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CHusy and Crusy
JOINt Convention
Color wars!

Exciting news! CHUSY and CRUSY are teaming up for a joint convention, April 19th-21st at Camp Nageela Midwest!

What are CHUSY and CRUSY?


CRUSY is the Central Region of USY. CRUSY includes local chapter youth groups from parts of Indiana, all of Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia. 

CHUSY is the Chicago region of USY. CHUSY covers the Chicago area as well as Madison, Milwaukee, and Northwest Indiana. 


We will be mixing CRUSY and CHUSY participants up into different teams,  doing color wars throughout the jam-packed weekend! 

This awesome weekend is open to Gesher (5th-7th grade) and USY (8th-12th grade)! We will have fun programming for both age groups!

Quick! Save money and take advantage of the early bird price by registering now through March 21 and only pay a highly subsidized price of $365!

After March 21, the price goes up to $389!

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CHUSY and CRUSY Region presents Kinnus 2024: 
Color wars!

April 19th - 21st

We are so excited to be joing CRUSY and heading to the beautiful Camp Nageela Midwest in Ingleside, IL for our final convention of the 2023-2024 school year! Join us for a weekend full of fun color wars themed programming, scrumptious food, reconnect with friends and make new ones with Jewish 5th-12th graders from across 9 different states, and special surprises! 

Kinnus is the annual Spring convention for teens in CHUSY Region and this year we are co-hosting with CRUSY! This convention is open to all Jewish teens in 5th - 12th graders. The weekend will be fully staffed (1:8 ratio) by USY including your synagogue advisors. We will observe Shabbat, eat delicious kosher food, learn USY traditions, meet new friends, hang out with old friends, introduce our chapters, and have a great social weekend with camp friends, shul friends, school friends, and new friends!

The cost is $365 for EARLY BIRD (thru 3/21)
Regular Pricing is $389 (thru 4/4)
Price includes all meals, snacks, lodging, programming.

*Subsidized pricing courtesy of the CHUSY B'nai Chai Fund

Drop off and Pick Up will be in Buffalo Grove and Northbrook


Convention will begin on April 19th at 2pm 

Convention will end April 21st at 12:30pm


Scholarships are available, please don't let cost stop your teen from attending. Scholarship forms are embedded in the registration and be sure to ask your local shul as well.

Questions or need more information?

Contact Parker at

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