Don't Miss Out on an Unforgettable Winter Break with USY
Experience the Ruach

Join hundreds of USYers from across North America for a week of fun, friendship, learning, and discovery at...


USY's 67th International Convention in Chicago, IL!
Experience Convention Highlights

Reuniting with friends from USY Summer Experience and Ramah Camps | Navy Pier | Pre-convention with Beth Hillel Congregation B'nai Emunah | Meeting teens from across North America | Inspiring speakers | Shabbat with Seaboard USY | and so much more!
LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER FOR #USYCHITOWN #IC17

PRICING & PACKAGES
A. SEABOARD IC EXPERIENCE PACKAGE: $ 1,313
The "Full Package Price" includes 8 days in Chicago, IL, the cost of USY International Convention, Pre-Convention with Beth Hillel Congregation B’nai Emunah , all Kosher meals and snacks, and all programs and admission fees. Group travel is NOT included in this package.

B. IC ONLY: $1,150
The "USY International Convention Only Price" includes 5 days in Chicago, IL, the cost of USY International Convention, all Kosher meals and snacks, and all programs and admission fees (airfare and Pre-Convention are NOT included in this price). This registration price includes registration to USY International Convention which will be held in the center of Chicago, IL. Travel is not included as a part of this package.

TRANSPORTATION
SEABOARD IC EXPERIENCE TRAVEL
Due to the cost of group flights this year, we are NOT offering a group travel option. However, we are booking our staff onto different flights in/out of different airports across the region and Chicago. If you would like to book your USYer onto a flight with a staff you can book them onto one of the following flights:

December 21st
  • United Flight 3695 from DCA to ORD at 3:45 PM
  • Southwest Flight 2237 from BWI to MDW at 3:50 PM
  • Southwest Flight 1026 from RDU to MDW at 5:40 PM

December 28th
  • United Flight 624 from ORD to DCA at 6:00 PM
  • Southwest Flight 3628 from MDW to BWI at 6:40 PM

USYers may also choose to book flights not with staff if they find better prices or want to book with points on different airlines into either O'Hare International or Chicago Midway. For flights arriving on Sunday, December 21st, they must arrive no later than 7:30 pm into Midway or 7:00 pm into O'Hare to be confirmed a bus seat to our pre-convention. For flights departing on Thursday, December 28 th  they should not be scheduled to depart until 5pm or later. For any flights not within this time range we do not guarantee a bus seat and the USYer may be responsible for the additional costs of ground transportation.


IC ONLY TRAVEL
USYers may book their flights into either O'Hare International or Chicago Midway. For flights arriving on Sunday, December 24 th  they must arrive no later than 1pm to be confirmed a bus seat and for flights departing on Thursday, December 28 th  they should not be scheduled to depart until 5pm or later. For any flights not within this time range we do not guarantee a bus seat and the USYer may be responsible for the additional costs of ground transportation.


Cancellation Policy
As we get closer, more money is invested on behalf of each registered participant. Therefore, refunds will only be granted as follows:
  • Cancellation prior to October 16th – No cancellation fee
  • Cancellation from October 17th – November 1st - $100
  • Cancellation for November 2nd – December 1st - $250
  • Cancellation after December 1st – No Refund


SCHOLARSHIP
Seaboard Region USY does not offer scholarships for USY International Convention. However, we highly encourage you to reach out to your local congregations, Sisterhoods, Men's Clubs for scholarship. In addition, Elie Schwartz z’l International Convention Scholarship is available by requesting it from Sasha Bloch, Regional Teen Engagement Director.


HOW TO SIGN UP
1.  CLICK HERE  TO SIGN UP . (Link will open in a new browsing tab.)
2. If you have a login and password from signing up for a past regional event, summer program, or IC, please use the same login. Otherwise, please create a new account. 
3. Follow the prompts in Regpacks, our online registartion system, to complete the sign up process.
4. If you have any trouble with the registration process, please be in touch.

For more information and questions, please contact Sasha Bloch, Seaboard Regional Teen Engagement Director at bloch@uscj.org.
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