1391 Martine Ave. Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Ph: 908-889-8800
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Enrichments for After School

Spring 2018 Enrichments

Monday, April 9 - Friday, June 1

(no class on Monday, May 28)
Registration runs Monday, March 5 - Friday, March 23
Participants in CDE dance classes DO NOT need to re-register.  

At A Glance

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY 
HOLA!
12:45 p.m. • Ages 4+
HANDS IN
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
Combo (CDE)
2:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
Gaming/Animation/App Dev
5:00 p.m. • Grades 3-6
Child's Play Obstacle/Ninja
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
Prince/Princess (CDE)
3:45 p.m. • Ages 2-3
HOLA!
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5
JCC Robotics & Drones
5:00 p.m. • Grades 3-6
Hip Hop (CDE)
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+
Child's Play Obstacle/Ninja
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5  
Ready, Set, Read
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+
Jazz/Hip Hop (CDE)
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+
Kinder Combo (CDE)
3:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5 
Kinder Combo (CDE)
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5
Child's Play Obstacle/Ninja
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+ 
Smarty Cat Kids
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
Kinder Ballet/Tap (CDE)
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
Martial Arts
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
Music with Little Rockers
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4  
Little Earth Worms
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
Smarty Cat Kids
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+ 
Kinder Ballet/Tap (CDE)
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5
Martial Arts
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5 
Music with Little Rockers
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5 
Little Earth Worms
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5   
Sports Combo
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
My Gym FUN & Fitness
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
TEKI Lego Mathematics
4:00 p.m. • Grades K-2
  Program. Code. Minecraft
4:00 p.m. • Grades K-2
 Little Earth Worms
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+   
Sports Combo
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4+
My Gym FUN & Fitness
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5 
 Tiaras (CDE)
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
 Sports Combo
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5
  
Sports Combo
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+
My Gym Zumba Kids
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+   
  Sports Combo-FOOTBALL
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+ 
 
Tiaras (CDE)
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
Prince/Princess (CDE)
12:45 p.m. • Ages 2-3
  Tiaras (CDE)
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4 
 
Tiaras (CDE)
2:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4  
 TEKI Minecraft
4:00 p.m. • Grades 1-2
  Yoga
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
 
   TEKI Minecraft
5:00 p.m. • Grades 3-6
    Yoga
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5
 
         Yoga
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+
 

Monday (7 weeks)

HOLA!

An introduction to the Spanish language through music, dramatic play and games.
Ages 4+ • 12:45 p.m.
Price: $154

Prince/Princess with Center for Dance Education (CDE)*

Learn ballet positions, follow basic ballet movement, stretching, jumping and dancing with props.  Ballet story time is a special treat - the children will learn through dance games, creative movement which is always tiny dancers' favorite party.
Ages 2-3 • 3:45 p.m.
Re-registration not required for Spring session
PINK BALLET SHOES REQUIRED
Please scroll down for full CDE info

Ready, Set…READ

This enrichment teaches your child the basics in reading to prepare him or her to be lifelong readers.
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m.
Price: $154

Smarty Cat Kids

Build it, test it, launch it!  Fun with mixing together ingredients in order to explore their properties and see how they change and react.  There will be a variety of projects such as learning how to make the perfect slime, creating color changing key changes that react with UV light and more!
Ages 3-4 • 12:45 p.m.
Ages 4-5 • 2:45 p.m.
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m.
Price: $154

Sports Combo

Skilled sports educators provide these popular classes introducing a variety of sports skills all wrapped up in fun and games to give your child what she/he needs for sports development.
Ages 3-4 • 12:45 p.m.
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m.
Price: $154

Tiaras with Center for Dance Education (CDE)*

Ballet technique is taught at the barre, center and across the floor.  Class will consist of stretching, coordination and strength exercises, musicality, improvisation, creative movement along with classroom etiquette.
Ages 3-4 • 12:45 p.m. and 2:45 p.m.
Re-registration not required for Spring session
PINK BALLET SHOES REQUIRED
Please scroll down for full CDE info

Tuesday (8 weeks)

HANDS IN

It's time to play...with your hands!  Run by an occupational therapist and Handwriting without Tears handwriting specialist, this enrichment gives children the opportunity to play games, make art, manipulate tools and develop pre-writing skills all in a fun, multi-sensory way!
Ages 3-4 • 12:45 p.m.
Price: $176

HOLA!

