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2024 Dates & Rates
NOTE: Grades listed below are “rising” grades over the summer. For example, a current 3rd grader, would be considered a 4th grader over the summer. Sci-Tech has camp programming for current 3rd graders through current 11th graders!
|Opening Day||Closing Day||Tuition|
|Session 1 (4th-10th graders)||June 25||July 7||$4,095|
|Session 2 (4th-10th graders)||July 9||July 21||$4,095|
|Session 3 (4th-10th graders)||July 23||Aug 4||$4,095|
|Sci-Techkun Olam Leadership Incubator Workshop (11th graders)||July 23||Aug 4||$4,095|
|Taste of Camp (4th graders, one week session)||July 23||July 28||$1,650|
|Intersession A||July 7||July 9||$400|
|Intersession B||July 21||July 23||$400|
|Full Summer||June 25||Aug 4||$12,985*|
*Tuition includes multisession discount + intersession(s)
|Machon Teen Leadership (CIT) (12th graders, 6 weeks)||June 23||Aug 4||$5,725|
|Machon Teen Leadership (CIT) (12th graders, 4 weeks)||June 23||July 21||$5,200|
• All grades indicated are the grades campers would be entering for the 2024 – 2025 school year (i.e., a current 4th grader would be considered a 5th grader at camp). Sci-Tech has programming starting for current 3rd graders (i.e., rising 4th graders) through current 11th graders (i.e., rising 12th graders).
• All prices are in US Dollars
Teen Israel Programs
|Program||Description/Location||Entering Grade(s)||More info / Register|
|Sci-Tech in Israel||Three-week trip to Israel run by Yallah! Israel (formerly NFTY in Israel)||11 or 12||yallahisrael.org|
|URJ Heller High||Semester in Israel program for high school students||10, 11, or 12||hellerhigh.org|
- Multi-Session Discount: Campers receive $100 off the cost of their total tuition for attending more than one session.
- Sibling Discount: Each additional child from your family who registers for camp gets $100 off the cost of tuition.
- One Happy Camper Grant: Campers who have never attended an overnight Jewish summer camp for 12 or more consecutive nights may be eligible to receive up to $1000 off tuition from the Foundation for Jewish Camp’s One Happy Camper program. Campers attending one full two-week session may be eligible for the $700 grant, while campers attending more than one two-week session may be eligible for the $1000 grant. Please visit the One Happy Camper website and apply for the program to determine eligibility. Campers who attended Taste of Camp are still eligible to receive the One Happy Camper grant!
First Time Family (FTF) Voucher: Due to the generosity of our donors, families who will be attending 6 Points Sci-Tech Academy in person for the first time in 2024, for a full two-week session, will receive an additional $295 voucher to put towards their total tuition. Now, more than ever, our camp supporters want to make it easier for new families to discover the magic of camp connections and summer friendships. The voucher would be given once per family, not per camper. This voucher is for new families, so campers with siblings who have attended Sci-Tech previously are not eligible. There are a limited number of vouchers available, so register soon! Vouchers will be given out on a first-come-first-served basis as families enroll in the program. Campers who attended Taste of Camp are still eligible to receive the First Time Family Voucher!
Tuition, Refunds, & Cancellations
Do you offer financial assistance? Yes! Need-based scholarships are available on a limited basis. Additionally, all children who have never before attended an overnight Jewish summer camp are eligible to receive up to $1,000 off tuition via the Foundation for Jewish Camp’s One Happy Camper incentive grants program. Please visit our Financial Assistance page for the most up-to-date information on current discounts.
What is the tuition for 2024? You can find our dates and rates on our website.
What is the payment schedule? Upon registering and paying the deposit, families will have several options for payment. Families will receive invoices on or around the first of the month, with their accounts being charged on or around the 15th. Certain plans are not available based on the date of registration. Please note submitting an application is different from the time of registration/enrollment. It may take up to 7 business days after submitting an application for a camper’s application to change from “applied” to “enrolled”. Payment plans are based on the registration date, not the application date.
Here are the available payment plans:
- Pay in Full at Time of Enrollment via eCheck – Through May 1, the Union for Reform Judaism will charge your eCheck account for the full amount owed during the billing cycle following your enrollment. After May 1, you will be charged the full enrollment soon after your enrollment is confirmed.
- Pay in Full at Time of Enrollment via Credit/Debit Card –Through May 1, the Union for Reform Judaism will charge your debit/credit card for the full amount owed during the billing cycle following your enrollment. A non-refundable 2.75% processing fee will be added to all credit card transactions. There is no processing fee for debit card transactions. After May 1, you will be charged the full enrollment soon after your enrollment is confirmed.
- Standard Payment Plan via eCheck – The Union for Reform Judaism will automatically charge your eCheck account for three checkpoints: 1/3 of the tuition on or about January 15, 1/3 on or about March 15 (2/3 of total tuition paid), and the final remaining balance on or about April 15. This plan is not available for families who are registered after January 1. Families registered after January 1 must choose the monthly or pay-in-full plans.
