2023 KIO New Member Overnight

Friday, September 22, 2023 FROM 4:00 PM - Saturday, September 23, 2023 10:00 PM

Camp Livingston, IN 47011

Kentucky Indiana Ohio Region

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This members-only experience is bound to set the bar. All 9th grade KIO Region teens are invited to Camp Livingston from September 22-23, 2023, for our New Member Overnight 2023! This will be your chance to meet other BBYO newcomers like you, engage in fun activities, and learn more about all of the fun opportunities BBYO has to offer! 


New Member Overnight is a convention planned specifically for new 9th graders in BBYO. Programming during the weekend will revolve around the basics of BBYO: programming, history, how chapters function, and all the fun and unique KIO traditions. Participants will have the opportunity to meet other Jewish teens from Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio, learn all about BBYO and have a great time. Of course there will be plently of social moments throughout the weekend, including free time on the lake, late night socials and many fun surprises. 

Cost: $120.00

Location: Bennington 47011


ATTENDEES: All new 9th in the Kentucky Indiana Ohio (KIO) BBYO Region from Louisville, Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Dayton and Columbus along with our Chapter Morim, selected group of upperclassmen trainers, BBYO staff and advisors.

REGISTRATION:  Registration closes on Thursday, September 14th at midnight. Late registrations will be accepted based on availability. The last day to receive a refund is September 17th.

SCHOLARSHIPS: Scholarships are available on BOTH the local and regional levels. Please reach out to your local City Director for more info on local scholarships in your community.

The deadline to submit scholarship applications is Sunday, September 10th at midnight. 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 by Wednesday, September 13th. Once you accept the scholarship, the regional office will register you for the convention, and then you can pay the balance.  If you are requesting scholarship money, please do not register online until awards are announced. Scholarships will remain available after the deadline based on availability. 

HEALTH REQUIREMENTS AND FORMS:  Please view BBYOs updated Covid policy here. 

BBYO highly recommends—but does not require—each participant be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, including the most recent booster available. BBYO is following the guidance of many public health institutions, scientists, and medical professionals who have led the battle against the coronavirus and are recommending that people be fully vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19.

In addition, participants must arrive with a photo of a negative COVID-19 test taken the day of travel to their program or event with their name and the date written next to their test. At-home tests are acceptable.

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. 

TRANSPORTATION: All transportation to and from convention is included in your registration fee. Transportation and logistics emails will go out one week prior to the convention and will include transportation info and timing for each city.  Please note teens are never allowed to drive to BBYO conventions.

ACCOMMODATIONS  AND  WHAT  TO  BRING:  A detailed packing list will be sent out in the weeks leading up to the convention. The teens will be staying in cabins, with twin size beds. The food will be kosher-style – no mixing of milk and meat.