An introduction to the Spanish Language through music, dramatic play and games.
Ages 4-5 • 2:45 p.m.
Price: $176

Jazz/Hip Hop 6 - 8 Year Old with Center for Dance Education (CDE)*

This dynamic and energetic movement class concentrates on technique, rhythm, flexibility, choreography, style, funk, self-expression, confidence building and fun.
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m.
Re-registration not required for Spring session
NUDE JAZZ SHOES REQUIRED
Please scroll down for full CDE info

Kinder Ballet/Tap with Center for Dance Education (CDE)*

This basic ballet class with barre and stretch includes some tap as well.  Students learn basic rhythms and syncopation with some focus on theater acting and performance.
Ages 3-4 • 12:45 p.m.
Ages 4-5 • 2:45 p.m.
Re-registration not required for Spring session
PINK BALLET SHOES AND BLACK TAP SHOES REQUIRED
Please scroll down for full CDE info

My Gym FUN and Fitness 

This highly active class keeps the children moving with high energy, relay races, tumbling, gymnastics, games and teamwork.  Building activities designed to increase strength, agility, balance and more.
Ages 3-4 • 12:45 p.m.
Ages 4-5 • 2:45 p.m.
Price: $176

My Gym Zumba Kids 

The children will rock out to their favorite songs, learn kid-friendly dance routines and get a great cardio workout while increasing their balance, coordination and self-confidence.
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m.
Price: $176

Prince/Princess with Center for Dance Education (CDE)*

Learn ballet positions, follow basic ballet movement, stretching, jumping and dancing with props.  Ballet story time is a special treat - the children will learn through dance games, creative movement which is always tiny dancers' favorite party.
Ages 2-3 • 12:45 p.m.
Re-registration not required for Spring session
PINK DANCE SHOES REQUIRED
Please scroll down for full CDE info

TEKI Minecraft Theme Park  

Create and design your own theme park this semester in adventurous Minecraft world.  The thrill of a lifetime will come together through the engineering and architectural design of our students collaborative efforts.  This will be a project that will scream with excitement!
1st-2nd Grades • 4:00-4:45 p.m.
3rd-6th Grades • 5:00-5:45 p.m.
Price: $200  

Wednesday (7 weeks) 

Combo with Center for Dance Education (CDE)*

This dynamic and energetic movement class concentrates on technique, rhythm, flexibility, choreography, style, funk, self-expression, confidence building and fun.
Ages 3-4 • 2:45 p.m.
Re-registration not required for Spring session
NUDE JAZZ SHOES REQUIRED
Please scroll down for full CDE info

JCC Robotics and Drones

In this class we will use EV3 LEGO Robotics to bring Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) to our everyday life.  Our robotics coach supports students with an emphasis on programming and teamwork.  Each of the projects begins with a robotics research simulation question in which students are guided step-by-step through the building and programming of a new solution and technological answer.
3rd-6th Grades • 5:00-5:45 p.m.
Price: $175

Kinder Combo with Center for Dance Education (CDE)*

Ballet technique is taught at the barre, center and across the floor.  Class will consist of strength exercises, musicality, improvisation, creative movement along with classroom etiquette.  We will end the class with high-energy fun choreography set to popular songs.
Ages 4-5 • 3:45 p.m.
Re-registration not required for Spring session
PINK BALLET SHOES REQUIRED
Please scroll down for full CDE info

Martial Arts (no class on May 9)

Martial Arts, which teaches self-discipline, socialization, concentration and self-control, will introduce your child to the basic skills of karate.
Ages 3-4 • 12:45 p.m. 
Ages 4-5 • 2:45 p.m.
Price: $154

TEKI Lego Mathematics

Lego bricks have inspired our children to build and engineer.  This semester we will add to the fun and learn mathematical concepts using Legos.  Students will explore this classic toy in a new and exciting way that will help to encourage their math skills.
K-2nd Grades • 4:00-4:45 p.m.
Price: $175

Tiaras with Center for Dance Education (CDE)*

Ballet technique is taught at the barre, center and across the floor.  Class will consist of stretching, coordination and strength exercises, musicality, improvisation, creative movement along with classroom etiquette.
Ages 3-4 • 12:45 p.m.
Re-registration not required for Spring session
PINK BALLET SHOES REQUIRED 
Please scroll down for full CDE info

Thursday (8 weeks)

Gaming, Animation and App Development
10 weeks (no class on 2/22)

For all those hours spent playing fun video games and apps, why not learn how to create one?  Using the most highly regarded MIT program, students will development application, video games and animation.  Who's game for this?
3rd-6th Grades •  5:00-5:45 p.m.
Price: $200

Hip Hop with Center for Dance Education (CDE)*

Students will learn the hottest dance moves with the most popular music.  They will get waving, popping, gliding, floor work, rocking, locking and more.  This high-energy class is great for self-confidence building, coordination and fun.
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m.
Re-registration not required for Spring session
NUDE JAZZ SHOES REQUIRED
Please scroll down for full CDE info

