Looking to make the most of your March Break?

From trips to Niagara Falls to meaningful programs here in Toronto, our three diverse and exciting programs offer a fun and unique way to spend your time off! Students in grades 9 and 10 are encouraged to apply.

How can I sign up?

Once you select your desired program, simply fill out the form below and a program organizer will contact you with details on next steps**.

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Canada USY National Convention: A USY Immersive March Break Experience

United Synagogue Youth

Join USY for the first ever Canada-wide National March Break Convention! Teens from all over Canada will have an immersive overnight Shabbat experience together at Beth Tzedec. They will then spend three nights in beautiful hotel accommodations, get an exclusive tour of Toronto's Jewish history, sample the delicious variety of Toronto’s kosher cuisine, volunteer in the community, see the sights, and experience many other exciting outings and surprises.

Dates: March 11, 2022-March 15, 2022

Cost: Exclusive discounted pricing for Toronto Area Public School Teens in grades 9 and 10: $299 | Regular subsidized pricing for all teens: $474 through 1/20/2022; $499 until 2/25/2022

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Follow the Rainbow: An LGBTQIA+ & Allies Seminar

Machane Lev & CYJ

Join Machane Lev and CYJ for a four-day intensive leadership seminar where you can collaborate with like-minded teens, develop your leadership skills, and explore your Jewish identity. Using Toronto’s Jewish community as a case study, we will work to build and develop a framework to share with our peers who seek to make their chevre (group) an accessible and inclusive space for LGBTQIA+ folks. This seminar is open to all LGBTQIA+ and ally teens!

Dates: March 13, 2022 – March 16, 2022

Cost: $350.00 + HST

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Jewish Teens Leadership Seminar at Albion Hills Conservation Park

Tzofim - The Israeli Scouts

Get a taste of Toronto’s Tzofim chapter by attending a four-day seminar in Niagara Falls. We invite Jewish teens in grades 9 and 10 to participate in this memorable seminar experience that will be filled with meaningful engagement and fun activities. Our purpose is to empower Jewish teens to get involved in Toronto’s Jewish community and become active participants in our local Tzofim chapter. Limited space!

Dates: March 11, 2022 – March 14, 2022

Cost: $300 | $200 special price for those who register to Tzofim - Shevet Hermon | $400 after March 5

*March Break Experiences are offered to eligible applicants by United Synagogue Youth, by United Synagogue Youth, by Machane Lev & CYJ, and by Tzofim - The Israeli Scouts (together: “Organizations” and any one of them: “Organization”), each has sole authority in the determination of eligibility and acceptance criteria as well as all policies governing the operation of its respective March Break Experience. Each Organization has secured the use of this system by way of which applicants, registrants and participants and/or their authorized representatives are able to submit their required information and get in touch with Organizations. No agreement whatsoever will be considered to have been concluded between the users of this site and UJA. The only agreements and/or understandings with applicants and registrants and their authorized representatives are those which exist between the users of this system, and the relevant Organization.

**The information that you submit through the form will be subject to UJA’s Privacy Policy here and UJA will share this information with all relevant organization as you indicated in the form.


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