Middle School Programs (Grades 5-8)

Tweens and teens can get involved at the JCC through great Tween and Teen Leadership opportunities!  Friend Lindsay TeenDirector for facebook updates on Youth and Teen activities.

Challah for a Dollah for Grades 6 - 8 FREE!!
Wednesday • May 7  • 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.

Grab some friends and come to the J to bake some challah! Learn how to make the traditional Shabbat bread, and then it will be sold for tzedakah - YOU pick the charity!

Meet and Greet at Let’s YO!
Thursday, Thursday, April 10 • 7:00 – 8:00 P
Let’s YO! Watchung (in the Blue Star Shopping Center)
Open to all new Youth/Teen Members!
Grades 6 – 12
Hang out and meet other new members of the JCC! Bring friends! And..if you email Lindsay at lnapchen@jccnj.org, she will send you a coupon for 20% off your fro-yo purchase on that day! 

Teens, commemorate Yom HaShoa
Holocaust Remembrance Day
Teen Photo Contest
Open to all teens in the community, grades 6-12
Contest runs Monday, March 3 – Monday, April 14
If you’re a teen at our JCC or in our community, here’s your chance to commemorate Yom HaShoa and show that we, as a Jewish community, are stronger and more confident than ever – a testament to never allowing a Holocaust to happen again.  Submit a photo of yourself, your friends or your family that demonstrates your Jewish identity, along with a caption (140 characters or less) that describes the photo. Use your creativity…your Jewish identity shines through at school, in your volunteer work, at holidays or just eating a bagel with friends at a local deli!  Prizes include an overnight trip to Washington DC and more!   We will create a photo gallery from all the submissions, and winners will be announced at the Gallery Opening/Yom HaShoa Commemoration Event on Sunday, April 27 at the JCC.  Get creative…don’t wait…contact Lindsay Napchen at lnapchen@jccnj.org for more information on how to enter! 

Kids in Motion
FREE Fitness program for kids in K-8th Grades
Tuesday, May 6 from 4:30 - 5:30 P
3rd-5th Graders: Pound with Debi Price
6th-8th Graders: Boxing Boot Camp with Lori Sternberg

Trip to see Blue Man Group
for 6th-8th Graders

24234-03 • Sunday, May 18
Bus departs the JCC at noon
meat lunch to be enjoyed at a local park (weather permitting) prior to the show. Staffed by Camp Yachad travel camp counselors!
Member: $125, Community Participant: $155 • cost includes theater ticket, bus transportation and light snacks for the bus • spending money is optional for snack or souvenirs at the theater
RSVP by Sunday, May 11

Register for this program using the course # and the login/register button on the right of this page.

FREE screening of
The Bully Project with post-film discussion

24233-03 • Tuesday, May 20 • 7:00 P
Amanda Minkoff, Program Director, BBYO, Greater Jersey Hudson River Region, will join us for a screening of The Bully Project and a post-film discussion on the impact bullying has on teens.  Learn more at www.thebullyproject.com.

Click here for our Group Ex schedule filled with classes for youth and teens!

Click here for Youth and Teen Fitness specialty classes!

Click here for youth and teen art classes!






Upcoming Events and Dates

April 25, 2014 | 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
May 4, 2014 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
May 6, 2014 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
May 15, 2014 | 7:30 pm
May 18, 2014 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
May 20, 2014 | 7:00 pm
May 22, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


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