URJ 6 Points Sci-Tech Academy
Experience Israel with Teens from Across North America!
Make friends, create and be part of an immersive traveling Jewish community as you explore ancient Jerusalem and modern Tel Aviv, the beautiful Galilee and the stunning Negev Desert. The Adventure program is a unique and challenging three week summer experience created especially for teens who seek a meaningful and exciting journey to Israel filled with amazing memories and friendships that will last a lifetime.
*Please note, dates are subject to change based on current airline reservations.
**This program is eligible for a $3,000 RootOne voucher. View additional voucher details and requirements.
Incentive grants of up to $3250 are available!
Instructions on how to apply for scholarship and vouchers* will be provided after families register for a Yallah! Israel program.
*Dependent on RootOne’s eligibilty requirements.
Yallah! Israel’s professional staff in Israel and North America have designed an exciting itinerary that ensures great fun and adventure, meaningful discovery and the highest standard of safety and security.
Begin your journey in the north, exploring the diverse ecosystem, resources, and communities of the Golan and Galilee.
Galilee Medical Center – Walk through the hospital with doctors and learn about Israel’s role in providing medical assistance to its neighbors.
National Institute of Oceanography – Wade into the Mediterranean Sea, collecting samples and observing marine organisms with scientists.
Technion – Tour Israel’s Institute of Technology, visiting the formula race car labs and meeting with students and professors.
Tzfat – Wind through the blue-painted alleys to discover this mystical city.
Dig into the ancient history of Israel and how it connects with the modern landscape as you overlook the holy city of Jerusalem, observing the ancient architecture alongside a modern city.
Yad Vashem and Mt. Hertzl – Learn about our Jewish history and some of Israel’s greatest leaders and innovators.
Old City of Jerusalem – Experience history, spirituality, and modern times at the Kotel (Western Wall) and Robinson’s Arch.
Archaeology – Excavate caves dug at the time of the 2nd Temple and then head to the lab to draw models and catalogue ancient artifacts.
Get off the grid as you trek into the desert to learn about how Israeli pioneers and innovators turned a barren land into a thriving hub of farmland and renewable energy.
Lotan – Get your hands dirty mixing compost, and building sustainable domes and arches out of mud bricks
Snorkeling – Dive into the Red Sea and observe its colorful diversity of fish, coral, and seaweeds.
Mitzpe Ramon – Stand along the top of this unique geological formation known as the Machtesh and hear the story of heroic astronaut Ilan Ramon.
Sde Boker – Visit Ben Gurion’s home in the Negev as you watch his vision for scientific innovation in the desert come to life.
SodaStream – Tate new flavors as you walk along the factory floor of one of the largest beverage companies in the world.
Explore Israel’s Silicon Wadi (valley) and meet with researchers and entrepreneurs whose work has given Israel the title of Start-Up Nation.
Start-Up Nation Scavenger Hunt – Split up into teams and discover the city through the eyes of startup companies.
Weizmann Institute – Hear from a PhD scientist who is developing 3D models of proteins and tour her labs.
Save a Child’s Heart – Play with kids who have flown to Israel for life saving heart surgery and learn from the doctors and team who work hard to make it happen.
Independence Hall – Visit the place where it all began and learn about the drama that ensued before the declaration, which took place right here in Tel Aviv.