1391 Martine Ave. Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Ph: 908-889-8800

Enrichments for After School

Fall 2017 Enrichments

Monday, September 18 - Friday, December 22 

At A Glance

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY 
Kinder Hop Hop (CDE)
3:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5
Be Craftful
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
Combo (CDE)
2:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
ArtTEK
5:00 p.m. • Ages Gr3-Gr5
Little Earth Worms
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
Prince/Princess (CDE)
1:45 p.m. • Ages 2-3
Be Craftful
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4-6
JCC Robotics & Drones
5:00 p.m. • Ages Gr3-Gr5
Hip Hop (CDE)
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+
Little Earth Worms
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5 
Prince/Princess (CDE)
2:45 p.m. • Ages 2-3
 Be Craftful
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+ 
Kinder Combo (CDE)
3:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5 
JavaScript Game Dev
4:00 p.m. • Ages Gr2-Gr5
Surgent's Gymnastics
11:45 a.m. • Ages 2-3
Ready, Set, Read
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+
HOLA!
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5
Martial Arts
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
 Kinder Combo (CDE)
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5
Surgent's Gymnastics
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-5 
Smarty Cat Kids
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
HOLA!
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+
Martial Arts
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5 
Prince/Princess (CDE)
11:45 a.m. • Ages 2-3
 
Smarty Cat Kids
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5
Jazz/Hip Hop (CDE)
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+
Martial Arts
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+
  Sports Combo
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
 
Sports Combo
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
Kinder Ballet/Tap (CDE)
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5 
Music
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
Sports Combo
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5
 
Sports Combo
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4+
My Gym
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
Music
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5
Sports Combo
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+ 
 
Sports Combo
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+ 
My Gym
2:45 p.m. • Ages 3-5 
Music
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+
Tiaras (CDE)
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4 
 
Theater Class
4:00 p.m. • Ages 3rd-5th Gr
Prince/Princess (CDE)
12:45 p.m. • Ages 2-3
Prince/Princess (CDE)
11:45 a.m. • Ages 2-3
 Yoga
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
 
Theater Class
5:00 p.m. • Ages 6th-8th Gr
TEKI Minecraft
4:00 p.m. • Ages K-Gr2
Prince/Princess (CDE)
1:45 p.m. • Ages 2-3 
Yoga
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5 
 
  Tiaras (CDE)
2:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
TEKI Minecraft
5:00 p.m. • Ages Gr3-Gr5 
SHINE
2:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
  Yoga
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+
 
Tiaras (CDE)
2:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4 
Tiaras (CDE)
1:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4 
SHINE
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+
   
    TEKI Junior Robotics
4:00 p.m. • Ages K-Gr2
   
     Tiaras (CDE)
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
   

Monday (13 weeks)

Kinder 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 4 and 5 • 3:45 p.m.
Price: $312

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 and 3 • 1:45 p.m.
Ages 2 and 3 • 2:45 p.m.
Price: $312

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: $286 

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 and 4 • 12:45 p.m.
Ages 4 and 5 • 2:45 p.m.
Price: $312

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 and 4 • 12:45 p.m.
Ages 4+ • 2:45 p.m.
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m.
Price: $286

Theater Class (5 weeks beginning 9/18)

Do you have an audition coming up? YOU SHOULD! The JCC’s Youth Production Auditions will be in October. Will you be ready? This class will make sure you walk in confidently. We will work on focus, maintaining composure, and how to present yourself as well as working on basic theater skills.
Ages 3rd - 5th Grades • 4:00 - 4:45 p.m.
Price: $130, Member Price: $100

Theater Class (5 weeks beginning 9/18)

Bring your confidence to a new level. This class will work on learning how to “own the room” when you walk in for an audition. We will choose an appropriate song and talk about how to present it in the right way. We will also work on basic acting skills.
Ages 6th-8th Grades • 5:00 - 5:45 p.m.
Price: $130, Member Price: $100

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 and 4 • 12:45 p.m. and 2:45 p.m.
Price: $312

Tuesday (14 weeks)

Be Craftful

This is not your typical arts and crafts workshop! Stimulate your child's creative juices with original course-building activities that will engage each child and allow them to be creative and thoughtful with their projects.
Ages 3 and 4 • 12:45 p.m. 
Ages 4 - 6 • 2:45 p.m.
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m. 
Price: $308

HOLA!

An introduction to the Spanish Language through music, dramatic play and games.
Ages 4 - 5 • 2:45 p.m.
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m.

