1391 Martine Ave. Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Ph: 908-889-8800
Please note that the gymnasium will be closed for Jewish Federation's "The Big Give" from 1:30pm on Friday, December 2 and will reopen at 6am on Monday, December 5.  Thank you.  

Enrichment Classes

Our enrichment classes help round out your child’s day when school is over whether your child is enrolled half-day or full-day.  We offer a great variety of classes that allow your child to explore new interests or build on what he or she already loves to do.  We welcome members whose children do not attend the JCC preschool, After School at the J participants and the community!

Winter/Spring 2017 Enrichments
Monday, January 23 - Friday, May 26
 

Monday

Sports Combo

Experienced sports educators lead these popular classes which introduce a variety of sports skills all wrapped up in fun and games!
Ages 3 and 4 • 12:45 p.m.
Ages 4 and 5 • 2:45 p.m.
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m. and 4:45 p.m.
15 weeks • Price: $270

Smarty Cat Kids

Children will have fun mixing ingredients, exploring their properties and seeing how they change and react.  We will learn how to make the perfect slime, create color-changing key chains that react with UV light and so much more.
Ages 3 and 4 • 12:45 p.m.
Ages 4 and 5 • 2:45 p.m.
15 weeks • Price: $345

SHINE Creative Dramatics

Does your child love to pretend?  If so, then this is the place to be.  Whether they crave the spotlight or are waiting in the wings, we believe that every child deserves a chance to SHINE!  
The class for 4s and 5s (at 2:45 p.m.) 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 & dramatization, music & movement, puppetry, improv, costume play, character development and much more will be a part of this fun and lively class.
The class for 5s+ (at 3:45 p.m.) takes participants down the rabbit hole to learn theater skills using the classic Alice in Wonderland story.  Each class will explore a new acting skill and take us to a new place in our story.  We will create characters, sing and dance, explore emotions and collaborate on a final presentation.  You are invited to join us during our last class to see the highlights of our journey to Wonderland.
Ages 4 and 5 • 2:45 p.m.
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m.
14 weeks (NO CLASS 1/30) • Price: $280 

Ballet/Tap/Jazz with Dancers Pointe at the J

Ages 3 - 4
12:45 p.m. • Fitness Studio Room
Click here for registration through Dancers Pointe
To register by phone, call 908-241-9595
Click here for Dancers Pointe tuition information

Tuesday

Sports Combo

Experienced sports educators lead these popular classes which introduce a variety of sports skills all wrapped up in fun and games!
Ages 3 and 4 • 12:45 p.m.
Ages 4 and 5 • 2:45 p.m.
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m. and 4:45 p.m.
16 weeks • Price: $288

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 and 5 • 2:45 p.m.
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m. 
16 weeks • Price: $320 

Tutus & Tiaras with Dancers Pointe at the J

Ages 3 - 4
2:30 p.m. • Fitness Studio Room
Click here for registration through Dancers Pointe
To register by phone, call 908-241-9595
Click here for Dancers Pointe tuition information

Wednesday

Sports Combo

Experienced sports educators lead these popular classes which introduce a variety of sports skills all wrapped up in fun and games!
Ages 3 and 4 • 12:45 p.m.
Ages 4 and 5 • 2:45 p.m.
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m. and 4:45 p.m.
17 weeks • Price: $306

Pre School of Rock

Join this high energy class filled with drumming, shaking, dancing, laughter and instrument discovery.
Ages 3 and 4 • 12:45 p.m.
17 weeks • Price: $340

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.
17 weeks • Price: $340 

GLOW by TEKI

This class starts Wednesday, February 8

Pull out your shades as we explore the production of light.  Learn about the chemistry of luminosity in this fantastic STEAM enrichment.
Grades K - 1 • 4:00 - 4:45 p.m.
15 weeks • Price: $375 • 10 spot maximum

Hip Hop/Tumblebugs with Dancers Pointe at the J

Ages 4 - 6
12:45 p.m. • Fitness Studio Room
3:00 p.m. • Fitness Studio Room
Click here for registration through Dancers Pointe
To register by phone, call 908-241-9595
Click here for Dancers Pointe tuition information

Musical Theater/Jazz with Dancers Pointe at the J

Ages 5+
3:45 p.m. • Fitness Studio Room
Click here for registration through Dancers Pointe
To register by phone, call 908-241-9595
Click here for Dancers Pointe tuition information

Thursday

Martial Arts

Martial Arts teaches self–discipline and socialization skills, concentration and self-control. This 45-minute class introduces the basic skills of karate to your child a solid foundation to continue with karate.
Ages 3 and 4 • 12:45 p.m.
Ages 4 - 6 • 2:45 p.m.
17 weeks • Price: $340

HOLA!

An introduction to the Spanish language through music, dramatic play and games
Ages 4 - 6 • 2:45 p.m. and 3:45 p.m.
17 weeks • Price: $340 

Gaming and Animation with Pokémon by TEKI

This class starts Thursday, February 9

Follow Pikachu to the TEKI room where we will explore the next level of gaming.  Animation will come to life through your innovations.  Bring your card collection and begin to design.
Grades K - 3 • 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
15 weeks • Price: $375 • 10 spot maximum

Hip Hop/Tumblebugs with Dancers Pointe at the J

Ages 3 - 4
12:45 • Fitness Studio Room
Click here for registration through Dancers Pointe
To register by phone, call 908-241-9595
Click here for Dancers Pointe tuition information

Friday

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 3 and 4 • 12:45 p.m.
16 weeks • Price: $320

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.
16 weeks • Price: $320

Click here for Enrichments for 1st - 5th Graders

 

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