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

Middle School Programming

ARC Babysitting with CPR for ages 11-15

January
Sunday, January 20 • 12:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Monday, January 21 • 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

February
Sunday, February 17 • 12:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Monday, February 18 • 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

April
Friday, April 19 • 12:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 20 • 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Babysitter's Training Course with pediatric first aid/CPR
Price: $130, Member Price: $105 

FREE Workshops for 4th - 8th Graders with a Certified Teen Life Coach

Lauren Zitowsky, CPC and ELI-MP (Certified Professional Coach and Energy Leadership Index Master Practitioner) is a Certified Teen Life Coach.  Her practice Teen Life Coach Inc. was established in 2011.  During this time, Lauren has provided an array of empowerment workshops as well as one-on-one coaching sessions. In these sessions teens are armed with the tools needed to overcome issues such as bullying, social and emotional challenges, self-image and peer pressure.  

Soaring Above School Stress

Wednesday, February 13 • 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
As we know, what goes up must come down. Students are stressed out with heavy workloads, busy schedules, social life commitments, etc., and despite the fact that none of this is new, the way children handle their stress can be. In this workshop, students will learn the tools needed to handle their stress in the most empowering way.

The Girls' Guide to Greatness!

Tuesday, March 12 • 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
In honor of Women's Month, this workshop is a discussion and exercises that help girls and women learn to love themselves more, support each other more and be strong.      
*This workshop is for women and girls only 

How to Be Emotionally Empowered

Tuesday, April 9 • 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Have you ever realized that when you’re upset in one area of your life, all the other areas tend to suffer as well? As much as we try to compartmentalize the pieces of our life they all tend to crossover. This workshop will arm children with the tools needed to empower themselves during troubling times. 

Anonymous Questions

Thursday, May 9 • 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Children will write down two anonymous questions, based on the topics listed below; they will be collected and discussed.  There will also be activities to help build trust and unity as the children realized everyone has the same fears.
Topics:
Relationship Advice: Friends/Dating
Feelings of Depression/Anxiety
Jealousy/Betrayal
Parental Issues
How to Make Friends
Puberty
Social Media
Bullying/Cyber Bullying
Body Image Issues
Self Esteem/Peer Pressure

TeenFit Baseball Conditioning Camp for ages 12+

Sundays • February 10, 17, 24, March 3 • 2:00 p.m.
Open to the community
JCC Fitness Trainer and former semi-professional baseball player Benny Gonzalez will focus on baseball-specific strength and conditioning skills to get you ready for the season.
Price: $70

KidsFit Soccer Conditioning Camp for ages 9-12

Wednesdays • February 20, 27, March 6, 13 • 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Open to the community
JCC Fitness Trainer Chris Matajek who has a BS in Athletic Training will help young athletes learn about how to best use their bodies in order to help improve their soccer game.
Price: $70

TeenFit Baseball Skills Camp for ages 12+

Sundays • March 10, 17, 24, 31 • 2:00 p.m.
Open to the community
JCC Fitness Trainer and former semi-professional baseball player Benny Gonzalez will focus on throwing, fielding and base running skills.
Price: $70

Snow Tubing at Mountain Creek for 5th-8th Graders

Saturday, February 23 • 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Looking for something totally tubular to do?  Join us for our fun-filled trek up to Mountain Creek for an evening of snow tubing. This is the one time you will want to be left out in the cold to enjoy a night that will be snow much fun. The cost of the trip covers transportation, ticket, tube rental and dinner.
Price: $55, Member Price: $45

Teen Night Out for Teens with Special Needs
for 8th - 12th Graders

Saturday, February 9 • 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 30 • 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 20 • 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 1 • 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Price: $25, Member Price: $15

 

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