Payments and Refund Policy for the 2023-24 Activity Year
Registration Fees - General
The registration fees include payment for normal activities during the year, personal insurance for the chanich, and an aniva (necktie). The registration fees do not include a khaki shirt ($25), a white polo shirt ($25), fees for overnight camps, special activities, or seminars.
Please note that the credit card charge will not be for Shevet Gefen but for FOIS - Friends of Israel Scouts.
Please do not cancel charges without talking to the Shevet Treasurer beforehand. Canceling the charge carries a fine from our payment provider, which the family will be asked to pay.
Early Bird Registration Fees for 2023-2024
Families who register in advance can enjoy reduced registration fees. Early bird registration is available until 8/13/2023. The registration fees are refundable in full (less a $ 35 registration fee and the 3.5% credit card fee) until 10/15/23 (October 15th, 2023) or after 3 regular meetings (peulot) for early bird registration.
Early Bird Registration Fees:
First two children: $ 650 each
Third child: $ 450
Fourth child or more: $150
Maximum per family $ 1,900
Regular Registration Fees for 2023-2024
Regular registration is available from 8/14/2023 and until the end of the year. The registration fees are refundable in full (less a $ 35 registration fee and the 3.5% credit card fee) until 10/15/23 (October 15th, 2023) or after 3 regular meetings (peulot) for regular registration.
Regular Registration Fees:
First two children: $ 700 each
Third child: $ 500
Fourth child or more: $200
Maximum per family $ 2,100
To receive a refund, please contact the Shevet Treasurer. Please do not contact her by phone or on WhatsApp. The refund will be calculated based on the date the application was sent to the Shevet Treasurer.
Membership fees include a registration fee of $35, which will not be returned under any circumstances.
Please note: in order to enjoy the early bird discounted price, you must register in the system and pay the annual registration fees until 8/13/2023.
Please contact the Shevet Treasurer for any financial aid needs. Discretion is guaranteed.
Shevet Gefen allows three (3) trial regular meetings (peulot) ONLY after registering and fully paying for the activity year. The number of meetings (peulot) is counted from the first trial meeting (peula) and includes the next two regular meetings (peulot), regardless of the participation of the child.
Registration Fees for Camps, Events, and Special Activities
Camps and Events, such as sleep-away and other weekend camps, are not included in the regular membership fees, and require separate registration and payment.
Attention! If a chanich decides to leave the Scouts after the end of the trial period, no refund will be issued for any reason.
Late Registration Prorated Fees
Registration until 12/31/2023 - full registration fees.
Registration from 1/1/2024 to 2/29/2024 - about 70% of the registration fees.
Registration from 3/1/2024 - about 45% of the registration fees.
For late registration please contact the Shevet Treasurer.
The determining date for the purpose of payment is the day of joining the peulot and not the day of payment.
Late Registration Policy for Camps and Events
At the end of the early registration for the Winter and Spring camps, there will be a late registration period with an additional payment of 30% per chanich. At the end of the late registration for the Winter and Spring camps, registration will be possible only in very exceptional cases, subject to the approval of the Shevet, available space on the bus and camp cabins, and the approval of Hanhagat Tzabar. In addition, there will be an additional charge of $100-200 depending on the costs beyond the late registration fee.
Policy for Canceling Registration for the Winter and Spring Camps
Cancellation of registration for the Winter and Spring camps will only be possible during early registration. At the end of early registration, it will not be possible to receive a refund for canceling the registration for the camps.
Reimbursement Policy for Hadracha (Tet) and Shachbag Camps
Reimbursement will be determined in accordance with the guidelines as published by Hanhagat Tzabar.