellation fees may apply for all programs. You will be notified of such fees in advance.

USY does not provide trip cancellation or interruption insurance. Please contact your local insurance company or contact the USY office for recommended options.

Payment Plan

USY can help set up a payment plan to pay for trips over a period of time. If you are interested in setting up a payment plan, please contact [email protected] or call the office at at (212) 533-7800, ext. 114

Additional notes:

  • Pilgrimage programs (Israel Adventure, L’Takayn Olam, Eastern Europe/Israel Pilgrimage, Poland Seminar/Israel Pilgrimage and Israel Innovation) depart from New York only
  • Spaces are limited on all programs and filled on a first-come, first-served basis
  • If there is a SOLD OUT icon next to the program, you can sign up for another program and be placed on a waiting list for the program of interest.  If a spot opens, we will contact you.
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