Jazz/Hip Hop 1 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.
Price: $336

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 4 and 5 • 2:45 p.m.
Price: $336

My Gym

Children will have loads of fun as they gain strength, balance, coordination, agility and flexibility while also developing social skills, confidence and self-esteem.
Ages 3 and 4 • 12:45 p.m.
Ages 3 - 5 • 2:45 p.m.
Price: $308

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 and 3 • 12:45 p.m.
Price: $336

TEKI Minecraft in Manhattan

We are in an Empire State of mind this fall!  Students will navigate their way through personally designed bridges and tunnels and make their way to the Big Apple.  In this interactive class, we will explore urban developments and engineering along the Hudson in our exciting and educational world!
Ages K - 2nd Grade • 4:00 p.m.
Ages 3rd-5th Grade • 5:00 p.m.
Price: $350 

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 and 4 • 1:45 p.m.
Price: $336

Wednesday (12:45 14 weeks/2:45 and 3:45 13 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 and 4 • 2:45 p.m.
Price: $312

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.
Ages 3rd - 5th Grade • 5:00 p.m.
Price: $325

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 and 5 • 3:45 p.m.
Price: $312

Martial Arts

Martial Arts, which teaches self-discipline, socialization, concentration and self-control, will introduce your child to the basic skills of karate.
Ages 3 and 4 • 12:45 p.m. • Price: $308
Ages 4 and 5 • 2:45 p.m. • Price: $286

Music

Introduce your child to simple musical concepts like rhythm, notes and counting.  Each session will focus on a different instrument: guitar, piano, drums, etc. and will incorporate weekly handouts designed to get your child ready for more formal instrument classes or lessons.
Ages 3 and 4 • 12:45 p.m. • Price: $308
Ages 4 and 5 • 2:45 p.m. • Price: $286
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m. • Price: $286

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 and 3 • 11:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m.
Price: $336

SHINE Creative Dramatics

Does your child love to pretend?  If so, then SHINE is for him or her.  Whether he or she craves the spotlight or is waiting in the wings, we believe that every child deserves a chance to SHINE!  The program for ages 3-4 builds on children’s natural love of creative play.  We will cultivate our young performers’ imagination, creativity and confidence as they learn the foundations of theater. Storytelling and dramatization, music and movement, puppetry, improv, costume play, character development and much more will be a part of this fun and lively class.  For ages 5+, this performance class will develop theater skills using classic stories and songs.  We will create characters, sing and dance, explore emotions, work on stage presence and collaborate on a final presentation.  Parents and caregivers are invited to join us for an informal performance during our last class.
Ages 3 and 4 • 2:45 p.m.
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m. 
Price: $286

TEKI Junior Robotics

Call all future architects and engineers!  Students will build and program simple machines and robots using LEGO WeDo 2.0 kits, K'Nex and other engineering software.  Additionally, they will learn about communities and local inhabitants while creating rules and balance.  Your child will enjoy making connections to their daily experiences.
Ages K - 2nd Grade • 4:00 p.m.
Price: $325

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 and 4 • 12:45 p.m.
Price: $336 

Thursday (9 weeks)

ArtTEK

Digital art design has been one of the highlights of this generation.  Today with a click of a button, we are able to transform our art projects into 3D illustrations.  Using digital art painting projects and other platforms, students will demonstrate their own creativity through art design.
Ages 3rd - 5th Grades • 5:00 p.m.
Price: $225

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.
Price: $216

JavaScript Game Development

Explore digital literacy through JavaScript's 2D programming platform.  Students will code using JavaScript as they create original storylines and characters.  Students will connect their designs to the gaming world by applying skills and logic.
Ages 2nd Grade - 5th Grade •  4:00 p.m.
Price: $225

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 and 5 • 2:45 p.m.
Price: $216

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 and 3 • 11:45 a.m.
Price: $216

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 and 4 • 12:45 p.m.
Ages 4 and 5 • 2:45 p.m.
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m.
Price: $198

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 and 4 • 12:45 p.m.
Price: $216 

Yoga

This fun yoga series teaches poses, breathing, mediation 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!  Each child will receive his/her own yoga mat.
Ages 3 and 4 • 12:45 p.m.
Ages 4 and 5 • 2:45 p.m.
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m.
Price: $198 

Friday (9 weeks)

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 and 4 • 12:45 p.m.
Ages 4 and 5 • 2:45 p.m. (8 weeks only, price is $176)
Price: $198

Surgent’s Gymnastics

Your child can go to Surgent’s right here at the J to build coordination, strength and self-esteem as students work on rolls, cartwheels and balance activities.
Ages 2 and 3 • 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3 - 5 • 12:45 p.m.
Price: $198

*Center for Dance Education (CDE) information
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.

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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