Summer Palooza

Summer Palooza
When:
September 2, 2016 – September 5, 2016 all-day
2016-09-02T00:00:00-05:00
2016-09-06T00:00:00-05:00
Where:
URJ Greene Family Camp
1192 Smith Ln
Bruceville, TX 76630
USA
Cost:
$200
Contact:
Mindy Michaels

Travel and Bus Information

Teens traveling to the event with an Advisor or with a parent/guardian must ride with an adult over the age of 21 and must be in a vehicle with enough seatbelts for every passenger.

Friday arrival time is 6:00 PM

**Please note that we expect unusual traffic in Waco on Friday night due to the Baylor football game, we recommend the following route to bypass the stadium traffic.

Saturday arrival time is 11:00 AM
Monday departure time is 11:00 AM

You can find directions to camp here. We also recommend using Waze or Google Maps to monitor traffic and highway closures.

If you plan to arrive at an alternate time to the event, please communicate that directly with Mindy Michaels prior to the event.
Register to ride the bus with us for a $55 add on fee. You can choose to ride the Houston, DFW, San Antonio/Austin bus or coordinate with your local youth group to attend the event. If students are not riding the bus to/from the event, they must travel with an adult over the age of 21 (advisor or parent/guardian). All teens can arrive on Friday at 6PM or Saturday at 11AM. No teen participants may drive themselves to, from or during the event. See below for bus itineraries (please note that the itinerary is subject to change if fewer than 4 teens request to be picked up from a bus stop):

 

**Fort worth stop has been cancelled

UPDATED DFW Bus to camp (Friday Sept. 2):

Temple Shalom Stop Depart 3:00PM (6930 Alpha Rd, Dallas, TX 75240)

Grapevine Stop Depart 3:30 PM (Between Bass Pro Shops & Fuddruckers at approx. 2000 Texas 26, Grapevine, TX 76051)

UPDATED DFW Bus to camp (Saturday Sept. 3):

Temple Shalom Stop Depart 8AM (6930 Alpha Rd, Dallas, TX 75240)

Grapevine Stop Depart 8:30AM (Between Bass Pro Shops & Fuddruckers at approx. 2000 Texas 26, Grapevine, TX 76051)

UPDATED DFW Bus from camp (Monday Sept. 5):

Grapevine Stop Arrive 1:00 PM (Between Bass Pro Shops & Fuddruckers at approx. 2000 Texas 26, Grapevine, TX 76051)

Temple Shalom Stop Depart 1:30PM (6930 Alpha Rd, Dallas, TX 75240)

Houston Bus to camp (Friday Sept. 2):

JCC Houston Stop Depart 2PM (5601 S Braeswood Blvd, Houston, TX 77096)

Sam’s Club the Woodlands Stop Depart 3PM (19091 I 45, Conroe, TX 77385-8748)

Houston Bus to (Saturday Sept. 3):

JCC Houston Stop Depart 8AM (5601 S Braeswood Blvd, Houston, TX 77096)

Sam’s Club the Woodlands Stop Depart 9AM (19091 I 45, Conroe, TX 77385-8748)

Houston Bus from camp (Monday Sept 5):

Sam’s Club the Woodlands Stop Arrive 1:45PM (19091 I 45, Conroe, TX 77385-8748)

JCC Houston Stop Arrive 2:30PM (5601 S Braeswood Blvd, Houston, TX 77096)

San Antonio/Austin Bus to camp (Friday Sept 2):

Temple Beth El (San Antonio) Stop Depart 2:00PM (211 Belknap Pl, San Antonio, TX 78212)

Congregation Beth Israel (Austin) Stop Depart 3:30PM (3901 Shoal Creek Blvd, Austin, TX 78756)

**San Antonio Saturday stop has been cancelled

UPDATED Austin Bus to camp  (Saturday Sept 3):

Congregation Beth Israel (Austin) Stop Depart 9:30AM (3901 Shoal Creek Blvd, Austin, TX 78756)

San Antonio/Austin Bus from camp  (Monday):

Congregation Beth Israel (Austin) Stop Arrive 12:30PM (3901 Shoal Creek Blvd, Austin, TX 78756)

Temple Beth El (San Antonio) Stop Arrive 2:00PM (211 Belknap Pl, San Antonio, TX 78212)

Scholarships

We are happy to share that we has a limited number of need-based partial scholarships for NFTY-TOR Regional Event participants. Please complete an online scholarship application.
-Applications are accepted on a first-come, first served rolling basis

-We encourage you to reach out to your congregation and/or give your permission in the application for us to reach out to your congregation on your behalf to provide you with a scholarship award that fills your need.
-Scholarship recipients will be notified by Mindy Michaels

*If you are requesting scholarship funds from your congregation, please contact your youth group Advisor directly. Advisors must inform the NFTY-TOR Regional Director of non-NFTY scholarship sources in order to apply the scholarship during the enrollment process.

Congregations who are providing scholarships must notify the NFTY TOR Director of the recipient and amount immediately by emailing Mindy Michaels. Please note that all scholarships will be applied to the recipients account by the NFTY TOR Director after participants have submitted their application to attend the event, but before enrollment of the event.

Refunds and Cancellations

If you need to cancel, 50% of the registration fees you paid can be put towards another GFC year round program. After August 28, 2016 we will not be able to issue any refunds or credits for cancellation. If you have a documented medical emergency and must cancel after August 28, 2016 you will be refunded or credited 75% of the registration fees you paid.

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