Friday November 14, 2014 at 3:30pm EST
Sunday November 16, 2014 at 1:00pm EST

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Where: Camp Ramah 

39 Bennett St. Palmer, MA  

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A Special Weekend Convention for

Junior USYers, Grades 6-8.

(In conjunction with the Sr. USY Leadership Retreat)

WHERE: CAMP RAMAH, PALMER, MA. At the same time and same location as the Senior USY Leadershp Retreat!

WHEN: NOVEMBER 14-16, 2014 (21-23 Heshvan, 5775). Everyone should plan to arrive between 2:45 - 3:30PM in order to register and prepare for Shabbat. We will be beginning Shabbat at 4:00PM. No one will be accepted into the retreat after 4:00PM. The weekend will conclude at 1:00PM on Sunday. Participants must attend the entire weekend.

FOR WHOM: The weekend is for ANY JUNIOR USYER, grades 6-8! The Junior USYers will have their own convention held simultaneously with the Senior USY Leadership Retreat. The Junior USY Convention will not be a leadership weekend, just a fun and meaningful Shabbat & Convention! There will be some joint programs and other programs specifically for the Junior USYers only.

COST: $190 Registration Fee PLUS $55 Bus Fee (optional). Buses will depart from central locations (Sharon & Newton Areas) at approx. 1:15PM & 2:00PM on the 14th and will depart Camp Ramah at approximately 1:00PM on the 16th.

REFUNDS: As per Regional Youth Commission policy, absolutely no refunds will be given once reservation has been received in the Regional Office.

DEADLINE: All applications must be received in the NERUSY Regional Office (385 Ward St., Newton, MA 02459) BY Monday, November 3rd. Acceptance material will be sent out soon after the deadline.

SCHOLARSHIPS: Scholarships are available. Just click here to download a scholarship form. Scholarship apps are due October 22nd.

NOTE: Price includes accommodations, kosher meals, staff supervision, Saturday night rollerskating, lots of fun, and much, much more!

Please click here to download the Consent & Medication Form. This form must be mailed, emailed or faxed in separately (By Nov 3rd) in order for your application to be complete! If you completed the consent for Encampment 2014, then you do not need to do it again!