Q: How much does this program cost?
A: All Springboard School Break programs are highly subsidized. While the actual cost of a 5 day school break experience is $900, all participants received a $400 subsidy. There are additional subsidies for first and second time school break participants, and additional financial assistance is available for those who need it.
Q: I'm confused, how much will I actually pay for this program?
A: If you are a first time Springboard School Break participant, you will pay $300. If this is your second Springboard School Break program, you will pay $400. If this will be your third (or more) Springboard School Break program you will pay $500. If these prices are not affordable for you, please contact us to find out about additional financial assistance.
Q: Does my teen need to play an instrument or sing?
A: No. Participants do not need to play an instrument, sing, or even be musical whatsoever. More than half of SLBC participants do not play an instrument or sing. While SLBC shares music throughout the conference, SLBC focuses on a holistic approach to powerful and effective leadership in the Jewish world.
Q: How will the teens be supervised?
A: SLBC will provide staff dedicated to overseeing the teen track throughout the SLBC Conference. In addition to SLBC group leaders, SLBC will also be in contact with the teens via phone, email and social media. All teens will receive texts for wake up and important announcements.
Q: Where does everyone sleep?
A: Everyone stays at the Sheraton Chalet Hotel, 8 minutes from the JCC.
Q: How do you get to and from the hotel and JCC?
A: We provide transportation with buses to and from the hotel and JCC.
Q: What kinds of dietary accommodations can you make?
A: All food is kosher and SLBC will provide special meals for vegan, vegetarian, dairy free, gluten free etc. Please make sure to indicate in your registration application.
Q: Can I see the schedule?
A: SLBC will post the conference schedule that will be available several weeks before the conference so you can plan accordingly.