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Fall After-School Enrichment Classes for Children in Pre-K through Grade 5

After School Enrichment Classes at the J!

The JCC is excited to announce our fall slate of enrichment classes! Offering Academic, Sports and Arts programming for children as young as Pre-K through 5th grade, we have something for everyone.

Sports classes will be led by Lower Merion School District Physical Education teacher Ryan Egnaczyk.  We are thrilled to be partnered with Big Game Hoops to offer Basketball Clinics throughout the fall. Camp Kef’s very own Art Teacher Sara will help your child learn the skills and technique necessary to grow a lifelong love of art.  Ms. Bonnie from our Robert J. Wilf Preschool and Kindergarten will be leading some awesome nature programming based around Jewish Holiday’s and their connection to nature. Our favorite Tae Kwon Do instructor Abrielle Fuerst will help children gain confidence through Tae Kwon Do classes and have fun doing so!

Check out our class offerings and sign-up information below! If you have any questions regarding the program or the sign up process, please reach out to Matt Martin!

NEW: STEM and Cooking classes see below (Note: Cooking and STEM have individual Registration Forms!)

Please click the following links for information about:
JCC Gymnastics Program
Basketball Coaching with Marques Singleton
Fencing Classes with The Fencing Academy of Philadelphia


Click here to sign-up for After-School Enrichment Classes ( Class Details Below)

See below for forms for STEM and Cooking


Art Basics with Sara

(Pre-K through Kindergarten)

In this class, your child will be introduced to basic art techniques, which are the building blocks that will provide a solid foundation for future art lovers and artists. Children will explore the great world are art using a variety of mediums. This unique learning experience places an emphasis on having fun while exploring creativity!

WEDNESDAY CLASS (4:30-5pm): September 14 – November 16
8 Sessions | No Class: September 21; October 5
Cost: $150 | Ages: Pre-K – Kindergarten


Artists Spotlight with Sara

(Grades 1 – 4)

In this class, students will study a different artist each week and create a project using the artists theme as inspiration. This class is for all students regardless of skill level who have or want to learn an appreciation for the artists who have left an imprint on the art world.

WEDNESDAY CLASS (5:15-6pm): September 14 – November 16
8 Sessions | No Class: September 21; October 5
Cost: $150 | Ages: Pre-K – Kindergarten


Nature with Bonnie

Join our Robert J Wilf Pre-School’s very own Ms. Bonnie as we explore nature as they connect to the Jewish Holidays! This class will connect the wonders of nature and how they play a role in how we celebrate Jewish Holidays and Traditions. We can’t wait for this exciting class!

THURSDAY CLASS (4:40-5:15pm): September 29 – November 17
8 Sessions
Cost: $140 | Ages: Pre-K – Kindergarten
Students from our Preschool will transition to the class from 4:30-4:40 by JCC Staff


Sports with Ryan

(Pre-K through Kindergarten)

Expose your child to a variety of sports that will include basketball, baseball and soccer. Fundamentals will be taught through fun drills and game-like situations. This class will also include games such as running games, cooperative games and many more PE Class favorites.

TUESDAY CLASS (4:30-5pm): September 20 – December 13
10 Sessions | No Class: September 27; October 11 & 18
Cost: $180 | Ages: Pre-K – Kindergarten

WEDNESDAY CLASS (4:30-5pm): September 21 – December 7
10 Sessions | No Class: October 5; November 23
Cost: $180 | Ages: Pre-K – Kindergarten


Big Game Hoops Basketball Clinic with Coach Chris Vernick

(Pre-K through Kindergarten AND Grades 1 – 3)

The mission of Big Game Hoops, LLC. is to provide a structured and safe environment where boys and girls of all ages and skill levels develop a passion and love for the game of basketball through high-quality instructional clinics, leagues and camps. Designed for children to Thrive in a Positive, Safe & Fun Environment. Experienced Coaching delivers a High Level of Enthusiasm, Energy & Personal Engagement

THURSDAY CLASS (YOUNGER) (4:30-5pm): September 15 – November 17
10 Sessions
Cost: $200 | Ages: Pre-K – Kindergarten

THURSDAY CLASS (OLDER) (5:15-6pm): September 15 – November 17
10 Sessions 
Cost: $200 | Ages: Grades 1 – 3


Tae Kwon Do with Abrielle Fuerst

(Pre-K through Kindergarten AND Grades 1 – 5)

Pre-K through K | TUESDAY CLASS (4:30-5pm): September 20 – December 13
10 Sessions | No Class: September 27; October 11 & 18
Cost: $230 | Ages: Pre-K – Kindergarten

Grades 1-5 | WEDNESDAY CLASS (5:20-6:05pm): September 28 – November 9
This more intensive class will be offered as 6 week sessions throughout the year.
6 Sessions | No Class: October 5
Cost: $150 | Ages: Grades 1 – 5


STEM with S2STEM

(click here for S2STEM info)

(Ages 4-6 AND Ages 7-12)

Ages 4-6 (STEM Munchkins)
Innovative and exciting enrichment program based on STEM. Kids will work on a new STEM lesson each week by creating, building, solving and learning.
MONDAYS
: September 19 – December 19
No Class: September 26; October 10
Two Sessions: 4:45-5:15 OR 5:15-5:45
Cost: $340 | Maximum Enrollment: 6 Children

Ages 7-12 (Afterschool Robotics Team)
Enroll your child in this super fun robotics program where they learn about different types of energy sources, storage, distribution methods, and ways in which energy is consumed.
MONDAYS
: September 19 – December 19
No Class: September 26; October 10
Time: 3:45-4:45
Cost: $440 | Maximum Enrollment: 12 Children

Click here to sign-up for STEM classes only!
Cooking with Chef Dad’s Table

(click here for Chef Dad’s Table info)

(Ages 3-4 AND Grades K – 5)

Ages 3-4 (A,B,C…Cook with me!)
Toddlers and Pre-K students, roll up your sleeves and get ready to have fun as we stir, mash, roll, taste, touch, and smell, while we strengthen and encourage development of physical, social, and emotional skills as well as literacy and cognitive skills. This class will include lessons and storytelling combined with child-friendly, hands-on food activities related to our holiday and seasonal based curriculum
MONDAYS
: October 3 – December 12
No Class: October 10 & 31
Time: 4:00-4:45pm
Cost: $175

Grades K-5 (Fall Holiday Cooking)
Rosh Hashana, Sukkot, Simchat Torah, National Cupcake Day, Fall Harvest Holidays, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, National Pizza Day, and lots of surprises. The best part of these fun holidays is learning about them and of course…cooking, baking, and eating! Join us as we learn about and create some traditional holiday recipes and add in a few new favorites. We will also complete a Mitzvah Project and learn about Food Insecurity. This class is open to beginners and returning students.
MONDAYS:
October 3 – December 12
No Class: 
October 10 & 31
Time:
4:45-5:30pm
Cost:
$175

Click here to sign-up for Cooking classes only!

Matt Martin

Youth and Family Program Manager

(610) 896-7770 x123

Matt Martin Youth and Family Program Manager Hometown: New City, NY Favorite Jewish Holiday: Hannukah Favorite Philly Food: Cheesesteak When I am not hard at work at the J, I…

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