Pricing & Terms

Pricing & Terms

Pricing

Tuition for Yad B’Yad 2021 is $8400 + $350 deposit.

The price for Yad B’Yad includes all hotel stays and accommodations, round-trip airfare from New York, 3 meals a day, trips, and admission fees for regularly scheduled activities for the duration of the trip.  Prices do not include flights from outside of NY to NY, traveler’s insurance, spending money for gifts, games, books and snacks or any optional purchases.

Payment Schedule

– $350 due at time of application

  • Application fee is non-refundable.
  • If an applicant is not accepted, we will refund their deposit in full

– $2,500 due at time of acceptance

– Half of remaining balance due on February 28th

– Balance due on April 30th

All fees must be paid in full to Yachad by April 30th.  We reserve the right to give away a spot if fees are not paid in a timely fashion.

COVID-19

If Yad B’Yad is cancelled due to COVID-19, all payments will be refunded in full.

Scholarships

Limited finanical-aid scholarships are available through Yachad Summer Programs.  For more information, please email our office at yachadsummer@ou.org.

We are happy to assist you in applying for local scholarships through your UJA Federation, Shul, etc.  If you are awarded a scholarship from any source, please email a copy of your award letter to braunn@ou.org so that we can reduce your tuition paid out-of-pocket.

Early Bird Registration and Other Discounts

Early Bird Registration is available to all participants.  A $125 discount off total tuition will be applied if application and deposit is received by November 1st at 11:59PM.

Parent Meeting Attendance Discount of $75 is available for those who attend a Zoom parent meeting.

Discounts can be combined for a total of $200 off tuition.

Withdrawals, Refunds & Cancellations

Many of the expenses that Yachad pays in advance to our vendors are non-refundable. Therefore, we have developed the following refund schedule to help us cover some of those non-refundable expenses should you choose to cancel from the program.

Refunds are processed solely upon receipt of WRITTEN NOTIFICATION to Yachad. To accomplish this, you may send us an email (using the email address we have for you on file) with your official notice of cancellation.

If your written cancellation is received on or before:

  • December 15th of the program year – payments are refundable less $1000
  • February 1st of the program year – payments are refundable less $2,000
  • After April 30th, all payments are no longer refundable.

Flight Arrangements & Luggage

Transportation for the program is via group flights.  Airline tickets are not transferable and may not be exchangeable for reservations at any other date.  All flight deviation fees are the responsibility of parents of program participants.  Yachad is not responsible for the cancellation or schedule change of any flights nor any fees connected with their cancellation, schedule change or lost baggage.  In all cases of lost or damaged luggage, program participants must deal directly with the airline.  After acceptance to the program, information regarding recommended travel insurance will be sent to participants.

Interview & Acceptance

Interviews and accpetances will be on a rolling basis beginning in November. Acceptance to the program is contingent upon completion of full application, successful interview, and receipt of one letter of recommendation.  Additionally, participants must submit a medical form and a copy of their medical insurance card before tickets are issued. All decisions regarding acceptance are at the sole discretion of the Director of Yachad Summer Programs.

Termination

The Director of Summer Programs reserves the right to terminate a child’s participation on a Yachad Summer Program.  When the decision has been made to remove a participant from the program, it will be done as soon as possible.  The participant will either be signed out by a relative or transferred under the supervision of our tour provider and/or staff to a facility until proper travel arrangements are finalized.  Return travel in this situation will be unchaperoned.  Yachad will take into account all practical considerations and difficulties (flight availability, cost, etc.) when making these arrangements.  Any cost incurred in sending a participant home to due to the violation of the program’s code of conduct will be at the participant’s and his or her parent’s or guardian’s own expense.  There will be no refunds given for any portion of the trip that is unused.

Subject to Change

All program dates are subject to change and all program fees are subject to change due to flight and fuel price increases and other variables. Additionally, the duration, itinerary or other details of the program may be canceled, curtailed, altered or modified without prior notice, obligation, or reimbursement.