FAQs

Q: What are the dates of Hashomer Hachadash 2020?
A:  Sunday, July 5, 2020Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Q: What is the total cost of the program?
A: The total cost for each participant is $9,000. This price includes: round-trip flight, NYC — Tel Aviv — NYC, accompanied by an ICT/Hashomer HaChadash representative*, Room and board, including 3 daily meals, 6 Weeks of jam-packed scheduled days, trained counselors and staff, entrance fees to all visited sites, air conditioned transportation as detailed in the itinerary, and more.

Q:  What is the payment schedule and registration process?
A: Apply on our registration page by December 15. Interviews to be held throughout December. 

  • Due following first interview: $500 (fee will be returned if participant is not accepted to the program)
  • Due January 1st: $1,500
  • Due April 1st: $3,500
  • Due May 1st: $3,500

Q:  Will there be security staff?
A:  Yes, an armed guard will accompany group during trip  

Q: Do you provide health insurance for the campers?
A: Yes. We provide emergency medical insurance coverage for each participant**

*  Please note we do not cover transportation to and from the NYC airport.
** Pre-existing conditions will not be covered. Special policies should be obtained prior to arrival in Israel, and we also recommend obtaining Travel Insurance for Trip Cancellation as well for unforeseen circumstances.

* This fee will be returned if participant is not accepted to the program

Q: What if my child can no longer attend? Do we get a refund?
A: If you cancel between April 1 and 30 days prior to departure, you will receive a 40% refund. If you cancel within 30 days of the beginning of the program, we cannot offer you a refund. Regardless of when you cancel, the initial $500 registration fee will not be returned.

Additional terms:
The quoted prices are based on an exchange rate of $1.00 = NIS 3.50. In the event of a 2% or more change in the exchange rate (up or down), the price will be adjusted accordingly.

  • ICT and Hashomer Hachadash reserve the right to cancel the program up until one month prior to arrival. Fees will be reimbursed accordingly.
  • In the case of a national security issue, cancellation rates will be determined by the Israel Tourism Ministry.

THE SUMMER EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME IN ISRAEL

The World Center for Jewish Education was founded with the goal of strengthening Jewish education around the world through professional educational tools with an appreciation for Jewish identity and Jewish values. As part of its activities, WCJE boasts a team of seasoned tourism specialists for planning and developing trips to Israel and sites of Jewish interest around the world. For the past 18 years, WCJE has had a successful track record of planning and managing hundreds of tour group with over 4,000 students attending.

Find out more at: https://jewisheducation.net/

A Zionist social-educational organization with the goal of safeguarding Israeli land, assisting farmers and ranchers as well as strengthening the Jewish people’s connections to the land, Jewish values and Zionist identity. HaShomer’s broad range of activities focus on agricultural volunteering programs alongside educational activities emphasizing the value of work, mutual responsibility, civic courage and love of the land. 

Find out more at: https://eng.hashomer.org.il/

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