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Applications for all of our programs are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Limited spaces are still available except as indicated below. Please contact with any questions or for more information about our programs.


North America

Program 2017 Dates 2017 Cost Grades*
“Classic” USY on Wheels June 26-August 9 $7,950 9-11
USY on Wheels, Pacific Northwest June 28-July 20 $6,199 9-12
USY on Wheels, East June 27-July 24 $5,599 7-8
USY on Wheels, West June 27-July 24 $5,599 7-8
DREAM USY: An Adventure in The Dominican Republic July 23-August 3 $2,999 9-12

Israel and Europe

Program 2017 Dates 2017 Cost Grades*
USY Israel Adventure June 26-July 24 $6,795 10-12
L’Takayn Olam June 26 – July 24 $6,220 10-12
Israel Pilgrimage/Poland Seminar June 26 – July 30 $8,990 10-12
Eastern Europe/Israel Pilgrimage

The 1st Departure is full

1st departure:
June 21 – July 30;
2nd departure:
June 26 – August 3
1st departure:
2nd departure:

Please note:

  • * “Grades” is the current grade (2016-17 school year) you must be in to participate.
  • All prices are in U.S. dollars.
  • Pilgrimage programs (Israel Adventure and L’Takayn Olam) depart from New York only.
  • For all Israel and Europe trips, prices 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.


Scholarships are offered by the USY regions, local congregations and affiliated programs for qualifying USYers. For further information on these and other scholarship programs, contact your synagogue or regional USY director, or contact for more information.

Payment and Cancellation Policy

The cost of all North American trips includes the charter bus from the city in which the trip begins, room and board, admission fees and gratuities.

The cost of all 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.

Domestic flights are not included in any USY summer programs.  Extra baggage on flights and personal expenses are additional.

A $750 deposit is required for all programs, with the full balance to be paid on or before April 1. Should an application be withdrawn for any reason, a $150 processing fee will be withheld provided such written cancellation is received by March 1, and then the following cancellation fee schedule applies:

  • March 1 – April 3: $750.00
  • April 4 – May 3: $950.00
  • May 4 – May 26: $1,200.00
  • May 27 – June 9: $2000.00
  • June 10 – Departure: Full cost of program

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 us at for recommended options.

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