National Yarchei Kallah

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This trip is subsidized specifically for teens in public or private non-Jewish schools interested in spending part of their Winter break exploring their heritage through text study, hearing from world-class speakers and educators, and meeting teens from across North America. 

Dear Parents & NCSYers,

We are so excited your child is signed up for National Yarchei Kallah, December 27th-31st, 2017 at the Stamford Hilton. Yarchei Kallah is the premier learning event for teens, including 370 participants from across North and South America.  We are excited as always to bring a strong contingent of Upstate NCSYers - and know they will have an amazing time!!

Some important details:

1. Payment is due upon registration. Please use the link you've received via email to pay or begin a payment plan for your balance.

2. In order to attend this event a custodial waiver is required, you can find it attached. Please return it via email to by Monday, December 18th.

3. Travel: The bus will pick up and  drop off at the following times. For exact locations, please check your email.
Wednesday, Dec 27th at 9:30 AM
Sunday, Dec 31st at 6:00 PM

Wednesday Dec 27th at 12:30 PM
Sunday, Dec 31st at 2:30 PM

4.  Emergency Contacts
We will be staying at the Stamford Hilton. The number for the hotel is 203-967-2222
For anything that may come up while your child is at the event (except on Shabbos) - you can reach Devora Weinstock at 203-508-2634.

5. Packing List:
Bag lunch for the trip down on Wednesday
- Clothing appropriate for a week of Jewish learning
- Nicer clothes for Friday night & Shabbat day
- Clothing/sneakers for sports options
- Warm jacket
- Pajamas, toiletries, & anything else you may need!
- Boys: Please bring a kippah and tefillin, if you have
- NCSYers are roomed 4 to a room, so if you can and prefer, please bring a sleeping bag

6. NCSY has a zero tolerance policy for any inappropriate or offensive behavior, as determined by our standards of conduct and the senior staff. Please refer to the NCSY standards at Yarchei Kallah is a highly subsidized event for teens looking to have a unique and high caliber experience during their Winter break. Our expectation is that every teen we invest in by bringing there, will participate throughout.

Please reach out with any other questions. We are beyond excited to be participating in this incredible program with International NCSY - and to bring that special Upstate ruach!!

Registration is now closed.
Please contact for more information.