Kinder Combo with Center for Dance Education (CDE)*

Ballet technique is taught at the barre, center and across the floor.  Class will consist of strength exercises, musicality, improvisation, creative movement along with classroom etiquette.  We will end the class with high-energy fun choreography set to popular songs.
Ages 4-5 • 2:45 p.m.
Re-registration not required for Spring session
PINK BALLET SHOES REQUIRED
Please scroll down for full CDE info

Music with Little Rockers

Little Rockers offers music classes with an emphasis on learning music through play.  Students will get to move, dance and sing to original high-energy songs.  Little Rockers brings a variety of instruments for students to have an interactive, hands-on approach to music.  They use kid-sized guitars, drums, eggs and a variety of other instruments and movement props to make this class a unique and age-appropriate way for kids to enjoy music.
Ages 3-4 • 12:45 p.m.
Ages 4-5 • 2:45 p.m.
Price: $176

Program. Code. Minecraft. with TEKI

Introduce your child to educational technology in our exciting programming and coding class for beginners.  We will explore the hardware and software of computers. Additionally, we will learn how to code using multiple programs, including the popular Minecraft. 
K-2nd Grades • 4:00-4:45 p.m.
Price: $200

Sports Combo

Skilled sports educators provide these popular classes introducing a variety of sports skills all wrapped up in fun and games to give your child what she/he needs for sports development.
Ages 4-5 • 2:45 p.m.
Ages 5+ • FOOTBALL ONLY • 3:45 p.m.
Price: $176

Tiaras with Center for Dance Education (CDE)*

Ballet technique is taught at the barre, center and across the floor.  Class will consist of stretching, coordination and strength exercises, musicality, improvisation, creative movement along with classroom etiquette.
Ages 3-4 • 12:45 p.m.
Re-registration not required for Spring session
PINK BALLET SHOES REQUIRED
Please scroll down for full CDE info

Yoga

This fun yoga series teaches poses, breathing, meditation and more.  We will explore yoga through stories, crafts and aromatherapy, all while encouraging self-expression.  We will also focus on social/emotional skills like the ability to identify and regulate emotions which are key skills for this age group.   Let's build a community of conscious little yogis together!  
Ages 3-4 • 12:45 p.m.
Ages 4-5 • 2:45 p.m.
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m.
Price: $176 

Friday (8 weeks)

Child's Play Challenge Obstacle Course and Ninja Warrior Class

Calling all mini Ninjas.  Our multi-station obstacle course is specifically designed just for children.  These children will build important gross motor skills, develop muscles, increase cardiovascular fitness and gain confidence in a fun and playful setting.  Each week will focus on a specific station of the course through games and drills; skills will be developed to help reach desired goals.  It all culminates in the final week at the Crush the Course Showdown - complete with medals, certificates and an award ceremony!
Ages 3-4 • 12:45 p.m. 
Ages 4-5 • 2:45 p.m.
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m.
Price: $176

Little Earth Worms

Little explorers have muddy fun in this creative-play outdoor learning class. Children are encouraged to touch, play, learn, listen and get connected with the world around them.  Fun activities like planting, digging and creating mud pies increase their awareness, independence and creativity.
Ages 3-4 • 12:45 p.m.  
Ages 4-5 • 2:45 p.m. 
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m.
Price: $176 

*Center for Dance Education (CDE) information

All CDE classes run Monday, January 15 to Thursday, May 24 and are priced accordingly.  No classes on 1/15, 2/16, 2/19, 4/2-5.
CDE dress rehearsal is Wednesday, May 30 at 5:00 p.m.
CDE dance recital is Thursday, May 31 at 6:00 p.m.
More challenging choreography variations, partnering and staging are taught as the students progress. 
Boys are welcome in all dance classes.
Dance Class Requirements:

  • Dance clothing is encouraged - comfortable, moveable clothing such as a leotard, leggings, tights.
  • Hair should be tied back and off the face.
  • Tap shoes are needed for tap.
  • Jazz shoes should be nude.
  • Nude jazz shoes are also used for Hip Hop.
  • Pink ballet shoes are used for Ballet.
  • $85 costume fee paid separately.  Fittings will be done in class during the month of January.

If you or a family member would like to participate in a JCC program and feel you may need special accommodations, please contact Mallory Zipkin at mzipkin@jccnj.org or 908-889-8800 x240. Whenever possible we will make reasonable accommodations to ensure accessibility for all. The JCC of Central NJ is a place where everyone is welcome.

 

 

 

 

 

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