NCSY SUMMER 2020 PRICING & TERMS
NCSY Summer Programs prices include round-trip airfare from New York’s JFK Airport (unless otherwise noted) for international programs only, all hotel stays and accommodations, 3 meals a day, trips, and admission fees for regularly scheduled activities for the duration of the trip. Prices do not include the transportation to or from JFK Airport, spending money for gifts, games, books, snacks or any optional purchases. All prices for these programs are in US Dollars and all payments must be made in USD.
A $475 USD registration fee is due upon completion of application (not included in the tuition of the program), $100 is non-refundable (please see our refund policy below).
There are 3 payment options which will have to be decided at time of acceptance to the program.
Option 1: Pay in full at time of acceptance
Option 2: Payment in 3 installments: $1,000 deposit, March 1 payment of $1,000/$3,500 (depending on program), May 1st Balance
Option 3: Full balance divided into monthly payments starting from the time of acceptance and ending June 1st, 2020.
Upon acceptance to any program, we require that one of the payment options be selected to secure a seat on the program. If the option is not selected within two weeks of acceptance, NCSY reserves the right to reassign the seat to another applicant.
Payment Methods* Any Scholarships received prior to the final scheduled payment will be reflected and adjusted in the final payment.
NCSY Summer tuition payments can be made by credit card, check or money order. The registration fee may only be paid by credit card and will be processed automatically once the application is submitted.
NCSY Summer currently accepts the following credit cards: MasterCard, Visa, and Discover.
Please be in touch with your summer programs associate about all payment plans.
There is a $475 registration fee (not included in the tuition of the program) which which is due upon completion of the application through our online registration system. This registration fee is refundable less $100 until February 28, 2020. Please see our refund schedule for more details.
Withdrawals, Refunds & Cancellations
Many of the expenses that NCSY 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.
Upon cancellation, please notify our office by phone or email immediately. However, refunds are processed solely upon receipt of WRITTEN NOTIFICATION to NCSY. 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:
- February 28, 2020 – payments are refundable less $100
- April 15, 2020 – payments are refundable less $1,400
- June 1, 2020 – payments are refundable less 50% of total tuition cost
- After June 1st payments are no longer refundable.
Program Closing Procedure
When a program is filled to capacity and all participants are fully committed, we will notify everyone enrolled in that program that tuition payments are no longer refundable, even prior to June 1st.
Once the program begins, there are no refunds for expulsion or early termination from the program.
Credit Card Refunds
Fully refunded credit card payments will be refunded less a 2.5% service fee to recover the percentage kept by the credit card company.
Flight Arrangements & Luggage
Transportation for all international programs is via group flight. 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. NCSY 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.
The following flight surcharges will apply:
- TJJ Southern: $200
- TJJ West Coast: $275
The Director of Summer Programs reserves the right to terminate a child’s participation in an NCSY 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. NCSY 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.
Many Jewish Federations offer grants and scholarships for teens attending Israel programs during the summer. Contact your local Jewish federation, Synagogue, or other Jewish institutions to find out about scholarship opportunities. For a partial listing of scholarships available in your area, please click here.