2015 Y2I Program Requirements
Y2I is more than just a trip, it is an adventure.  Program requirements prepare teens and parents for the Israel experience by engaging them in meaningful experiences that enrich the Y2I adventure.  In order to participate in Y2I, which costs the Foundation $6,150 per teen, and to receive the free community trip to Israel (one-time subsidy for free trip), teens and parents are required to fulfill the following program requirements:
1.  Complete application online
2.  Submit fees by due dates (Checks should be made payable to Lappin Foundation)
3.  Submit required documents to complete application packet
4.  Attend pre and post trip meetings (Teens & Parents)
5.  Interview with Debbie Coltin, Y2I Director (Teens)
6.  10 Hours of Community Service (Teens), at least five hours for the Jewish community
7.  Pre and post trip surveys and evaluation (Teens)
8.  Write post trip reflective essay (Teens)
*Exceptions to the requirements are considered.  Exceptions must be made in writing to Deborah Coltin, Executive Director.  In order to receive the $500 refundable deposit, teens and parents are expected to fulfill the requirements of Y2I.
If you have questions, please contact Sharon Wyner at 978-565-4450 or email