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YTT West

A fabulous tour of the Western United States for boys and girls finishing 9th grade.

Get Ready For YTT West 2024 

From exciting theme parks to majestic mountains and from kayaking in the Pacific Ocean to sunset at the Grand Canyon, this tour is the complete package. Each day is jam packed with activities that are different and exciting. YTT West is a great way to create new friendships that will last a lifetime.

The tour begins in Denver and ends in Los Angeles.Three strictly kosher and delicious meals are provided daily throughout the trip. We sleep at hotels where most of our davening and meals take place. We travel on fully equipped coach buses with a bathroom and electrical outlets onboard. 

The tour is guided and supervised by Director Yoram Roschwalb, along with a staff of talented counselors and food service people who will all work incredibly hard to give you the best summer possible.

For more about YTT, use the Connect With Us button or give us a call at the number below.

Dates: July 10th- August 15th, 2024

Price After October 1st: $8,850*

*The price includes everything except for the flight to Denver and back from Los Angeles. There is NO application fee. Staff tips are optional.  Please read the important financial information below for details regarding the price, available discounts, payments and the refund schedule.

 Sites Include*

  • Denver

  • Vail

  • Cheyenne, WY

  • Arches

  • Bryce

  • Zion

  • Las Vegas

  • Grand Canyon

  • Sedona

  • Phoenix

  • San Francisco

  • Yosemite

  • Los Angeles

  • San Diego

Tour Highlights

Here is a small sample of some of the highlights on this great tour.  Actual sites may be slightly different but this should give you a good idea of the adventure you should expect.

  • Cave of the Winds, Colorado Springs, CO

  • Whitewater Rafting, Denver, CO

  • Arches National Park, Moab, UT

  • Horseback Riding in Bryce Canyon, UT

  • The Strip & The Strat, Las Vegas, NV

  • The Grand Canyon, AZ

  • Jeep Riding in Sedona, AZ

  • Chesed Project & Waterpark, Phoenix, AZ

  • Alcatraz/Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA

  • Yosemite National Park, CA

  • Universal Studios, Hollywood, CA

  • Magic Mountain, CA

  • Malibu Beach, CA

  • Kayaking & Surfing in San Diego, CA

  • Disneyland, Anaheim, CA

  • Santa Monica Pier, Venice, CA

*All sites listed are not guaranteed and could change due to many factors including availability, weather and scheduling. While we expect to complete our itinerary as planned, things happen in the world and we have to adjust accordingly.

YTT West Financial Information for Summer 2024

  • Price

    • ​The cost of the tour is $8,450 if you register on or before October 1st and $8,850 starting October 2nd. The price includes all tour expenses (accommodations, meals, activities, coach bus, etc) except the roundtrip flight into Denver and out of Los Angeles. There are NO additional fees (i.e. application fee). 

    • We have a group flight for which you are welcome to either purchase a ticket through us or purchase on your own. If you choose to purchase through us (most people do), the cost of the flight is usually between $500-$650 depending on the airline's ticket pricing. That price includes your checked bag for each flight, taxes, and all group flight fees. We can either book you on our group flight and add the cost to your balance or you are welcome to book the flight on your own. 

    • Towards the end of the summer, you will have the opportunity to contribute to our summer staff bonus pool. All funds collected will be distributed to our counselors, food staff, and speciality staff (waiters, maintenance staff, bus drivers, etc.) who all work tirelessly to make sure our participants have the experience of a lifetime. The suggested contribution is $10 per staff. For summer 2024, there will be approximately 20 staff for a total suggested amount of $200. This amount is completely optional. 

  • Payments

    • The first payment, a deposit of $750, is required to reserve your spot. The deposit is fully refundable until November 1st. Click "register" above. For this deposit only, you can pay by credit card WITHOUT the usual 2.9 percent fee- we will cover the fee for you!

    • The second payment of $3,000 is due by Wednesday, January 10th. 

    • The third and final payment for the remaining balance is due Tuesday, March 4th. ​

  • Payment Method - We accept payments by check, credit card (Visa, MC, Amex, Discover), or cash. 

  • Checks should be made out to Yoram's Teen Tours and sent to:​ PO Box 64-1086. North Miami Beach, Florida. 33164.

  • Credit Cards incur a 2.9 percent fee on all payments EXCEPT the initial $750 deposit.

​Refund Schedule 

  • If you are not accepted to the program, you will receive a full refund. 

  • Your deposit is fully refundable until November 1st.

  • Until November 21st, your payments are refundable less $500. 

  • Until January 10th, your payments are refundable less $750.

  • Until February 2nd, your payments are refundable less $1500.

  • Until April 1, payments are refundable less 25% percent of the program price

  • Until May 1, payments are refundable less 50% of the program price.

  • Until June 1, payments are refundable less 75% of the program price

  • After June 1 payments are no longer refundable.

  • Up until 7 days prior to the start of the tour, half of all payment amounts lost due to cancellation, may be applied to future YTT trips for members of the same family.

 

Additional Discounts

  • Sibling discount of $300 per applicant on YTT West in the same summer. 

  • Flight subsidies may be available for those living outside the USA depending on when in the year you sign up. Call for details.

  • All discounts, including an early bird, will be awarded on condition that your payments and forms are submitted in a timely fashion. 

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