Exciting plans are underway for the ITC’s 2015 Mission in Israel from October 16th to October 21st. It features a wide range of activities and speakers, from touring the off-the-beaten-path neighborhoods in Jerusalem and Air Force base in Hazerim to playing tennis at the various Israel Tennis Centers and participating in a ProAm tournament at the ITC- Ramat Hasharon.
Whether it’s your first visit to Israel or your twentieth, we guarantee that the 2015 ITC Play Your Way Through Israel Mission is expected to be unlike anything even the most seasoned travelers have ever experienced!
To learn more about this unforgettable trip click here.
Empowering Israel’s Children…Beyond Tennis and Beyond Borders
Founded in 1976, the Israel Tennis Centers (ITC) is one of the largest social service organizations for children in Israel, serving over 20,000 Israeli children every year. The ITC’s 14 centers stretch from Kiryat Shmona in the North to Beer Sheva in the South. Many of these centers are in underprivileged neighborhoods, providing disadvantaged children with a safe, structured and nurturing environment.
The ITC offers uniquely designed programs to meet the specific needs of its children:
- Social Impact: assisting youth at risk, those with special needs such as Down Syndrome and autism and children of new immigrants from Russia and Ethiopia
- Coexistence: bringing together Israeli Jews, Arabs, Bedouins and Druze to play and learn
- High Performance: training Israeli children to excel as tennis players.
All of these programs are open to all children living in Israel, regardless of background, religious affiliation or economic circumstance. No child is ever turned away.