- Standard Payment Plan via Credit/Debit Card – The Union for Reform Judaism will automatically charge your debit/credit card for three checkpoints: 1/3 of the tuition on or about January 15, 1/3 on or about March 15 (2/3 of total tuition paid), and final remaining balance on or about April 15. A non-refundable 2.75% processing fee will be added to all credit card transactions. There is no processing fee for debit card transactions. This plan is not available for families who are registered after January 1. Families registered after January 1 must choose the monthly or pay-in-full plans.
- Monthly Payment Plan via eCheck – The Union for Reform Judaism will automatically charge your eCheck account on or about the 15th of each month, beginning November, or the month following enrollment thereafter and continuing through April. This plan is not available for families who are registered after April 1. All families who registered after April 1 must pay their tuition in full by April 15.
- Monthly Payment Plan via Credit/Debit Card – The Union for Reform Judaism will automatically charge your debit/credit card on or about the 15th of each month, beginning November, or the month following enrollment thereafter and continuing through April. A non-refundable 2.75% processing fee will be added to all credit card transactions. There is no processing fee for debit card transactions. This plan is not available for families who register after March 31. All families registered after April 1 must pay their tuition in full by April 15.
- There is also a reduced payment plan option available for families who are applying for a Needs-Based scholarship. Email the main office at firstname.lastname@example.org for details!
What forms of payment do you accept? Deposits and electronic payments may be made by E-check (ACH), debit card, or credit card (we accept Visa, Mastercard, and Discover). A non-refundable 2.75% credit card processing fee will be added to all credit card transactions. Families can pay by E-check or debit card to avoid credit card processing fees. E-check will allow tuition to be deducted directly from your checking or savings account.
What are the 2024 refund policies? Full refunds will be given without penalty (including deposit):
- If Camp is unable or elects not to open because of government regulations, orders, or guidelines.
- If Camp is required to cancel the session of a child with a pre-existing health condition.
- If Camp is unable or chooses not to open at their own discretion.
- If Camp is unable to secure a rental facility.
- For campers on a “Waiting List” (those not able to be placed in their desired session at camp) upon request if at any time they choose to be removed from the list or are ultimately unable to be placed.
Refunds will not be made if Camper has attended any portion of the session at Camp. This covers all circumstances, including, but not limited to:
- Camper’s homesickness
- Camper’s refusal or inability to participate in the normal activities at Camp
- Camper’s violation of any rules, regulations, or policies at Camp for which Camper has been provided notice, and as described in “Camper’s Participation and Camp Program Expectations” section of the terms and conditions agreed to upon registering or in the “Camper Code of Conduct” signed in the Fall.
What are the 2024 cancellation policies? Should a family decide to cancel on their own, all normal cancellation policies will apply.
- Cancellation by January 1, 2024 – 100% of tuition, including the deposit, is refundable.
- Cancellation after January 1 through March 31, 2024 – 100% of tuition is refundable except for the deposit.
- Cancellation between April 1, 2024, and April 30, 2024 – 75% of tuition is refundable.
- Cancellation after May 1, 2024 – no refunds will be given unless stated above.
Deposit and Payment Methods
Deposit and Payment Methods
A $500 per camper/per session deposit is due at the time of registration via electronic payment method (Credit Card, Debit Card, or E-Check (ACH)) in order to process a camper application. All payments, including deposits, are fully refundable through January 1, 2024.
A $1000 per camper/per session deposit is due at the time of registration starting March 15th.
Full tuition is due at registration starting April 15th.
Deposits and electronic payments may be made by eCheck, Debit Card (all without surcharge), and Credit Card (Visa, Mastercard and Discover). A non-refundable 2.75% credit card processing fee will be added to all credit card transactions. There are no processing fees for debit card or echeck payments.
Travel Insurance Plans
We partner with a third-party insurance provider to help our families protect their investments and plan for the unexpected. For more information, read the Program Protector Plans document. Families can sign up during the enrollment process. If you want to purchase after enrolling, please email Business Manager Lisa Rodney at email@example.com.
If you are worried about your camper meeting the expectations of camp as listed in the camper application or the code of conduct or are worried about your camper’s ability to complete a full summer session successfully, we strongly encourage you to look into trip insurance to protect your financial investment in camp! We are not able to provide partial or full refunds for campers who leave camp early for any reasons other than those outlined in our cancellation and refund policy.
Please note that Camp IS NOT a travel protection insurance provider; decisions regarding the insurer’s liability are made at the sole discretion of the third-party insurer in accordance with the insurance policy’s terms.
Intersession is a 2-day/2-night experience exclusively available to campers who stay at camp for multiple sessions. During the days between each session, our campers will play games, enjoy the outdoors, spend time with their camp friends, and participate in some leisurely science or technology activities while hanging out at camp. After a busy two weeks, they will also have time to unwind, sleep a little late, catch up on their reading or favorite board game, and enjoy the camp environment. We believe strongly that the intersession time is an important part of the camp experience and that each camper staying for two sessions or more be enrolled in intersession programming.
Campers who DO NOT stay for intersession must be picked up during the Sunday/closing day pick-up period and returned during the Tuesday/Opening Day drop-off period of the next enrolled session. If you cannot commit to picking up and dropping off your camper during those time slots, your child must be enrolled in the intersession.
Since rising 11th graders and Taste of Camp only come during our 3rd session, they cannot sign up for an Intersession. Participants in the Machon Program for rising 12th graders are automatically enrolled in Intersession as part of their regular registration.