Teen Track

The March of the Living is an international, education program that brings Jewish teens from all over the world to Poland on Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Memorial Day, to march from Auschwitz to Birkenau, the largest concentration camp complex built during World War II. Then the teens travel to Israel to observe Yom HaZikaron, Israel Memorial Day, and Yom Ha’Atzmaut, Israel Independence Day. The goal of the March of the Living is for these young people to learn the lessons of the Holocaust and to lead the Jewish people into the future vowing Never Again.
High school students in 11th and 12th graders are eligible to participate. All qualified applicants will be carefully screened. An applicant must complete an application, medical form, essay, participate in a personal interview and supply letter of recommendation.

The trip runs from May 1, 2016 to May 15, 2016. The price of $6,375 includes everything except for domestic luggage costs. All travel, Kosher meals, entrance fees, guides and educators, tips, and identifying clothing are included.  Scholarships may be available in each region.


Sample Itinerary


AP Testing:

AP Exemption Letter 2016

AP 2016 Late Schedule

Cell Phone Rental

Recent Posts

Ode to Poland, 2017

Poem created by participants on the 2017 March of the Living

Poland was a roller coaster of emotions
Eye opening

Paradigm shifting and revengeful

We’re still here

Life changing

My eyes and heart have been opened through an amazingly journey with incredible people

Connections that will last a lifetime
Experiences that have forever shaped us

It became real when I saw the scratches on the walls of the gas chambers

My family history

The human race is baffling

A life changing experience

The best revenge is a navy Porsche


Life changing

Eye opening and insightful

United and empowering

We’re still living

A life changing experience

We triumphed

Polin here I rest. We rested for 800 years then our world was destroyed. We burn bright. We rise.

Poland is booming

My bucket list is great. Rypin #1

Beautiful country and cosmopolitan city

There is so much missing

I am a man of all weather

Eye opening experience that emphasizes the importance of being Jewish

Emotional and sobering

From sadness of the tragedies to proudness of being a Jew

Sad yet necessary. We will never forget