4 to a Room
2021 Connecticut Valley Region Regional Convention:
Vaccination Required to Attend.
ATTENDEES: All 8th - 12th grade BBYO members from BBYO Connecticut Valley Region
PURPOSE: This convention brings together our BBYO Connecticut Valley members for 3 days of creative and thought-provoking programs as well as our traditional regional programs – celebrating Shabbat, spirit competition, member inductions, AZA/BBG business meetings, limmud electives, and Shuk. Coming soon: speaker announcements, song leader announcements and more!
COST AND REGISTRATION: The cost of the convention to room 4 in a room is $375 ($325 early bird rate until 11/21). Registration closes 12/3.
SCHOLARSHIPS: Scholarships are available for Regional Convention. The deadline to submit scholarship applications is Sunday, November 28th. The scholarship form must be completed online at: https://bbyo.org/scholarship-form. Each family will be contacted, via email, by the regional office with the amount of scholarship awarded before 12/1. If you are requesting scholarship money, please do not register online until awards are announced. You will be guaranteed the early bird rate.
HEALTH REQUIREMENTS AND FORMS: Beginning in August 2021, BBYO is requiring all teens, staff, and advisors attending any overnight programs (chapter, city, council, regional, and international programs) based in the United States to be fully vaccinated (vax date plus two weeks). Currently, Moderna, Pfizer, Astra Zeneca, or Johnson & Johnson are the accepted vaccines.
BBYO works with CampDoc, the leading electronic health record system. All participants and parents are required to complete a health file before attending a BBYO convention. Once you have registered for the convention, you will receive an email inviting you to join CampDoc. Accept the invitation and complete or update all forms. These forms provide dietary, medical and other important information. Teens will not be allowed to attend without a complete profile.
SUPERVISION: The convention will be staffed by BBYO professionals and chapter advisors.
ACCOMMODATIONS AND WHAT TO BRING: Please bring toiletries, money for Regional Shuk, nice clothes for Friday night Shabbat. Full packing list will be sent the week of convention. Regional Convention is held in a hotel in Windsor, CT. The food will be kosher and kosher style – no mixing of milk and meat. When meat is served it is kosher.
ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE/TRANSPORTATION: Convention will begin at 3pm on Friday, December 17th. Buses will leave communties to ensure a 3 pm arrival in Windsor, CT. The convention will end on Sunday, December 19th at 2pm. Transportation info will be sent a week before convention. Transportation is included in the cost of the convention fee. Teens are never allowed to drive to BBYO Conventions.
Cost: $375.00, $325 early bird until 11/21