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YTT West

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

Get Ready For West 2023 

YTT West 2022 was a rip-roaring success beyond anyone's expectations. Now, here comes summer 2023 where we plan to reach even greater heights!!

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.

The summer 2023 itinerary is similar but not the same as this past summer.  For more about YTT, use the Connect With Us button or give us a call at the number below.

July 4 to August 8, 2023

Price: $8,450*

*The price includes everything except for the flight to and from the starting/ending point of the tour if necessary.  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

  • Cheyenne, WY

  • Arches

  • Bryce

  • Las Vegas

  • Zion

  • 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 high-octane 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

  • The Strip including the Stratosphere, Las Vegas, NV

  • The Grand Canyon

  • Jeep Riding in Sedona, AZ

  • Chesed Project, Phoenix, AZ

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

  • Vernal Falls Trail, Yosemite National Park

  • Warner Bros Studios, Hollywood, CA

  • Magic Mountain, Valencia, CA

  • Swimming in Malibu Beach, CA

  • Kayaking in San Diego, CA

  • Disneyland, Anaheim, CA

  • Venice Beach, 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.

Important YTT Wait List Information

Due to overwhelming demand, YTT West is currently only accepting applications for the wait list.  To be placed on the wait list, please proceed to the Register tab above and apply to the tour.  When you apply, your credit card information will be entered but your credit card will not be charged unless and until space becomes available.  By applying for the wait list, you agree that if a space becomes available your credit card will be immediately charged with a non-refundable deposit and you will be enrolled onto the tour. If, while on the wait list, you decide you no longer want to attend, please contact us before space becomes available so we can remove your name. In such a case, we will not charge your credit card.  We just want to make sure that anyone on the wait list definitely stands ready to join the tour if and when space materializes.  Thank you!

YTT West Financial Information for Summer 2023


  • Price

    • The cost of the tour is $8,450, which 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). 

    • The cost of the flight is usually between $500-$650 depending on the airlines 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, etc.) who all work tirelessly to make sure our participants have the experience of a lifetime. The suggested contribution is $170 total and is completely optional. 

  • Payments

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

    • The second payment of $3,000 is due by Thursday, February 2nd. 

    • The third and final payment for the remaining balance is due Tuesday, March 28th. ​

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

  • 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 

    • Your deposit is fully refundable until December 1st.

    • Until January 1st, your payments are refundable less $500.

    • Until February 2nd, your payments are refundable less $750.

    • 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 in the same summer.

    • Flight subsidies are available for those living outside the USA.  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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