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JCC Maccabi Games

For Jewish Teen Athletes ages 12-17

JCC Maccabi Games®

Thank you to our amazing athletes and coaches for an incredible 2022 games!
Check out our Facebook page to look back on our experience and stay up to date with Team Philadelphia!

 

JCC Maccabi® 2023 Is Going to Israel and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida!
In summer 2023, 3,000 Jewish teen athletes, ages 12-17 and representing communities from across the globe, will come together to experience the magic of JCC Maccabi, the world’s largest Jewish youth sports event. Among the highlights of this unique, Olympic-style Jewish experience will be: sports competitions, including opening and closing ceremonies; travel; community service; social and cultural events; and opportunities to create Jewish connections, friendships, and memories to last a lifetime!

 

2023 TRYOUT REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN:

Click here to register for tryouts!

 

Scroll to the bottom of the page to learn more, and access our informational downloads!

JCC Maccabi Games | Israel

July 5 – July 25, 2023

  • Ages: 14-17
  • Cost: $4500 (with Teen Travel Voucher)
    Inclusive of housing, flights, uniforms, swag, meals and more.
    Scholarship is available
  • Sports Offered: baseball, basketball, ice hockey, girls volleyball, boys and girls flag football, soccer, tennis, swimming, dance
  • Highlights include:
    • Week-long JCC Maccabi Games in Haifa in partnership with Maccabi World Union.
    • Olympic-style sporting events, including competitions, opening and closing ceremonies, large cultural events, and more.
    • An unforgettable 12 day tour of Israel’s most culturally, religiously, and historically significant sites.
    • Exploring Israel through a sports lens, including opportunities to meet with influential Israeli speakers, coaches, and professional athletes
    • Participating in volunteer service projects
REGISTER HERE FOR JCC MACCABI ISRAEL

JCC Maccabi Games & Access | Fort Lauderdale, FL

August 6 – August 11, 2023

  • Ages: 12-16
  • Cost: $2350
    Inclusive of housing, flights, uniforms, swag, meals and more.
    Scholarship is available
  • Sports Offered: baseball, basketball, ice hockey, girls volleyball, flag football, boys lacrosse, soccer, table tennis, tennis, star reporter, swimming, dance
  • Highlights include:
    • Olympic-style sport competitions, including opening and closing ceremonies, and a tribute to the Munich 11
    • Home hospitality with local Jewish families
    • JCC Cares community service projects
    • Hangtime programming with Israeli schlichim
    • Evening social events

JCC Maccabi Access is for athletes with cognitive and developmental disabilities who will be competing in their own tournament parallel to the Games athletes (Ages are 12-22)


Mid-Atlantic Mini and Junior JCC Maccabi Games

For our athletes who are 9-12 years old, we have the opportunity for you.  On May 7th, 2023, the Mid-Atlantic Mini and Junior JCC Maccabi Games are back in Baltimore, MD.

The Mini and Junior Games are a one-day sports tournament geared towards providing many of the same opportunities as the JCC Maccabi Games®; healthy athletic competition as well as social and cultural experiences for Jewish athletes ages 9-12 (as of May 1, 2023).

The competitions will be broken into different age / gender brackets. Athletes from JCCs across the Mid-Atlantic will be participating and you will be able to make new friends ranging as far north as Connecticut and as far south as Virginia.

Competition will be held in the following sports:

Mini Maccabi – Ages 9-10 and Junior Maccabi – Ages 11-12

  • Boys Baseball
  • Boys Basketball
  • Girls Basketball
  • 7v7 Boys Soccer
  • 7v7 Girls Soccer

Individual Sports – Ages 9-12

  • Swimming (co-ed)
  • Tennis (co-ed)

I’m interested! What’s next?

If you want to learn more about the JCC Maccabi Games in Israel or Fort Lauderdale or be placed on our Maccabi-specific mailing list click here!

If you want to learn more about the Mid-Atlantic Mini and Junior JCC Maccabi Games or be placed on our Maccabi-specific mailing list click here!

Watch our recorded info session!
Maccabi Info Session Zoom Recording
(Passcode: 7bK!jv!D)

Download our info packet!
JCC Maccabi Games Team Philadelphia Info. Packet

Check out the sample itinerary for Israel!
JCC Maccabi Games in Israel Sample Itinerary

Register for tryouts!
Click here to register for tryouts!

 

Contact us to learn more!

Barrie Mittica

Director of Engagement

(610) 896-7770 x125

Barrie Mittica Director of Engagement Hometown: Born Columbia, Md, grew up Cherry Hill, NJ Favorite Jewish Holiday: Tu B’Av Favorite Philly Food: Geno’s Cheesesteak Hi, I’m Barrie Mittica and I…

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