Big Apple Region Winter Convention

Friday, December 6, 2019 FROM 3:00 PM - Sunday, December 8, 2019 5:00 PM

Danbury, CT, CT

Big Apple Region

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The Registration for this event has not started yet. Registration will start on 10/7/2019 5:00:00 PM

Event Details

Big Apple Region is proud to present Winter Convention 2019: THEME

We are thrilled to partner with Hudson Valley Region for one of the greatest weekends of the year!

Winter Convention will include:

  • Special senior moments
  • Exclusive New Member Experiences
  • Engaging Shabbat services planned by your fellow teen leaders
  • Business Meetings to work on legislation and shape the future of the Region
  • Fun and meaningful programming created by your fellow teen leaders
  • Musical moments featuring our guest songleader, Rachel Wolman
  • Guest speakers
  • Bonding time and Sports and Music and more during Chofesh (free time)
  • Even more surprises along the way!

At Convention, you will make new friends, make new memories, and make our community even stronger just by being there! We can't wait to see you at Convention - check out the Q&A below and contact Rob with any further questions!


Scholarship and Deposit Information
Please be aware of the following policies for deposits and scholarships:

  • Deposits
    • Members and families who are not able to make a full payment at the time of Registration opening may qualify for a deposit.
    • Deposits must be independently arranged with Rob Kappel, [email protected]
    • Full balances are due November 21, 2019. Teens with incomplete balances on November 22 will be cancelled from registration.
  • Scholarships
    • We are determined to ensure that finances are not a barrier for any Alephs or BBGs who wish to attend Spring Convention. We have scholarship funding available for need-based requests!
    • Awards are based on family income as well as compounding factors such as siblings in college and costly life events. Our average award for our previous convention was $80.
    • To apply, please Visit this link and fill out the full application
    • Applications are due November 4, 2019
    • Scholarship announcements will be announced by November 7, 2019
    • Full balances are due November 21, 2019. Teens with incomplete balances on November 22 will be cancelled from registration.

Cost: $340.00

Travel Info

Busing is included in the cost of convention, and will depart locally in the mid-day on Friday. We will provide a school Excusal Note closer to Convention to accommodate any missed school. We will be providing busing from three stops:

  • Samuel Field Y (Little Neck, Queens) departing at 
  • Temple Sholom of Flatbus (Mill Basin, Brooklyn) departing at 
  • Park Slope Jewish Center (Park Slope, Brooklyn) departing at

All buses will return on Sunday, May 19 at approximately 5 pm - parents and guardians, please be in touch with your teens on Sunday to get an accurate pick-up time.


Cancellation Policy
The deadline to cancel with a full program refund will be November 19, 2019. Until that date, full refunds will be granted for cancellations in writing (e-mail is acceptable), for any reason. After the registration deadline, partial refunds may be available based on convention expenses already paid (hotel, transportation, etc.). Within fourteen days of convention we’ve already confirmed final counts with our vendors, and no refunds will be given. “No shows” will not receive a refund.